• Alberta Home Insurance Tips: Plumbing Maintenance and Care

    For most Alberta homeowners, regular inspection & maintenance of plumbing is usually not in one’s mind until a disaster occurs.   It only takes a few litres of water spill to cause thousands of dollars in damage and see you spending money on your deductible. At Bow Valley Insurance of Alberta, we always advise to manage risks appropriately. Keep your home

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  • Care of Your Furnace and Ducts in the Winter

    With winter hitting its stride in Calgary, your furnace has become the most critical system in your home. A malfunctioning furnace is not only inefficient, it can become the point source of deadly carbon monoxide if it burns fuel oil, natural gas, or propane. Even if you have an electrical furnace, if it is allowed

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  • Take Extra Care at Home When Aging

    Home Safety Tips: Avoiding Falls on Stairways Falling on stairways is one of the most common home accidents. Researchers have found three major factors that increase the likelihood of a fall on or from a stairway: Environmental factors — lack of handrails, poor stair design, construction and maintenance, inadequate lighting, and the lack of a proper tread surface

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