Home and personal safety resource centre
This resource centre provides useful tips to protect your family and your home. Please spend a few minutes reviewing the articles below. If you have a specific question that you would like us to answer, please email us and we’ll do our best to respond.
Break-in + theft prevention
Square One provides important tips to help minimize home break-ins and thefts.
Preparing for earthquakes
Square One provides important tips to be well-prepared for earthquakes. Also, learn about the availability of earthquake insurance.
Preventing water damage
Square One provides several important tips to prevent water damage to your home.
Preparing for wildfires
Square One provides important tips to prepare for and deal with wildfires. Learn how you can protect your family and belongings.
Preparing for tornadoes, windstorms + winter storms
Learn how to recognize the early signs of trouble if your home insurance protects you against tornadoes, windstorms, and other winter storms.
Ice dams and your roof
An ice dam is not something that forms in a river; it's something that forms on your roof. Learn what causes ice dams and how to prevent them.
Preventing candle and other household fires
Christmas and New Years are peak times for home candle fires. Square One provides easy tips to prevent candle and other household fires from happening.
Avoiding counterfeit electrical products
Square One explains how to identify counterfeit electrical products and why you should avoid them.
Using barbecues safely
Learn how to safely use barbecues this summer to prevent injury and damage with important tips from Square One.