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Winter Storm Preparedness and Clean-Up

Your best defense against winter storms is to make sure you’re ready before they arrive.

Canadians are pretty savvy and well-seasoned when it comes to tough winters. But there’s always more you can do to get ready when bad weather hits. Most regions in Canada can expect winter extremes at some point, including freezing rain, blizzards and ice storms. Here are some steps you can take to make your home more energy efficient and winter-proof no matter what comes your way – including power outages.

Winter Storm Preparation

In many cases, the best place for you to stay in severe winter storms is home so you’re not taking risks by walking or driving on dangerously slippery roads and sidewalks.

It’s important to ensure that your home is ready to buffer the elements before winter hits. We can help you make small adjustments in case of power outages resulting from freezing rain and ice storms.

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FAQ About Preparing For Winter Storms

Winter Storms Clean-up

Once a storm hits, the best thing to do is to hunker down in your home (unless conditions are extreme and you’ve been advised to evacuate to a shelter).

If you’ve assembled all your essentials beforehand, you should have what you need to stay warm and dry — even if the power goes out or if the bad weather persists over many days. Some repairs may have to wait for spring, but here’s what you can do to recover if you’ve lost power, have frozen pipes or need to clear your property of deep snow.

FAQ About Recovering From Winter Storms

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