Archive for July, 2017

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Recognizing Tree Fall Risks

Many people find trees to be both beautiful and calming. But as beautiful as trees can be, and as good as they can be for the environment, they also pose a risk to many humans. When not properly maintained, a tree could fall and cause injury or even death. When we understand the risks and [...]

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Dangers of Frayed Lamp and Appliance Wires

You might be taking a huge risk that you’re not even aware of. In today’s electricity-powered world, we have an excess of cords. This doesn’t just tie back to smartphones and laptops, though. We also have lamps, microwaves, coffee makers, and toasters. Our televisions are constantly plugged[...]

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Dryer Lint is a Bigger Fire Hazard Than You Think

Did you know that accumulated lint in dryer vents is the leading cause of dryer-related fires? Every year these fires result in dozens of injuries and even death, not to mention the considerable financial cost incurred. What to do? Simply keep your dryer vent lint-free. Follow these guidelines and[...]

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Restoration – This is No Time for Second Best™

Fire, water and termite damage are likely the three biggest damage situations that a property owner will face. The damage and restoration needs for each of these situations is usually high, and the numerous repair or replacement decisions that each requires are complex. Adding to the complexity is[...]

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Smart Storage Habits

Attics, garages and basements often become cluttered with things that are out of sight and out of mind, and as a result these places can pose many risks. Rodents, mould and mildew love dank, dark, messy places. Safety issues mount when papers and storage boxes in attics create fire hazards. Old[...]