Prevention Tips

  • For low-slope roofs and flat roofs, excess snow has to be removed regularly to avoid sag, collapse, or damages to the structure.

  • Drain the water heater at least once a year to reduce the chances of a leak.

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Prevention Tips

  • Make sure that none of the shingles have been damaged by snow or ice.  Proceed to any needed repairs as soon as possible.

  • Poor a little water down the floor drain in the basement to make sure it flows freely despite the thaw.

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Prevention Tips

  • Clean your air exchanger filters.  It is very important to clean the filters every two or three months, particularly after winter.

  • Adjust the slope around the foundation so water flows away. 

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Prevention Tips

  • Clean dead leaves and other debris from gutters at least once a year before the cold.

  • Remove screens during the winter and don’t forget to store them in a dry, temperature-controlled environment.

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OUR SERVICES

Groupe Urgence Sinistre is the largest network of damage restoration professionals, with the industry’s most complete line of services for damaged buildings and their contents. No matter when, what, how big or what the effects of the damage—you can count on GUS.

Facing disaster is GUS’s bread and butter. When you choose GUS to tackle damage caused by water, fire, wind, oil, vandals, or other causes, you’re choosing a multidisciplinary team known for finding innovative solutions and always staying ahead of the pack. 

Post-disaster restoration

  • Restoration of damage caused by fire, soot, smoke, water, oil, vandalism, etc.
  • Carpet and upholstery cleaning
  • Decontamination of building structure and contents
  • Dehumidification
  • Odour neutralization and air purification
  • Removal and storage of building contents

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Demolition, renovation and construction

  • Boarding up
  • Restoration of damage caused by fire, soot, smoke, water, oil, vandalism, etc.
  • Complete damage restoration services: structural,
  • carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heating, painting, plastering, interior and exterior finishing, roofing, etc.
  • Site securing and debris removal
  • Computerized cost estimates

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Dry-cleaning

  • Odour elimination and antibacterial treatment
  • Deodorization rooms
  • Leather, suede and fur cleaning services
  • Sporting goods cleaning
  • Shoe cleaning and repair
  • Storage

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Drain and Sewer Inspection and Repair

  • Pipe location and inspection by camera
  • Foundation drain cleaning, repair, and replacement
  • Foundation repair and sealing
  • Iron ochre treatment
  • Service hookup (water, sanitary, and storm sewers)
  • Pipe thawing

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Temporary Accommodations

  • Fully furnished accommodations in prime locations to suit any needs
  • Condominiums, houses, and mobile homes available

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Cleaning and Restoration of Electronics

  • Repairs, cleaning, and refurbishing
  • Detailed computerized estimates
  • Onsite pick-up and delivery
  • Onsite operations
  • Damage reduction and stabilization

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