Sandless Sandbags are only meant to serve as a temporary barrier against flooding. Unused, unfilled can be stored for later use if they are stored properly. You should dispose used Sandless Sandbags appropriately as recommended by your local environment protection department. Since floodwaters could be potentially contaminated with other chemicals and wastes, proper handling of used sandbags that may have come in contact is important for environmental safety reasons.
The use of sandless sandbags is mainly to divert moving water as well as debris in an effort to minimize water damage. There are different ways that you can use them for a multitude of reasons, but if not stacked appropriately they won’t be as effective. Sandbag filling is usually a two-person job as it will be easier for one person to hold the bag while the other fills it. They are not easy to handle. That hard work is [...]
A house is more than just an investment. It’s your home and it holds all of the things that are important to you – your family, your valuables and your livelihood, so naturally, you do what you can to protect it. When you live in an area that is prone to hurricanes, sandless sandbags are something you become all too familiar with. These are commonly used in preparation for flooding to help protect homes and buildings from water damage. [...]
Yes, they can be used in the winter/snow. Make sure they are fully activated before freezing temperatures occur to assure maximum protection when the snow is melting. We do not recommend moving them while frozen to prevent any tearing of the outer material. Also, Salt on the roads should not come in contact with Sandless Sandbags. To help, pre-activate Sandless Sandbags with water & then wrap plastic under & over the top to prevent the salt from making contact. ******************************************************** Tips [...]
The SBA provides specific information on how to prepare for, earthquakes, wildfires, hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods. Develop a communications plan. In the event of an emergency, your staff will need to know whom to contact and how. Establishing points of contact, a phone tree, or meet up spot in advance will be helpful in disseminating information. Secure backup phones or have a telecommunications system in place. Use social media to keep the public aware you’re still in business, and in [...]