BBC Report – Warming could raise UK flood damage bill by 20%
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-64866058 As a flood damage restoration company, Richfords know all too well the devastating impact flooding can have on communities. That’s why we were interested in reading the BBC Aritcle about the new “future flood map” of Britain produced by Bristol University and Fathom researchers. The map simulates the impact of flooding in the coming […]Read more
BBC report – Flooding could Return One Year on
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av-embeds/51524058/vpid/p083l14z Storm Dennis: BBC News remembered the devastating flooding in Wales one year ago and the flooding clean-up which took many months to complete. In February 2020, many areas of Wales were affected by heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis which then led to devastating flooding. People in South Wales communities have described the devastation caused by […]Read more
Flood damage from Storm Ciara set to cost millions.
During 9th February 2020 storm Ciara wreaked havoc across much of the United Kingdom. High winds reaching speeds of 100mph were followed by heavy rain. This extreme weather caused millions of pounds of damage in just a few hours, and the Met Office are predicting more to come as the weather turns colder and snow […]Read more
Drying Homes for Christmas
It’s not even July, yet this morning I already have Chris Rea stuck in my head. Why? Because that’s what one of our customers just asked for, to be home by Christmas! Once again this week the UK has seen torrential downpours affect much of the country. Flooding has been caused in many locations. Particularly […]Read more
Storm Deirdre No Match for Richfords Fire and Flood
On Saturday 15th December Cornwall’s Eden Project was temporarily closed due to flood water, following heavy rains brought in by storm Deirdre. However, by Saturday afternoon the management team at Eden were able to confirm that events planned for the weekend, such as their spectacular evening Shadows and Light Christmas experience, could go ahead as […]Read more
The End of Waiting in at Home!
Over the 40+ years Richfords has been giving their customers their lives back after fires, flooding and water damage claims two things have remained constant: – 1, After an incident customers love to see our technicians arrive at their home or business. Richfords first visit is a big deal, it’s the beginning of the end […]Read more
Beating the Burst Pipes
The significant change in the weather is leading to hundreds of frozen and burst pipes. Last week, much of England, Scotland and Wales experienced, freezing temperatures, high winds, and heavy snowfall. During this period of “heavy” weather transport and travel were widely disrupted and tens of thousands of people were unable to get to work. […]Read more
Sodden presents do not make for a very merry Christmas
ith flooding becoming increasingly prevalent across many parts of the UK, flood recovery experts are warning householders to think about where they store presents ahead of the big day. Richfords Fire & Flood in Redruth, Bracknell and Cullompton suggest that gifts should be stored upstairs in case of any big downpours washing out ground floors. […]Read more
Conference Overview – I love Claims 2018
After a busy week of networking at the I Love Claims Conference in Coventry earlier this month, Richfords Business Development Director, Michael Cooper reflected on the event and his views on upcoming industry trends that were discussed for 2018. Why do Richfords attend I Love Claims? The I Love Claims conference is a great opportunity […]Read more
Protecting the priceless – Do you have a Da Vinci on your wall?
Embed from Getty Images Christie’s auction house in New York has broken the records for selling a work of art. An anonymous buyer has purchased Leonardo da Vinci’s portrait of Christ ‘Salvator Mundi’ for $450.3 million. The painting was once bought for just $60 when it was thought it was painted by one of the master’s […]Read more