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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…

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Hawai’i Hurricane Damage

Understanding Hawai’i Hurricane Damage: A Comprehensive Preparedness Checklist Hurricanes form in areas of enhanced thunderstorms over warm tropical oceans. A concern for Hawai’i, in the middle of the Pacific, is waiting for a destructive storm to hit. Fortunately, in the last 40 years, Hawai’i has only seen three (3) Hurricanes that have impacted our islands…

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Why A Fire Loss is More Than Flames

We’ve all seen what fire damage can do to a property, but the types of damage you should be ready to encounter after experiencing a fire loss can exceed your expectations. Having full awareness of the different types of damage you will face can help you to react faster, reducing continued damage and getting you…

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Water Damage Recovery Guide

Key Steps for a Water Damage Recovery From small leaks to severe floods, water can wreak havoc on buildings, properties, and more. Whether that water damage is a broken water line, weather-related flood, a drain back up, or another cause, water in buildings can become a major problem — and fast. A rapid response to…

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5 Step Water Response Plan

From minor leaks to catastrophic floods, the destructive power of water knows no bounds. Buildings and properties are particularly vulnerable, facing a range of costly issues that can disrupt businesses and even force operations to grind to a halt. Unexpected incidents such as burst water lines, drain backups, and weather-induced floods not only jeopardize furnishings…

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Water Damage in Hawaii: Risks, Impact, and Restoration

Understanding the Impact and Risk of Water Damage on Hawaii’s Properties If there’s one thing we have an abundance of in Hawaii, it’s water. Our tropical climate is no stranger to heavy rain, flash flooding, and the potential for a destructive hurricane season. These elements, along with the unexpected pipe burst or plumbing issue, can…

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Disaster Supply Kit Checklist

Disaster Supply Kit Checklist GENERAL ☐ At least two weeks supply of medication, medical supplies used regularly and a list of allergies ☐ List of the style, serial number, and manufacturer information of required medical devices ☐ Flashlight (Do not use candles and be sure to have enough batteries) ☐ Radio (Battery operated or hand…