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    24 Hour Live Answer Emergency Response
    (705) 750-1111 • Toll Free: (877) 919-0993
  • 24 Hour Live Answer Emergency Response
    (705) 750-1111 • Toll Free: (877) 919-0993
  • 24 Hour Live Answer Emergency Response
    (705) 750-1111 • Toll Free: (877) 919-0993
  • 24 Hour Live Answer Emergency Response
    (705) 750-1111 • Toll Free: (877) 919-0993

Welcome To DMS

DISASTER MITIGATION SERVICES If your residential, commercial, industrial or institutional property has suffered due to: WATER, FIRE, WIND, MOULD, STORM, IMPACT... CALL US FOR IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Thank you very much Peterborough and surrounding areas for voting Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS) as your favourite restoration contractor! We appreciate the local community for your continuing support in entrusting us with your emergency service needs, restorations and renovations.

Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS) is the leading choice for all of your emergency mitigation, insurance restoration and renovation needs, with 24/7 Live-Answer emergency mitigation services and our network, EMRG Canada.




Disaster Mitigation Services supports the insurance industry and all aspects of emergency mitigation and insurance restoration, including rebuilding of residential, commercial, industrial and institutional facilities. We are dedicated to quality service and making your experience with us as comfortable and stress-free as possible.


Disaster Mitigation Services is a registered Tarion Home Builder.


As the owner of Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS), Dave McCutcheon has served the insurance industry since 1989 and has always strived to provide the utmost service to all clientele.

Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS) is recognized as a leader in our industry, is I.I.C.R.C. certified, a Perfect File certified contractor, DSN certified and a founding partner of our network, EMRG Canada with certified and accredited members throughout Ontario and growing nationally. We are experts in mitigation and restoration resulting from fire, smoke, wind, water, mould, asbestos, trauma clean-up, marijuana/meth lab clean-up, vehicle impacts, vandalism etc. in residential, commercial, institutional and industrial property damage.

Our Peterborough location has 7,500 square feet of combined office, cleaning, storage pods and warehouse space as well as a 2,400 square foot fenced compound for exterior storage.

At Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS), we pride ourselves in providing the utmost professional service and our well trained staff/specialists are dedicated to our service commitment in providing quality and client satisfaction at all times.



DISASTER MITIGATION SERVICES is a proud member of several industry organizations. We're also avid supporters of various community charities.

DMS has won multiple awards for it’s outstanding customer service and business practices.

DMS is a proud member of the following business organizations.






Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce (Dave McCutcheon being a Director in 2013 and 2014)


DMS is a proud to support these worthy charities.

Canadian Cancer Society • Community Safety Net • Pedal for Hope • United Way Sponsor • Princess Margaret Hospital • St. Joseph’s Hospital


Read what some of our happy customers have said about our services.


“Dear Mr. McCutcheon – I wish to take this opportunity to acknowledge your efforts specifically in the claim handling and overall professionalism your company has demonstrated since the inception of our program. It is a pleasure to have the chance to work with a management team that exemplifies quality, teamwork, leadership and service with to such an extent that your office has become the number one choice for our vendor partners.”
Stephanie Beattie – President/CEO, Centre for Disaster Recovery


“There were no problems on this project at all and this was the first project to go flawlessly since I came to work in housing. Great job done by your project manager Dave.”
J. Wales – Maintenance Supervisor Building & Property – City of Kawartha Lakes, ON


“It was a pleasure doing business with you. I would not hesitate in recommending you and your business to anyone.”
J. Crawford – Queensville , ON


“We received excellent service. It has been a pleasure to deal with Dave McCutcheon. All services were done quickly and efficiently. Drywall was well done by contractors.”
G. McInnis – Thornhill, ON


Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS) has professional, IICRC certified staff that are experienced and well versed with all sizes of losses. We are well equipped and well organized for catastrophic situations as a founding partner of our network, EMRG Canada www.emrgcanada.ca with certified and supportive members throughout Ontario to assist in times of wide spread losses. At Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS), we pride ourselves in the professional and efficiency of our services to all types of losses as shown below.

  • Wind Damage Restoration
  • Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration
  • Vehicle Impact and Vandalism
  • Custom Renovations and Additions
  • Residential, Commercial and Industrial
  • Restorations and Renovations
  • Mould Remediation
  • Asbestos Abatement
  • Graffiti Removal
  • Structural Drying
  • Catastrophic Storm Response
  • Content Claim Services
  • Biohazard and Trauma
  • Decontamination
  • Meth Lab Clean-up
  • Ozone Chamber
  • Soda Blasting
  • Exterior Storage Compound
  • Commercial Drying

All quotations/damages/losses are priced based upon the protocols of your insurer using the most up to date technologies/standards in our industry. All quotations are provided in an efficient and timely manner and include floor plan sketches and digital photographs.

All workmanship is certified and Disaster Mitigation Services (DMS) provides the best warranty in the industry.

Our Network

DISASTER MITIGATION SERVICES DMS is a founding partner of EMRG Canada and our established and experienced network is very well equipped to service your emergency mitigation needs in times of catastrophic losses.

Contact Us

610 Neal Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 6X7
Tel: (705) 750-1111 Fax: (705) 750-1993

Dave McCutcheon, President/CEO
Cell: (705) 930-0870


Jeff Payne, Senior Estimator/Project Manager
Cell: (705) 930-0559


Jason King, Senior Estimator/Project Manager
Cell: (705) 930-3436


Randy Ryley, Emergency Services Manager
Cell: (705) 930-0400


Kirsten McCutcheon, Chief Financial Officer


Christine Arsenault, Project Manager Assistant


Tonya Cowle, Office Administration


Contact  Us Form

24 Hour Live Answer Emergency Service

(705) 750-1111  •  Toll Free: (877) 919-0993