Home Safety

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[...]

Step Up With New Home Security Solutions

The end of summer usually means one thing—last-minute summer vacations.  The kids will be in school soon. The weather is definitely warmer and you deserve a few days away.  Only one person is just as excited about your trip as you are…a criminal.   Peace Of Mind   You could always go[...]

Mould, Left Untreated, Brings Respiratory Infection

Most people don’t take notice of mould until it can no longer be ignored. That leads to some people having exposure to mould without the appropriate medical assistance. That being said, it’s rare for mould to cause people big problems—but it’s still important to know the signs of[...]

What’s the Latest News on Chinese Drywall?

Nearly 10 years ago, homeowners across the American south learned that homes in their region may have been constructed or repaired with contaminated drywall imported from China. With recent court decisions hitting the news this spring, many are wondering anew about this issue and what experts[...]

What Happens When Structural Drying Falls Short?

The contractors have departed, the walls have been painted, the cushy couch has been moved back in, the ping pong table is newly poised for fierce competition. It’s wonderful to relax in the finished basement, pristine once again after the flood recovery. Just one question: were those studs[...]