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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 |2020-08-07T13:38:47+00:00May 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 |2020-08-07T14:14:31+00:00April 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 |2020-08-07T13:22:11+00:00April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Stop Mold and 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 mold) 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 |2020-08-07T14:14:06+00:00April 5th, 2018|Mold|0 Comments

Why You Need to 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 |2020-08-07T14:05:16+00:00March 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 |2020-08-07T13:25:30+00:00March 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 |2020-08-07T13:24:38+00:00March 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 |2020-08-07T13:24:20+00:00January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Asbestos

If you know anything about asbestos, it’s probably this: it’s extremely dangerous. From a young age, we’re taught to avoid it at all costs. We’re taught to avoid dark basements and dusty crawlspaces where this evil material lurks. Although most of us are aware of the general risks associated with asbestos exposure, much of its [...]

By |2020-08-07T13:22:29+00:00January 8th, 2018|Asbestos|0 Comments

5 Tips for Preventing House Fires

Fire damage is unexpected, terrifying, and can be devastating to your home. Thankfully, there are certain ways you can reduce the risk of a fire ever occurring in your house. In addition to the following tips, you should ensure your home has at least one smoke alarm on each floor, and that all members of [...]

By |2020-08-07T13:25:14+00:00December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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