The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has noted that in the United States, flooding is the most common and most expensive type of natural disaster that strikes this country every year. Thus, flooding can happen anywhere at any time of the year, so it’s important to be prepared for when disaster strikes. Flooding can be caused by heavy rain, flash flooding, broken dams, tidal storms, among many other causes.
If you are living in an area that is prone to flooding, or by a lake, river, or creek, you may consider flood-proofing your home. By completing a few flood-proofing renovations, you can significantly reduce the number of flood-related damages. Here are a few flood-proofing ideas:
If the flooding has already begun to enter your home, follow these step to further protect your home and loved ones.
In the event of a flood, you should call the professional flood technicians at Kidd’s Restoration. We have over 25 years of restoring homes after flooding and preventing further damages, like mold. If your home has experienced a flood, act quickly and call our 24/7 emergency flood and water restoration hotline for quick and efficient restoration services!