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  • Home Fire Safety and Prevention

    Home Fire Safety and Prevention

    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.


  • ServiceMaster Restore Continues Diamond Sponsorship of Scotties Tournament of Hearts

    ServiceMaster Restore Continues Diamond Sponsorship of Scotties Tournament of Hearts

    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.


  • What To Do When Your Basement Floods

    What To Do When Your Basement Floods

    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.


  • Mold Prevention after Water Damage

    Mold Prevention after Water Damage

    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. Mold cannot only destroy drywall, ceiling tiles, carpeting, furniture and other items in a home, it can also cause serious health issues. Before water damage mold can develop, contacting a mold remediation professional is essential.


  • Is There a Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

    Is There a Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

    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.


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