How Social Networks Improve Assessment After Natural Disasters

November 13th, 2018|0 Comments

For better or worse, the majority of us are glued to our phones. The apps and social networks on these become a daily component of our lives. It’s where we get our news. It’s how [...]

7 Most Common Home Insurance Claims

November 7th, 2018|0 Comments

As a homeowner, you hope that nothing bad will ever happen to your home, but you do have homeowners insurance ready should damage occur. By understanding the types of claims that most insurance companies see, [...]

Understanding Winter Storm Warnings, Watches and Advisories

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

In February 2018, British Columbia’s South Coast confronted surprising amounts of snow, startling residents accustomed to the region’s calmer winter weather. Twenty centimetres of the fluffy white precipitation snarled traffic, closed schools and was followed [...]

We Seldom Think About a Wildfire Until It Happens

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Given fuel, oxygen and a heat source, wildfires can rapidly grow into enormous, hungry beasts with terrifying power and seemingly vicious intent. Large wildfires concoct private weather systems, roaring with self-propelled winds of nearly 200 [...]

Fast and Furious Tornadoes – Best Steps Now and Then

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

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 [...]

How North Carolina Suffered but Survived During Florence

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

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. [...]

Time to Update Your Company’s Emergency Preparedness Plan

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Emergencies can happen anytime, any place. If there is a fire, a safety incident, or another emergency at your company, what happens next?   Emergencies are always stressful, so an educated team that is prepared [...]

Water Damage? In a Day or Two Mould Can Take Hold

October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

A drip here. A drip there. That water can add up and do more damage than you might think. Not only does this lead to the hassle of getting it cleaned up, repairing any other [...]

How to Update Your Family Emergency Plan

October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

If a house fire or natural disaster happened tomorrow, would you and your family know what steps to take? Do you have a plan for how to act? If so, when was the last time [...]

A Rotten Egg Smell Can Be Your Best ‘Gas Leak’ Warning

October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

What is that smell? It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself when you walk into your home after a long trip or a few days before trash day, but it could be a warning. That [...]