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Three tips to prevent theft during the holidays

For most people, the year-end festivities are associated with giving and sharing. But, for some, it’s also a perfect time to steal. Here are three tips from the La Capitale blog to help protect your property and holiday purchases from … Continue reading

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Home automation: make your home smart

Smart Home is a growing trend for simple reasons. It will help you save time, money, energy and also protect what matters the most to you: your family and your home. People are running busy lives and should not have … Continue reading

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5 tips on safe propane use

Propane is a reliable combustible that can be very useful for daily needs, especially during the summer months. However, dangers of injury, carbon monoxide poisoning, fire and explosion are associated with its use. Here’s some advice from the La Capitale blog … Continue reading

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8 tips for smokers to help prevent fires

Did you know that cigarettes are one of the main causes of fires in Quebec? That’s why your home insurance premiums could increase if there’s a smoker under your roof! Here are 8 tips from the La Capitale blog to help … Continue reading

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The advantages of buying with a down payment exceeding 20%

When the time comes to buy, is it better to put down a big down payment? As every situation varies greatly, it’s impossible to provide a definitive answer. Your decision should take your needs, your means and your targeted market … Continue reading

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What to do with your refrigerated food in the event of a power failure

Do you know what you should do with the contents of your refrigerator after you lose power for several hours? Here’s some useful information taken from La Capitale’s blog. 1.One simple act is enough to help you be better prepared in … Continue reading

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Roof maintenance and home insurance: 4 steps to take

Not many people like to climb on to the roof of their homes. It is still a worthwhile exercise to help prevent damage, home insurance claims and all the problems they could cause. The La Capitale blog team explains what you … Continue reading

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Borrowing more to renovate your home

Let’s be honest: it often takes more than vacuuming and Windex to make the bathroom in a new home shine. But that shouldn’t stop you from buying the house of your dreams: several options are available to finance your renovations. … Continue reading

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Choosing the plan of your dreams

Building a house is one of life’s most important projects. And searching for the ideal plan, although fun and exciting, can be a lengthy and daunting task. How to choose among so many available plans? Here is some useful advice that … Continue reading

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Wood heating and insurance: 4 things you need to know!

Do you use wood to heat your home, or thinking of doing so? What kind of impact can it have on your home insurance and how can you make sure that it’s installed and maintained safely? Here are a few … Continue reading

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