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Economical Insurance's Water Coverages

By Gina Schopfer on Oct 8, 2021 3:16:35 PM

To provide eligible customers with comprehensive water damage protection, Economical Insurance is now offering sewer backup and overland water coverages as a combined package.

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Calgary's Hail Resistant Rebate Program

By Gina Schopfer on Aug 5, 2021 1:30:00 PM

Have you experienced damage to your roof or home from a hailstorm in 2020? Do you live in the Calgary area? The Resilient Roofing Rebate Program may be just for you!

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SGI's New Aluminum Wiring Requirements

By Gina Schopfer on Jun 18, 2021 3:41:14 PM

Does your home have aluminum wiring?

Aluminum wiring was commonly used during the 1960s-70s. The price of copper had skyrocketed at the time, and aluminum seemed like the perfect alternative to conduct electricity. Since then, studies have determined that it's much more likely to cause a fire. There are a few reasons for this:

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10 Surprising Things That Are Covered by Home Insurance

By Economical Insurance on Mar 19, 2021 2:20:10 PM

Your home insurance policy is designed to protect you and your property in all kinds of emergencies, from fires and floods to theft and vandalism — but you might be surprised to learn that these 10 things are covered in most standard home insurance policies:

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Busting 5 Common Home Insurance Myths

By Economical Insurance on Mar 9, 2021 4:23:45 PM

When you're shopping for home insurance, you'll probably come across a lot of helpful (and, let's face it, not so helpful) information — but how much of it is actually true? Let's break down five of the most common myths about home insurance.

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Special Limits - Does Your Home Insurance Cover More Than $5k Worth of Jewelry?

By Rob Stevenson on Nov 24, 2020 9:25:20 AM

Did you know that your home insurance policy has has limits that restrict the amount of money you can recover when certain items are stolen or lost? This means that for items such as Jewelry, Stamps and Bicycles the amount of money recoverable in a claim is capped. There are two ways to increase your coverage where needed, read on to see which works best for you.

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Get Storm Ready – Tips to Prepare Your Home for a Summer Storm

By Alannah McEwan on Jul 7, 2017 9:53:53 AM

Summer means warmer weather, but it can also bring a variety of harsh weather conditions, sometimes leading to severe storms. Taking just a few preventative measures now can save you from dealing with substantial damage later.

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Are You Ready for Spring Weather?

By Alannah McEwan on Mar 20, 2017 2:03:58 PM

It’s the first day of spring – hello spring and goodbye winter! While you’re looking forward to nicer weather, spring is a great time you to review your home insurance policy. Make sure that you’re covered against the type of damage that comes with the change in weather.

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Fall Maintenance Tips For Your Home That Can Save You Money

By Alannah McEwan on Oct 27, 2016 11:10:30 AM

Fall is here and now is the perfect time to start preparing your home for winter. Regular home maintenance can help you avoid paying for major repairs. It can also reduce your number of homeowner insurance claims (an increase in claims can increase your insurance premiums).

Take care of these important home maintenance tasks to ensure your home is ready for winter.  

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Protect Your Basement With a Wi-Fi Sump Pump Alarm

By Alannah McEwan on Jul 13, 2016 3:32:46 PM

Damages caused by flooding and water damage are often very expensive and can result in thousands of dollars in losses. Standing water in a basement can lead to mold, mildew, health and breathing hazards, rust, and rot. In order to prevent these problems from arising, many homes with basements have a sump pump installed. Unfortunately, sump pumps sometimes break down.

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