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12 Ways to Keep Seniors Safer During the Holidays

Today’s Canadian seniors, who recently outnumbered the country’s children for the first time, are a busy group who aren’t planning to move house anytime soon. Nine of 10 seniors plan to remain in their homes as they age and studies confirm that, with the right support and lifestyle[...]

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

As a homeowner, you hope that nothing bad will ever happen to your home, but you do have homeowners insurance ready should damage occur. By understanding the types of claims that most insurance companies see, it’s possible to consider your own situation and determine the best plan to minimize your[...]

Water Heater Maintenance Will Prolong Useful Life

Vince’s vacation bliss lasted almost 10 minutes after he returned home. Then he went downstairs and discovered his basement soaking in two inches of water from a water heater leak. The bill for fixing carpet, drywall and a pool table? Over $20,000.   Like many homeowners, Vince installed his[...]