Homeowner Insurance

What Edmonton Homeowners Need to Watch Out for During Cold Snaps

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Edmonton is a city of wonderful extremes but for homeowners, the shift from unbearably hot summer days to frigid winter nights can cause concern when it comes to the condition of your house. Preparing for winter involves more than simply kicking your home’s heating system into gear. Extremely low temperatures can wreak havoc not only […]

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How to Prepare Your Edmonton Home for Hot Weather

The number of summer days that far exceed 30°C are on the rise in Edmonton and summer days and nights are starting to feel a lot more tropical. Not only is heat uncomfortable, but it can amplify existing health conditions. That’s why when the summer heat hits, it’s important to properly prepare your home – […]

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First-Time Homebuyers: What Do You Need To Know?

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Are you ready to buy a home for the first time? First of all, congratulations! Buying a home is an exciting milestone, but the process can be confusing and overwhelming. At ARC Insurance we understand that a home is an important asset and investment. In order to get it right the first time, we’ve created […]

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Sewer Backup Coverage: What Is It and Why Do You Need It?

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You wake up in the morning and notice a weird smell coming from your basement. Upon inspection, you realize that sewage has backed up into your home and ruined your lower level. No worries, right? Your home insurance will cover it. Unfortunately, sewer backups are not covered under a basic home insurance policy. This type […]

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Seasonal Property Insurance: 5 Things to Know


At the height of summer or in a winter wonderland, many Albertans maintain properties to enjoy their favourite seasons. If you own a seasonal property, it’s not always fun and games– a good insurance policy is essential for true peace of mind. ARC Insurance Brokers knows the most common issues seasonal property owners face, so […]

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Insurance Companies & Backwater Valves


Many home and property insurance claims here in Alberta are a result of our ever-changing weather. Whether cold and icy, hot and dry or even windy and rainy – we all know that we live in an environment that can be as harsh as it is beautiful. Lately, there has been a lot of concern […]

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5 Easy & Effective Ways to Secure Your Home

When it comes to protecting your property and the people within it, insurance is often in the same conversation. Having a policy in place to preserve your investments is important– but do not overlook the things you can do prevent a security breach in the first place. A more secure property is often more affordable […]

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HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE: 4 Add-Ons for Comprehensive Coverage


Standard insurance policies for homeowners cover a wide variety of issues that could – and often do – happen to the average property. If you only consult one insurer or simply opt for the cheapest plan, you may be leaving vital areas of your home unprotected. Continue reading below for ARC Insurance’s guide to policy […]

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Fallout of Summer Fires: The Reason Your Insurance Rates Might Increase


this year are likely to lead to another increase in Alberta insurance rates. The 2016 blaze forced more than 80,000 people from their homes, and is said to be the costliest disaster for insurers in Canadian history. Read on to learn more about why you shouldn’t be surprised to see your premiums or deductibles go […]

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