Toronto is continuously getting hit with more and more extreme rain and weather which is causing homeowners damaging flooding. To assist, the City of Toronto continues to offer basement flooding rebates in Toronto. These subsidies are amazing for all homeowners! It gives you the chance to afford a service which will protect your home, your heath and your valuables from the dangers of a sewage backup or flooding. Click here to learn how a sewage backup can effect your health.
How to qualify for basement flooding rebates in Toronto
To qualify to receive the rebate you must have one or more of the following services performed:
Available subsidy = 80% of the invoiced cost up to a maximum of $1,250 regardless of the number of devices installed at the property, including eligible labour, materials, permit and taxes.
Installation of sump pump
Replacement of existing sump pump
Installation of alarm for sump pump
Installation of back-up power for sump pump
Available subsidy = 80% of the invoiced cost up to a maximum of $1,750 regardless of the number of devices installed at the property, including eligible labour, materials, permit and taxes.
Foundation Drain (weeping tile) Pipe Severance & Capping
Disconnection of foundation drains (weeping tiles) from the City’s sewer system by severing and capping the underground sewer connection
Available subsidy = 80% of the invoiced cost up to a maximum of $400 including eligible labour, materials and taxes.
How to apply for basement flooding rebates in Toronto:
It is simple to get the rebates! Here are the steps:
Contact and hire a plumber with a valid City of Toronto license.
If choosing a backwater valve, obtain a building permit. Most companies do this for you.
Have the work done and received a paid invoice
Fill out and submit all Toronto flooding paperwork. These forms can be found online.
Be patient. Applications can take up to 10 weeks to be processed.
Basement flooding rebates in Toronto won’t last forever! Consider getting this work done to improve the value of your home but more importantly to protect your health from the hazards of a sewage backup!
For more information regarding rebates or to get a free quote, call Trouble Shooters today!