FLOOD-PROOF TIPS FROM THE CITY

The Hamilton Spectator - - LOCAL -

The city has these tips to help keep you dry in heavy weather: Keep catch basins in front of your home clear of leaves and de­bris; If your home has a back­wa­ter valve or sump pump, en­sure it is func­tion­ing prop­erly; If your home or area is prone to flood­ing keep valu­ables off the base­ment floor; Keep eaves troughs clean. Block­ages can force rain wa­ter over the edges and onto the ground near your foun­da­tions

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