What is a Drain Back Water Valve or Back Up Prevention Valve – and why do you need one?

There is nothing worse than seeing water in your basement. Why is water coming up your floor drains? Where is it coming from? How can you make it stop? Fortunately, you can stop sewer water from going back into your home by installing an attachment called a Back Water Valve. This valve, which is also […]

Flooding: Toronto Gets a Soaking


In early July 2013, the residents of Toronto, Mississauga, and surrounding areas got a rude awakening: the sewer and drainage systems in their homes, that in many cases had never presented a problem over decades, suddenly failed to carry off flooding water that was falling from the sky faster than the drains could take it […]