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Storm-Proof Your Home (Cambridge)
November 7, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Storm-Proof Your Home
Date/Time: Saturday November 7, 2pm to 3pm
Location: Idea Exchange, Queen’s Square, 1 North Square, Cambridge
Parking: Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the venue between George St. and Grand Avenue with main entrance off of the parking lot.
Registration: Please call 519-621-0460 to register in advance.
Intense rainfalls, heavy winds, ice storms, snap winter thaws… These unpredictable events put our homes at risk of damp, flooded basements, backyard ponding, tree damage and winter slips & falls. Small improvements to your home can provide peace of mind that your home can weather any storm!
Learn about storm-proofing home improvements such as rain gardens, permeable pavement, and backwater valves as well as best practices for maintaining sump pumps, rain barrels and trees. This workshop will help you to understand the work you can do yourself and what is best left to the pros.
- Introduction to RAIN program
- Interactive presentation about how to storm-proof your home
- ‘Storm-Proof Home Checklist’ to take home
- Local service providers list
Funder and partner acknowledgement
REEP, RAIN, Green Communities Canada, Idea Exchange in partnership with the Cities of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge