Fighting off floods: Six tips and tricks

Floods count as some of the biggest and most costly natural disasters to befall the British people—and the long-term forecast is bleak as climate change predicates longer and more intense rainfall. So, get your wellies on, your umbrella out, and … Continue reading

The UK Locations Most At Risk of Flooding

As global warming continues its march relatively unimpeded, sea levels and the incidence of tumultuous weather will continue to rise. And while many may assume that coastal regions of the UK are far and away the most susceptible to flooding, … Continue reading

How to prevent your home flooding

Unfortunately, as climate change rages on and continues to worsen over time, so too, does the risk of flooding. Over the past few years, we have seen flooding become an increasingly frequent topic on the news, with intense rainfall causing … 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

How to choose the right sump pump

Converting basements and cellars into living space has become increasingly popular in recent years. But for them to be usable, it’s important that they stay dry throughout the year. In most cases this means installing sump pumps. Many basements use … Continue reading

Sump pumps to sandbags: Flooding essentials for winter 2016

Local knowledge is an essential starting point for assessing and mitigating winter flooding risk. You can find this out from the local council as well as from the Environment Agency website that covers flooding risk over England and Wales. Invest … Continue reading