News

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Take advantage of subsidies and save!

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Before calling a container service to dispose of the old central heating unit or before replacing permanently fogged-up windows, it is a good idea to inquire … Continue reading

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Plan and be your own foreman

Would you like to renovate the interior of your home or redecorate a room? Of course, you could save by putting your skills to the test instead of hiring a professional. But before you go ahead as your own foreman, … Continue reading

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Car insurance renewal checklist

  Do you know what your obligations are when you receive a renewal notice for your auto insurance? The Groupement des assureurs automobiles (GAA) and the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) advise consumers to take advantage of this notice to … Continue reading

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Checklist for taking your vehicle out of storage

Did you store a vehicle that is only used for part of the year? Here’s a checklist from the La Capitale blog to help you remember what to do when you start using your vehicle again.   Did you reinstate … Continue reading

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Home Automation Will Make Your Life Easier

By 2019, a projected 38.2 million North American households are expected to have smart home systems. There’s no reason to wait, since today’s home automation technology is easy to use, affordable, professionally installed.  It can allow you to control your … Continue reading

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Going on vacation? Prepare your home for your departure!

Leaving your home unoccupied while you go on vacation? To avoid unpleasant surprises when you return, follow the tips taken from La Capitale’s blog on how to keep would-be burglars at bay and reduce the risk of fires while you’re away. Notify … Continue reading

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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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