Identity theft and credit card fraud cost Canadians more than $1 million a day according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. That staggering statistic doesn’t mean you have to sit around and wait to be targeted. By taking identity fraud
Bringing home a newborn from the hospital for the first time can be an exciting and sometimes intimidating experience for new parents. In addition to caring for their new bundle of joy, new moms and dads have a responsibility to
Even though you don’t live there year-round, it is a smart idea to have good coverage on your vacation property. For the most part, insurance coverage for a vacation property works the same as the coverage on your primary residence.
A weeping tile or foundation drain is an underground perforated pipe that runs along the bottom of a home’s foundation. Older Canadian homes (those built before the 1940s or 1950s) may not have foundation drains. If you find your home
As taxes and other expenses for cottages continue to increase, many cottage owners are looking for creative ways to soften these costs. This has motivated some cottage owners to rent out the cottage on a weekly basis during peak season
If you think having your home flooded with water is bad, just imagine if it were sewage. A mainline backwater valve is placed directly into the sewer lateral at the foot of your basement wall. The device allows sewage to
If you lost everything you own in a fire tonight, would your current homeowners insurance be enough to cover your total loss? Chances are, if you are like a number of homeowners, it will not. Sadly, many people miscalculate the
WHAT IS “HOST LIQUOR LIABILITY” AND WHY SHOULD I BE CONCERNED ABOUT IT? Liquor is usually available to most of us on a regular basis. It’s there at dinner parties, barbeques, birthdays, weddings and other special events like banquets, awards
IMPORTANT PROPERTY CONSIDERATIONS BEFORE YOU TRAVEL! The winter months are on the horizon and the snow birds are preparing to head south. For us lowly humans who still have to work, but may be able to slip away for a
A unifying feature of being Canadian is the constant struggle with extreme winter weather. Every winter we brace ourselves for the accompanying heavy snowfall and ice buildups by wrapping ourselves warm and putting winter tires on cars. However … ….