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Dealing with Wildfire Damage

About The Wildfire Guide With severe North American wildfires taking place in recent years, damage prevention and safety should be a top priority for business owners in wildfire-prone regions. Your ability to move quickly after a wildfire can have a potentially large impact on recovery time and overall costs—and preparation can start even before the…

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Wildfire; How to Prepare and React

The Rising Dangers of Wildfires Recent events in regions across Canada have highlighted how wildfires are impacting our communities. The data shows we are experiencing more wildfires and they continue to intensify in size and heat. Together these increases also threaten our ability to contain the wildfires as effectively. Many factors affect wildfire behaviour and…

Hurricane Predictions 2022

With another big Atlantic storm season in most experts’ forecasts, 2022 is shaping up to be one for the record books. Current 2022 hurricane predictions from Colorado State University say the Atlantic hurricane season could see 20 named storms, including 10 hurricanes, with five potentially reaching Category 3, 4, or 5 (i.e., major) intensity on…

How To Get Back on Your Feet after Residential Fire

Experiencing a house fire of any severity can be a truly a shattering experience.  It can quickly throw a homeowner’s life into chaos and evoke a torrent of emotions.  Hardest of all, in the midst of the turmoil, life-changing decisions that can affect a homeowner’s personal and financial affairs for years to come have to…

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Water Loss Mitigation, Sherbrooke, Québec

THE CHALLENGE. A fierce storm brought between 90-100 millimeters of rain in the span of 24 hours, quickly forcing nearby rivers to flood. As a result, nearly all of Bishop’s University, a 550-acre campus located in a suburb of Sherbrooke, was covered in water. Hardest hit, the University’s Centennial Theatre, just three weeks before a…

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First Onsite hires new team to support BC operations for Mandarin, Cantonese communities

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO March 9, 2021 – First Onsite Property Restoration, Canada’s leading property restoration company, today announced the hiring of a team comprised of six restoration professionals to deliver specialized service in Mandarin and Cantonese languages in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. The new hires join First Onsite as seasoned professionals with years of…

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Five Tips to Protect Your Property During Winter Months

One of the smartest things you can do as a business owner or property manager is to implement a winter disaster preparedness plan which will allow for you to be prepared for issues that might arise. With the winter months around the corner, it is a great time to ensure your commercial spaces are well…

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FIRST ONSITE Sponsors City of Lloydminster Field House in Servus Sports Centre

Lloydminster, AB/SK –The City of Lloydminster is pleased to announce FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration as the named sponsor of the North Field House inside the Servus Sports Centre. The City’s Programming and Events team and members from First Onsite Property Restoration solidified the partnership during a grand opening ceremony, which provided free public access to…

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Five Years After the Fires — First Onsite Reflects on Fort McMurray Wildfires

The wildfire sparked on May 1, 2016 in a forest on the outskirts of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Bone-dry forests acted as kindling for this wildfire to spiral out of control. Within hours, the fire edged closer to residential and commercial Fort McMurray, and by May 3, it had engulfed approximately 2,400 homes in the area…

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First Onsite Property Restoration expands its presence in Southwestern Ontario with the opening of a new Windsor Branch

(MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 20, 2021) – FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration, Canada’s leading property restoration company, has strengthened its presence in southwestern Ontario with the opening of a new branch in Windsor. The launch of the new Windsor location demonstrates the company’s commitment to customers and insurance partners, as First Onsite seeks to be positioned to…