Short, dark days and colder temperatures are a reminder to start preparing your home for winter, advises the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC).
Winter storms can strike without warning, the IBC reminds us all. These storms can bring with them poor visibility, low temperatures, high winds, significant snowfall and, on occasion, freezing rain. Ice dams on roofs or frozen pipes can cause problems when the temperature drops. Being prepared is your best defence, advises the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), which suggests the following steps.
Are you prepared?
- Prepare a detailed home inventory.
- Prepare your home.
- Assemble a disaster safety kit.
- Create an emergency preparedness plan for your family.
Are you covered?
1. Talk to your…