As the frequency of severe storms in Canada continues to increase, it's clear that homeowners, renters and landlords in Westlock are right to start thinking about flood insurance. Since 1998, wind and water damage caused by extreme weather has cost Canadians nearly $10 billion, which is 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.
Flood damage can cost homeowners thousands of dollars to repair, but our flood damage insurance is affordably priced. And that’s not the only thing that sets us apart. Our network of expert advisors throughout Westlock are always prepared to provide exceptional customer service and advice on your flood damage insurance. After all, being a relatively new type of insurance in Canada, you’re likely to have questions beyond the cost of coverage. 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.
It wasn’t until very recently that Canadians were able to obtain insurance against overland flooding. This gap in coverage was especially apparent in 2013, when Canada experienced its worst-ever year for weather-related damage. For that reason, we're proud to provide Comprehensive Water coverage for our clients in cities across Alberta, including Westlock. If you need to determine the risk to your home, there's also our easy-to-use online assessment tool.
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 flood insurance and to review your options, get in touch with your local Co-operators advisor in Westlock today.
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Westlock has a public policy system that provides a minimum level of mandatory coverage to vehicle owners when they purchase license plates.