Floods can be miserable ordeals, even with extensive preparation. They can spring up with little to no warning and saddle you with the responsibility of a lengthy, expensive restoration period.
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You may need to consider upgrading your property to defend it from the risks associated with flooding. So improving the walls, floors, drains and service intakes could be measures you take to ensure that your property can cope in the event of a flood.
At De Novo Risk Solutions Limited we are reflecting on the destructive storms that occurred in 2016 and the impact they had on some businesses we are also looking at the new flood insurance schemes to help small businesses stay afloat.
It may come as a surprise that according to research conducted by the Met Office, windstorms caused greater insured losses across Europe in the winter of 2013/14 than flooding.
Reducing the impact of storm damage. Be Prepared...
If your flood risk assessment indicates that the property may be at risk, a flood plan should then be drawn up to include the following: