24 May 2016
While water damage can be a serious enough issue on its own, it can lead to even greater issues if the damage is not dealt with properly. Water damage from flooding or from firefighting efforts can lead to the development of mold, which is dangerous and destructive indoors.
29 February 2016
With water damage claims on the rise, we hear a lot of talk these days about the dangers of mold. Within 24 to 48 hours of water damage, mildew and mold can start growing on wood products, tiles, drywall, carpets, fabrics and other organic materials. Even worse, it will continue to grow until steps are taken to eliminate the source of moisture, and effectively deal with the problem.
14 December 2015
ServiceMaster Restore is proud to be the Diamond sponsor of the 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts (STOH) taking place from February 20th to the 28th, 2016 at Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alberta. The first tournament was held in Regina, Saskatchewan 35 years ago and since then the championship has been hosted in cities all across Canada.
03 September 2015
If you have ever experienced flooding in your basement, then you know the heartache and stress it can bring. With all the active weather that can happen in Canada, basement flooding is a growing problem for homeowners, municipalities and insurers across the country. In just the past few years there have been several events that have resulted in wide spread basement flooding in both large and small cities across the country. Almost no community in Canada is immune. In fact, water has now exceeded fire as the number one source of homeowner insurance claims in Canada.
15 September 2014
As fall approaches, it’s good to keep in mind your home’s exterior seasonal maintenance needs. The leaves will be falling, and, chances are, the leaves and other debris will be landing in your gutters! It’s important to ensure water can flow freely into and out of your roof drainage system. If your eavestroughs are clogged, they won’t be able to do their job properly, and the consequently can create significant water damage in your home ($$).