Sudden heavy rainstorms or other changes in water pressure can cause water contaminants to flow back into your personal or community supply lines. This means water contaminants may end up in your drinking water, which can be harmful and cause illnesses. To prevent this, you can have a backflow valve installed into your sewage system, making it impossible for your sewage to flow back through your home’s intake pipes. This mechanism automatically closes when wastewater backs up into the wrong direction. Backflow valve installation can be done from inside or outside your house.You may also be eligible for city rebates, depending on your municipality. If you live in the Greater Toronto Area, contact Canada Waterproofers, and our team will provide you with more information. With over 25 years in the industry, our experienced team will give you peace of mind that the job is being done right. Our team is fully insured and licensed under WSIB. If you live within the Greater Toronto Area, it is likely that Canada Waterproofers is recommended by your municipality as a pre-approved licensed plumbing company, making it easier to obtain permits and getting your maximum rebate.Backflow valve installation is highly recommended by insurance companies. Depending on where you live, your insurance provider may require a backflow valve installation. Contact your insurance agent or broker to find out how a backflow valve installation can help with your insurance premiums.Canada Waterproofers uses industry leading methods and top quality materials. Be weary of non-recommended types of backflow valves, such as the plug type. These systems do prevent backflow, but may cause backup pressure to build underneath the basement floors, which may lead to structural damage of your home. Contact Canada Waterproofers and have piece of mind that the job is done by an experienced and knowledgeable team.Under the “Basement Flooding Protection” program, initiated by the city of Toronto, owners of single-family, duplex and triplex residential homes re eligible for a subsidy of up to $3,400 per property to install flood protection devices. Eligible work includes: Installation of a backwater valve. installation of a sump pump, as well as severance and capping of a home’s storm sewer or external weeping tile connection. The City of Toronto website states that if the work done is not completed by licensed company, rebates will be denied. Ensure that the work done is by licensed professionals like Canada Waterproofers. Our team will guide you through the process, present you with quotes for indoor or outdoor backflow vale installations, and ensure that you take the appropriate steps to qualify you for your entitled rebate.