Flash floods can occur within minutes of excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure, or a sudden release of water held by an ice jam. Overland flooding, the most common type of flooding event, typically occurs when waterways, such as rivers or streams, overflow their banks as a result of rainwater or levee breach and cause flooding in surrounding areas. It can also occur when rainfall or snowmelt exceeds the capacity of underground pipes, or the capacity of streets and drains designed to carry floodwater away from urban areas. (more…)
Spring thaws can cause serious flooding damage
It happens every year… here are some tips to prepare your home from flooding.
Heavy rains and snow melts can result in severe home flooding. Here are vital tips to prepare your home for spring thaw and prevent water damage:
5 Ways to Reduce Your Data Exposures
Cyber security threats and trends can change year over year as technology continues to advance at alarming speeds. As such, it’s critical for organizations to reassess their data protection practices regularly and make achievable cyber security resolutions to help protect themselves from costly breaches: (more…)
With warmer weather in the forecast snowmelts can cause flooding. This happens when the melted snow or rainfalls exceeds the capacity of underground pipes, or the capacity of streets and drains designed to carry floodwater away from urban areas.
Be aware of flood hazards no matter where you live or work, but especially if you are in low-lying areas, near water, behind a levee or downstream from a dam. Even very small streams, gullies, creeks, culverts, dry streambeds or low-lying ground that appear harmless in dry weather can flood.
The RRJ Insurance Group Ltd. is very pleased to officially announce the purchase of the Cambridge, Ontario location of All-Risks Insurance Brokers effective March 1, 2019. This All-Risks Insurance Brokers Cambridge branch will merge and operate under the name of Pioneer Insurance Brokers, A Division of RRJ Insurance Group Ltd.
Did You Know?
If your home becomes uninhabitable for reasons covered in your tenant insurance policy, the insurance company will reimburse you for your temporary living expenses until you are able to find a new place to live. Tenant insurance is there to protect the belongings in your home and so much more.
In the event that you are diagnosed with a critical illness, medical bills, mortgages, utilities, groceries and other expenses can pile up quickly. What’s more, those suffering from a critical illness may not be able to work at all, making it all the more difficult to make monthly payments and remain financially secure. That’s where critical illness insurance can help. (more…)
Did You Know?
Life Insurance premiums are calculated after looking at an individual’s health risk factors, such as tobacco use, cholesterol level, obesity, diabetes and family history. Modifying controllable health and lifestyle factors will reduce your life insurance premium, in addition to making you healthier!
Calculating Life Insurance Premiums
Even if you already have life insurance through your employer, you may be underinsured. If you’d like the security of knowing that you have enough life insurance coverage in place, KRG life insurance in Canada can work with you to ensure that there aren’t any gaps in your current coverage.
How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?
To find the right amount of coverage, it’s important to weigh your dependents’ current lifestyle and spending needs against their future sources of income and assets. (more…)
In a recent news release, the Ontario government announced it is seeking input from drivers and consumers on how to lower the province’s auto insurance rates in what’s being called the Putting Drivers First consultation.