Averting Some Common Winter-Related Losses

Canadian winter conditions give rise to some unique hazards. Weather fluctuations put a great deal of strain on a building’s infrastructure and make it difficult to keep up with maintenance demands. Sudden temperature changes can cause water pipes to freeze and rupture, and in warmer weather, the melting of accumulated masses of ice and snow can quickly turn into floods.

Without awareness and careful attention, these scenarios can result in serious property damage. Ultimately, there are more than just repair costs to consider; weather-related losses can lead to accidents and personal injuries, and undermine the feeling of safety and security that…

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