Storm Preparedness

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[...]

How North Carolina Suffered but Survived During Florence

Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina in the United States as a deceptively destructive category one storm on September 14, 2018. Crashing ashore near coastal Wilmington, North Carolina, the tempest lingered across the state for days. Towns submerged beneath high storm surges and epic rainfall[...]

How to Avoid Wind Damage to Your Home or Business

One of the mightiest forces on our planet, tornadoes wreak outlandish damage, completely devastating some areas while leaving other bizarrely untouched. Snapshots of a tornado’s after-effects can be hard to believe. An unbroken record is shoved halfway into a telephone pole. A tie rack rests 40[...]

Mother Nature’s Spring Revenge

As the sun starts its annual trip north of the equator, expectations of warmer days can blind us to the possibility … and potential effects … of colliding air masses in springtime. As we welcome sunnier weather, Mother Nature has the ability to cause sweeping damage in the blink of an eye.[...]

Tornado Season Ahead – What to Do Now?

Many of us look forward to warmer springtime weather as the winter cold starts to fade. Gentle springtime showers, however, can also be displaced in many areas of Canada by more severe thunderstorms. For much of Canada, this can translate into dangerous weather like flash flooding and even[...]