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A Battery Backup System for Residential Pump Stations
24/7 drainage pump station monitoring with PSMS.
A house without power is an unhappy wife. Do whats best for your home and install a Cummins automatic emergency backup generator for power 24/7
I don’t know how many calls we have received to date, but most of these calls are from lack of maintenance
We work closely with customers to find the right size and strength of generator because we want to be as efficient as possible
In the wake of all the current power outages across the province, some issues to read about regarding your home without a backup power system in place.
Backup power is a luxury. Automatic backup power is even better. When the power goes out, panic sets in.
Using car batteries with your drainage pump system will not give you the results you expect
You should maintain your drainage pump station. Lack of maintenance is 90% of flooding calls during the fall and winter months.
4 Key Pump Station Requirements for a proper functioning drainage pumping system. Two pumps, a duplex panel, high level alarm and emergency backup power.
A story about one community’s vote on green-lighting a complex-wide replacement of poly b piping.
Learn more about water harvesting here at home and why it’s so crucial for other countries who don’t have the choice.
Cracks in a house foundation occur because your house was built on unstable ground or was permeated by moisture which eroded sediment supporting the foundation
Winter is coming. Fortunately for homeowners in North Vancouver and the entire lower mainland, instead of white walkers and exploitative violence, we’re only going to be attacked by storms and sudden surges of runoff flowing down the mountains. ...
Learn more about the relationship between saving water, our most precious resource, and saving money, our most treasured resource.
The argument for landscaped water solutions is a simple one, right? Well, there are a few hidden factors that are easy to overlook.
Spring rainwater is rushing down a mountain to a basement near you! Here’s a couple steps you can taker to avoid problems.
Understanding the differences between copper and plastic pipes is essential if you want to avoid future headaches.
“75% of the floods we deal with are directly caused by rock pits.” That’s Chris Gray, Perimeter’s fearless leader. When I asked Chris why people should avoid rock pits at all costs, the answer was simple. “So you don’t become a victim of those...
It’s funny how often I’m brought back to the memories of my youth in rural Alberta when considering the drainage issues here in the lower mainland. Most of North Vancouver’s homes were built on the side of a hill. Here, if one of your children...
Waiting for your water main to flood your basement is too late before looking for a water main break. Here’s how to spot the problem.
Sunny skies, dry air and not a cloud to be seen for miles. That was the carefree summer the lower mainland was lulled into the past few months. “It’s going to be hot and dry well into the fall, this is great!” - that was me last week. Well, by now...
“It rains a lot in the lower mainland.” That’s Chris Gray, the owner and chief drainage guru here at Perimeter Drainage. While it might seem like an obvious statement, for Chris, it’s an element of our winter that’s still easy to forget. Why?...
Learn more about how you can use this simple tool to save money and the environment, one rainstorm at a time.
The best way to prevent large bills associated with poor drainage? Paying close attention to how stormwater interacts with your home.
Certified sustainable building practices are slowly but surely becoming more common. The best way to see more of the same is to pay attention.
The incoming deluge of stormwater to Vancouver and the lower mainland can be dealt with by communicating with your neighbour and coming up with a plan of attack.
We’ve written a lot about paying attention to your home’s drainage in order to avoid a damaged water main or a flooded driveway. And a lot of times a simple eye test works fine and you can avoid any major problems. For homes that experience...
No one wants an expensive foundation repair bill on their hands, particularly not when the holidays are right around the corner. Here’s how you can prevent foundation issues.
Whether you live in the hills of North Vancouver or the … hills of Burnaby, a water harvesting tank might be just what you need to complete your home.
In this post we combine both sides of our business: the rainwater harvesting focus of the winter with the construction waste management of the summer.
The Ride to Conquer Cancer is a cause that’s near and dear to all of hearts. This is the second in a series of posts profiling the members of Team Perimeter’s fourth entry into the Ride.
Want to lessen the burden on your utility bill this summer? Instead of drawing on municipal water systems, start harvesting water today.
Ring in the new year by making a new commitment to water conservation on a daily basis.
Is it possible to write about drainage management, recycling and the Ride to Conquer Cancer in one post? Sure it is. Is it possible to do so while making sense. Read on to find out…