Flooding

When we think of flood protection, images of sandbags lining riverbanks or elaborate flood barriers often come to mind. However, in recent years, a surprising new contender has emerged in the realm of flood management: the Triwater Bag. This innovative approach to flood protection offers a versatile, eco-friendly solution that is both effective and sustainable. In this blog post, we'll explore how Triwater Bags are being utilized to mitigate the impacts of flooding and why they're gaining traction in disaster preparedness efforts worldwide. Versatility in Disaster Management: Traditionally, sandbags have been the go-to solution for flood protection. While effective, they...

Why Do I Need A Window Well Cover?    Home maintenance entails a lot of things, some standard obvious things and some that can fly off your radar especially if you’re unaware of the necessity of them. Basement windows are such a great feature to a home providing bright light and fresh air in a space alternatively known to be dark and cold that people often think of. Many of us may have seen window well covers in the past, the typical steel rounded panels attached to the base of the house, but they are so much more than that. Window well...

Why would you pump water into your house and then back out? PumpSpy now installed with the Outdoor Sump System offers you three lines of defence before your basement floods: 1. the primary pump, if it breaks or fails then your second line of defence is activated 2. the battery back up, if both pumps fail it will activate the third line of defence 3. A high water alarm will be sent through the app on your phone that monitors the pump 24/7 For more information about the Outdoor Sump System please visit R&D Development Group....

The Intact Centre of Climate Adaption at the University of Waterloo continues to report on ways for homeowners to protect their home from flooding. The article below informs home owners of simple steps they can take to help alleviate risks of water damage. For those homeowners that have done the eaves trough clean outs, extended downspouts and sump pump discharge lines, installed backwater valves - sometimes that just isn't enough to ease the worry and stress of a potential flood. For those homeowners, we want to introduce you to PumpSpy which automatically monitors and tests your sump pump and battery...