MANILA – Protect yourself and your valuables from floods with these rainy day must-haves.
The items below are arranged according to price, starting from the cheapest:
1. WATERPROOF SHOE COVERS
Shoe covers let you wear your favorite pair this rainy season without having to worry about getting them wet and dirty.
These items are available pretty much anywhere, such as this listing at Shopee for P50.
2. TACTICS ULTRA DRY BAG
Keep your items clean and dry this rainy season with this waterproof bag, which is also suitable for outdoor activities.
It is available at Tactics branches nationwide starting at P350.
3. DECATHLON WATERTIGHT PHONE POUCH
This item is an easy way to protect your phone from rain and floods. And the best part is, you can still use your phone even if it’s inside the case.
This product is available at Decathlon branches and online for P400.
4. DOUBLE LAYERED INVERTED UMBRELLA
No more messy drips all over your car and house with this umbrella, thanks to its inverted design.
Many shops and websites have been selling inverted umbrellas, such as this one at Zalora for P749.
5. COLLONIL CARBON PRO SPRAY
This product is designed to protect your valuables made of leather, textile, and other materials from water. Just spray evenly onto the surface and allow it to dry, and you’re ready to go.
The Collonil Carbon Pro Spray is available at the brand’s website for P1,095.
6. UNIQLO POCKETABLE PARKA
If you’re the type who hates bringing bulky jackets and raincoats, check out this pocketable parka from Uniqlo. It can easily be folded and carried with you in case of sudden rain showers.
This item is available at Uniqlo branches for P1,490.
7. FLOOD GUARD CAR BAG
Particularly handy for people who live in flood-prone areas, this item can completely cover your car, keeping it safe and dry.
The Flood Guard car bag is available at the Flood Guard PH website starting at $250 (around P12,780).
8. DAM EASY FLOOD BARRIER
If you have money to burn, you may want to get a Dam Easy flood barrier for your home, which can protect exterior openings from water up to 600 mm high. It is made of recyclable ABS plastic and can be installed in as quickly as four minutes, without the need for tools or sealant.
The Dam Easy flood barrier is available at the Dam Easy PH website for P49,998.