Archive of: 2019

  • Improving Flood Resilience

    Improving Flood Resilience

    The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) is an applied research centre with a national focus within the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo. The Intact Centre works with homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, the impacts of extreme weather and climate change.


  • Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

    Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

    Smoke alarms save lives. That’s why smoke detector checks are a necessary and effective way to protect your building and the people in it from smoke and fire emergencies. And it doesn’t take a lot of effort to keep yours working properly. Use the tips below to ensure your smoke detectors are up to snuff. In a true fire emergency, working smoke detectors could mean the difference between life and death. Check your smoke detectors today to keep your home or business as safe as possible.


  • Severe weather claims reach record level

    Severe weather claims reach record level

    According to a report from the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), insured damage for floods, windstorms, ice storms and tornadoes reached $1.9 billion in 2018.


  • Commercial Water Damage: Know The Facts

    Commercial Water Damage:  Know The Facts

    Every commercial building is different, but each one is at risk for water damage. Although there may be safety measures in place to keep your commercial property protected, problems like burst pipes, frozen plumbing lines or backed up drains can’t always be prevented.

    The experts at ServiceMaster Restore want to ensure you have the facts when it comes to commercial property water damage.


  • Be Alert Ready

    Be Alert Ready

    Alert Ready is a national service designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving emergency alert messages to Canadians. Emergency alerts are distributed on radio, TV and now, most recently ,on compatible wireless devices to help ensure the public has the critical information they need in emergencies to take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their families.


  • BBQ SAFETY TIPS

    BBQ SAFETY TIPS

    While barbequing is a favourite summer past-time for many Canadians, along with it comes an increased risk of fire to your home and surrounding property. Follow these BBQ safety tips to prevent fire and smoke damage the next time you light up the grill.


  • WATER-RELATED DAMAGE IS ON THE RISE

    WATER-RELATED DAMAGE IS ON THE RISE

    In today’s world of extreme weather events, $1 billion has become the new normal for yearly catastrophic losses…


  • Flood Preparedness Tips for Your Home and Business

    Flood Preparedness Tips for Your Home and Business

    According to the government of Canada, floods are the most frequent natural hazard in the country. They can occur at any time of the year but are on the rise during the spring due to the heavy rainfall and rapidly melting snow. Potential flooding is not limited to homes but can have a significant impact on businesses as well.


  • Winter Fire Safety Tips

    Winter Fire Safety Tips

    Did you know that heating your home during the winter months increases your risk of a residential fire? That is why all Canadians must be mindful of the importance of fire prevention and safety in the home. As you stay warm and cosy this winter, help reduce your risk of a house fire with the following home heating tips:


  • ServiceMaster Restore Sponsors the Scotties Tournament of Hearts for Fourth Year

    ServiceMaster Restore Sponsors the Scotties Tournament of Hearts for Fourth Year

    ServiceMaster Restore is proud to continue their sponsorship of the 2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts for the fourth consecutive year as Premier Partner.