What Could a Flood Cost?
All it takes is a few inches of water to cause major damage to your home and its contents. This interactive tool shows you what a flood to your home could cost, inch by inch.
Learn about Basement Flooding
Basement flooding is a large and growing problem for residents, municipalities and insurers across Canada. In just the past few years there have been several events that have resulted in basement flooding in both larger and smaller communities across the country. Indeed, almost no community in Canada is immune from basement flooding.Watch Video
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To avoid flood damage in the basement, it's important to take the necessary precautions. These tips from InsuranceHotline.com will help prevent basement floods and avoid damage and home insurance claims.Read More
Free Protection Tips
Everyone in the community plays a role in helping to prevent basement flooding. If we all take preventative measures, we can make a significant impact in reducing flooding throughout the City.Read More
The July 15 rainstorm that dumped up to 88 millimetres of rain on parts of the city resulted in over 500 reports of basement flooding.Read More
Mold, mildew and bacteria are common following floods and other water damage. If unchecked they can lead to sanitation and health ...Read More
Sump Pump FAQ
For many homeowners the ﬁrst line of defense against water in the basement is a sump with a pump in it. The sump may be connected to drain tile that ...Read More
After the Flood FAQ
The following steps will help you get started in dealing with these problems. Please do the steps in order.Lower the Humidity Everything will ...Read More
A backwater valve is a device that prevents sewage from backing up into your basement. A valve will automatically prevent water from ...Read More