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  April showers might bring May flowers, but they also bring the risk of potential damage to your home without the proper precautions. Short but intense rain storms as well as flash flooding have become a growing concern across Canada, as water damage is now the leading cause of home insurance claims in the country. […] Read More

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  Faults in home electricity can lead to house fires. Understanding which problems should be looked at by an electrician can not only save you money on your insurance and deductible - it can also save your life.   To avoid a potentially catastrophic situation, we have pulled together a list of the five common […] Read More

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  Sign up for a Reliance Comfort Plan with the form on this page by March 31 2015 and be automatically entered into the contest*. Click here to get more information about our Comfort Plans.   Already a member? Don't worry, all Comfort Plan subscribers on March 31st will automatically be entered into the contest.   […] Read More

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Have a new homeowner on your holiday shopping list? Help them settle into a comfortable, cozy home. There are numerous fun, affordable and sought-after gifts for new homeowners that are just perfect for that couple or single on your list who has just moved into their very first home. We’ve compiled some of our favourites […] Read More

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Holiday Home Safety Tips

Holiday Home Safety Tips   The “most wonderful time of the year” is almost here, so it’s time to start thinking about decorations, festivities, and of course, safety! Home safety is especially important during the holiday season, when fireplaces are used in full force, trees are festooned with lights, and almost everyone has brand new, […] Read More

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Canadian summers aren't nearly as long as most of us would like them to be, so when the warm weather finally arrives, it can be tempting to spend as much time as possible outside. However, do keep in mind that prolonged sun and heat exposure can put you at risk for things like heat exhaustion […] Read More

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Are you fully prepared for a power outage? Most power outages only last for a very short period of time, but it is best to prepare your home for an outage of three days or more. While there are some more obvious preparations that spring to mind, such as having flashlights, matches and candles at […] Read More

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  Invisible and odourless, it is little wonder that carbon monoxide is often referred to as the silent killer. This deadly gas can be produced by a number of household appliances including gas ranges, fireplaces, furnaces and other sources. So it is absolutely imperative that safety measures are taken to protect yourself and your loved […] Read More

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The prevalence of door-to-door water heater sales is causing great concern among Canadian residents. With clipboard in hand, these “inspectors” show up unannounced, requesting to enter your home in order to assess the condition of your water heater. While some inspectors might work for legitimate companies, in some cases you need to protect yourself, your […] Read More

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  For a homeowner looking to make the best decision for his or her family, understanding the coverage afforded by a furnace and air conditioner protection plan is important. A good plan, exercised properly, can make a big difference as temperatures change. However, part of knowing the quality of a plan is understanding what a […] Read More

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