Insurance is available for heritage buildings and some providers will insure designated properties. The Insurance Bureau of Canada has some useful tips and resources for insuring your property.
Heritage BC also has a ‘quick study’ for insuring heritage properties.
For reasons of insurance and liability, VHF cannot recommend any of the following providers. The following list is for you to choose from at your own discretion and is the result of recommendations by homeowners and the efforts of VHF to locate providers that offer coverage for heritage properties in Vancouver.
Cafferky Gilding (BC wide)
Jones Deslauriers Insurance Management Inc.
Vancouver Holdings BC Ltd.
CAN I INSURE MY HOUSE WITH KNOB & TUBE ELECTRICAL?
If you have had an electrical inspection of your home, a number of insurance companies will sell you house insurance. Powercheck Inspection Services offers independent certification inspections that may include recommendations for specific repairs to be made by a certified electrician to make your home safe. Download the VHF’s Knob & Tube Electrical FAQs.