Tag Archives: Loss Prevention

What’s With This Water Stuff?

Elliott Insurance Services    May 4, 2016

Home insurance was first introduced in order to protect homeowners against fire. In fact, the beginning of fire insurance can be traced to London, England in 1666 when a fire broke out, destroying nearly the entire city. Over time, policies have evolved to include additional coverages for things such as wind damage, theft, etc. We are now on the verge… Read more »

Protect Your Home Against Water Damage

Elliott Insurance Services    April 1, 2016

With snow melting and April showers, we run the risk of water entering our homes. Water damage can be messy, expensive, and may not be covered by your insurance.  With spring around the corner, we thought we would provide a few helpful tips for both inside and outside your house to help protect it against expensive water damage. Inside your… Read more »

Contractors Liability Insurance

Elliott Insurance Services    February 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered what Contractors Liability Insurance is?  In short, it is a specific coverage to protect contractors from the risk of financial obligations imposed by lawsuits and similar claims.  Since contractors often work on many different projects, this type of insurance follows them while working at different sites. Why is Contractors Liability Insurance so important? Accidents happen, and… Read more »

Heading South? What every homeowner needs to know before vacation.

Elliott Insurance Services    January 8, 2016

Many Canadians look forward to winter. Not only does it mean skiing, skating and snowmobiling, but it often means winter vacation. Whether you’re headed south, or to a destination ski vacation, there is one very important item which may void coverage on your homeowners, tenants or condo insurance. Even though every company offers their own specific wordings, the intent of… Read more »

Winter is Coming – Make sure your business is ready

Elliott Insurance Services    November 10, 2015

At this point the majority of the leaves have fallen, and an icy frost is appearing on the grass and pavement in the morning.  For most this is a sign that winter is around the corner, but for your insurance broker this warns of the increased risk to your commercial business.  Not to worry, you can protect your commercial business… Read more »

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 »