What to Include in Your Emergency Preparedness Kit

If you’ve already made your emergency plan, the next step in emergency preparedness is to create a kit. Although many Canadians claim to engage in a planning process for emergency situations, only 47% have created a kit. Floods are the most common natural disaster in Canada, but it’s important to note that emergency situations can [...]

By | June 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health Risks of Fire Damage

Fires are devastating to your home or commercial property no matter the size or damage. Although you may want to attempt a quick cleanup by yourself, it’s best left for a professional handle. Fires can impose significant health risks, so it’s important that you treat the fire damage seriously. Presence of Soot Soot consists of [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Create an Emergency Response Plan

Being prepared when an emergency springs up is critical to ensuring the safety of occupants and minimizing building damage. According to Statistics Canada, 55% of Canadians have a plan on how they would get in touch with family members during an emergency, while just under half are prepared with an emergency or disaster kit in [...]

By | May 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Protect Your Home from Flooding

You can’t prevent the weather, but there are measures you can take to minimize flood damage to your home. Floods are the most frequent natural disaster in Canada and are usually caused by heavy rainfall, rapid melting of snow, or the failure of a dam. Flooding is at its worst when is occurs on low-lying [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Asbestos Myths Unveiled

Asbestos was used in many buildings because it was a fire-resistant material, but it was discovered that it has carcinogenetic effects. Since the 1970s, countries around the world have been striving to deal with the consequences of using this deadly toxin. The Certified Asbestos Removal team has come across many common myths that they have [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Prevent Mold & Mildew from Growing in Your House

Mold is everywhere. It’s all around us. Without mold we wouldn’t have cheese, penicillin, or mushrooms. To say that mold (or mould) is bad for us is not entirely accurate because there is some mold that is quite beneficial to our health. The mold that grows in our homes, however, is not good. This is [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Mold|0 Comments

Why You Should Have a Mold Inspection This Spring

The number-one cause of mold is excessive moisture. And now that the snow is melting, it’s important to inspect the interior and exterior of your office or home for signs of mold. The word “mold” is used to reference any type of fungus that grows in damp environments. When mold is found in and around [...]

By | March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Common Fire Hazards You Probably Don’t Think About

 We all do our part to ensure our homes are safe and protected from fire. We change our fire alarm batteries every spring and fall and we don’t leave our fires unattended. But there are many ways an innocent spark can turn into a dangerous blaze. Prevention is the best way to avoid a tragic [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Common Causes of House Fires

Even with today’s advances in technology, humans are still no match for the quick spread of fire. It’s unpredictable and causes you thousands of dollars’ worth of damage. That’s why it’s important to be aware of preventative measures, such as continually cleaning your home and potential fire hazards. The Certified Asbestos fire damage experts have [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Things You Should Do After a House Flood

House floods are unexpected, dangerous, and damaging. In minutes, your pristine basement can be transformed into a fish tank. Flooding can be caused by many factors, including a backed-up sewer, heavy rains, a malfunctioning sump-pump, and busted pipes. Regardless of what caused the flood, it’s imperative homeowners deal with the issue immediately, as damage can [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments