Spring Showers and Flooding Concerns

March 21, 2019

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We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. You don’t have to live near a large body of water to be in danger of a flood disaster. Now that the weather is warming up, spring showers are on the way. Protect yourself from future flooding now. Here’s what you need to know. Before It Floods. There’s almost no way to know if a flood will hit your home before it happens, but we do know when flooding is likely — even in the unlikeliest spots. The only thing you can really do is be prepared for it. The best way to do that is to purchase flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). While it is a federal flood insurance program, you can purchase coverage through your local independent insurance agency. Flood insurance isn’t a requirement if you don’t live in a high risk zone, but it is a good idea to have it anyway. The cost is much lower when you’re not in a high risk zone, as well. When you have flood insurance, you may be able to be reimbursed up to $1,000 when you remove your insured property to a safe location prior to a flood. You may also receive a $1,000 reimbursement for protecting buildings that are in eminent danger — this includes sandbags, pumps, etc.

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