Devastating Facts About Floods

Devastating Facts About Floods

Devastating Facts About Floods 1.    All 50 states are subject to flash floods.  No region is safe. 2.    Floods are the #1 most common natural disaster death worldwide. 3.    Nearly half of all people killed in floods are those who try to drive through a flooded area...
What to do After A Flood

What to do After A Flood

What to do after a flood After emergency officials have given permission to re-enter your home: Check for structural damage before going inside. If it’s dark, use a flashlight – not matches, a candle or a lighter. Listen for reports to know when drinking water is safe...
What to do During A Flood

What to do During A Flood

What to do during a flood A flood can be scary, but try to stay calm. The most important thing is to keep your family safe, but if you have time: Turn off utilities at the main power switch. Move valuables, important papers and clothing to upper floors. If you have...
What to do Before A Flood

What to do Before A Flood

What to do before a flood To help reduce damage: Install backflow valves or standpipes to prevent sewer lines from backing up. Be sure your gutters and downspouts are clear of debris. Elevate your washer, dryer, water heater, oil tank, furnace and electrical wiring on...
What is Flood Insurance? Do I Have It?  Do I Need It?

What is Flood Insurance? Do I Have It? Do I Need It?

What Does Flood Insurance Cover? Many homeowners are unaware that their home insurance doesn’t cover flood damage. Sadly, many people in the Michiana area experienced this fact last August when we received heavy rainfall in a short period of time.  Flood...