23 November 2017
Since basements are built partially if not fully below ground, they’re prone to flooding. For that reason, a basement flood may occur not only during the rainy season and the spring thaw but at any time of year, even when the conditions are dry.
17 July 2017
One of the most frequent and costly natural hazards in Canada is overland flooding. If you are not aware of the term, it is when water flows overland and seeps into buildings through windows, doors and cracks. Floods have affected hundreds of thousands of Canadians and cause millions of dollars in damages each year. However, the bigger concern for many Canadian homeowners is that they are not insured for overland flooding, and can be left to deal with expensive repairs and replacing valuables.
06 April 2017
ServiceMaster Restore of Central and Northern Okanagan is excited to be participating in the Big Bike Ride for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
08 March 2017
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.
31 January 2017
Here are some simple ways to inspect your kitchen for potential areas that could cause flooding in your home.