Tag Archives: home

energy

Ways to Save Energy this Winter

Heating your home can be very expensive. Okanagan winters are cold; many Vernon residents are trying to keep warm while not paying an arm and a leg for energy. Not only that, but using an abundance of energy can also impact the environment. Before just cranking up the heat in your home or cottage, keep […]

pipes

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Winter is slowly approaching and although the snow hasn’t started to fall, you need to start preparing! With the freezing temperatures rolling in your pipes could begin to freeze. There is nothing worse than a flood from a frozen pipe that results in water damage to your home. This fall, we want you to be […]

jewelry

Insuring your Jewelry

If you own a home or rent a condo, chances are you have a home or tenant insurance policy. Under these policies there is coverage for your fancy jewelry. So, what happens if someone breaks into your car and steals your fancy Rolex, or picks the lock on your locker and takes your diamond earrings? […]

Are you ready to tackle Christmas and Deck the Halls?

We all know that Christmas is in the air when your favorite cafe has their holiday-themed drinks and holiday music is beginning to play on your radio station. Before going to pick out your tree or hang up your lights, let’s go over some important information! Christmas Lights: May your day be Merry and Bright […]

Power Outage

Dealing with a Winter Power Outage

Living in a more rural community like Vernon, a winter power outage is quite a bit more common than most of us think. Winter storms can damage and knock down power lines, and there is no telling how long it will take for the power to come back on. Being stuck without power in the […]

Heating Safely this Okanagan Winter

There is no doubt that Okanagan winters are cold. You enjoy a nice day up at the ski hill or finish a long day at work and all you want to do is curl up in front of your wood stove or pellet stove. However, if you plan to us these heating systems, lets cover […]

RV Insurance- The Most Important Information

Insuring your RV is definitely different than insuring your standard automobile. Believe it or not, insuring your recreational vehicle is also a lot different from insuring your home! RV owners hold unique characteristics which require a specialized policy. Let’s go over some important information that all recreational vehicle owners should know about their insurance. Personal […]

Homeowners Insurance and Backyard Fire Pits

With summer nights in full swing, homeowners are picturing ways to enjoy their backyards. Accessorizing the backyard means ponds, vegetable gardens, and fire pits! Whether you’re roasting marshmallows with the kids or enjoying some time with your friends, the appeal of an outdoor fire pit is easy to see. Deciding whether to purchase or build […]

Common Moving Mistakes

When it comes to moving, whether across the country or just across town, it takes a lot of careful planning. We are here to remind you that there is more to moving than throwing your belongings into a few boxes and renting a moving truck.   You can make moving a breeze, if you successfully avoid […]

Spring Cleaning Guide

Now that the weather is finally looking up and the forecast is predicting a break from all the rain, we know lots of you still need to do your spring cleaning. The Okanagan has been filled with water this month, including lots of people’s basements. Everyone has been pushing off their spring cleaning, because it […]