How to Be Prepared for a Flood


High flood waters covering an area of trees, houses and other buildings

You can't part the Red Sea, but you can prepare yourself for a flood. We have the tips to tell you how:

  • Create an emergency kit and plan.
  • Evacuate if the authorities say go.
  • Prepare your home by elevating your water heater, furnace and electric box.
  • Ensure you have flood insurance.

You are not a ringmaster and Mother Nature is not your circus clown, but being prepared for a natural disaster can make you feel more in control when something like a flood happens. The tips and suggestions in this article can help you be more prepared and unruffled should a flood happen.

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