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    ACT NOW

    MANDATORY DOWNSPOUT DISCONNECTION BY LAW Toronto City Council has approved a bylaw making it mandatory for property owners to disconnect their downspouts. Rainwater runs off a roof, through the eavestrough  system and discharges into a downspout connected directly to the sewer system. During heavy rainfall, the sewers become overloaded, increasing the risk of basement flooding and releasing polluted rainwater into our local waterways. http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=9931c0841486f310VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD&vgnextchannel=d490ba32db7ce310VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD To help deal with the problem, the City has made downspout disconnection mandatory, city-wide. Visit the web page if you need to disconnect. (http://map.toronto.ca/maps/map.jsp?app=MDDP) Disconnecting your downspouts will help: Reduce the amount of water sent through the sewer system Reduce the risk of basement flooding Reduce…

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    SAVE MONEY,MANTAIN YOUR EAVESTROUGH SYSTEM

    HAVE AN EAVESTROUGH INSTALLATION ANG GET THEM   CLEANED FOR FREE Most homeowners and builders don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the eavestrough system. We believe that the eavestrough system deserve a little more attention, and understanding the importance of it may prevent costly home repair bills. A properly installed eavestrough system will last 25-30 years. In order to last that long, you should maintain it regularly: . Clean your eavestrough twice a year: early spring and late autumn Have them checked if they are pulling away from the house Check if they are leaking or overflowing Clean the downspouts from any blockage. Consider installing leaf guards and heating…

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    IS MY ROOF FIXABLE OR SHOULD IT BE REPLACED?

    DON’T BE A VICTIM OF ROOF FRAUD CONTRACTORS. WHAT SHOULD YOU KNOW BEFORE HIRING A ROOFING CONTRACTOR? Roofing contractors are the most inspected trade from customers more than any other sector in the construction industry. The nature of this job does not allow for any mistakes, since any small issue may lead to enormous damage of your property. There are thousands of contractors out there offering roofing services. While a lot of them may do a satisfactory job, When it comes down to choosing your contractor, it is more a matter of trust and credibility and personal preferences. Be aware of one-night-stand roofing contractors and scam artists that show up…

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    ICE DAMS WARNING

    A WINTER FREE OF ICE DAMS Ice dams are a common sight in Canada’s long cold winters, but is this normal? Ice dams can be sign of serious problems with your roof system. They can cause damage both in your roof, inside your home, and anything it falls on. HOW DO ICE DAMS FORM? Did you know that more than 30% of heat in the house is lost through the roof? As heat escapes from the living space through the ceiling insulation, the attic space gets warm enough to melt the bottom layers of snow on top of the roof. When the water reaches the frigid air on the gutters,…

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