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7 Tips to Protect your Car on Vacation

Apr 4, 2017 9:50:49 AM
Get ready for road-trip season More fatalities occur on Canadian roads during the summer months than at any other time of year, according to the Canada Safety Council. Whether you’re out for a day trip, travelling to the cottage, or on a cross-country holiday, put safety first when you set out on your travels.

Questions You Can Ask To Get the Right Insurance Protection - and maybe save money

Mar 28, 2017 9:00:31 AM
We all have questions surrounding our home, car or business insurance that we may not take the time to consider until we need to use our insurance. Don't wait until you HAVE to know your policy and coverages, ask your insurance broker at Acumen Insurance these questions today.  An insurance broker is there for you. These questions will ensure you have the RIGHT insurance protection for you and your property or business.

Spring is Moving Season

Mar 21, 2017 9:00:29 AM
While there is always a lot of excitement around changing homes, there is also a lot of stress. If you’re moving, you can manage some of that stress by paying attention to safety. Here are a few tips from Kijiji Canada on how to do it right.

Home Maintenance Spring Checklist

Mar 14, 2017 9:36:27 AM
Spring Home Maintenance Checklist The milder days of spring are a perfect time to do a thorough spring cleaning and perform home maintenance. After a long winter, it is a good idea to spend time on preventive measures to help maintain your home and property throughout the year.  Cleaning and maintenance of your home should be done inside and out. Although the tasks are different, ensuring all the elements of your home are in good working order can help keep your family safe and your maintenance expenses lower over the long run.

Home Insurance: Spring Checklist

Mar 9, 2017 8:46:07 AM
With severe weather on the rise, it is more critical than ever to ensure that your home is properly insured. As we have seen in recent years with the floods in southern Alberta and Toronto, we must be prepared for the unexpected.

Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Home from Theft

Feb 7, 2017 10:36:55 AM
We live in a relatively safe country; but that doesn’t mean we should let our guards down. According to Statistics Canada, last year police-reported break-ins were up for the first time since 2003 with over 159,000 break-ins or a rate of 444 per 100,000 population. We all know what to do when we’ve been broken into—call 911. But what can you do to decrease your chance of getting broken into in the first place? Here are 10 tips to keep your home safe:  

How to Handle Parking Lot Accidents

Dec 16, 2016 11:15:58 AM
Just like an accident on the road, there are a number of factors that can go into who is at fault when an accident takes place in a parking lot. Many drivers may find the rules confusing, but just like main streets, parking lots have right-of-way rules.