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Households must get insured and plan for floods

Published by Evergreen Insurance on 9th March 2020 -

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Many homeowners in flood prone areas have struggled to get insurance for their homes due to the high costs involved. Anybody living in a high risk flood areas should consider the following where possible...

  • Water-compatible internal walls which can be hygienically cleaned.
  • Water-compatible flooring made from tiles and concrete or silicon-mineral/magnesium oxide boards which can be cleaned.
  • Sump and pump systems that can remove flood water as it enters a property.
  • Raised electrics with sockets higher up the wall, above the flood line, to prevent damage to electrical circuits.
  • Plinths: Raising electrical goods and kitchen cupboards off the floor which can help protect them and their contents from flood water.
  • Water-compatible stairs using concrete, hardwood or steel stairways, which can be cleaned.

For all your insurance needs, please do give Evergreen Insurance Services a call on 020 3372 2160. We are an experienced broker who pride ourselves on giving outstanding service whilst giving up to 25% of our commission back to Wildlife and Nature Organisations.


Dave Gardiner

Evergreen Insurance Services is part of Surrey Independent Advisors, who have been providing insurance services for both individuals and businesses for over 20 years.

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