More Than offers advice to homeowners about flooding

More Than the household insurance specialist is offering advice to homeowners about flooding and how you can protect your property and if the worst should happen, what to do.

Over the last few weeks there have been many floods up and down the country in places like Lancashire and Cumbria that have been hit hard.

So how can you protect your home from the risk of floods? You could have sandbags ready in your garage in case you need them, these will help you keep water from entering through your outside doors. You can purchase sandbags from diy stores and the council.

It may also be a good idea to remove any valuable items upstairs to prevent them from being damaged. If your home was flooding it you be a good idea to turn off the gas and electricity too. You could also get together some useful items such as a torch, bottles of water, some clothes and even a first aid kit just in case anyone is injured.

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