Home and personal safety resource centre
This resource center 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
Learn how to prevent and minimize break-ins to your apartment, house or mobile home. Did a break-in just happen? We'll give you next steps.
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
Water damage can be a homeowner or renters worst nightmare. Whether you live in a condo or large house, these tips are quick to implement and can save thousands in potential damages should the unexpected happen.
Preparing for wildfires
Square One provides important tips to prepare for and deal with wildfires. Learn how you can protect your family and belongings.
Securing your identity and smartphone
Square One describes how you can avoid becoming a victim of identity theft. And, learn useful tips on how to secure your smartphone.
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.
Enjoying Christmas trees safely
Square One provides tips to prevent Christmas tree related fires that could damage your home and ruin your holidays.
Using barbecues safely
Learn how to safely use barbecues this summer to prevent injury and damage with important tips from Square One.
Avoiding accidents in your home
Accidents are always prone to happen around the home. Learn the common ones and how to prevent injury with tips provided by Square One.