Posts Tagged ‘Sandbags’
Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
After the floodwaters dissipate, the citizens are responsible for the cleanup, which includes the proper handling or disposal of emergency sandbags for floods. When handling and disposing sandbags, it is important to keep safety first. Soiled sandbags are exposed to much bacteria and other contaminants and must be handled with care. Learn more by reading a previous blog How to Correctly Dispose Sandbags After Flooding.
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
At the first sign of danger, our human instincts kick in. The very first thought that comes to mind is preservation. Homeowners develop a safety plan or a course of action, before hurricane and flood season begin. NYP Corp produces and distributes a full line of sandbags to help homeowners and businesses prevent flood damage.
The sandbags are made from burlap, acrylic, cotton and polypropylene in the following products; flood sandbags, filled sandbags, emergency sandbags, polypropylene bags, burlap sandbags, Military specification sandbags, and FIBC bags used for flood protection.
Thursday, January 24th, 2013
In terms of the cost and number of people affected, floods are the primary natural hazard in the United States. A single flood incident can cause billions of dollars in damages and displace thousands of people. Floods can destroy homes, businesses, and infrastructure, and kill humans, livestock, and other animals in their path. Structures which survive the flood itself may be damaged beyond repair. In 2011, 33 states were affected by some degree of flooding. Total damages for 2011 exceeded $8 billion dollars and over 100 people were killed.
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
Flooding can be a devastating experience for homeowners to go through and should be prepared. NYP-Corp is a manufacturer and supplier of all types of bags including emergency sandbags and filled sandbags for flood protection. If not properly protected, floods can destroy homes, businesses, and possessions, and can also be dangerous if the floodwaters are contaminated with bacteria or other toxins.
Friday, November 23rd, 2012
When there are catastrophic storms, such as the recent Sandy tropical storm, it’s essential to be aware of the various sandbags available. You may be curious as to what the different types of sandbags there are, as well as all their many uses, below is an overview of sandbags and their uses. When you’re looking for sandbags, you want to have the option of getting these custom sized. You may also require add printing. The most useful sandbags are those with self-closing filling valves, as well. And because every need is a little different, it’s necessary to have assorted material constructions and weights at your disposal. (more…)
Friday, August 31st, 2012
Floods have been a natural affliction of the human race since long before biblical times; nature has gifted them with the potential power to wipe out entire towns, villages, and families. They have been recorded in almost every culture’s historical documents as destroyers of homes and livelihoods.
Friday, July 20th, 2012
Some might say that hurricanes are Mother Nature’s way of keeping us on our toes. It starts with an area of low atmospheric pressure and grows as condensation releases into the air. You might associate a hurricane with the mechanisms that drive it, storms, winds and heavy rain, but flooding is one of the major concerns in any region prone to these potentially devastating squalls. When one approaches the coastline, residents need to know how to prepare for the flooding that comes with the storm.
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012
Thinking about natural disasters may bring up news stories from around the world, but coastal cities across America’s seashores have been under increased attack in recent years. Climate Central, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Americans fight back against the threat of rising sea levels, has published alarming statistics about the rising odds of damaging floods from coastal storm surges attacking America’s shores. Smart consumers are urged to purchase emergency sandbags now to prevent massive property damage in the future.
Friday, April 13th, 2012
Flooding is one of the most serious natural disasters all over the world. It is estimated by United States Federal agencies that 125 people die every year in flood conditions. While many people live in high risk areas, those who live in lower risk areas may also sustain damage from flood waters if the weather conditions are favorable for flooding.
Friday, March 30th, 2012
Many people’s experiences with sandbags revolve around flood control. They certainly do the job better than just about anything else available. Because they can be transported empty and filled on site, they can quickly reach areas with little else available or where heavy equipment can’t.
When filled, one person can easily carry and place a sandbag. With an interlocking stacking pattern, (Read our previous blog on How to Correctly Create a Sandbag Wall) sandbags create an excellent barrier to water. For flood control, they can be used to repair levies, create a barrier around a house, or simply block water from entering under doorways.