Basement Isolation Services for London, Stratford & Other Ontario Municipalities

Basement Insulation

During heavy rain events, more water can enter the sewers under the street than they can handle due to the extra water being added from the weeping tiles. This excess water could potentially come back into the home if the sewer becomes overwhelmed. As a result, municipalities throughout Ontario including London and Stratford have instituted programs and subsidies for homeowners where drain tile is hooked up to municipal drains.

Program Goals

  • Reduce basement flooding

  • Reduce sewage treatment costs

  • Reduce sewage overflow into the natural environment

  • Provide financial incentives to homeowners who disconnect their weeping tile

If it has not already been done, disconnect all downspouts from the weeping tile. Direct roof water away from the house using downspouts that empty into lateral piping that deposits water on a sloping grade a minimum of 5 ft. away from the foundation.

Short Summary

  • Disconnect weeping tile from sanitary or storm sewer lateral line to street

  • Install Backflow Preventer on sanitary line

  • Seal existing storm sewer lateral line

  • Install sump pit and pump if not already installed

  • Route weeping tile drain to sump pit

Talk to DryBasements.com to learn more about our basement isolation services.

Information

DryBasements.com Ltd.

Box 20124

Woodstock, ON Canada

N4S 8X8

Phone: 1-866-DRY-BSMT (379-2768)


Other Phone Numbers
London/St. Thomas: 519-473-0561
Stratford: 519-271-0331
Woodstock: 519-421-0852
Brantford: 519-759-0997
Kitchener/Waterloo/Cambridge:
519-279-1379

Fax: 226-782-0131

Hours

Monday - Friday 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Saturday - Sunday Closed

Service Area

  • London

  • St. Thomas

  • Stratford

  • Woodstock

  • Brantford

  • Kitchener

  • Waterloo

  • Cambridge and surrounding areas

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