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The Difference Between Home Warranty and Homeowner’s Insurance

While both home warranty and home insurance are meant to protect homeowners from possible issues in and around their home, there are some major differences between the two.  It just so happens, we have a little info to help you learn more – here’s what you need to know.  What is Home Owner’s Insurance?  In short, homeowner’s insurance is a type of property insurance meant to protect you from damages or overall losses in and around your home (as well as the home itself). For example, flood, fire, weather-related damages, and theft may all be covered by insurance.  What’s more, this...

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Pets of Edmonton Living Magazine: Niko

Name: Niko Age: 11 years (yep, I’m a senior!) Breed: Blue Heeler mix (also known as an Australian Cattle Dog) Favourite treats: cheese, apples, and bananas (but mom doesn’t let me have as much as I want) Niko’s Story Hi! As you can see, my name is Niko and my mom is Sereena, the editor-in-chief at Edmonton Living Magazine. They brought me home when I was just a puppy – my doggy mom was a rescue from Second Chance Animal Rescue Society. Imagine their surprise to find out she was pregnant! So, I was born in March, and in...

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Our Tips to Use Up Those Thanksgiving Leftovers!

We all enjoy our Thanksgiving meals, but it often seems like there’s so much food left over sometimes and not enough ways to do something with it. A lot of people will be hungry for something else a few days later, and others will worry about whether everything will still taste as good heated up multiple times. Fortunately, we have several great ideas you can use for your leftovers. Grilled Turkey Sandwich with Brie, Arugula and Apple Butter Turkey sandwiches are a staple of Thanksgiving leftovers, but it is likely you haven’t tried a sandwich quite like this one! Use...

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The Basics of the Alberta New Home Warranty Program

The Alberta New Home Warranty Program is Alberta’s most experienced, most trusted new home warranty provider. No matter how thorough your builder is, there may be unforeseen issues that come up, but with the new home warranty program, you can rest easy knowing you’re covered. The Alberta New Home Warranty Program has four tiers of mandatory protection; 1-2-5-10 year coverages. Let’s take a look at what they are below. 1 Year Labour & Materials Mandatory warranty includes one-year coverage for defects in materials and labour. This includes issues with the way your home was built or the materials it was built with, such as flooring,...

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3 Must-Try End of Summer Recipes

Are you planning a backyard barbecue? Or maybe you’re just looking for tasty treats to make a splash at your next garden party. Whatever your reason for celebrating the end of summer, here are just three recipes that everyone will love to see on the menu. 1. Yakitori Chicken Skewers A staple of Japanese cuisine, this lightweight entree will hold everyone over until the main course while also providing a sharp, tangy sweetness like high noon on a summer’s day. Ingredients: 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons fresh ginger (minced) 2...

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