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How to Rock Your Summer Vacation – Pt. 2 Lakeside Adventures

When you think of summer adventures in Alberta, soaking up the sun next to a lake might not be the first thing that comes to mind. While Alberta isn’t famous for its beachside living, it’s still home to over 80 different lakes and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the...

How to Rock Your Summer Vacation – Pt. 1 Camping

Going camping is one of the best ways to enjoy the summer with family and friends, and for a lot of us, sitting out under the stars and sharing stories after a fantastic day is like a little slice of heaven.  However, heaven takes a lot of time and effort to put...

What happens if the cost of your home insurance goes up?

In our May 9th blog, we discussed the reasons behind increases in auto insurance premiums.  This week, we will discuss the reasons for increases in Alberta home insurance premiums.    There are factors over which a homeowner has control which may help decrease...

What happens when the cost of your auto coverage goes up?

There are a few different reasons why your auto insurance premiums might take a little bit of a hike - the obvious one being a motor vehicle accident that affects your rates. Sometimes they go up due to factors outside of your control, so it helps to know why and what...

3 Smart Strategies To Prevent Flooding In Your Home

Tis the season of spring melt, and with that comes the potential for flooding. Experiencing a flood in your home is never fun, and leads to so much more work than you think it will.  Carpets need to be replaced, dry wall torn out, even framing might need to be...

3 No-nonsense tips for spring cleaning

There are some important things to cleaning your house in the spring that will not only make you feel better about the season changing, but also keep your home healthy and provide protection against unfortunate incidents! 1. Clean your gutters!  It is necessary for...

A Quick Guide to the Best Wedding Day Ever

Wedding season is upon us - which could mean that your big day is quickly approaching on the horizon.  This will no doubt be one of the most memorable days of your life. So what does it take to make this day the absolute best?  Likely, you have been concerning...

Marriage on Your Mind? What you need to know about insuring jewelry.

In the exciting times of embarking upon matrimonial bliss, one of the main focuses is often the ring.  If you have heard an engagement ring should cost two month’s salary, you aren’t alone. A ‘guideline’ dreamt up by a jewelry company to try and get you to spend more...

3 Secrets for Keeping Your Home Safe While You are on Vacation

If you are going on vacation, the last thing you want is to have to worry about whether or not your home is safe.  You are escaping to rest and relax, not concern yourself with unnecessary matters back home. The number one thing you can do, of course, is have a...

What No-one Tells You About Buying A Condo

Buying a condo is a big deal, and if it is your first time coming into home ownership the learning curve can be an overwhelmingly steep one.  Finding the right place, applying for financing, inspections, evaluations, waiting for possession, it is an exciting time. But...

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