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Skiing for a Good Cause: Paul Davis Employees Volunteer

In February, a large group of skiers and snowboard enthusiasts – Paul Davis employees among them – gathered at the Whitetail Resort to support a worthy cause. They descended 100,000 vertical feet in a single day, completing 107 runs to raise money and awareness for the Two Top Mountain[...]

Paul Davis Grows to Meet Increasing Restoration Demand

In 2017, apocalyptic wildfires swept across British Columbia causing devastation to businesses, towns and lives across the province. “The phone literally didn’t stop ringing with calls for help,”says David Porter, president of Paul Davis Fraser Valley. “As soon as areas were declared safe,[...]

How Paul Davis Removes Those Lingering Smoke Odours After a Fire

Smell is more closely tied to memory than any other sense and that’s because of the way we’re built. Your nose’s olfactory bulb considers scents and feeds information about them directly to two parts of the brain – the amygdala and hippocampus – that are linked to emotion and memory. Input[...]

Is Mould Testing a Smart Idea for Commercial Property Owners?

Nearly every single test for mould discovers mould spores. Why? Because these fungi are earth’s most important recyclers and wherever they find adequate moisture, they happily – and usually harmlessly – munch leftovers in natural and indoor environments. Unless your property is a specially[...]

Is Your Business Up-to-date With Current Fire Code Changes? (Hint: Most Aren’t)

Experts estimate that 60 to 80 percent of all businesses never recover after experiencing a structural fire. Sadly, they fail for a lot of different but understandable reasons. Employees find new jobs. Customers locate services and products elsewhere. Critical records are lost. Suppliers move on.[...]

A Hazardous Spill – Paul Davis Explains What to Do Right Away

Which of these is a hazardous spill in the workplace: a puddle of water in the lobby from a dripping umbrella, drops of mercury from a broken thermometer in the health center or a sulphuric acid leak on the shop floor? It’s a trick question because all three are hazardous even though one of the[...]

Five Overlooked Steps Small Business Owners Can Take To Reduce Fire Hazards

Many savvy business owners are already reducing fire hazards in the workplace. Common measures include servicing equipment regularly, avoiding power strip overload and turning off equipment at the end of the day. But small business owners often overlook five other important steps. Cut fire risks[...]

Repairing Widespread Storm Damage Requires Well-Organized Home Owner Records

When a ferocious spring storm shredded power lines, flooded creeks and downed trees across town, you missed the frightening wind and black skies while enjoying the Saturday movie matinee. Your house wasn’t so lucky. The stately oak tree outside the dining room landed across your roof and garage.[...]