Storms are unpredictable but churches can take basic precautions such as managing their trees to reduce potential damage to buildings and making sure that roofs, gutters and drains are properly maintained.
On paper, the average Anglican church is a tricky place to heat. The building will have large internal spaces, high ceilings and, putting the more modern churches to one side for the moment, the construction of its doors and leaded windows will make it difficult to insulate.
Flooding in your church and associated properties can cause inconvenience and heartache to your church community. It’s impossible to flood-proof your church properties but there are some simple actions you can take to reduce the damage a flood may cause.