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Appy Days are Here! Getting the Most From Your My Eddy Home App

There’s no doubt about it, the connected home is great. Whether you’re implementing a complete smart home with smart security, entertainment, energy, and water, or treading into the IoT world one by one, staying connected to your home via the Internet and App has many benefits. Applications are a key component in the connected home […]...
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Avoiding Frozen Pipes this Cold Season – Are You at Risk?

No doubt about it: it’s been a cold start to 2018. As North America faces its biggest deep freeze in years, many homeowners are worried about frozen pipes. And they should be – frozen pipes aren’t just inconvenient; a small crack in a pipe can cause gallons of water to flood into your home, resulting […]...
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Happy Holidays from Eddy Home!

From all of us at Eddy Home, Best Wishes for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season.  The Holidays are upon us, and the entire team would like to wish you and yours a wonderful season of happiness, peace, and love. We have much to celebrate this year, and want to thank our customers and partners […]...
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Blue is the new Green: Water Conservation through Eddy

Let’s face it: Canadians aren’t great at water conservation. We are fortunate to live with one of the most abundant water sources in the world. Despite housing less than half a percent of the world’s population, we hold 20% of the Earth’s total freshwater resources, and 7% of its renewable water (Source). While water conservation […]...
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Are You at Risk because of Kitec?

Home or condo owners – you could be on the hook for the replacement of Kitec plumbing. There’s a plumbing crisis right now that may affect your home. If you have Kitec plumbing in your home, you are at significant risk of it failing, resulting in not just leaks but major flooding. Kitec plumbing, a […]...
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Water Damage in Condos: Know the Risks

If you’re one of the millions of Canadians living in a condo, it often feels like you don’t have to sweat the small stuff. You worry about the goings-on inside your unit and expect that your condo corporation will take care of the rest so long as you pay your maintenance fees. Unfortunately, the reality […]...
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What’s Your Eddy IQ? Canadians and Wasting Water

We love our weekly ‘What’s Your Eddy IQ?’ game! This week, we asked our Facebook followers: True or False? Canadians are the biggest water wasters in the world. It’s a tough one to ask. Canadians are typically good global citizens. Very concerned about the environment, and, of course, very polite. But are we water wasters? […]...
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Eddy Home Receives Second RIBO Accreditation – Overland Flooding Course

Overland Flooding and Smart Water Sensing Technology An Educational Course/Presentation for Insurance Brokers Overland flooding has become one the hottest topics in home insurance today. With the reality of climate change facing Canadians, weather patterns have become increasingly unpredictable, resulting in many types of flooding issues. Smart water sensing technology can significantly assist a homeowner, […]...
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Water Damage and Airbnb Hosts: 5 Ways Eddy Can Help

Water damage continues to be the number one risk facing homeowners. For Airbnb hosts, particularly those that manage their rental properties remotely, water is a huge concern. In fact, a considerable number of hosts in the Airbnb Community Host forum mention water damage as an issue Water damage issues are continually found in the news, […]...
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What’s Your Eddy IQ? Water Damage compared to Theft

Playing ‘What’s Your Eddy IQ’ is always a fun game at Eddy! This week, we asked our Facebook followers: True or False? You’re three times more likely to have water damage in your home than a theft.” Now, this one should be fairly easy, if you’ve been paying enough attention. The fact is that water […]...
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Eddy Home Pitches at Product Hunt Toronto

Eddy Home was honoured to be the first hardware product ever demoed at a Product Hunt Toronto event on Thursday, November 9. Our very own Shkya Ghanbarian, Director of Sales & Growth Strategy (and insurance industry expert) took to the stage at Product Hunt Toronto’s Insurtech event to speak about the havoc that water damage […]...
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Eddy Home: a proud part of IBAO and InsurTechTO

It’s been a busy few weeks at Eddy Home, as we’ve just returned from speaking at two major insurance events: IBAO’s annual conference, and InsurTechTO – both of which included insurance companies, brokerages, and risk specialists in the insurance field. The IBAO‘s annual conference was held in Ottawa this year, and included thousands of insurance […]...
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What’s Your Eddy IQ – Water Use Compared with 10 Year Ago

Our weekly ‘What’s Your Eddy IQ” Facebook game challenges our followers to water related questions to test their knowledge on all things water! This week, we asked: “True or False? Canadian’s are using more water now than 10 years ago.” It’s tougher than it looks! The answer is: False. That’s great news for us and […]...
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Water Damage and Mold: What You Need to Know

Water damage is devastating. It can ruin everything in its path: flooring, walls, carpeting, furniture, and precious, irreplaceable keepsakes. It’s costly and heartbreaking to fix. However, many of us may not be aware of the biggest and most distressing effect of water damage: mold. Mold – in its most toxic form– is typically black in […]...
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Tips to Protect your Home this Fall

Take advantage of the fall weather to protect your home with a fall audit.  In case the sudden temperature drops and robust colours haven’t alerted you, let us do it for you: Fall is here. It’s a beautiful time of year – crisp winds framed in vivid, earthy colours – reminding us that winter isn’t […]...
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What’s Your Eddy IQ? Water Damage

True or False: Water damage is the biggest risk facing homeowners today. This week’s topic for discussion is water damage. Most homeowners are likely unaware that nearly 50% of all residential claims in Canada are due to water damage (Source). Research shows that people are 12 times more likely to have a water damage claim than […]...
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Home Flood Prevention in Ontario

Most homeowners do not realize how important it is to install home flood prevention devices in their Ontario homes until it’s too late. High-tech flood protection devices like the Eddy IQ and Eddy H2O Sensor from Eddy Home are capable of so much more than merely detecting pipe leaks or small basement floods in your […]...
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Eddy Home is IICRC CEC Accredited!

Smart Home Water Monitoring and Leak Detection Manufacturer Eddy Home is pleased to announce that our IICRC training for Restoration Professionals is now accredited as part of their Continuing Education Credit program. The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a not for profit certification and standards organization serving more than 25 countries […]...
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NEWS RELEASE: Eddy Home Wins Water Canada Award

Eddy Home was honoured as a recipient of the 2017 Water Canada Awards on June 22 at their annual Gala event in Toronto. Established in 2011, the Water’s Next national awards program “honours the achievements and ideas of individuals and companies that successfully work to change water” in Canada.” The Awards Gala presented 13 awards […]...
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NEWS RELEASE: Eddy Home Announces the Launch of Flood Detection H2O Sensors

Eddy Home continues to offer superior leak detection and water monitoring protection with the launch of our flood detection H2O sensors. The H2O, an integral part of Eddy Home’s Smart Water Management Solution, a comprehensive Internet of Things (IoT) powered system that tracks water usage and detects abnormal patterns to identify leaks ranging from minor […]...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: Eddy Home Receives RIBO accreditation

Canadian owned and operated Eddy Home is pleased to announce that we have received RIBO accreditation for our educational course. RIBO, or the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario organization, is the licensing body for all insurance brokers in the province. All brokers are required to complete 10 hours of continuing education credits. Eddy Home’s free […]...
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