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Water Damage Ranks First for Large Loss Mitigation Claims

Catastrophic flooding dominated the news last year: beautiful neighbourhoods that transformed into lakes overnight, dotted with scattered roof tops and small boats that rescued distressed residents. Unfortunately, these heartbreaking scenes are becoming more common than ever. Statistics show that[...]

Mitigating Toxic Mould Infestation – Vital Facts for Every Commercial Building Owner

Commercial building owners have a lot to handle and triaging competing needs is difficult. An issue that always tops the lengthy list of priorities? An outbreak of toxic mould. More than unsightly, mould triggers a host of unpleasant problems. It harms building occupants’ health, rapidly degrades[...]

After a Commercial Fire: Smoke, Soot and Water Issues Unite

When shocked owners and employees survey the sodden mess after a fire guts their workplace, it’s tempting to immediately don paper masks, sturdy shoes and coveralls to rescue important items. Tempting, but ill-advised: the soot, water and char that have spread throughout the fire scene and across[...]