Even a small amount of water can be a big problem.
And these days Canadians are seeing more than a little water.
According to the Insurance Bureau of Canada, water damage is now the leading cause of home insurance claims, exceeding fire, theft, and wind or hail claims.
Last year, water damaged over 30,000 homes across Canada, but, with a little knowledge and some routine maintenance, you can reduce your risk and keep unwanted water out.
Learn more about how to protect your home with the following handy checklists:
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