Being prepared is vital for flood defence

If safeguarding your garage from floodwaters is on your agenda, you've arrived at the perfect spot. Our Garage Flood Protection collection is specifically tailored to counter the distinctive threats floods pose to your garage and driveway spaces. Given that garages frequently store precious belongings, vehicles, and occasionally utilities, they necessitate particular focus in flood protection. Rest assured, we're here to navigate you through our bespoke selection of solutions aimed at repelling floodwaters, guaranteeing your garage stays dry and secure, regardless of the weather conditions.

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How do you protect your garage from floodwater?

Protecting your garage from floodwater involves more than just monitoring weather forecasts. Our Garage Flood Protection range includes several products tailored for wider entrances like garages, offering effective and reliable solutions.

  • Floodsax:

    These innovative, sandless sandbags are light and easy to store, transforming into powerful flood defence tools when activated by water. Ideal for blocking floodwater from garage doors, they can be quickly deployed to protect up to a 2-meter opening.

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  • Osmo Barrier:

    Designed for single use, these long barriers swell upon contact with water, creating a sturdy blockade against incoming floods. They're perfect for rapid deployment around garage entrances and can absorb significant amounts of water.

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  • Flood Cube:

    These stackable cubes offer a modular approach to flood defence, allowing you to construct a customisable barrier to fit the specific needs of your garage entrance.

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  • Reusable Long Flood Barrier:

    Flexible and efficient, this barrier provides an extended line of defence, perfect for spanning wider areas like garage doorways, ensuring comprehensive protection against floodwaters.

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How do you divert water away from your garage?

Redirecting water away from your garage is essential to lessen the threat of flooding. The introduction of drainage systems like French or trench drains near the garage can be a crucial support in this endeavour. Furthermore, modifying the landscape and grading to slope away from the garage is effective in naturally steering water clear of this at-risk area.

Integrating our specialised flood defence products can significantly bolster your garage's resistance to flooding. For instance, placing Flood Cubes around your garage's boundary can act as a formidable barrier, redirecting approaching water away from both your garage and property. Similarly, Osmo Flood Barriers, celebrated for their ability to soak up water, can be swiftly deployed to create a defence line against surface runoff, guiding the flow of water towards safer zones.

Leveraging these cutting-edge solutions alongside established landscaping and drainage techniques offers a comprehensive defence strategy for your garage. This approach not only shields against the direct entry of floodwater but also aids in controlling the movement of water around your entire property, extensively mitigating the risk of water damage. Embracing this holistic method of flood defence ensures that your garage, driveway, and surrounding areas remain safe, upholding the integrity and security of your home against possible flooding incidents.

Tips for Using Sandbag Alternatives

Sandbag alternatives like Floodsax offer several advantages, including ease of storage, quick deployment, and reusability. Here are some tips for using these alternatives effectively:

Preparation: Keep Floodsax or similar products in an easily accessible location for quick deployment in case of sudden flood warnings.

Activation: Follow the product instructions for activation, ensuring they're ready to absorb water and expand to their full size.

Placement: Strategically place the barriers at entry points, ensuring there are no gaps for water to seep through. Overlapping and layering can enhance effectiveness.

Post-Event: Once the floodwater recedes, dispose of any contaminated products as per the product instructions.

Garages need not be vulnerable to flooding. With the right planning and our tailored Garage Flood Protection products, you can safeguard this essential area from water damage effectively. Explore our solutions today and take a proactive step towards comprehensive flood defence for your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

How effective are garage flood barriers against heavy flooding?

Garage flood barriers, when properly installed, can significantly reduce the amount of water entering your garage. While no solution can guarantee 100% effectiveness against all flooding scenarios, these barriers are designed to offer substantial protection.

Can I install these flood protection products myself?

Yes, our garage flood protection products are designed for easy, DIY installation, ensuring homeowners can quickly secure their garages without needing professional help.

Are there any reusable options for garage flood protection?

Yes, products like the Reusable Long Flood Barrier offer reusable options. They can be dried out and stored for future use, making them a cost-effective solution.

How do I choose the right flood protection product for my garage?

Consider the width of your garage entrance and the typical water levels you expect. Osmo Flood Barriers are ideal for standard garage doors, while Floodsax and Flood Cubes can be customised for larger areas.

What maintenance is required for these flood protection products?

Maintenance is minimal. Inspect your products annually for any signs of wear and tear, and ensure they are dry before storing. Following the manufacturer's guidelines will help extend their lifespan.

Flood protection for your entire property:

  • Homes

    Browse our home flood range for everything you need to protect your property.

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  • Doors

    Our door protection offers various solutions to stop water entering your property.

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  • Driveways

    Our driveways flood range has everything you need to divert floods from your drive.

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  • Air Bricks

    Protect your property from floods by covering your ventilation air bricks.

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Need help with your flood protection?

Our expert team are ready and waiting to help with any questions.

  • Helpful Flood Resources

    FREE information to help you beware of, prepare for & deal with floods.

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  • Flood Preparation Checklist

    Check out our checklist to ensure you are prepared for the next flood.

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  • Flood Cleanup Guide

    Get guidance on how to clean up the aftermath of following a flood.

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