6 Jun 2017

How To Dewinterize Your Boat

As much fun as owning a boat is, there are some upkeep and storage requirements that many boat owners wish they could simply do away with. Every time you put your boat away, or take it out for the summer, there is a list of things you have to do to make sure that you are not damaging the boat, and that it is safe to drive. If it’s that time of year again for you and the boat is coming out of your winter storage, below are some things to keep in mind when dewinterizing your boat. Check the Oil It is always a good idea to change the oil before you put a vehicle into storage, but if you didn’t do that, you must check it once you bring it out. You are most likely going to need to change it, as well as the oil filter, so that it is operating as efficiently as possible on the…

17 Oct 2011

With temperatures starting to decline more precipitously in recent weeks, it's a tell-tale sign that winter is drawing near. In light of this, the Insurance Bureau of Canada offers homeowners some recommendations of what they can do to winterize their living space.Perhaps the most important thing Canadians can do to prepare is to take the appropriate precautions for water damage, according to Jack Chadirdjian, IBC's director of public affairs. According to Chadirdjian, more than $1 billion per year is spent in insurance claims for policyholders who have sustained property damage.To avoid this, the IBC says homeowners should check their foundations for cracks. If any are spotted, they should have them repaired by a specialist as soon as possible.Water leaking from…

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