Check your home for structural issues this winter

Maintenance Week is a timely reminder for householders to protect their homes and ensure that minor repairs are completed before winter sets in. In this blog, we outline common issues, techniques, and structural repair tips to help you maintain your home this winter. Read our tips below! Cavity wall tie Read the full article…

Advice on protecting properties from flooding

For those that have sadly experienced it and have gone through the pain to bring their properties back to a liveable state, the potential risk of flooding never really subsides and is always at the back of your mind…even when we do have lovely weather, which we are all experiencing Read the full article…

Be prepared for flood risk

Be prepared for flood risk, says national trade body HOMEOWNERS at risk of flooding are being pointed to a library of information that will help them best protect their properties this winter. National trade body the Property Care Association (PCA) says preparation is the key to minimising the threat of Read the full article…

Joined up approach key to future of flood protection

Central government, insurers and local authorities must continue to work together to ensure properties at risk of flooding are better protected in future, according to a national trade body. The Property Care Association (PCA) today questioned reports of any tension surrounding the responsibility for flood protection. Instead, it revealed there Read the full article…

Concerns over flood assurance standard

Trade body concerns over flood assurance standard A NATIONAL trade body has raised concerns householders could be misled over the capability of flood protection products being fitted to their properties. People whose homes and businesses were flooded between 1 December and 31 March can apply for a government grant of Read the full article…

Seek expert advice as flood risk looms

Homeowners and businesses threatened by flooding are being urged to seek advice from experts. The recent bout of heavy rain and gale force winds signals the UK weather is turning – with the possibility of increased flooding to properties all over the country. National trade body the Property Care Association Read the full article…

Flood Risk, Resilience and Resistance

When we initially considered this article, we were in the midst of a drought and flooding was probably far from the minds of most people. Fast forward just a few weeks and we have just experienced the wettest April on record and images and footage of towns and countryside under Read the full article…

Effective Restoration of Flood Damaged Buildings

Thousands of UK residents have suffered from the effects of flooding in the past few years. Hull and Gloucestershire in 2007 and Cumbria in late 2009 are two recent examples where whole communities have seen their homes and businesses devastated. These events have highlighted the need to seek advice from Read the full article…