Canada has experienced an increasing number of severe storms in recent years, which means the time is right for Cochrane homeowners, renters and landlords to start considering water damage insurance. The facts speak for themselves: extreme weather has cost Canadians nearly $10 billion in insurance claims since 1998, and water and wind damage now account for half of all property claims. Make sure your home is protected against Alberta's extreme weather: learn more about Comprehensive Water coverage from The Co-operators.
It wasn’t until very recently that Canadians were able to obtain insurance against overland flooding. This coverage gap was highlighted in 2013, the country’s worst-ever year for weather-related damage. That's why we're pleased to introduce Comprehensive Water coverage for our valued clients in cities across Alberta, including Cochrane. Start by taking our free online assessment to understand the level of risk to your property.
There are steps you can take to keep unwanted water out your home, including clearing eavestroughs, installing window wells around your basement windows and keeping storm drains clear of leaves and other debris.
To learn more about water damage insurance and to review your options, get in touch with your local Co-operators advisor in Cochrane today.
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Cochrane has a public policy system that provides a minimum level of mandatory coverage to vehicle owners when they purchase license plates.