Entries by Nusite

How To Keep Your Basement From Flooding During a Power Outage

While widespread power outages are rare in Toronto, you do see smaller power outages affecting various neighborhoods from time to time.  If you have a leaky basement and rely on an interior waterproofing system and sump pump to keep water out, then a power outage could create additional challenges for you. Unfortunately, flooded basements and […]

Should I Waterproof my Basement from the Inside or Outside?

Basement waterproofing is big business in Toronto.  Between the age of the homes, the extreme weather between seasons, and the fact Toronto sits on top of underground waterways, most homes in Toronto experience water leaking into their basements at one time or another. If you’re confused about the difference between interior and exterior waterproofing and […]

Is Basement Waterproofing Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

This is a common question we get about basement waterproofing here in Toronto. What is Covered and What Is Not Unfortunately, basement waterproofing systems aren’t typically covered by homeowners’ insurance policies. The actual cleanup of a flooded basement may be covered but the process of waterproofing the room isn’t. Of course, if you suffer through […]