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Smart BBQing Tips

It’s summer! That means it’s time to pull out the grill and make yourself (or your friends and family) some BBQ. Cooking well over open flames certainly takes some skill–and a lot of safety. Of course, if you read through the helpful BBQ tips we’ve shared below, you’re already halfway to[...]

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Sudden Summer Storms

Sudden summer storms often do much more than spoil our plans for outdoor activities in the afternoon and evening. Each year Canada experiences thousands of thunderstorms with most occurring during late spring and summer months. Across much of Canada, “straight-line” winds (and not tornadoes)[...]

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Have A Plan: Be Prepared for Emergencies

Few people would argue against having an emergency plan for their family, home or small business. So why do so few people have one in place? Rather than procrastinating under the adage of “that’ll never happen to me” we suggest that you nominate someone in your family or workplace to take[...]

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Keeping Ahead of Basement Water Leaks

There are a lot of things to love about rain. It washes away dirt and debris, it nourishes your garden, and it keeps your grass looking fresh and green. Another thing rain, especially a good heavy rain, can bring is basement water leaks. Flooding in your basement is never a good surprise. Excess[...]