In recent years, flooding has become an even greater risk to home owners and businesses in the South West.
Climate change and other factors are having an adverse impact on the frequency of flooding in Cornwall, Somerset, Devon and Dorset.
Although there is nothing you can do about the weather, there are things you can do to help safeguard your property. When you take out your building and contents insurance, always make sure you find out what is covered and what isn't, so you know where you stand in the event of flooding at your home or business.
Discover some simple steps you can take to help prevent flood damage and all the heartbreak and inconvenience it can bring in its wake.