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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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 »

What clothes do I need to protect myself from sun?

OK, protection from the sun actually means protection from the ultraviolet radiation the sun emits, which is different from ultraviolet light, and visible light. The sun emits all three. The only p... Read More »

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 »

How do I protect myself from the swine flu?

Swine flu outbreaks have occurred in the United States and even reached pandemic proportions since the early 20th century. The most recent outbreak of swine flu, H1N1, was declared a pandemic in 20... Read More »