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Home Insurance Tips Posts

Whether you are looking to learn more about insuring your primary home or your home away from home, the MCT home insurance blog is a great guide for anyone with insurance questions. Is your home ready for the upcoming season? What kind of steps have you taken this year to save yourself time and money on your home insurance? Read up on how to prepare your cabin for the off-season quickly and efficiently with our easy to follow guide, or learn how to better protect your home from home invasions and deal with other safety issues. Full of entertaining and informative articles as well as helpful insurance hacks, our blog was written with you in mind.

Insurance tips during the holiday season

For many, the holiday season could mean shopping online for gifts, leaving home for a vacation or hosting a holiday house party. While festive, these scenarios have opportunities for the “unexpected” to happen –such as identity theft when shopping online. We outline how insurance can help when it comes to hosting a holiday house party, purchasing gifts online and leaving for a vacation. 

Tips to stay safe while shopping online

For many, shopping for gifts online is part of the holiday season. Online shopping can be convenient, but could result in identity theft scams – when this occurs, someone’s personal information is stolen for financial gain. These scams can be costly – in 2016, identity theft caused Canadians over $40 million in losses. Here are some ways to reduce the chance of getting caught in an identity theft scam and the benefits of extra insurance coverage.

Learn home maintenance tips on a virtual home tour


Homeowners have many responsibilities, including maintenance. To give homeowners a hand, MCT Insurance is opening the doors to a virtual home tour, Home in 360. As homeowners “walk through,” they can learn over 20 easy home maintenance tips. 

Tips to help Halloween house party hosts


A common way to celebrate Halloween is hosting a house party. In addition to setting up décor, the safety of guests is the homeowner’s responsibility. To prevent spooky surprises, we outline some tips which can help homeowners who are hosting a Halloween house party. 

Planning for fire safety

Fire Prevention Week starts on October 8, 2017 and is a reminder for homeowners to assess home fire safety.