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What To Look For When Buying An Older Home

Published on July 11, 2018

When looking at purchasing a house there are many things to consider. You may be focusing on what the home looks like and functionality of the home but an equally important part of the home you is checking on the roof, plumbing, heating and electrical. Some of these items could affect your ability to purchase insurance or the type of insurance coverage available to you. Below we will take a little...

What Is Home Equipment Breakdown Coverage?

Published on July 3, 2018

While it is impossible to provide coverage for everything, more and more new coverages are becoming available. Home equipment breakdown is a relatively new coverage that is becoming common amongst multiple insurance companies. This provides you with peace of mind coverage for your homes equipment and appliances. What’s protected with this coverage? While exact coverage can vary company to company,...

Rideshare: What You Should Know

Published on March 20, 2018

Manitoba now has rideshare companies operating within the province, so this means companies are looking for drivers. If you’re considering becoming a driver for a rideshare company you will need to ensure that your insurance is update so that it will provide coverage for these operations. Before we look at the insurance, you must meet certain criteria to even be allowed to operate a vehicle for hi...

How To Deal With An Insurance Claim

Published on February 13, 2018

An insurance claim can be an extremely stressful situation and if it’s your first claim it can be a difficult situation to navigate. Whether it’s a small fire, water damage or even an ice dam claim the steps that need to be taken are all fairly similar. Follow these steps: Assess The Situation The most important thing is that everyone is safe. Once you have confirmed that everyone is looked after ...

The Importance of Personal Cyber Protection in 2018

Published on January 16, 2018

Computers, mobile devices, smart TVs, connected appliances and other equipment are essential to homeowners’ personal lives. But they also create avenues for cyber attackers to infiltrate  a homeowners’ data in order to steal information, extort money and commit fraud. If a homeowner experienced hacking, it could create significant expenses, including: Damage from cyber attacksData that could be he...

Manitoba Snowmobile Safety Tips

Published on January 12, 2018

Manitoba snowmobilers have approximately 12,000km of groomed trails in our province and generally a long winter to enjoy every last kilometre. While snowmobiling can be a fun winter activity for everyone, it’s important that you are safe while sledding. Review the below safety tips to ensure that while you’re enjoying the trails you’re safe. Don’t have an enclosed structure to store your snowmobil...

5 Reasons To Consider Private Off-Road Vehicle Insurance

Published on November 7, 2017

Believe it or not, winter has arrived in Manitoba! If you're an avid snowmobiler then you're just chomping at the bit for more snow. While you wait, consider what your insurance options are for your sled. It has been long assumed that Public insurance is your only option for insuring your sled, but that is simply not true. While you are required to plate your sled to drive it off of your private p...

7 Halloween Safety Tips

Published on October 24, 2017

Halloween is an exciting evening for young children. Often their excitement can lead to them forgetting about safety in their journey to candy overload! To help keep the evening safe and enjoyable for everyone we developed 7 quick and easy safety tips. Plan a route in advance Trick-or-treating could take you several streets away from your house, which can cause sore legs and a bit of frustration. ...

7 Ways To Protect Your Home From Burglars

Published on October 13, 2017

Your home is likely the biggest investments you will make in your life, so protecting it is of utmost importance. Below are a few tips to help you figure out the best ways to protect your home. Keep your doors & windows locked at all times If you leave an exterior door or window open (unlocked), it creates an easy entrance for burglars to your home. Whether you’re home or just running to the s...

Travel Planning For Snowbirds

Published on October 8, 2017

Many Manitobans choose to escape our winter months by heading down south. While it’s great to get away, it requires quite a bit of work to get ready to go away. Proper planning and organization will help you avoid any issues and helping to ensure your trip will end up going smoothly. If you are going away for the first time this winter, this list may serve as a great resource for you. If you are a...