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Sewage Backup Is Not A DIY Project

Sewage backup in your home can result from a variety of causes.  From a breakdown in your plumbing or sewer system, a clogged drain, water coming in through your basement floor after heavy rain, or as a result of tree roots blocking your pipes. Toxic sewage overflow or backup water can not only damage the structure of your home, it also contains bacteria, viruses and germs that can cause disease and illness for you and your family.



Proud Sponsor of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games

ServiceMaster Restore of Canada is a proud sponsor of the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games taking place from August 6 - 21. Held every two years, alternating between winter and summer, the Canada Games are a multi-sport competition that features teams from each province and territory competing against each other for medals — much like the Olympics.



Is Your Area Vulnerable To Wildfires?

Knowing if your area is vulnerable to wildfires, and where and how they are likely to start in your region, can help you be better prepared. You can access monthly and seasonal forecast maps of fire weather in regions across Canada at the following links



What You Should Know About Wildfires in Canada

According to Natural Resources Canada, over the past 25 years an average of 7,300 forest fires occurred annually across the country. The total area burned varied but is estimated to be 2.5 million hectares per year—nearly half the size of Nova Scotia.

 



Weather News: What’s Up for Summer 2022

While parts of Canada saw intermittent summer heat and humidity in May, the first two weeks of June came in with a near cross-country cooldown. The Weather Network’s forecast for the remainder of Summer 2022, however, predicts near-normal or above-normal temperatures for most of the country, but without the extreme heat dome scenarios of last summer.



How to Get Rid of Mould on Walls in Your Home or Business

How to Get Rid of Mould on Walls in Your Home or Business

 

Hazardous mould growth in your home or business can pose risk of long-term damage to your property and serious health risk to occupants. Because mould thrives in warm, moist environments, it's essential to have proper indoor ventilation and maintain low humidity levels



Top Causes of Property Water Damage and How to Prevent Them

Water damage can happen to your property at any time and for many reasons. From plumbing leaks to malfunctioning appliances or sewer backups, water overflow has the potential to cause significant and long-term damage to your home, especially if it’s not taken care of right away. ServiceMaster Restore has been in the business of water damage restoration for over 65 years. We have the experience and expertise to respond to all types of water damage, regardless of the source.