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A Supply Checklist for Hurricane Season

Now that hurricane season is upon us, it’s time to check your supplies and make sure that you are prepared before a hurricane is announced. Follow this checklist on what to do to ready your home and what supplies to purchase to ready yourself. What To Do To Prepare for a Hurricane Use the NOAA […]

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Do You Really Need Flood Insurance?

If you’ve been following our blog, you probably already know that damage caused by flooding is not covered under regular homeowner’s insurance policies. And you’re probably wondering – do I really need flood insurance? You might be tempted to skip this expense, especially if you do not live in a high-risk flood zone. Here are […]

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Why Are So Many Structures’ Flood Zones Incorrectly Rated?

Homeowners are frequently baffled when they learn their property’s flood zone, or FEMA updates their area’s floodplain map. Their home is within a high-risk flood area, but when they look around they don’t understand why. Approximately 60% of structures are incorrectly rated in FEMA’s flood zone maps. This can cost homeowners thousands of dollars and […]

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5 Most Destructive Floods in Modern American History

America’s number one natural hazard is flooding. In the course of its history, a few States have experienced some of the most devastating floods the world has ever seen. Floods have been responsible for some of the Nation’s greatest losses – both monetary damages and human casualties. Though many of the most devastating floods date […]