As the holiday season is quickly approaching, my thoughts arenot only on howI am to possiblyhang the outdoor lights and decorations in this wind; but also on Holiday Safety and preventing home insurance claims. The Facts •The winter holiday season is a time of high fire risk. • During this holiday season the incidence of fires and fire losses involving
Are you driving impaired? Most people are aware of the dangers of drinking and driving but don’t realize that driving while drowsy can be just as fatal. Like alcohol, driver fatigue slows reaction time, decreases awareness, impairs judgment and increases the risk of crashing. In fact, studies show that if you go without sleep for 18 hours straight, you suffer
‘Tis the start of the cold weather season! Winter storms can be deadly, and can cause damage to your home; resulting in a home insurance claim. With a little planning, you can protect yourself and your property. It’s most important that you protect yourself and your family first: •Listen toweather reports, and follow the instructions of local authorities –if it
Winter tires may help you avoid an car insurance claim. Yet, Albertan’s are the slowestprovinceat putting winter tires on our cars. Statisticsshow that only 22% of Albertan’s use winter tires. If you regularly encounter ice, unplowed snow, or slush, then you’re going to need winter tires (also known as “snow tires“). Winter tires will give you that extra traction, braking
Here’s a list of our Top 10 Tips and suggestions on how to keep your insurance costs under control for all policy types. Review your policies with an experienced insurance broker to ensure that you are adequately (but not over) insured. Experienced brokers will do the research and shopping for you. Raise your deductibles for all policies if you can.