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Record rainfall in 2012 increases subsidence risk in 2013

A dry summer in 2013 would cost UK homeowners over £291m in damages due to shrink/swell subsidence following record rainfall in 2012, according to Searchflow, the property search provider.

February 13th, 2013 | No Comments »

Drought brings fears of increased risk of subsidence

Is your clients’ property at risk from subsidence? On Monday 20 February, the Environment Secretary announced that the south-east of England has officially moved into drought status. With the lack of rainfall predicted to continue and areas of drought set to increase this situation can also lead to an increased risk of subsidence, which can have a detrimental effect on your property warns Property Assure, the property information and helpline service provider.

March 19th, 2012 | No Comments »