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Sandbags for Flooding this Winter

Sandbags for Flooding this Winter

Flooding in TexasWith severe weather already in full effect this winter, including storms, tornadoes and many flash flood alerts, many are planning ahead and looking to buy sandbags for flooding online.  While there are many sandbags for flooding available on the market, it makes sense to consider features before purchasing. 

The last thing you want is to have sandbags that don't protect when disaster strikes. 

Cheap Sandbags for Flooding

cheap sandbags for floodingFirst, If you are looking for cheap sandbags for flooding, and have plenty of time and resources to dig, fill and bag traditional sandbags, then FloodSax are not for you.  The pros of cheap and dirty traditional sandbags are that they are just that.  With low grade Polypropylene sandbags, its tarp-like material degrades over time, making planning ahead for flooding events difficult.  After just a few weeks of leaving filled Polypropylene sandbags in the sun, it the bag rots, making all of the work of digging, sandbagging and tying up sandbags a waste of time.  Flood sacks instant sandless sandbags are different.  They are compact, lightweight and easy to deploy. 

Best Sandbags for Flooding

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If you are looking for a convenient, clean and easy way to deploy sandbags in the case of a flash flood, FloodSax is the answer.  It is great to see great community efforts where hundreds of volunteers standng on mounds of sand doing their share to build sandbags.  However, if you don't have the time and resources to dig sand, fill dirty sandbags and carry and transport the 50 lbs bags from one place to another?  FloodSax instant sandless sandbags offers the best sandbags for flooding.  When kept in its vacuum sealed bag, FloodSax sandbag alternatives store for up to 10 years.  In just 5 minutes, FloodSax inflate from 1 lb. to 50 lbs., ready to fight flood waters to protect your property.  When you need sandbags, FloodSax are ready to be deployed in an instant.  Here you can see FloodSax keeping waters at bay.

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Compact and Lightweight Sandbags for Flooding

FloodSax are so compact and lightweight it can be deployed by anyone; including the disabled and elderly.  There is nothing as lightweight, yet as strong and durable that can build high flood barrier walls.  While similar products are lightweight, they do nothing in comparison, as they are filled with less expanding polymers filled in a single case sack... making it an unstable sandbag that is difficult to build water barrier walls.

FloodSax start at 1 lb., when dry, once water is added, the flood bag expands to 50 lbs.

Comparison on Sandbags for Flooding

The image below illustrates how high Flood sacks can be stacked vs. competing products that just simply don't offer the size, volume and structure to stack high flood barrier walls. 

Other Sandless Sandbag                  FloodSax Instant Sandbags

quick dam flood barrier protection vs. floodsax. Flood protection

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Chapman University has done their homework on Sandless Sandbag Alternatives

Chapman University has done their homework on Sandless Sandbag Alternatives

Preparing for El Nino Chapman UniversityWith the expected El Niño coming, Chapman University’s Facilities Management Department has been proactively planning to protect their campus with FloodSax sandless sandbags / sandbag alternatives.   Chapman University understands that using sandbags to protect their buildings helps mitigates the impact of flooding.  While traditional sandbags do help, the modern sandbag; FloodSax offers superior convenience and fast solution without the sand, mess and labor of hauling many 50 lbs. sandbags. 


FloodSax Flood Sacks Flood bags used at Chapman UniversityWhat does El Niño mean to many parts of the US including California?  El Niño conditions are characterized by unusually warm ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. Weather experts have been closely monitoring the increasingly warm temperatures since early 2015, giving them strong confidence to predict a strong El Niño that will bring on storms, heavy rainfall and flash flooding.

Chapman University of Orange, Ca has "taken the time to clean out roof drains and gutters, facilities teams have also installed new pumps in several areas, serviced emergency generators and overseen the installation of several new roofs on campus buildings throughout the summer, according to Rick Turner, associate vice president for Facilities Management."

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It only made sense to Chapman University to use the largest sandless sandbag alternatives on the market, FloodSax.  The instant sandbags offer a fast and easy way to protect the Campus from flood waters.  By placing FloodSax down into position or activating them with a hose, FloodSax make it easy to divert flood waters from coming into the facility.

With 10 years shelf-life (when kept in its vacuum sealed bag), it makes sense to keep FloodSax handy during an emergency.  1 case of FloodSax sandless sandbags, weighing at only 35 lbs. contains 20 units of flood bags; equivalent to 1,000 lbs. of sandbags when expanded with water.

It makes sense to have FloodSax, ready, because during an emergency there is typically not enough people to move and protect property in an instant.  FloodSax allows for a quick deploy of of sandbags to cover a large area.  Chapman University of Orange, Ca has done their homework on sandless sandbags to prepare for flooding. 

FloodSax® Sandless Sandbags Launches New Website and Brand Refresh

FloodSax® Sandless Sandbags Launches New Website and Brand Refresh

FloodSax® Sandless Sandbags Launches New Website and Brand Refresh 

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FloodSax® US, the #1 Selling Sandbag Alternatives and Water Absorbent Pads, today introduces the launch of a new website ( and its brand identity.  FloodSax® invites visitors to experience its new website and brand image; created to deliver a greater user friendly experience with improved functionality and navigation. The new website offers a sharp, modern design, and a content-rich experience, offering engaging videos, galleries and brochures. It also provides social media integration and direct links to FloodSax® Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube channel, where company and product updates appear on a regular basis. 

The new website highlights FloodSax® products, which can be purchased online, as well as through the large dealer network across the country. FloodSax® instant sandbag product pages offer photos, videos, specs, shipping, and pricing information, as well as an easy to use shopping cart experience. Organizations interested in becoming a FloodSax® Sandless Sandbag dealer can apply for distributorship online as well as stock their storefront through the ecommerce portal (not previously available).

While the website is world-class and offers ultimate ease of use to purchasing sandbags online or instore, FloodSax® still offers excellence in support to customers and partners. The brand refresh and new online ecommerce experience is to offer an online resource for companies and individuals to learn more about FloodSax® sandless sandbag alternatives and how the instant sandbags can help save thousands of dollars in liquid and flood damage.

FloodSax® has a large network of distributors in the US as well as around the world. These channels will continue to handle large orders and provide quality custom solutions in their respective regions. 

About FloodSax® USA:

FloodSax® Sandless Sandbags are instant, lightweight, compact, fast absorbing & highly stackable to create flood wall barriers. FloodSax® Sandbag Alternatives go from 1 lb. to 50 lbs. in just 5 minutes of absorbing almost any kind of fluids (from water to hazardous chemicals). With over 2,000,000 units sold globally, FloodSax® have been featured on DIY Television’s “Disaster House”, news stations around the globe including NBC, ABC, CBS, affiliates, BBC and cable news programs.

FloodSax® helps protect people and property against surging floodwaters, while absorbing fluids without the sand, labor and mess. As a super water absorbent pad, FloodSax® is ideal for protection from costly water damage, caused by leaky appliances, pipes, water heaters, aquariums, toilets, sinks and much more. Dry, FloodSax® weigh about 1 lb., making it compact and lightweight and easy to be placed by virtually anybody. Activated, FloodSax® sandbag alternatives expand to be about 50 lbs. in weight, making it easy to stack and stagger for superior flood barrier walls. For more information, visit  


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