Start Reducing Risk of Basement Flooding

The first step in dealing with basement flooding comes from minimizing the risk through a few precautions: Never pour fats, oils or grease down your drains. Reduce home water use during heavy rains. Keep the storm sewer grates on your street clear of yard waste, leaves, garbage, ice and snow. Clean and maintain your eaves…

Can I Rent Out My Cottage?

As taxes and other expenses for cottages continue to increase many cottage owners are looking for creative ways to soften these costs. This has motivated some cottage owners to rent out the cottage on a weekly basis during peak season when the cottage is not in use. However, it is vital that your insurance provider…

Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy May Be Required, but It Doesn’t Cover Everything You’d Think

When you purchase a home, your mortgage lender is going to require that you carry homeowner’s insurance. Each financial institution has varying requirements with regard to what needs to be covered under the policy. You need to check with your insurance company to make sure the policy you’re considering getting is going to be adequate…