family safety

How to Update Your Family Emergency Plan

If a house fire or natural disaster happened tomorrow, would you and your family know what steps to take? Do you have a plan for how to act? If so, when was the last time you updated your plan? One of the best things you can do for your family is to prepare and empower […]

A Rotten Egg Smell Can Be Your Best ‘Gas Leak’ Warning

What is that smell? It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself when you walk into your home after a long trip or a few days before trash day, but it could be a warning. That rotten egg smell you’ve encountered could be the tell-tale sign of a gas leak.   This smell isn’t just a[...]

How thermal fogging by Paul Davis neutralizes smoke odours

After even the most thorough post-fire cleaning, there can still be lingering smoke odours unless a technique called thermal fogging is used.   Thermal fogging is a process where a deodorizer is heated and sprayed in a fog form. Because it’s in a fog form, the mixture is able to permeate even[...]

Practise these 7 kitchen safety tips

It’s the heart of the home. It’s the gathering point to cook, eat, drink, and more. It’s also a prime location for accidents. No matter how large or small your kitchen, there is always the possibility that an accident or fire can occur. Identifying possible outcomes is a strong starting point[...]

Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer

It sounds like something out of a horror movie. You can’t see it, or smell it, or taste it, or touch it. It’s the silent killer, carbon monoxide (CO).   Many Canadians die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning in their own homes, most of them while sleeping. And unlike what you may have[...]