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Take 10 simple steps to secure your house in the event of an earthquake Where do disasters happen? Big, cinematic cityscapes where spectacular explosions light up the screen and people leap to safet...

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How to Protect Your Home from Forest Fires

Summer is here, and that means one thing for your home. No, it’s not bug spray. The hot, dry weather means that all it takes is a spark for a dangerous fire to ignite. The good news: in most cas...

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Spring Housekeeping for Homeowners

Like many British Columbians, your home is likely your most precious investment, but keeping it protected with simple home maintenance often falls behind a busy lifestyle and other priorities.  T...

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Light up your holidays with care

Candles are a decorating staple during the holidays. But that pretty glow also poses a very real fire hazard. So how does a little flame become so dangerous? BCAA Insurance notes a significant increas...

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Is your home insurance earthquake ready?

Following recent events, B.C. residents are advised to consider the consequences of an earthquake and review their insurance coverage to ensure protection against such disasters. Generally, eart...

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Earthquake Preparedness

British Columbia is located in a seismically active region where more than 1,200 are recorded each year across the province. Earthquakes strike without warning, so it is important to act now to...

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Waterproof your budget

Fall has arrived and winter is quickly approaching, and B.C. faces the prospect of prolonged rainfall from now until spring. With the season brings one of the most common and costly challenges for hom...

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Tips for parents of college-bound students

Ensure your child is covered on and off campus Sending your child off to university or college is one of the proudest moments a parent can have—it can also be a worrisome time, too. Here’...

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Advice for students

Keep you and your pricey school supplies safe. This school season, you're likely heading off to college or university with some high-priced items such as a desktop, laptop, tablet, iPod, iPad, TV, st...

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Housekeeping for Homeowners

Like most British Columbians, your home is likely your most precious investment, but keeping it protected with simple home maintenance often falls behind a busy lifestyle and other priorities. Yet bas...

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Home buying and selling tips

Selling or buying a new house can be a complicated process and involves a lot of planning - and often a little ingenuity, too. Considering the size of the investment you have made in your house, it&rs...

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Spring maintenance checklist

Cold temperatures, strong winds and, in some places, snow can take a toll on your home. Here are a few quick and easy spring touch-ups that can help keep your home in tip top shape, minimize any futur...

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