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How to Spot and Prevent Ice Dams

Between COVID lockdowns, work-from-home arrangements, and bitterly cold weather, many of us have been cooped up inside more than usual this winter. Now that it’s warming up a bit, it’s time to make sure your home will make it through another winter okay – and that means checking for ice dams. What’s an ice dam? Ice dams are caused by snow melting and then freezing again. Snow becomes a layer of in...

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At ONE, we have created a family environment for employees to grow professionally and personally. Get to know the people that ensure you receive the best coverage! Meet Barrett! Barrett is our Personal Insurance Advisor for all online sales. How long have you been part of the ONE Family? I began my insurance career in January of 2015 and joined the ONE Insurance family in April of 2018. Briefly ...

Winter Safety Tips: Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Slips and falls are one of the most common causes of non-fatal major injuries. All home, business, and property owners are responsible for managing the risks of slipping and tripping to prevent injury and liability claims. Effective solutions are often simple, affordable, and easy to implement. FALLS CAN BE CLASSIFIED INTO THE FOLLOWING FOUR ACCIDENT CATEGORIES: 1. Trip & Fall - caused due to ...

Options For Your Car Insurance

Published on February 5, 2021

For Manitobans it has long been assumed that all of our car insurance coverages have to be purchased through MPI (autopac). While it is mandatory for you to purchase basic coverage ($500 deductible and $200,000 liability coverage) through autopac, you are able to purchase your reduced deductible, increased liability and loss of use coverage elsewhere. While this can save you some money on your car...

10 Things to do in Manitoba January 18-24

We continue to stay safe, stay home and physical distance in 2021. Here are ways you can explore Manitoba at home and close to home. Travel Manitoba has put together a list of 10 things you can do this week in Manitoba. TAKE A VIRTUAL DROP IN DANCE CLASS Whether you are a seasoned vet or a complete beginner, Drop in Dance Winnipeg has a class for you. Drop In Dance Winnipeg is Manitoba's first dro...

Fireplace & Wood Stove Safety Tips

Published on January 4, 2021

Before you start up your fireplace or wood stove to warm and brighten up your home during the cold winter months, always remember to clear these three things: the airway, ash buildup, and the hearth. Our partners at Red River Mutual have put together some safety tips for your fireplace. Chimneys  All chimneys deteriorate through heavy use, neglect and age. Some of the many problems include crack...

Tips for Winter Driving

Driving under any weather conditions presents a variety of perils. Driving in snow, sleet and ice during the winter months requires extra care and attention. Here are some safety tips to help you navigate through the winter driving season. 8 Tips for Winter Driving  Plan your route ahead of time and know where you are going. Give yourself plenty of extra time to reach your destination and rememb...

Your Winter Property Maintenance Checklist

Published on November 18, 2020

If you own a house, cottage or vacation property, it's time to get ahead of those snowy, icy storms and start prepping for the winter months. Avoid spending your holidays handling winter-related disasters with a bit of preventative maintenance. Many homeowners can roll up their sleeves and tackle much of these tasks on their own. You might even be surprised by what you can cross off in just a day....

Tips for Closing up the Cottage

Closing up the cottage in the fall is an important task for every cabin owner. Here is a good checklist to help you winterize the cabin. Outside The Cabin Winter preparations are made easier when you follow the right steps. Doing a proper job when closing up the cottage for the winter season means you will have a more enjoyable weekend opening up the cabin in the spring. Cabin Windows Board up ...

Fall Maintenance Tips 2020

As much as we would like summer to hang around, the reality is that cold days are ahead. Fall is a good time to prepare your home for harsh winter conditions. We’ve come up with some fall home maintenance tips so you can make sure your house is ready for the winter season.   1. CLEAN YOUR GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS Remove all debris that has accumulated in gutters and downspouts. This will ensure th...