Shackan Indian Band

Positive Community, Self Sufficient, Healthy Lifestyle

Protecting your home & property

There are many ways you can reduce the risk of water damage

  • Storing valuable and important items or documents on upper floors.
  • Anchoring fuel sources
  • Sealing cracks in the foundation and around doors and windows
  • Installing backflow valves on basement floor drains, washing machine drains, toilet and sink drains
  • Installing a sump pump
  • Things you can so to the exterior of your home

Things you can do to the exterior of your home

  • Enhance landscaping so water drains away from the foundation
  • Ensure water from downspouts drains away from your home
  • Clean your gutters regularly
  • Maintain your perimeter drains regularly
  • Keep nearby storm drains clear of debris
  • Sandbag

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