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Fireplace and Wood Stove Safety

Enjoying the warmth and calm of sitting around the fireplace with loved ones? Cozy! A house fire caused by improper use of your fireplace? Not so cozy.

The National Fire Protection Association states that while fires involving fireplaces or chimneys were involved in fewer than 7% of fires caused by heating equipment, they caused more than one fifth of overall property damage at 22%.

We’ve got you covered with tips to enjoy your fireplace or wood stove safely.

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Protecting Your Home From Ice Dams

Ice dams are something that all homeowners living in snow-prone climates should know about. Ice dams are ice buildups that trap water from running off of your roof. This can potentially cause the water to seep through the roof and damage your home.

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7 Candle Safety Tips

Candles are used for a variety of purposes, like religious ceremonies, a source of light when the power goes out, or simply as home décor. Because they are so commonly used, we often don’t give a second thought to the safety risks associated with candles.

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Why and How to Shut Your Water off When You Leave Home

Are you headed on vacation this year?

Maybe you’ve already made your packing list and arranged a kennel for Fido in preparation for the big trip. You’ve thought of everything, right? Well, there may be one more item to add to your list of things to do before you go.

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4 Space Heater Safety Tips

As the weather cool downs, many people use space heaters to stay warm during the winter. Space heaters are popular for a reason: they’re a convenient, portable, and cost effective way to heat areas of your home. However, using a space heater increases the risk of a house fire, especially when safety precautions are not taken.

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Sandbox Gives Back to Organizations Supporting New Immigrants

Right on time for the Holiday Season and start of the cold-weather season, Sandbox is proud to support six organizations across Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba that provide support services for new immigrants to Canada with a donation of $2,000 each.

Alberta

Edmonton Immigrant Services Association

Centre for Newcomers

Saskatchewan

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New! Restaurant Insurance Package Policy

On December 1, 2022, Sandbox Mutual Insurance launched a Restaurant Package Policy, available to purchase from a Sandbox Insurance Broker

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Sandbox Broker Donation Fund

We are pleased to be donating $5,000 each to the following charities:
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There is a new face in the insurance Sandbox!

Effective November 1, 2022, Saskatchewan Mutual Insurance is now Sandbox Mutual Insurance.
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Commercial Service Line Coverage

Protecting building owners from critical infrastructure losses not currently covered.
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