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So You Just Bought Your First Home – Congratulations! Everything you need to know about property insurance

The whole process can be a bit overwhelming, especially for someone who has not experienced it before. Insurance Brokers represent ...
Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is in the air and there’s no better time to organize your home, clean it, and get it ready ...
Understanding Flood Coverage - Is your home protected?

Understanding Flood Coverage – Is your home protected?

Floods—the costliest natural disaster in terms of property damage—can be caused by commonplace occurrences such as melting snow and ice, ...
McFarlan Rowlands partners with Quandri: Automated Solutions & Support

McFarlan Rowlands partners with Quandri: Automated Solutions & Support

Within the past year, the implementation of Quandri has led to a transformative shift within McFarlan Rowlands. As a result ...
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Cottage Season Is Here! Protect Your Home Away from Home

Did you know that how you use your cottage or vacation home affects the type of insurance you need? Cottage ...
5 Tips for Protecting Precious Gifts this Valentine’s Day

5 Tips for Protecting Precious Gifts this Valentine’s Day

Diamonds, watches, and other sparkly jewels are the most common Valentine’s Day gifts given in Canada (other than chocolate!). The ...
Winter Storm Season - Stay Cozy & Stay Inside

Winter Storm Season – Stay Cozy & Stay Inside

The forecast for the next few days is calling for some wicked winter weather! If you can, stay put and ...
Preparing Your Home for Winter Weather

Preparing Your Home for Winter Weather

As the winter weather approaches (sad, we know), it's important for homeowners to understand that preparing your home for winter ...
It’s that time of year again – Tips for closing your cottage for the season

It’s that time of year again – Tips for closing your cottage for the season

When the leaves start to change and the air gets chilly, cottagers across the province know what that means – ...
More Ways to Help Protect Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Home!

More Ways to Help Protect Your Most Valuable Asset – Your Home!

Have you ever considered what you are covered for in the event of a water related loss and additional coverages ...
Wind Damage – Are you prepared for the worst?

Wind Damage – Are you prepared for the worst?

Many Ontario residents were caught off guard and impacted by sudden and intense windstorm events that have occurred over the ...
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How are insurance companies supporting you through COVID-19?

The first question our brokers were asked when COVID-19 hit in March of 2020 was, ‘what is my insurance company ...
So you’re starting to grow your family. Congratulations!

So you’re starting to grow your family. Congratulations!

We are here to help have those important conversations to make sure you understand what those ‘what ifs’ really mean ...
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Flood Risk: Here’s what homeowners can do!

Homeowners are falling behind when it comes to protecting their homes from catastrophic events. As the frequency and severity of ...
Prevent Damage to Your Home by Preventing and Removing Ice Dams

Prevent Damage to Your Home by Preventing and Removing Ice Dams

Ice dams are a common winter roofing problem that many are faced with. If the problem is ignored it can ...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement has us thinking DIAMONDS – and how to protect yours!

While everyone is busy thinking about the ring Prince Harry put on Meghan Markle's finger, we are busy thinking about ...
Overland Water Protection

Overland Water Protection

Ask us about Overland Water Protection According to Environment Canada, over the past sixty years our atmosphere has been getting ...
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Mortgage Insurance – What you should know

Mortgage Insurance If you own a home, it is highly likely you have what the banks call Mortgage Insurance, issued ...

Water Damage & Sewer Back-up

Water Damage & Sewer Back-up by Cathy Cornhill, Director of Operations, Personal Lines Whether we want to acknowledge it or ...
Reducing the Risk of Basement Flooding

Reducing the Risk of Basement Flooding

Basement flooding can be a substantial problem for homeowners as it can cause damage to the structure of the home, ...
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‘When should I contact my broker?’

To ensure that you are properly rated and that you have disclosed all required information to your insurance company, it ...
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Preventing Crime & Vandalism

According to Statistics Canada, there are over one million property crimes in Canada each year. Good maintenance and housekeeping can ...
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Tenant’s Insurance

What is Tenant’s Insurance? Tenant’s insurance provides financial protection against theft of personal property and accidental damage to a unit ...
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High Value Homes – ‘Do I need additional coverage?’

It is important to ensure that your insurance policy adequately covers your home and the valuables you own. If your ...
Preventing Water Damage

Preventing Water Damage

Water damage is on the rise for many reasons including climate change, aging infrastructure and increased water consumption based on ...