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Buying a house in a flood zone

What You Need to Know Before Buying a House in a Flood Zone

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) notes there are 18 flood zones in the United States, and the chances that you either live in a flood zone or you are buying a house in a flood zone are about one in 15. If you are considering buying a house in a flood zone, here are some tips you need to know.
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What to do When Your Basement Floods

If your basement has recently flooded, you could end up with serious water damage if it's not taken care of properly and promptly.

What to do in a Flash Flood and How to Stay Safe

Flash floods are dangerous and can happen in a matter of minutes. These steps will help you prepare before, during, and clean up after a flash flood occurs.
Sewage Backup in Basement

How to Handle a Sewer Backup in Your Basement

Sewage backups are unpleasant, but not impossible to deal with. If you keep your head and stay safe, you can handle the issue safely.
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How to Stop Your Overflowing Sink, Tub, and Toilet

There’s no doubt that when you discover an overflowing sink, tub or toilet in your home, there’s an overwhelming sense of frustration and worry:  How did this happen?  What do I do now?  What will this cost me?  Luckily, you can rest easy knowing how to calmly and carefully solve these problems.  
he Basics and the Benefits of a Sump Pump

The Basics and the Benefits of a Sump Pump

Sump Pumps are an important safety measure to prevent flooding in your home and basement. Here's a bit more about how they work and how they can help!
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What Category of Water Damage Are You Experiencing?

There is much to consider when dealing with commercial water damage, including the severity and category of water damage that you have.
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How Does Flood Insurance Work?

One of the biggest mistakes that new homeowners make is assuming that flood insurance comes in standard homeowners insurance. Make sure you and your home are protected!

How to Minimize and Repair Water Damage to Wood Floors

Wood floors are particularly prone to getting water damaged, even by the tiniest leaks. Make sure you follow these instructions to save as much of your gorgeous wood floors as possible!

How To Find Water Damage in Your Home

Water damage to a home is a much more serious problem than many people realize. Aside from the obvious property damage, water damage can lead to a myriad of health issues including allergic reactions, asthma and other respiratory issues.