Flood-Proofing Your Home

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

Statistics show that your home is more likely to incur damage from a flood than from a fire. In fact, floods are the leading natural disaster in the United States. From 2010 to 2014 the average insurance claim for flood damage exceeded $40,000. These numbers prove that any steps you can take toward effectively flood-proofing your home may pay off substantially if …

Emergency Recovery Plan for a Flooded Home

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

An emergency recovery plan for a flooded home is necessary since flooding can occur at any time. Whether your home may be damaged by major snow thaw, fire, or leaking water or sewage pipes, an emergency recovery plan gives you an outline for dealing with a tough situation. This will allow you and your family to familiarize yourselves with necessary procedures and potential problems. Not only do you …