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Home Insurance Posts

Planning for fire safety

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

Savings tips on home insurance

Save on home insurance premiums

There are ways for homeowners to reduce the cost of home insurance without sacrificing insurance coverage. Here are seven tips recommended by MCT insurance brokers to reduce the cost of home insurance. Savings may vary depending on your location, insurance coverage and claims history.

Hurricane season and homeowners: prepare with home insurance


Hurricane season in Canada starts in June and lasts until the end of November. This is when northern Atlantic Ocean waters are warm enough to support conditions for hurricanes, tropical storms and other severe weather. Atlantic Canada sees an average of six tropical storms a year. With a minimum wind speed of 120 kilometers per hour, torrential rainfall and storm surges, hurricanes can cause substantial damage to home properties.

Insurance and moving to another province for work

People often move provinces for work or employment opportunities. In addition to getting packing tape and boxes, there are important insurance-related steps to take before hitting the road or airport. To allow for a seamless move, here are five insurance-related tips to ease the transition.   

Protecting your belongings from seasonal-weather scenarios

Protect your belongings from seasonal changes

As the seasons change in Atlantic Canada, they can bring sudden thawing and freezing, large volumes of run-off water and precipitation or storms. These seasonal changes can create scenarios where your belongings could be at risk, such as your home or car. We outline a few scenarios on what to do and share tips on preventative measures.