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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 27, 2018

Waterloo Region road planners have fallen in love with roundabouts! In recent years, roundabouts have gone from being a curiosity you might encounter in some quaint, sleepy neighbourhood 20 minutes out of the way to a regular feature of many main thoroughfares and highly trafficked areas. In cities like Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge, there are literally dozens of roundabouts, practically guaranteeing that any trip you take through the area will see you navigating at least a few...

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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 20, 2018

Car maintenance is always important, but it takes on an especially crucial role during a Canadian winter. You don’t want to be stranded on the side of the road when the mercury dips into freezing temperatures, when the sleet and snow start making an already precarious position on the shoulder downright dangerous due to a lack of visibility. If you see that check engine light come on, you need to know what to do about it immediately! As we start getting into the cold months, check...

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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 13, 2018

Whether you’re finally going to backpack across Europe, or on a temporary work assignment out of town, whenever you leave your home for an extended period you need to prepare. Unoccupied homes are tempting targets for burglaries and vulnerable to other disasters. Before you pack your bags make sure to prepare your home with the following tips! Find a check-in buddy The absolute best thing you can do to secure your home while you’re away is to ask a trusted loved one or...

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By Staebler Insurance on Nov 6, 2018

The chilly months of fall might bring the "joys” of raking and cleaning leaves out of the gutter, but there is one upside -- you can finally put the lawn mower away for the season! You might have to shovel the laneway soon, but at least you’re done with the lawn until Spring! But, before you wheel your mower into the shed or garage and say goodbye for the year, take the time to properly treat and prep your mower for storage. It might seem like an inconvenience now, but you’ll be...

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