Storm Preparedness

Protecting Beloved Family Pets From Flood Threats

Dogs wag in our houses, cats bask in our apartments, canaries sing in our kitchens – this resident menagerie makes us better people. Study after study prove that sharing our lives with animals boosts mental and physical health. And oh boy, are we sharing with the frisky set: nearly half of all[...]

The Shifting Flood Threat for 2019 Across Canada

Canadians have come to expect certain springtime events. Cold, short days become balmy, long days. Trees wave fresh green leaves and flowers bloom. Another rite of spring far less benign and far more distressing? Flooding. In April of this year, thousands of residents in Quebec, Ontario and New[...]

Most Important Six Steps to Take After Sudden Spring Storm Damage

March, April and May are often filled with gentle breezes and fresh blossoms but spring can also usher in meteorological chaos. Tornadoes, microbursts, derechos and thunderstorms – all can wreak devastating havoc in minutes with little warning. Indeed, spring is a particularly volatile season.[...]

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[...]

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

The month of September in Ontario and Quebec proved to be an unusually violent one: six tornadoes touched down, inflicting injuries, power outages and structural damage. Many believe that twisters are rare in Canada, but recent research suggests they’re more common than experts thought. The[...]