Preparing to be Safe this Winter

In the winter months we can have all sorts of problems that are caused by the weather. As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, it is important to keep an eye on the weather updates to make sure that you don’t get caught out by the notoriously unpredictable British weather!

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Being prepared for it is always a good idea, here are some of the things that you can do to reduce weather related problems this winter…

Keep Supplies in your Car – Snow and ice as well as flooding are part of the weather in Britain, and if this happens when you are on a car journey, it could mean that you end up stuck somewhere. Keep a bag in the car with snacks, water, food, a blanket and a mobile phone charger so that you can be safe if you are stuck somewhere awaiting rescue.

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Clear your Drains – Blocked drains are much more likely to cause problems in the winter. Get rid of any debris that is blocking the drains and gutters and get a professional like this CCTV drain surveys Windsor based company to come and check your drains for any signs of damage or blockages.

Put Away Garden Furniture – Another winter weather that we often see is high winds, and this can mean that you lose your garden furniture, and they also risk causing damage or injury to buildings or people. Put it away if possible or secure it to the ground well to reduce the risk of this happening.