Archives for Safety

Home Security

Home security systems not only protect your home but your personal possessions and family members. Protect the ones you love by making the smart and reasonable choice. Review the best home security systems in Canada and the provinces where they can provide service.  Learn More Here
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This Winter: Stay on top of Your Roof’s Condition

  Looking out on your neighbourhood, with fresh snow falling and seeing snow-covered roof-tops is pretty standard in Ottawa. But, did you know that snow-covered roof-tops are a good thing? If you notice that there are bare spots on your roof after a big snowfall, it may be indicating there’s a larger issue with your roof or the insulation in your attic.   See how to care for your roof in the winter and prevent costly problems here.  
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Safety Tool kit for DIY Renovation Projects

  Tackling a DIY home renovation or project? Being prepared and having the proper protective gear is the first place to start. No matter the project size, you should always be wearing the appropriate protective gear! Click here for a safety tool kit for your DIY projects.  
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What to do in a Power Outage

As winter refuses to leave Ottawa, and pelt us with a big ice storm/freezing rain, it has left many without power due to several Hydro poles down in areas across the city. Click here for more information on what to do before, during, and after a power outage.  
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Ottawa Winter Survival Guide

Ottawa Winter Survival Guide: Tips & Tricks Well, that time of year we all dread has snuck up on us chillingly fast. Here are some Winter Survival Tips on what you should carry with you to help get you through. Whether you’re new to Ottawa or have simply erased any and all previous winter memories, this list can help you out. Click here to see Ottawa’s Winter Survival Guide.  
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Heat wave continues into Wednesday: Here’s how to stay safe

Though this extended summer may be nice for some, it still can present some risks as a Heat Warning was issued for Ottawa that will extend until Wednesday. Extreme heat can effect anyone, though the risks are greater for children, pregnant woman, the elderly, and people working outside (among others). Be safe and continue to monitor the weather as it comes. If you need advice on how to stay safe until this heat breaks, click here for an interesting resource with some great tips
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