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Flood insurance in Athabaska, AB

As the frequency of severe storms in Canada continues to increase, it's clear that homeowners, renters and landlords in Athabaska are right to start thinking about flood insurance. It's estimated that half of all property claims can be attributed to damage caused by extreme weather, which has cost Canadians almost $10 billion in insurance claims since 1998. It's time to learn how you can protect your property against the worst weather Alberta has to offer with Comprehensive Water coverage from The Co-operators.

What sets us apart?

Flood damage can cost thousands of dollars for homeowners to repair, but our flood damage insurance is fairly priced. And that’s not the only thing that sets us apart. For the best customer service and advice about flood insurance coverage in Athabaska, you can count on our network of experienced advisors. After all, this type of insurance is relatively new to Canada, so you need to know more than just the price on the quote. Work with us and you’ll discover how we put our members and communities first through the last 70 plus years as a co-operative.

Reassuring coverage against unpredictable weather

Until recent years, insurance against flooding rivers, lakes and other bodies of water was not available in Canada. This lack of coverage came to the forefront in 2013, when Canada faced its most destructive year to date for weather-related damage. Rest assured, The Co-operators now provides Comprehensive Water insurance for clients in Athabaska and across Alberta. Find out your home’s risk level by taking our free online assessment now.

You can take action now and work to protect your home from water damage by sealing cracks in your foundation walls and basement floors, installing window wells around your basement windows, installing downspouts and regularly maintaining your eavestroughs, among other steps.

Get in touch with your local Co-operators advisor about flood insurance in Athabaska today and learn more about the ways in which we can protect your home and everything in it against the damaging effects of severe weather.

Our Comprehensive Water coverage is:

  • Inclusive: This one product covers you for damage caused by sewer or water backup, flooding caused by an overflow of a body of water, buildup of surface water caused by extreme weather events, and underground water that rises and comes into your home.
  • Individualized: Select the coverage limits that work best with your family’s needs.
  • Flexible: Instead of paying a fixed dollar amount, your deductible will be a percentage of the claim amount, ranging from 2% to 35% with a $1,000 minimum.
  • Value-added: You can benefit from savings on the purchase of loss prevention devices, such as a secondary automatic powered back-up sump pump.
  • Broad: Your home, personal property and detached structures are all covered, in addition to any surplus costs incurred in the event you are required to live elsewhere while your home is being repaired. Should your home be irreparable, you can choose to rebuild at your current location, a new location or not at all; in any event, we will still pay your claim.
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Investing in a More Sustainable Environment

As a responsible corporate citizen, we believe in balancing our economic, environmental and social priorities. In fact, The Co-operators was recently recognized in Hewitt Associate's Green 30 guide, which identified Canada's 30 most environmentally-conscious employers. Talk to The Co-operators today about flood insurance in Athabaska AND about what we're doing to help the environment.

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