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Oily Paint Rags Create Significant Fire Hazards

You’re building your home or remodeling and you can’t wait for work to finish so you can move in and enjoy it. One final job on most sites is painting. Painting can beautifully transform the look and feel of your home. But don’t let your paint job lead to something so much worse. Taking a[...]

How to Spot Lurking Fire Hazards

Let’s survey your house with a different lens: a magnifying glass that finds lurking fire hazards. Tag along on a guided tour as Paul Davis experts flag (by ROOM in bold text) surprising, very common risk factors. How many are hiding in your home?   Our tour begins in the BASEMENT, where the[...]

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[...]

Avoiding Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Home

Carbon monoxide is a deadly and silent killer that can strike you in your own home. Furthermore, the rate of these deaths increases during the cold winter months. With people dying each year due to this, it is paramount that you take steps to prevent this from happening to you.   Carbon[...]

Is Your Home Electrical Wiring Up to Code?

Between lights, charging electronics, and running modern appliances, electricity provides us with the ability to smoothly run our everyday lives. It can also, however, lead to issues like fires and electrocution. For this reason, it is important to know if your home electrical wiring is up to code.[...]