Recognizing Unsung Heroes Among Us

General, How We Help

For over 125 years Grenville Mutual has been committed to protecting you, our Members, through the most difficult of times. This year was no different. At the height of the 2020 pandemic, hundreds of people stepped up to help those around them. These ordinary people and local groups quickly leaned in to help, and many… Read more »

Fire Safety Tips to Protect What Matters Most

Loss Prevention

Household fires are devastating. Every year, they cause significant damage, destroying valuable possessions that cannot be replaced, and in the worst cases, can cause serious injuries or claim lives. The most common cause of kitchen fires is from cooking with oil or grease. This type of fire is one of the fastest spreading and most… Read more »

Extension Cord DO’S AND DON’TS

Loss Prevention

Best laid plans to extend the reach of an electrical appliance might just go up in smoke. Electrical fires due to faulty wiring are one of the most common causes of fires in both homes and buildings. And, they are completely preventable. Use extension cords only temporarily and with care. Voltage decreases over distance and… Read more »

Common Sense Tips to Prevent Injuries on the Farm

Agribusiness Insurance, Loss Prevention

Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. About three-quarters of agricultural deaths reported annually in Canada are equipment-related, with the top three most common sources of injury being rollovers, run-overs and entanglements. During harvest, countless hours will be spent in combines, tractors, trucks, mowers and other equipment by farmers and workers who will be using… Read more »

Mould In Your Home

Loss Prevention

JUST THE FACTS Mould can grow on almost any material, including wood, paper, drywall, carpet and food. The spores released by growing mould can be found virtually everywhere, both indoors and out. Some forms of mould grow faster than others and breathing in the spores of some moulds can be more dangerous to your health… Read more »

Preparing Yourself for an Emergency

Home Insurance, Loss Prevention

Think ahead The key to being able to manage through a sudden event that affects the safety of your family or your home is to anticipate as much as you can before an emergency strikes. When faced with a crisis, it’s hard to think straight. and some advanced planning reduces the need to problem-solve under pressure…. Read more »