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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 […]

packing

Packing Smartly

Are you preparing to leave home and visit family for the holidays? Or maybe you are already preparing for a trip in the New Year? Whatever sort of fun vacation plans you may have throughout the winter, you want to make the most of your luggage load. Travelling with an over sized suitcase and heavy […]

airbags

How do Airbags Work?

All vehicles manufactured in and after the nineties are required to have airbags. Most people have the pleasure of never seeing theirs in action; however don’t you wonder how they work. We want all our clients, Vernon residents and their passengers to be as safe as possible. Consider these facts about how airbags work and […]

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 […]

winter

Driving in a Winter Wonderland

It’s no secret that the winters here in the Okanagan can get pretty harsh. Snow falls, ice forms, and cars begin to swerve. Just getting from point A to B can be a little tough. However, there are ways to making your icy commute safer. One simple one is: Winter Tires! Why do I need […]

slip-free sidewalk

Slip-Free Sidewalks

Are you getting ready to host family or friends for the holidays? Have you ever seen your life flash before your eyes when your feet slip out from under you on an icy, winter day?  Before you or anyone else seriously hurts themselves, let’s avoid some slips! Luckily, there a few ways to prevent some […]

dog food

What People Foods are Dangerous for my Pet?

Resisting those puppy dog eyes when your pooch is begging for a bit of your hamburger can be difficult. While plenty of human foods are okay to feed your pet, some things could make them ill. Most of our insurance brokers are very pet friendly and lovable dog/ cat owners. That is why we have […]

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 […]

Private insurance vs public insurance

Private Insurance or Public Insurance?

If you’re buying a car, you will need car insurance! In British Columbia, there are two different auto insurance providers; either public insurance or private insurance. Therefore, it is important to understand the characteristics of both systems. They vary depending on the coverage and services you require. What’s the Difference? As a driver, you don’t […]