Waterproofing the basement of a home has become more necessary in recent years. Climate change is the issue of our age. More water evaporates into the atmosphere as the weather warms up. Downpours are heavier, Basement leaks happen more often.
Humans have caused this, and the world now is grappling with ways to combat it, as the situation worsens. Last spring and summer, there was widespread flooding that affected thousands of Canadian homes.
The costs to everyday Canadians as a result of climate change continue to rise. The bottom line is heavier rain increases the risk that your home will experience a basement flood or a sewer backup. The home’s foundation drainage system is interconnected and complicated, and includes the city’s sanitary sewer lateral, drains etc