What can I do to protect myself from a flood?

Answer Floods are natural disasters that unleash the destructive power of rampaging, debris-filled waters. Billions of dollars in damage is inflicted across the United States each year as the result of fl... Read More »

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IF my upstairs condo is untouched by a flood but the building's ground floor is damaged so badly that the entire building is unlivable would my flood insurance protect me?

Let's first review what a condo is. A condominium is an arrangement in which you own your own living space outright (your condo apartment), and you share joint ownership (with all the other condo o... Read More »

What is the best way to protect a basement from sewage backup during a major flood?

When we do pressure tests or water tests on drains in a new house we put a plug in the floor drains, toilet drains, cap off other drains, etc. For floor drains and toilet drains we get some 4X4 lum... Read More »

Does renters insurance protect contents against flood damage?

Are lenders requiring flood insurance in flood zones?

On One Hand: Insurance is NecessaryAccording to the United States Department of the Treasury, banks have to require you to purchase flood insurance before giving you a mortgage if the property is o... Read More »