Winter is Coming – Make sure your home is ready

Elliott Insurance Services    October 14, 2015

The air is getting colder and the leaves are changing colour.  Before we know it they will be falling from the trees, clogging eaves troughs and causing damage to your home.  Have no fear, you can still enjoy the fall weather and save your home from winter damage by completing some of these simple home maintenance tasks every year before winter…. Read more »

Winter is coming – Make sure your car is ready

Elliott Insurance Services    September 22, 2015

Fall is here and it is time to think about the colder weather.  It is a great time to check over your cars and trucks to make sure they are ready for the change in the weather.  There are a lot of small maintenance items people tend to overlook when it comes to their automobiles. In some cases, simple car… Read more »

Shopping for a new home? Dirty words when it comes to home insurance…

Elliott Insurance Services    September 8, 2015

Knob and tube, aluminium wiring, 60amp fuses, lead or galvanized plumbing, woodstove, oil heat…the list goes on.  With all these potential insurance issues, how do we know if a home is insurable? There are many items that keep insurance companies up at night.  When it comes to home insurance, companies usually focus on what I like to call “the four… Read more »

Not all Condos are Created Equal

Elliott Insurance Services    August 19, 2015

Home Insurance has been around for well over 100 years, so in the big scheme of things Condo insurance is relatively new. Even though Condo insurance has been around for decades, there remains a lot of confusion over how to insure them. Many would say that you simply pick a value based on the amount of contents, but this may… Read more »

When Muskrats Attack, Are You Covered?

Elliott Insurance Services    August 10, 2015

Since we’re half way through boating season, we thought it was time to sound an alert on boat insurance. There are many ways to insure your Sailboat, Yacht, or Cruiser. You can add them to your homeowners policy (not suggested ), or you can search out a specialty insurer which focuses on insuring boats. Insuring your Sailboat, Yacht or Cruiser… Read more »

Why you don’t have to purchase home Insurance

Elliott Insurance Services    August 5, 2015
Tree falling on house - Home Insurance

Everyone knows that you must purchase auto insurance to drive on the roads legally, but I’ll let you in on a secret – there is no law in Ontario saying you have to purchase home insurance. So why do we buy home insurance?  Well, if you have a mortgage the bank will likely require some sort of insurance to protect… Read more »

Welcome to the Elliott Insurance Blog!

Elliott Insurance Services    July 24, 2015

Insurance can be confusing to say the least. It can also be extremely interesting and help people avoid financial disaster. The purpose of this blog will be to highlight some interesting features of insurance, offer some generic suggestions, and hopefully unravel a bit of the complexity surrounding insurance. If nothing else, it should provide a few tips to help you… Read more »