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Worried about a break-in? Here are some security tips for closed businesses

Worried about a break-in? Here are some security tips for closed businesses

With many businesses being ordered to temporarily close by the provincial government, owners may feel more vulnerable to break-ins. Here’s a list put together by Durham Regional Police with steps businesses can take to improve security and deter criminal activity: Lighting: keep exterior entry points (including windows) well-lit. Lighting inside should be dimmer then outside […]

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Does Business Interruption Insurance Cover Loss of Revenue Due to COVID-19?

Does Business Interruption Insurance Cover Loss of Revenue Due to COVID-19?

In light of recent events surrounding COVID-19 and the mandated shutdown of certain businesses and services, Ontario business owners are becoming concerned and want answers. So how does a pandemic like COVID-19 affect commercial insurance? People want to know about Coronavirus and what, if anything, is covered by their business insurance policy. Our brokers are working […]

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How To Make A Home Inventory List

How To Make A Home Inventory List

No one ever wants to have to make an insurance claim. Claiming means something unexpected and destructive has happened; the stress of dealing with a break-in or a fire can be overwhelming. To reduce stress, speed up the processing of your claims, and ensure you have the right level of coverage, it’s essential you create […]

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Proudly Sponsoring the 2020 Oshawa Music Awards!

This year we’re excited and honoured to be supporting the Oshawa Music Awards (OMA) 2020: Celebrating Music in Durham Region. Music has always been a huge part of the Petley-Hare family and it’s great to be involved this year as Petley-Hare CEO, Dave Hare’s first recording band, Reign Ghost, is being inducted into the OMA […]

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We’re Hiring – Customer Service Rep

We’re Hiring – Customer Service Rep

Petley-Hare is growing again! We’re currently on the hunt for great people who are ready for a rewarding, unique challenge. Do you want to be a part of a dynamic, high energy team right here in the Durham Region? If so, then Petley-Hare is the place for you. We’re currently seeking a rock-star, customer service representative with […]

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We’re Hiring – Technical Service Representative

We’re Hiring – Technical Service Representative

Petley-Hare is growing again! Do you want to be a part of a fun, fast paced, high energy team right here in the Durham Region? If so, then Petley-Hare is the place for you. We’re currently seeking an all-star technical service representative that can lend their expertise to our insurance team. This is a full-time […]

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New changes to OHIP that travellers need to know about.

New changes to OHIP that travellers need to know about.

As of January 1, 2020 the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) will no longer cover out-of-country emergency medical expenses.  If you’re heading out of the country, make sure you have suitable personal travel insurance coverage. Insured Ontario residents will continue to receive coverage for physician and hospital services when visiting or moving to another Canadian […]

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How to Protect Your Deliveries From Porch Pirates

How to Protect Your Deliveries From Porch Pirates

So, how do you avoid the wrath of this new wave of porch pirates? Perhaps more importantly, how does your home insurance help cover the impact of lost or stolen deliveries?  We are lucky to live in a day and age where virtually anything can be delivered directly to our doorstep. Still, unfortunately, there is a new […]

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5 Reasons Why You Need Tenant Insurance

5 Reasons Why You Need Tenant Insurance

When renting a house or a condo, buying tenant insurance probably isn’t one of your top priorities. But many people don’t know the truth about tenant insurance — while others don’t even know it exists, let alone what it can do for them. As a broker, our purpose is not about making a sale but […]

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Do’s and Don’ts of Space Heaters

Do’s and Don’ts of Space Heaters

When you cannot escape the cold in your own home during the winter, you may turn to supplemental heating equipment such as a portable space heater for additional warmth. However, space heaters can be dangerous. According to the National Fire Protection Association, a third of home heating fires are caused by space heaters. Follow these […]

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