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 status.  It’s 24/7 monitoring system is downloaded as an app where you’ll receive alerts and can check on your system from anywhere.

From the Globe and Mail:How spending $250 could protect against a $43,000 flood in your basement –