According to FEMA, floods are the most common disaster in the United States.
Purchasing flood insurance is the best way to protect your home from this peril. However, here are some other great tips from FEMA that will help you
prepare your home for a flood.
- Clear debris from gutters and downspouts
- Install a water alarm in the basement
- Elevate the furnace, water heater, washer and dryer at least 12 inches above the projected flood elevation
- Move furniture, valuables and important documents to a safer place
Thanks for reading. What preventions do you take to avoid flood waters?