It’s not always easy to make the right choice when it comes to insurance and the prevention of losses! To help you out, the team at L'Unique General Insurance brings you every month useful information and tips on various topics revolving around insurance.
We hope you enjoy reading them, and remember that your insurance broker is there to help you prevent losses.
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 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.
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!
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.
Home July 26, 2019 • 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 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?
Home October 24, 2018 • 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!
Home September 19, 2018 • 1 min
Did you know that 20% of fires in Quebec homes in 2015 were caused by smoking products? Since smoking is one of the main causes of fires in the province, you have to be extra careful if you or someone living with you smokes.
Home August 15, 2018 • 1 min
Are you wondering whether you’re paying the right price to insure your home? Whether you’re a tenant or a house or condo owner, it is possible to have good coverage at a great price, so you’re spared any hassles and headaches and potentially high costs following a fire, theft or water damage.
Home January 7, 2018 • 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 December 7, 2017 • 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.
Home July 6, 2017 • 1 min
Bike thefts occur far too frequently. But there are simple methods to prevent bike thefts. Here are three tips to help you outsmart the would-be thieves.
Home April 26, 2017 • 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.
Home June 2, 2016 • 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 September 11, 2015 • 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 March 18, 2015 • 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.