The average cost of the clean-up in a flooded home is £35,000.
Repair reporting software provider Fixflo, helped leaseholders and tenants deal with nearly 5000 small repairs to their homes when Storm Ciara hit the UK earlier this month. This freed up property managers to tackle the major repairs that were needed at blocks across the country. Winds were at their highest on the night of Sunday 9 February and most damage was reported to fences and windows.
The floods that hit the UK in the wake of first Storm Ciara and then Storm Dennis have been devastating. With 120 severe weather warnings still in place, today we?re being warned that already hard-hit areas could see another?s month?s rainfall in the next 24 hours. This is terrible news for homeowners who are just about managing to keep the floodwaters at bay. And there is little consolation for anyone who has been flooded out and is hoping the water will subside enough to start repairing the damage.
If you live in an area that is susceptible to flooding here?s some helpful advice from the Know Your Flood Risk website:
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring
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