Could your home sustain flood damage?Find out before the storm hits.
If you live in a coastal area, you are exposed to risks to life and property such as flooding, storm surge, and high winds. We’re here to help you learn about the risks in your area so you can make informed decisions about where to live, where to buy or rent property, and whether or not to purchase insurance coverage.Get a FREE personalized report Contact Us
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News and Further Reading
The previous post “Ideas for drainage improvement around your property” dated May 03, 2018 presented four ways by which a citizen can act: Check condition of streets and storm drains Check condition of nearby drainage features Add drainage trenches Replace hard surface driveways, sidewalks, and patios with permeable materials Two examples of these were featured […]
People are often reluctant to purchase flood insurance when they live in an area that has never flooded, at least to their knowledge. However many are not aware of the actual degree of flooding risk in their area. In addition, they may not be well-informed regarding the reasons why purchasing this coverage is usually wise […]
A previous post dated 02 May, 2018 summarized five methods FEMA recommends to lower your flood insurance premium. These are: 1. Relocate the home to a higher portion of the property (or build a levee around it) 2. Raise utilities and mechanical systems 3. Install flood openings in ground floor walls 4. Abandon and fill […]