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  • How to Prevent Spring Water Damage

    How to Prevent Spring Water Damage

    As the saying goes, it’s April showers that bring May flowers. In Canada, our Spring season is notorious for unpredictable weather and storms which is why it’s peak season for water damage.



  • What is the Difference Between a Weather Watch and Warning?

    What is the Difference Between a Weather Watch and Warning?

    Spring not only brings warmer weather, but it also brings on storm season which means the news will be filled with weather advisories, watches and warnings.



  • Space Heater Safety

    Space Heater Safety

    When we endure cold snaps in Alberta, it can be challenging to keep your home warm.  Portable space heaters have become a popular way to boost the interior temperature of your living space. Space heaters are popular appliances to heat homes and office space when the temperatures drop, however they can also present a risk to your property. 



  • Dealing with Frozen Pipes

    Dealing with Frozen Pipes

    If you live in an area with extreme winter temperature fluctuations like we do in Calgary and area, you run the risk of the pipes in your home freezing. As the water running through your pipes begins to freeze, it will expand 10% in volume until the pressure rises enough to split your pipes open, potentially causing severe water damage to your home.  Preventing pipes from freezing in the first place is always the priority. However, should you discover your pipes have frozen, there are techniques that you can use to avoid a leak and potential damage to your home.  



  • Reduce Your Risk of Basement Floods

    Reduce Your Risk of Basement Floods

    The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, which is part of the University of Waterloo works with homeowners, communities, governments and businesses to identify, and reduce, the impacts of extreme weather and climate change.



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