In today’s technologically advanced world, individuals have a unique opportunity to efficiently rent out their homes, spare bedrooms or other accommodations through Airbnb, an online hospitality company. For travellers, Airbnb is a convenient platform that provides affordable and flexible alternatives to hotels. For property owners and tenants, the service easily connects various rental units with prospective occupants and makes
Every year, about 1,600 Canadian children are accidentally poisoned from household products, according to a study done by the Public Health Agency of Canada. Though you may think that your family is protected against household chemical dangers, accidents still do occur. To keep these problems at bay, take extra precautions when storing and handling poisonous chemicals in your home. Household
Choosing a home security system can be a daunting task. It’s a purchase many make only once or twice in a lifetime, so it’s not uncommon for you to be unfamiliar with the process. You know you want to protect your family and home but just exactly what you need to do that might be a mystery. Don’t let the
Each week about seven people die from home fires in Canada. To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basics about house fires. Fire spreads quickly; there is no time to gather valuables or make a phone call. In just two minutes, a fire can become life-threatening. In five minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames. Heat and
Did you know? Weather patterns are changing worldwide, a trend that’s affecting Canada directly. Canada has an average of 20 more rain days a year than in the 1950s. Severe weather events that used to happen every 40 years can now be expected to happen every six years. Canada sustains 20 times the amount of storms and floods than we
What could be more frustrating than walking out of the mall to find all your gift purchases have been stolen from your car?You may think that your car insurance policy will cover this loss, right? Not exactly. Damage to your vehicle may be covered, subject to your deductible. However, it won’t cover the loss of your personal propertyin the car.
For many Albertans, condominiums offer a lot of appeal. You get the community of apartment living, the freedom to alter your home to your own tastes, and the financial incentives that come with home ownership. You also do not have to rake the leaves, shovel snow, or worry about the roof leaking. Condos can be a great solution for those
As a tenant or a condominium unit owner in Alberta, you may not think insurance is a priority. You may think that because the building is covered by someone else, your personal effects aren’t worth insuring. What you may not know is that a Tenant’s Insurance or Condo Insurance policy also includes personal liability. The Liability section of the policy