Tips to Prevent Your Basement from Flooding
As spring begins to warm up many parts of Canada, bringing with it heavy rains and snow melt, homeowners need to beware of basement flooding. Municipalities across the country are preparing for floods, while a historic ice jam caused southwestern Ontario’s Grand River to overflow in late February. Nearly 5,000 people in the City of Brantford were ordered to evacuate their homes.
Fortunately, homeowners can reduce their risk of a flooded basement with simple easy steps, starting with the purchase of a $50 plumbing part. Our Executive Vice President of Branch Operations, Kevin Clarke, recently shared this tip and several others with Canadian Underwriter.