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First Onsite is Prepared for New British Columbia Asbestos Legislation Being Introduced January 1

Revisions to the WorkSafeBC legislation will help keep workers and building occupants safe (MISSISSAUGA, December 22, 2023) – FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration, Canada’s leading property restoration company, today announced its readiness for changes to British Columbia’s asbestos regulations. First Onsite’s practices are in line with WorkSafeBC’s revised manual entitled “Safe Work Practices for Handling Asbestos”…

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Understanding Power Needs This Winter

In February of 2021, Texas experienced an unexpected cold snap that left millions without power. The extreme weather exposed the state power grid to various energy generation complications. Residents started experiencing issues with water supply, heating, transportation, and other services that made their properties susceptible to damage. Many homes and commercial properties in the area…

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Understanding and Preparing for Heavy Rain and Flooding in West Coast States

As we shift from fall to winter, regions across the country are preparing for the weather events that come with it. While the West Coast may not experience heavy snowfall or freezing temperatures, property owners and managers should not underestimate the impact of heavy rainfall. Factors like storm surge, urban development, and the dryness of…

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First Onsite Acquires Dayton Based DryPatrol LLC

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – December 18, 2023 – First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite), one of North America’s largest disaster recovery and restoration providers for commercial enterprises, has acquired DryPatrol LLC, a full-service commercial mitigation and reconstruction service provider based in Dayton, Ohio. This acquisition is part of First Onsite’s approach to attain operational excellence for…

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FIRST ONSITE expands in Saskatchewan, opening new branch in Regina

(MISSISSAUGA, December 1, 2023) – FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration, Canada’s leading property restoration company, has opened a new branch in Regina, Saskatchewan. This branch location represents the ninth capital city location for First Onsite in Canada and a deepening connection with commercial, insurance, and residential customers in western Canada. First Onsite has been operating in…

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Commercial Winter Storm Preparedness

The Guide to Commercial Winter Storm Restoration Winter weather is near, and colder temperatures bring a greater need for awareness surrounding potential property damage and the challenges it can present. Depending on the type of damage, property owners and managers are faced with potentially endangering the lives of their building’s occupants and a period of…

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FIRST ONSITE joins forces with Canadian Association of Managing General Agents

(MISSISSAUGA, November 8th, 2023) – FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration, Canada’s leading property restoration company, has joined forces with the Canadian Association of Managing General Agents (CAMGA) as a Silver Sponsor. First Onsite will also be participating in a panel at the upcoming CAMGA Claims Summit in November in Toronto. CAMGA is national trade association representing…

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FIRST ONSITE expands in Quebec, opening new branch in Trois-Rivières

(MISSISSAUGA, October 2, 2023) – FIRST ONSITE Property Restoration, Canada’s leading property restoration company, has opened a new operations branch in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Trois-Rivières is the next step in the company’s expansion plans. Already the largest full service commercial and residential restoration provider in the province, the new branch joins First Onsite’s flagship Montréal/Dorval branch,…

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Hurricane Fiona in Atlantic Canada

What Happened? Hurricane Fiona made landfall in September 2022 and would go down as one of the most brutal weather events to impact eastern Canada, affecting Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island. The hurricane recorded winds over 165kph, claimed twenty-five lives, and caused over $845 million in damage, making it one of the…

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First Onsite Acquires Nashville Based Case Restoration

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colorado – August 22, 2023 – First Onsite Property Restoration (First Onsite), one of North America’s largest disaster recovery and restoration providers for commercial enterprises, has added Case Restoration, a full-service mitigation service provider, and general contractor based in Nashville Tennessee to its service locations. This acquisition is part of First Onsite’s approach…