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Why on earth is this dear old lady watering a pillowcase on her doorstep?

March 22, 2015

  You may think it somewhat bizarre that Shirley is using a watering can to wash a pillowcase on her doorstep. But she’s actually way ahead of others when it comes to preventing floods, for Shirley has invested in FloodSax sandless sandbags which means her northern home can be protected from floods outside and leaks [...]

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Cost of flooding in UK set to double to a mind-boggling £11bn

THE number of people at risk from flooding caused by rivers will rise by many millions in the coming years – and the cost of flooding in the UK will double to a staggering £11bn. A study by the World Resources Institute (WRI) says that over the next 15 years the risk of people affected by [...]

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Did flood story really turn The Archers into Archenders?

March 15, 2015

  IT has been a much-loved radio programme for generations – but did Radio 4’s The Archers go too far when the fictional village of Ambridge was flooded? Some listeners claimed the recent ‘weather bomb’ story was sensationalist and far-fetched while others raised an eyebrow (or two) when the BBC joined the fray by giving [...]

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20 million people now at risk of flooding

March 7, 2015

The number of people affected by river flooding worldwide could nearly triple in the next 15 years, it is claimed. BBC News is reporting that climate change and population growth are driving the increase. According to the World Resources Institute (WRI) in the UK about 76,000 people a year could be at risk of being [...]

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A simple way to defrost the freezer

February 25, 2015

Fed up of soaking the kitchen floor when you defrost the freezer? Here’s a clever way of collecting all the water that runs out … simply pop a FloodSax sandless sandbag  or two underneath it. The sandbag simply absorbs the water, saving on all that mess. FloodSax are ideal for soaking up leaks in hard-to-reach [...]

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FloodSax ‘cuts it’ for Daisy

February 21, 2015

A pack of FloodSax saved a lady thousands of dollars in flood damage. Daisy B from Tampa in Florida faced the daunting prospect of a tropical storm battering her home. And she was so pleased she was prepared as the FloodSax were ‘worth their weight in gold’ when the storm struck. Daisy said: “Thank goodness [...]

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FloodSax halt tidal surge in New Jersey

February 17, 2015

The testimonials for FloodSax sandless sandbags just keep rolling in. Here’s just one story from Cris Losbanos who protected his home by placing FloodSax in front of his garage. He said: “I live in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey, about a mile away from the Hudson River. Our neighbourhood has been a known flood zone for [...]

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Simple ways to save on your flood insurance

February 10, 2015

People can save on their flood insurance by being prepared and investing in anti-flood devices. There are many on the market including the pioneering FloodSax sandless sandbags. According to Daily Mirror journalist Julia Rampen said: “You can cut your flood insurance costs by adding flood defences to your home. In some cases, your insurer may [...]

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Severe flooding leads to dramatic rethink on climate change

February 8, 2015

There is growing public acceptance of the human contribution to climate change, according to a new study. The latest results from a national survey show public agreement that humans are causing climate change is at its highest level for five years. According to a comprehensive report by online magazine Carbon Brief the researchers also find [...]

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Morpeth folk won’t be needing FloodSax any more

February 4, 2015

It looks like the good folk of Morpeth may not be needing FloodSax anymore … which is great news for them. In 2008 the Northumberland town suffered terrible floods (pictured) and thousands of FloodSax sandless sandbags were needed to keep the filthy floodwater out of their homes. They worked well, saving homes from countless thousands of [...]

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