MUTUAL EXPERIENCE

Extension Cords

Typically, most households have an overabundance of electrical devices and lack the number of plugs needed to satisfy them all. Extension cords come to the rescue many a time, but also can be a fire and electrical hazard if used incorrectly! You always need to consider using extension cords properly to avoid personal injury or […]

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Preparing for Emergencies

Our usual day to day lives don’t typically (or at least we hope not) involve an emergency. Thinking about emergency preparedness may fall to the back of our minds, until it is needed – which far too often, is too little too late. There are many things one considers when tragedy may strike but being […]

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Social Media Use for Children and Teens

The prevalence of social media has a huge impact on society; especially on developing children.  As a role model and guardian to our children, it is as important as ever for parents to ensure their safety and privacy online. We are surrounded by a digital culture that encourages transparency online; but with that transparency comes […]

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Snow Plow Pre-Cautions

Winter, it is here! We have moved into the time of year when the natural beauty of snow and ice starts to shape into very cold days with unwanted ice, slush and snow drifted highways. Driving in snowy weather conditions is stressful, needing all of your focus; including not losing your cool while snow removal […]

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GETTING READY FOR WINTER

Getting ready and prepared for winter! The leaves have changed, the days are growing ever shorter, and there is a cold nip in the air! It is time to admit that even fall is coming to a close and that winter is quickly on its way. Preparing your home and vehicles for this cold season […]

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FEATURED AGENT – BETH HACKETT INSURANCE AGENCY

Name: Beth Hackett Hometown: Wyoming, ON Job/Position: Business Owner and Principal Agent Hobbies: Spending endless hours watching my son’s sports, dining with friends and anything happening on the water. Favourite Food: Meals prepared by others! Quotes to live by: “Life is short, break the rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and never […]

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Furnace Care and Maintenance

With the days getting shorter and the weather turning colder there is the obvious desire to start turning up the heat indoors. But before you crank it up, you should stop for a moment to think about furnace care and maintenance. In the ideal world we would never have to give a second thought to […]

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Motorcycles: Keep Yourself Safe with Helmets & Insurance

Whether you are a well-seasoned rider with many years and miles behind you, or a fresh newbie looking forward to a full summer out on the open roads, it is important to have a proper motorcycle helmet. A helmet is one of those things you hope you’ll never have to properly test out but invest […]

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Boat Maintenance & Insurance

With summer and boating season here, families across the country are enjoying having their boats out on the water!  A boat is a major investment and can provide an ample number of fun weekends spent out on the water. However, without the proper upkeep this investment can turn into an expensive playground for the local […]

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Cutting Down Your Summer AC Bills

Just because the summer temperatures are starting to rise doesn’t mean your electricity bill has to skyrocket as well. While running your AC on full blast may seem like an enticing idea, we can assure you that your wallet will not agree. Here are a few tips on how to cut down on your AC […]

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Tips for Dealing with an Auto Accident

Whether you are a seasoned driver with decades of experience or a fresh young driver enjoying the adventure of open roads, an accident is not something you expect to happen. While it is true that millions of trips are made safely every week in cities around the country, there are also bound to be accidents. […]

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Protect Your House This Summer

With spring weather finally warming up our cold toes, it will soon be time for long, sun-filled summer vacations. With all the excitement of planning these getaways, we often forget about certain details, like what happens to your house while you are away? When leaving your house empty, if only for a few days, you […]

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