COVID-19: Information for our clients

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By Staebler Insurance on May 26, 2020

After a cool start to the season, a mid-spring heat event has hit southern Ontario -- and with it comes the warnings and reminders to be proactive to help beat the heat.   The risks are greater to young children, pregnant women, older adults, and people with chronic illnesses. It is important to take care of yourself and those around you with these recommendations:   1) Limit Outdoor Time Between 10 am and 4 pm, the sun is at its hottest and...

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By Staebler Insurance on May 19, 2020

It’s been over eight weeks since government and health officials mandated the majority of businesses close their doors to the public. A lot has changed and everyone has needed to quickly adapt. After a long and patient wait, we are starting to see the slow  re-opening of some businesses and industries from COVID-19 mandated shutdown. This is giving many businesses pause to take the time to look around, take stock of their physical space and operating procedures, and begin...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 13, 2020

On March 11, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) a pandemic. At Staebler, the health and well-being of our employees and our customers continues to be our top priority, and we continue to monitor the situation as it develops. At this time, we are not making any changes to the delivery of our services to our customers. However, we are encouraging all of our customers and partners to use email and/or telephone to contact our...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 11, 2020

With rapidly rising temperatures and rainy pre-spring weather, flood warnings will become more and more frequent. This week the Grand River Conservation Authority issued official warnings for Ayr, New Hamburg, and Drayton near the Conestogo River.   A river, during calmer times. ( Photo from  Pexels ) If you live near rivers it is a good idea to be notified about watches and warnings. You can subscribe to the GRCA alert emails .   In case...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 4, 2020

From the Staebler Blog archive: This post originally appeared in May, 2019.   The long wait is finally over: It’s time to open up your getaway property. As the warmer weather settles in, the chores at the cottage or trailer begin. While this always seems like a never-ending and daunting task, opening the cottage for the season is very rewarding.  To make sure you have time to relax on the deck, cold drink in hand, we’ve compiled a checklist of tasks you...

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By Staebler Insurance on Feb 11, 2020

They say nothing gold can stay, and isn't that the truth. While we might be used to keeping an eye on the expiry date for our groceries, or swapping out the batteries on our fire alarms, there are plenty of other common house hold items that can go bad on you without you realizing it.  Let's take a quick trip through the average home and check out a few of the most likely offenders.   In the closet :  Fire extinguishers : Make a...

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By Staebler Insurance on Feb 5, 2020

Great, you’ve done the responsible thing and you’ve purchased a comprehensive life insurance policy. Now you can rest easy knowing that should anything unfortunate ever happen to you, your family will be protected. But are they? A good life insurance policy can only help your family if they are aware of it. When you purchase a life insurance policy, be sure to do the following to make sure your family has the information they’ll need on the worst day of their lives. Talk to...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 6, 2020

Scheduling training can feel a lot like scheduling a root canal! It's not something most people look forward to. After all, you and your staff are busy people and it might feel like a complete waste of time to sit down and re-examine the numerous small tasks that you do every single day. Ironically, it's that exact attitude that makes refresher training so important.  According to official sources, close to 1000 workers in Canada die every year due to workplace...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 30, 2019

New Year’s Eve can be a great time with friends, and family. Often alcohol is consumed and when it’s time to go home, people make the wrong assumption that it’s okay to drive. Fortunately there are now more ways than ever to prevent drinking and driving, thanks to the convenience of our smartphones. Here are Staebler’s top ways to get home safely after a New Year’s Eve party. Uber  – This is one of the most popular apps in the world, thanks to its ease of use. Uber allows...

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 19, 2019

Winter officially begins on December 21 but Mother Nature has already brought its familiar friends of road closures, ice slicks, and blinding flurries. Driving in the winter is never fun, but there are steps you can take to make it a lot less dangerous for you and your family. Keep these tips in mind as you travel this snowy season and keep yourself as safe as possible on the road. Be ready for the season Winter driving safety begins before you even leave the lane way. The...

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