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What Retail Businesses Need to Do After a Fire

Coffee makers, toaster ovens and microwaves are responsible for more than delicious beverages, quick snacks and hot meals. They’re frequently to blame when retail establishments catch fire. And they do erupt in flames with unsettling regularity. Emergency personnel respond to thousands of retail[...]

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.[...]

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[...]

Office Fire Prevention Tips

When you think about the repercussions of a fire, your first thought is probably the damage to your home. You’ve likely taken the normal precautions to ensure that your home is not susceptible to a house fire. Or, if it is, you have taken protective measures such as installing smoke detectors so[...]