You may think home equipment and appliance warranties may be enough protection in the event of a breakdown, but they’re not. Often they are limited to specified parts only. They also expire and do not always cover repair calls.
Buying a new home can mean inheriting attached equipment and appliances from its previous owner. Equipment and appliances can unexpectedly break down, costing you thousands in repair or replacement. To help save you money, here is a list of steps you can take when you move in, plus simple, ongoing maintenance tips.
By Elisabeth Axiak Spring has officially sprung – we can be (almost) sure now that we won’t see snow again for a little while. And what better time than now, when the days get a little longer, than to perform some simple yet crucial tasks to maintain your home. This checklist covers everything you’ll need […]
By Elisabeth Axiak Just like your furnace or hot water heater, your electrical wiring needs to stay updated and taken care of. And, with the amount of electronics the average home uses on a daily basis, it’s especially important to make sure that you have all the tools to keep your home safe from electrical […]
By Elisabeth Axiak Loss prevention is the process of identifying the sources of risk in a home or business, so that the owner is less likely to experience damage to their property, or injury to their family.
By Elisabeth Axiak Simply put, reinsurance is the way your insurance company protects itself. By sharing risks (we learned about risks in our topic on underwriting), the insurance company can become more stable, secure, and financially strong. In case of really big losses (think Fort McMurray), the losses are shared amongst reinsurance companies around the […]