Battery Backup for Sump Pump Systems

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Sump pumps are often a last line of defence against basement flooding, and for that reason their reliability is key. A sump pump will need to predictably detect rising water levels in the sump well, and start in response. A primary pump, attached to AC mains power will generally be all that is needed, but […]

All About Plumbing Rebates in the City of Toronto

The City of Toronto has decided to give support to an assortment of plumbing projects that it considers highly important. In particular, the City offers partial rebates for certain measures that provide protection against basement flooding.

Out of Sight but Important: Sump Pumps

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A sump pump is a part of a full system of flooding protection for basements. In itself, a sump pump will assist in keeping a basement dry, especially if a part of the basement is below the water table. When coupled with a backflow prevention valve, a sump pump will give greatly increased security and […]

Avoiding risk of basement flooding

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No matter where you live in the GTA, there is always a risk of basement flooding. Ranging from the miniscule to the legitimate, such is life when living in such a fertile landscape (that happens to be located on the shores of a Great Lake). Preparation is the key to avoiding devastation, and one of […]