As the weather gets colder, we spend more time inside our homes. Along with the great benefits of hanging out at home (cozy couch, Netflix, food – you get the idea), there are plenty of hidden hazards to stay on top of, as people interact with these hazards more when they’re at home for longer […]
WINMAR® International Inc. is pleased to announce its independently owned franchise of WINMAR® Vancouver has been purchased by Ali Rajwani. WINMAR® Vancouver will continue to be located at 7930 – 130 Street in Surrey, British Columbia and all employees have been transitioned into similar roles. Mr. Rajwani is pleased to announce that Jay Randhawa, a […]
With summer comes extreme weather, including storms that bring heavy rainfall. Bodies of water and over-saturated ground can’t always handle the showers that come our way, and suddenly you find your home or business falling victim to a flood.
As forest fires continue to move through and ravage Western Canada, our thoughts are with the families whose homes and businesses are threatened by fire. While forest fires can be hard to predict and contain, there are some things you can do to prepare your property during fire season.
Make sure your Canada Day celebrations go off with a bang and not a flop this weekend. Chances are you’re not thinking about your home or your insurance before you go to light your sparklers, rockets, or Roman candles – but unfortunately, fireworks are the cause of thousands of injuries and millions of dollars of property damage each year in Canada.
Unlike the name suggests, weeping tiles are actually pipes that discharge underground water from around the perimeter of a home or from a basement. Exterior weeping tile manages water at ground level, and is placed in a trench around your home, whereas interior weeping tile is most often used if the exterior weeping tile has failed.
Cut your cooling costs this summer, and keep your home running efficiently, with these easy tips!
Flooding is stressful, serious, and unfortunately not 100% preventable due to accidents, like sump pump failure, and extreme forces of nature. While we can’t always control when our home floods, we can control how we react to, and cope with, such a disaster in order to minimize damage and loss.
While WINMAR is known for providing emergency services, it’s not all that we’re great at. Every one of our 90+ WINMAR franchises across Canada also have teams skilled in general contracting and home improvement! With the summer months (thankfully) ahead, home improvement season is also on the way.
As the seasons change, your home faces a whole new set of weather-related challenges. In the warmer months, Mother Nature can wreak havoc in the way of high winds, lightning strikes, rain storms, hurricanes, and much more.