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FloodSax

Floodsax alternative sandbags have proved themselves in action time and time again worldwide, especially in the terrible storms that struck the UK early in 2020.

 
FloodSax are
transformed from being as light as a pillowcase to become as tough
and heavy as sandbags (20kg) within five minutes. 
They are vacuum-packed so
take hardly any space to store and 20 fit into a cardboard box that one person
can easily carry so hundreds can be taken to the scene in a car. Compare that to 20 sandbags that would need a pallet and a large van or lorry to transport there.

Homeowners and businesses often don’t realise that councils have no responsibility to provide sandbags if flooding is expected. They must protect themselves and one way to do this is to have FloodSax alternative sand bags which can stop water and tons of debris in its tracks and divert torrential floodwater down drains away from homes and businesses. Indoors, simply pop them on a leak and they’ll soak it straight up. Ideal for those hard-to-reach places beneath kitchen appliances and radiators and FloodSax are increasingly popular with facilities management companies.
 
Here’s why FloodSax are far better than sandbags:
 

FloodSax are:

* Easy to store and are vacuumed-packed to save even more room.

* Always there for peace of mind. No panic to buy sandbags if a flood is forecast.

* Can be expanded in water right next to where you need them and stay taut until flood subsides.

* Lightweight before they are used with the standard bag weighing just a few ounces so can be used by people who would not be able to lift sandbags.

* Thousands can be quickly transported in a van, saving on fuel, wages, manpower and the impact on the environment.

* Can be stored in small depots around the area, not one huge central store so can be taken even more quickly to the scene.

* One can be expanded and put down the toilet to block it from filthy water being forced up by the floodwater backing up through the drains and sewer.

Sandbags:

* Must be replaced regularly costing thousands of pounds for big companies and local authorities who need palletised sandbags ready all year round for any emergency.

* Can deteriorate if stored for a long time, especially in cold, damp warehouses.

* Exceptionally unwieldy to lift and handle with all kinds of health, safety and manual handling technique problems for staff who have to use them at businesses.

* Messy with the sand easily washed out and adding to all the damage if they burst.

* Difficult and expensive to transport anywhere due to their weight. One box of 20 FloodSax is equal to 20 sandbags on a pallet.

* Need a lot of people to move any number of sandbags anywhere.