Looking to make the right choices when it comes to insurance and the prevention of losses? You’ve come to the right place. The Prevention tips section provides many useful tips on the subject.
In fact, you can contact your insurance broker anytime for sound advice. Happy reading!
Home August 8, 2023 • 3 min
Are your belongings covered if they’re stolen while travelling? Good insurance can make all the difference when you've been robbed.
Home January 13, 2023 • 2 min
Prevent the theft of your sports equipment this winter with these tips. Increase your chances of success and thwart thieves.
Home November 23, 2022 • 1 min
When the holiday season is upon us, many are brightening their home with lights and decorations to recreate the magic of Christmas. In case you don’t already know it, your holiday decorations can increase your risk of fire. Here are a few tips on how to enjoy the holidays safely.
Auto November 22, 2022 • 5 min
Winter brings added challenges for drivers. To drive safely during the cold months, here are eight tips that will make you a better driver.
Home October 24, 2022 • 2 min
Like it or not, there’s just no avoiding Halloween at the end of October. Every year you can expect to see spooky decorations and kids in costumes running around the neighborhood in search of goodies. All factors that increase the risk of accidents and auto or home insurance claims... We would like to share a few tips to ensure a safe Halloween!
Leisure Vehicle October 5, 2022 • 1 min
Do you store a vehicle over the winter and want to learn how an insurance credit for storing seasonal vehicles works? Our team answers five frequently asked questions.
Home September 28, 2022 • 3 min
A healthy tree starts with a little pruning. Find out how to care for trees so they can survive the seasons.
Home September 11, 2022 • 1 min
When you start major renovations, you are often overwhelmed with many questions and decisions. Here is some advice to help you make the right choices.
Home July 4, 2022 • 3 min
Own a swimming pool or hot tub? By following our prevention and maintenance tips, you can safely enjoy your unit for years to come.
Home June 19, 2022 • 2 min
Renowned haven of peace, the cottage is synonymous with getting away and relaxing. It’s best you take the measures to take care of it. Follow these 6 tips from L’Unique General Insurance to adequately insure your cottage and prevent losses.
Auto June 13, 2022 • 1 min
An experienced thief only needs 30 seconds to steal your car. It’s better to prevent it from happening than deal with the aftermath. Learn how to prevent your car and its contents from being stolen.
Home June 2, 2022 • 1 min
Did you know that the potting soil generally contains peat moss, wood chips, polystyrene or vermiculite, all of which can ignite easily? Potting soil is responsible for a number of home insurance claims every summer. Get informed to prevent your pots of pretty flowers from being a fire hazard.
Home May 21, 2022 • 2 min
Even though power outages lasting several hours are rare in Quebec, they still can happen. What do you do to keep refrigerated and frozen food safe in a power outage? Does your home insurance offer reimbursement for spoiled food?
Home May 19, 2022 • 2 min
Read the tips from L’Unique General Insurance to reduce the risks of smoking-related fires.
Auto May 16, 2022 • 2 min
Do you think you know all there is to know about making right turns at red lights? Even though this is now a regular practice of drivers in Quebec, several rules must be kept in mind for safety. The L’Unique General Insurance team has prepared a little quiz so that you can test your knowledge and refresh your memory.
Home April 26, 2022 • 3 min
For many of us, the scent of propane sparks memories of one of the joys of summer. Although this combustible material is widely used, improper use or storage, or careless transportation, can result in carbon monoxide poisoning, injury or property damage. You can reduce the risks!
Home April 26, 2022 • 1 min
Springtime means the return of birds and greenery. For homeowners, it’s also time for spring cleaning, inside as well as outside. Here are 11 things that you should check to reduce the risk of preventable damage to your property.
Auto April 18, 2022 • 2 min
Did you know that you should take the time to update your information, make sure that the coverage is still tailored to your needs and the premium is right, before each auto insurance renewal?
Auto April 15, 2022 • 2 min
Freezing temperatures, thawing period, a lot of traffic...Quebec roads don't have it easy! Just look at the condition of the roads when spring arrives and it's plain to see: potholes multiply! L'Unique General Insurance would like to give you a few tips for a smoother ride this spring.
Home April 14, 2022 • 3 min
Based on what we’ve experienced over the last several years, few Quebec residents are spared from flooding risks. In fact, several areas that were never considered susceptible to this type of disaster were hit by floods. Follow our tips so that you're ready to face rising flood waters and minimize the damage that can be caused to your home.
Auto March 29, 2022 • 2 min
Do you rely on technology while you’re behind the wheel? You might be taking some major risks! Here are three myths on this topic which may surprise you.
Home March 18, 2022 • 2 min
Water damage is responsible for the majority of home insurance losses in this country. Plumbing pipes inside your home are among the main culprits. Here are a few things for you to keep an eye on to help you stay dry.
Leisure Vehicle March 17, 2022 • 2 min
Do you own a motorhome or trailer? Here are a few tips to help you pick the right insurance coverage.
Leisure Vehicle February 20, 2022 • 2 min
Here are a few tips for buying and maintaining a recreational vehicle so you can enjoy it for many years to come.
Leisure Vehicle February 20, 2022 • 2 min
When spring is just around the corner, motorcycle drivers are already dreaming of taking to the road on their bikes! But to get the season off on the right foot, it’s important to keep the following safety tips in mind. Time to do a few laps around the track with us!
Home January 7, 2022 • 2 min
Our winters provide their share of fun and inconveniences. Here are a few tips to reduce the risk of damage caused by the accumulation of snow and ice on and around your residence.
Home November 25, 2021 • 3 min
Did you know that poorly installed or maintained car shelters are more likely to become damaged and to cause damage to your property and that of your neighbours? Find out how to reduce the risks!
Auto September 28, 2021 • 3 min
Winter tires are mandatory in Quebec. But on which vehicles and for how long? What features do a winter tire have to have in order to be legal? How do these features increase safety?
Home July 19, 2021 • 5 min
Are you spending more time at home or the cottage this summer? Follow our tips so that you can safely enjoy evenings around your fireplace!
Home October 23, 2019 • 1 min
The cold inspires many people to head South during the winter. Are you among them? Don’t take off without taking a few precautionary measures when it comes to your home and auto insurance coverage.
Auto May 22, 2019 • 2 min
Buying a used car usually means you’ll be saving a pretty penny. But it doesn’t mean you don’t want to get a good return on your investment! Here’s how auto insurance can help you!
Home February 20, 2019 • 3 min
Many home buyers get nightmares from thinking about the possibility of discovering a latent defect in their new home. But did you know that being well-informed on the matter and by taking certain precautions, you could reduce the chances of making such a frightening discovery, all the while being better prepared to face it?
Home January 23, 2019 • 2 min
Even though most earthquakes in Quebec don’t cause any property damage, we can still experience significant aftershocks. Would you know what to do in this type of situation? Do you know which types of damage would be covered by your insurance?