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Know Your Tires!

Know Your Tires!

Know the difference between Mud & Snow Tires vs. Winter Tires? Winter tires are created for driving in sub-zero degree weather and are rigorously tested for traction in snow and ice, whereas mud and snow tires are best suited for temperatures over seven degrees...

How to tell when your tires need to be replaced

How to tell when your tires need to be replaced

While most tire manufacturers recommend buying new tires for your car every five to six years, there are several telltale signs that you may need to replace them sooner. You should have your tires inspected by a professional once a year — but in between those annual...

‘Water is the new fire,’ says the Insurance Bureau of Canada

‘Water is the new fire,’ says the Insurance Bureau of Canada

Lakeside Insurance & Financial in Hamilton knows that flooding is a potential issue for homeowners in the communities they serve. Occurrences of residential flooding, including Brantford in recent weeks and Toronto Islands last summer, have many home and...

Five Little Mistakes That Could Cost You Big on Car Insurance

Five Little Mistakes That Could Cost You Big on Car Insurance

You probably know that Canadian law requires all drivers to hold auto coverage. What you may not know is that specific requirements may vary from province to province and not all car insurance policies are the same. Lakeside Insurance has been helping keep customers...

FESTIVE LIGHTS

FESTIVE LIGHTS

Winter Solstice, the shortest day, falls on December 21st this year. During these dark days and festive nights, we feel the urge to bring other sources of light into our darkened homes. Although the lights add warmth and beauty to our surroundings, here are some...

LEAVING HOME TO STUDY

LEAVING HOME TO STUDY

The days are getting noticeably shorter and the nights cooler as we head into fall.  As the light changes and casts a golden tint, we’ll still have some hot days, but there’s no denying that summer is coming to an end. Some of us look forward to a fresh crisp morning...