COVID-19: Information for our clients

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By Staebler Insurance on Aug 30, 2022

We heard from clients in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, and beyond that our referral program needed an update – so we did just that! Over the years we have helped hundreds of clients with our Staebler Supporters Referral Program . We've now made it even easier to receive a referral reward. (See the reward levels below.) What's Changed? Now when you become a Staebler Supporter (your referral becomes a new client), we'll email you an...

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By Staebler Insurance on Aug 4, 2022

In a previous blog, we discussed how insured property values may need to be increased because of a number of inflationary factors affecting restoration costs. These continue to include high construction costs (material, labour, etc.) and increased demand for these services. Another issue arising that’s just as critical for business owners is the business interruption coverage timeline following a loss: The global supply chain and its continued challenges to keep up with...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jul 8, 2022

Due to the ongoing service outage and the uncertainty around restoration time, we are closing the office today, July 8. Our plan is to reopen on Monday, July 11 at 8 a.m.   You may email your broker or contact our Afterhours Service Line for urgent needs at 1.855.795.3487   In the event of a claim, please visit STAEBLER.COM/Claims for advice, guidance, and insurance company contact information.    Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

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By Staebler Insurance on Jun 24, 2022

Since 2020, the world has seen supply chain problems, catastrophic weather events, wars, political upheaval, and viruses.   All of these events have put upward pressure on costs for everything, including construction costs. Costs of labour and materials have significantly increased, due to increased demand, in amounts that are well outpacing consumer inflation rates.  This creates new risk for businesses who may need to rebuild after a property loss during this period of...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jun 1, 2022

Many times throughout the day, Bev and Melanie get goosebumps. It’s caused by the stories and the special moments they share with their team of volunteers at the newly-opened supply centre for refugees from the Ukraine.   Located at 130 Weber Street West in Kitchener , the Waterloo Region Support For Our New Ukrainian Neighbours started to take shape in March, when the crisis in eastern Europe was unfolding. Despite only just meeting on March 15, Bev...

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By Staebler Insurance on Mar 18, 2022

In March 2020, the Staebler Insurance team left their offices in Kitchener to begin working remotely. At the time, the COVID-19 pandemic was accelerating and our organization made the decision to keep its employees, its clients, and all of their families as safe as possible. The new work from home routine was to be a few weeks, maybe a couple months, before public health would deem it safe to return to in-office work and in-person appointments. At the time, no one knew that those...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jan 6, 2022

Police in Waterloo Region and throughout southern Ontario are warning car owners of new techniques that thieves are using to steal vehicles from driveways. These techniques are taking advantage of technologies that are installed in cars to make it more convenient for drivers but at the same time easier for thieves to get away with theft. The first uses the keyless entry feature to "relay” the signal from the car’s fob to open the door and start the car....

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By Staebler Insurance on Dec 10, 2021

The Holiday Season is a special time to share with family and friends. As a family-owned business, we recognize the importance of giving time off and allowing our team to relax and enjoy the season. Please see below for our office's holiday schedule for the last two weeks of December.  Friday, December 24 – Closed Monday, December 27 – Closed Tuesday, December 28 – Closed Wednesday, December 29 – Open 8 am-5 pm Thursday, December 30 – Open 8...

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By Staebler Insurance on Sep 21, 2021

Beginning Wednesday, September 22, 2021, the Province of Ontario is requiring proof of vaccination from patrons to enter select businesses . Ontario is joining other provinces with a vaccine certificate program that will eventually become a QR code (see update below). It is a reality business owners and operators are facing and, like so many of the regulations in the past year, businesses need to adapt and work hard to keep their business going. Staebler’s goal...

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By Staebler Insurance on Jun 17, 2021

Canadian’s interest in pro basketball has grown exponentially over the past ten years. The success of the Toronto Raptors has fuelled that growth and encouraged more to get involved with the sport. At Staebler, we don’t want to sit on the sidelines. That’s why we’re jumping on the court and entering into a new partnership with the Guelph Nighthawks, a professional basketball team in the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL). The CEBL began with its first season in 2019, soon...

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