How to avoid basement flooding

Converting a basement or cellar, or even excavating a new one, is an increasingly popular way of extending your property. It can provide you with more living space, a home cinema, an office or any number of other things. But … Continue reading

7 things you didn’t know about flood insurance

If you have a property that’s in a flood-prone area, the chances are you’ll need to take out flood insurance. With over 15,000 homeowners making claims last year alone, it’s important to remember that anyone can get flooded – yes, … Continue reading

How to install a sump pump

More and more householders are making use of their basements to provide extra accommodation. Rather than trying to keep water out completely in order to keep the area dry, most conversions now rely on a system that allows water to … Continue reading