With all the heavy rain recently, it’s worth making sure you’ve got house insurance that gives you adequate cover just in case your home becomes a victim of the wet weather. With millions of properties across the UK at risk of flooding from rivers, surface water or the sea, the chances of you, or someone you know, being at risk is high. Water damage can be devastating, not only to your possessions, but also to the structure of your property.
If you live in an area that’s prone to flooding, you may not be able to get cover from all providers. Have a look at house insurance quotes online to see if you can get covered.
While you can never completely protect your home from flooding, there are plenty of things you can do to prepare – and reduce the damage floods can cause. Here are 10 tips for guarding your home against flood damage: