Mardon Insurance has been a community fixture for 43 years. The first Mardon office opened in Vancouver in 1928 as E.P. Mardon Insurance, followed in 1971 by the opening of the Richmond location. The company has seen substantial growth over the years and now operates seven independent brokerages throughout the Lower Mainland and one in Toronto. Mardon Insurance has seen
At the helm of the Richmond office is Thomas Forbes, Manager of Commercial Insurance, and Kristin Erickson, Manager of Personal Insurance and Marine. Erickson joined the company in 1995 and Forbes came on board in 1996.a number of name changes over the years, yet what remains constant is its dedication to providing quality advice on an extensive range of insurance products to help protect you, your family and your assets.
From business to home, auto, marine, and group coverage, Mardon Insurance represents some of the largest international, national, and regional insurance companies in Canada, and is able to offer clients a selection of the most comprehensive packages at the best price possible.
While we all know it is essential to protect your assets, Mardon Insurance will work with you to determine how much coverage you need, along with recommendations on deductibles, and various other considerations of which you may not be aware. For instance, if you rent an apartment you may question if you really need tenant insurance. However, what if there’s a water leak in your unit? Or if you or accidentally cause a fire that spreads to other units in your building? What if someone slips and falls, hurting himself in your living area? As a tenant, having the appropriate amount of liability coverage is paramount.
The AbsoluteHOME package is a comprehensive package which exceeds the industry standards, and includes theft of belongings from your vehicle, business property on premises, coverage of some business property off premises (such as a laptop computer), spare automobile parts, bodily injury and property damage liability and replacing the locks on your home and car.
When looking for an insurance broker Forbes recommends first and foremost finding the right fit for your needs. For simplicity’s sake, he advises clients to keep their insurance policies under one roof, and to keep it local to save running around. He stresses that Mardon Insurance prides itself on customer service, and they strive to be the best insurance brokers by making the process easy for their clients.
Richmond’s Mardon Insurance team are all trained insurance brokers. A number of the staff has been with the business for many years, including Maxine Krowiak and Doreen Woon, who have both worked at the business for approximately thirty years. That is employee loyalty bar none.
Forbes shares a few tips to help protect your home and car. During the cold weather, ensure your outside taps are shut off to prevent pipes from cracking. When driving always follow the speed limit, and drive according to weather conditions – slow down and leave adequate time to safely reach your destination. Never leave valuables in your vehicle. If you are undertaking a renovation ensure that your contractor carries contractor insurance.
Mardon Insurance’s brokers play a key role in protecting a client’s assets. Forbes says, “it is a privilege to be entrusted to assist clients if the worst situation were to happen. ”
Mardon Insurance (Richmond)
145-3900 Steveston Hwy
Richmond BC V7E 2K2