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.
24 May 2016
While water damage can be a serious enough issue on its own, it can lead to even greater issues if the damage is not dealt with properly. Water damage from flooding or from firefighting efforts can lead to the development of mold, which is dangerous and destructive indoors.
29 February 2016
With water damage claims on the rise, we hear a lot of talk these days about the dangers of mold. Within 24 to 48 hours of water damage, mildew and mold can start growing on wood products, tiles, drywall, carpets, fabrics and other organic materials. Even worse, it will continue to grow until steps are taken to eliminate the source of moisture, and effectively deal with the problem.
14 December 2015
ServiceMaster Restore is proud to be the Diamond sponsor of the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts (STOH) taking place from February 20th to the 28th, 2016 at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The first tournament was held in Regina, Saskatchewan 35 years ago and since then the championship has been hosted in cities all across Canada.
03 September 2015
If you have ever experienced flooding in your basement, then you know the heartache and stress it can bring. With all the active weather that can happen in Canada, basement flooding is a growing problem for homeowners, municipalities and insurers across the country. In just the past few years there have been several events that have resulted in wide spread basement flooding in both large and small cities across the country. Almost no community in Canada is immune. In fact, water has now exceeded fire as the number one source of homeowner insurance claims in Canada.