23 November 2017
Since basements are built partially if not fully below ground, they’re prone to flooding. For that reason, a basement flood may occur not only during the rainy season and the spring thaw but at any time of year, even when the conditions are dry.
17 July 2017
One of the most frequent and costly natural hazards in Canada is overland flooding. If you are not aware of the term, it is when water flows overland and seeps into buildings through windows, doors and cracks. Floods have affected hundreds of thousands of Canadians and cause millions of dollars in damages each year. However, the bigger concern for many Canadian homeowners is that they are not insured for overland flooding, and can be left to deal with expensive repairs and replacing valuables.
08 March 2017
Fires claim eight lives each week in Canada, and almost three-quarters of those deaths are a result of residential fires. According to Fire Prevention Canada, home fires occur most often in the winter season. There are many reasons for this – homes must be heated, most meals are cooked indoors and those who smoke tend to stay indoors.
04 January 2017
ServiceMaster Restore is proud to continue its partnership with Curling Canada during the 2016-17 Season of Champions. This is the second year the company has served as the Diamond sponsor for the Scotties Tournament of Hearts after being involved with the sport at local and international levels over the past several years.
20 October 2016
The number of basement floods are on the rise. Even if you haven’t had a flood, every home is at risk. The most common causes are heavy rainfall, burst pipes or a failed sump pump. No matter what the cause is, a flooded basement needs to be dealt with immediately to prevent long-term damage.
Here are some tips on what you can do right away to help stop further damage to your property and some guidelines on when it’s best to call in the professionals.