Homeowners Insurance

Is Your Holiday Decor a Hazard?

Is Your Holiday Decor a Hazard?

images: courtesy of Warner Bros. The Holiday season is upon us, and households throughout BC are getting ready to decorate, or have already adorned their homes with lights and assorted ornamental wares. But for all of the festive beauty, there are some inherent risks...

Is Your Home Halloween Ready?

Is Your Home Halloween Ready?

All Hallows' Eve is upon us. While for most households this means adding finishing touches to the exterior and topping-off candy coffers, we want to remind you to be prepared for the scariest of possibilities - a threat to your homeowners insurance! Halloween is the...

Still Working from Home? Your Go-To Insurance Guide

Still Working from Home? Your Go-To Insurance Guide

For many of us, "temporary" working arrangements triggered by the pandemic have morphed into a permanent commute in our slippers. Stats Canada reports that 30% of the workforce works from home (WFH). This number is higher for many, with 45% of dual-income households...

BC Warming Prompts Urgency for Homeowners Insurance

BC Warming Prompts Urgency for Homeowners Insurance

At press, BC Lower Mainland residents are planning camping trips, beach days, and outdoor BBQs for the weekend ahead. The forecast certainly calls for it: Source: The Weather Network But wait a second, is that an 18-20°C range between October 2nd and 5th we're seeing?...

Are Your Collectibles Covered?

Are Your Collectibles Covered?

Collectibles fall under a unique category as household possessions. They are not necessarily antiques, and in some cases, value is a perception versus reality. There is also the question as to when possessions become a collection. Do you have to own three, four, five,...

Are You Covered for Recent Upgrades to Your Home?

Are You Covered for Recent Upgrades to Your Home?

Home renovations and upgrades boomed over the last year. Some households, unable to spend their discretionary earnings on vacations and concert tickets, opted to enhance rooms, basements, and outdoor decks for entertainment and leisure. Those who were forced to work...