Disaster losses have doubled every five to ten years since the 1950s, and in 2005 approached $100 billion worldwide. If this trend continues, insurers around the world will face a trillion dollars in damage claims over the next 15 years. This is an alarming trend, is not sustainable, and needs to be confronted.

Will homes be more resilient to damage from the hazards expected over the next fifty years? The answer needs to be yes.

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This booklet explains what sump pump systems are, what they do, how they can fail, and how they should be tested and maintained. The booklet also provides advice on what to consider when having a sump pump system installed, or when replacing an old pump.

This booklet explains what backwater valves are, what they do, how they can fail, and how they should be inspected and maintained. The booklet also provides advice on what to consider when having a backwater valve installed and goes through the different types of backwater valves.

This booklet explains what emergency generators are, what they do, how they can fail, and how they should be inspected and maintained. The booklet also provides advice on what to consider when choosing a emergency generator and goes through the different types of generators.

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