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In a Hot Ottawa Real Estate Market, Keep Cool on Waiving Conditions
In a Hot Ottawa Real Estate Market, Keep Cool on Waiving Conditions
With a hot real estate market in Ottawa, many buyers are waiving all conditions. While this may land you your next home, it could lead to more headaches than it's worth.
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
Home Insurance Implications of Working Remotely
With working remotely becoming more and more popular, it's important to learn how it impacts your home insurance.
Risk Management Tips for Residential Property Management Companies
Risk Management Tips for Residential Property Management Companies
Managing a property—whether it be an apartment, condominium or similar dwelling—can be a challenge, particularly from a risk management standpoint.
Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property
Protecting Vacant Real Estate Property
Vacant property insurance can help protect your vacant real estate, but here are more ways to help limit your risk and liability.
Benefits of Commercial General Liability Insurance
Benefits of Commercial General Liability Insurance
Simply put, a Commercial General Liability (CGL) policy casts a wide net of protection for you and your business by covering various liabilities.
Understanding Your Homeowners Insurance Policy [Complete Guide]
Understanding Your Homeowners Insurance Policy [Complete Guide]
Deciphering all of the parts of your homeowners insurance policy can be difficult. We cover the basics to help you better understand your policy.
Benefits of Overland Flood Insurance
Benefits of Overland Flood Insurance
Learn all about the benefits of overland flood insurance and how it can supplement standard home insurance policies.
How To Keep Mould Out Of Your Home [Tips]
How To Keep Mould Out Of Your Home [Tips]
Mold is a dangerous substance and the key to preventing mold is to control the moisture level.
Preparing Your Home for a Vacation
Preparing Your Home for a Vacation
When preparing to leave for a vacation, it's easy to overlook basic home safety precautions. To protect your residence while you're away and enjoy a worry-free trip, keep in mind the following tips.
Insuring your home away from home
Insuring your home away from home
If you're investing in a second home, Scrivens has put together some insurance basics to help you make the best buying decision when it comes to determining insurability and estimating your ongoing cost of ownership.
Remodeling your home
Remodeling your home
It's time to renovate your home or cottage! Whether you have hired someone to renovate or you're doing it yourself, there are some things you need to be aware.
Preparing Your Business for Flooding
Preparing Your Business for Flooding
Neglecting to prepare your property for possible flooding can sink your business. Stay afloat with solid preparation and a thorough flood plan.
FAQ: Water Damage and Overland Flooding
FAQ: Water Damage and Overland Flooding
Today's changing climate has seen an increase in extreme weather events as $1 billion has become the new normal for yearly catastrophic losses, mostly due to water-related damage.
How falling in love can impact your insurance
How falling in love can impact your insurance
Should you be so lucky to be one of those couples to get engaged on Valentine's Day, there are a number of insurance-related concerns to keep in mind before your wedding.
The Importance of Fire Safety Plans
The Importance of Fire Safety Plans
One of the best ways employers can protect their organization from costly and devastating fires is by establishing a fire safety plan.
Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist for your Business
Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist for your Business
Severe winter weather can lead to commercial property damage, employee illness or injury, and possible business closures.
Prepare Your Home for Winter With This Checklist
Prepare Your Home for Winter With This Checklist
Ottawa winters aren't always as mild as they were in 2016-2017 and forecasts show the upcoming winter will see returns of significant snow events. Fortunately with accurate forecasting, we are able to prepare for the worst.
Slip and Fall Prevention Tips
Slip and Fall Prevention Tips
Employee and customer slips and falls are a large liability for your company. Train employees to practice slip and fall safety using good housekeeping and prevention techniques.
Guide to Water Damage: What to Do When There's a Flood
Guide to Water Damage: What to Do When There's a Flood
Sometimes, despite your best efforts, you will experience water damage or a flood in your home. Don't panic, make sure everyone is safe, call your insurance broker and follow these steps.