How a $395 gadget can prevent a $43,000 flood claim

How a $395 gadget can prevent a $43,000 flood claim

by Support Team July 16, 2018

Amid a wave of sump pumps, backwater valves and other methods designed to keep home basements dry comes a new, simple way to mitigate flood risk – an e-sensor.

George Tsintzouras, CEO and co-founder of Canadian water tech company Alert Labs, became interested in creating such devices based on a bad experience he remembers as a property owner.

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5 Easy Ways To Save Your Basement From Disastrous Flood Damage

5 Easy Ways To Save Your Basement From Disastrous Flood Damage

by Support Team April 10, 2018

In an interview on The Agenda, Blair Feltmate of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (ICCA) dropped a number of bombshells about the flooding we've experienced in Canada and the major water damage to come:

  • Rainfall has increased 18% on average in Canada over the past 100 years 
  • The average cost of a flooded basement is $43,000
  • The number of uninsurable Canadian homes is increasing due to climate change

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