Flood damage / Guides

As our climate adapts to human carbon emissions, homes have to change
Lifestyle and environment

Changing homes in a changing climate

...floodplains). Thinking historically, flooding and water damage is clearly becoming a much larger issue. From the 1940s until about the year 2000, fire was one...

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...damage prevention on your devices: Inflotrolix has another flood-prevention product called the NOWA 360® that detects flooding from appliances such as washing...

Real estate

Real estate

...flooding Stay away from flood plains Backyard privacy and greenery Sun exposure: for interior quality of life, also for a garden if that's your thing. C...

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...damage city infrastructure as well as present a greater flood risk for cities along the coast and even inland cities with water ways that are prone to flooding....

Why basements flood and how to prevent that with a sump pump
Basements improvements

Why Basements Flood & How to Prevent Flooded Basements

...damaged by the basement flooding. An insurance claim may give you market value for your couch and flat screen TV, but it won't come close to the true value of d...

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...flooding, by allowing water to pass under walls. Read all about how to Stop Basements Flooding - Flood Prevention, Pumps & Alarms here Slab floors: A lar...

Smart Homes, Technology & UV can Help Keep Families Safer
Cleaning and maintenance

Keep homes cleaner & safer with smart home features & UV light

...damage your eyes as easily as it kills germs. Another idea we've seen that looks like a winner are the UV enclave units that we can drop our mobile phones int...

Better Basement Design on basement walls prevents mold and midlew
Healthy indoor air quality

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...flooding. The mold damage you see is from longterm moisture exposure, not the one-time flooding event. This was a typical basement wall assembly, with a stud wa...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...flood protection: Basement flooding is one of the more common catastrophes a homeowner can face, even though they could have been easily avoided in most cases...

Free Energy Audits, Net Zero Home Grants & Interest Free Home Renovation Loans
Grants and incentives

0% loans & Grants for Green Home Renovations & Construction - A Boost for Canadians in 2020

...flood insurance program to assist homeowners located in high-risk flood zones that don’t currently have adequate insurance protection. Invest $150 million to ...

Smart homes: Remotely control and monitor your energy consumption
Efficient home design

Smart homes: efficiency, comfort & convenience at our fingertips

...damage. Even Captain Jean-Luc Picard would be impressed with some of the remotely-operated features and automated protections that are now available. Many of ...