Emergency Preparedness

Why it’s Smart to Avoid Unscrupulous Restoration Companies

Some surprises are great. Others, well, can be a real disaster. At Paul Davis Restoration we’ve heard some terrible stories from homeowners and business customers who rushed to hire a restoration company in their panic following property damage from storms, fires, smoke and floods. In emergency[...]

Water Damage Ranks First for Large Loss Mitigation Claims

Catastrophic flooding dominated the news last year: beautiful neighbourhoods that transformed into lakes overnight, dotted with scattered roof tops and small boats that rescued distressed residents. Unfortunately, these heartbreaking scenes are becoming more common than ever. Statistics show that[...]

Reducing Breakfast Time Fires in Retirement Communities

Cooking fires are a major problem in retirement communities and stovetop breakfast- time cooking can be especially problematic. Seniors are often not able to react as quickly as necessary to halt a cooking fire. This is a serious issue as seniors, for multiple reasons, are more apt to die in a fire.[...]

Don’t Overlook Home Emergency Planning This Year

A fire. A power outage. A flood. What will it be this year? You certainly can’t predict the future, but you can prepare for it. If something happens to your home, are you and your family prepared? Let 2019 be the year you take home emergency planning seriously. To get started, follow these[...]

Top Nine Ways to Protect Your Home from Severe Winds

Severe windstorms, dubbed Big Blows by Pacific Northwest locals, strike regularly, driving powerful gusts to incredible speeds of nearly 140 miles per hour. Canada in particular has seen a huge increase in wind claims in 2018 said ISABELLE BABINEAU, Paul Davis Business Development Director, Eastern[...]