Archive for September, 2017

Roof Inspections Get Tech Savvy

Many homes and businesses are affected by severe weather-related events. Often, claim inspections and settlements for policyholders following catastrophes do take time. Roofs are an exterior feature that often need replacing after a such disasters. And with new, more advanced technology now[...]

Fire Prevention Week

Occurring October 8—14, 2017 Fire Prevention Week encourages fire safety for your family. The theme, “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out” reminds everyone why escape plans are important. Many families don’t have one in place and the cost, should a fire happen, can be someone’s life.[...]

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Safety for Burning Brush at Your Home

Backyard burning is a popular autumn activity. And yet, there are many homeowners that don’t follow the basic rules of burning. Over 8,000 fires that burn an average of over 2.1 million hectares occur annually in Canada. So before you burn any yard waste or debris this fall consider this advice.[...]

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Recent Events Reinforce The Importance of Emergency Preparedness: Heavy Rain/Flooding, Wildfires, and Tornadoes

Last month was National Preparedness Month for our friends in the U.S. While we can hope that we won’t get caught up in weather-related disasters, it’s much better to be ready than caught off-guard. And with unprecedented weather happening across Canada this year, there’s no better time to[...]

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Signs it’s Time for a Roof Replacement

A roof replacement is one of the most daunting prospects , but it is vital to stay on top of things and make sure that you don’t let any problems get too out of hand before addressing them. Still, it can be tough to be sure when your roof needs to replaced, or repaired. That’s […]