Cost Effective Flood Defences for Your Home
If like millions across the UK you live in a flood-prone area, it goes without saying that you’ve probably spent endless hours researching the appropriate flood defences for your home or business. Although as experts we always recommend a fully tailored solution that combats all possible entry points for floodwater and that is both reactive and pre-emptive, we know all necessary flood defences for your home aren’t always an easy investment, so we’ve compiled a list of the cheapest and most effective on the market.
These flood defences for your home come in a range of sizes and suited to a range of purposes. Stormguard Floodplan are able to supply barriers for doors, windows, garages and for patios and gardens. These board like structures slot in front on entrance points, forming a water-tight seal and keeping water at bay, but can be removed one the water has subsided or when there are no weather warnings in place. This form of defence offers a cost-effective and reliable solution for those on a smaller budget.
Flood Angel airbricks are recommended as part of a wider flood prevention plan, but as a stand-alone product are a fantastic waterproofing option than traditional airbricks. Built into walls to stimulate the flow of air around the home, the flood angel airbricks differ in that they have a smart membrane in the middle which can detect when water levels are high and stop water from penetrating through them.
A piece of piping that is fitted onto the used water piper that leads away from a property, a flap valve prevents the surges of wastewater back into your sinks and toilets if the sewage system floods. Once fitted, the flap valve offers a permanent solution protecting properties from sewage backflow and minimising the risk of contracting diseases from dirty water.
Whatever your budget, Stormguard Floodplan can help device a flood defence for your home, just call us on 01260 289 089 today.