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3 Ways to Protect Your Home If You Live in a Flood Zone

Every homeowner runs the risks of experiencing flooding. However, if you live in a flood zone you are especially at risk for flooding and should take proper precautions. Below are a few ways to protect your home when living in an area that’s prone to flooding. If you have experienced flood damage in Sarasota, contact us today.

Have a Plan in PlaceFlooded living room

If your home is in a flood zone, it's crucial to have a plan of action in place just in case a flood occurs. For example, all important documents and valuables should be secured in a lockbox, have phone numbers for storage units handy, and be in contact with our restoration company to have a plan in place.

Purchase Sandbags and Flood Barriers

It’s important to invest in sandbags and flood barriers when you live in an area that’s prone to flooding. These precautions can minimize damage and save you a lot of money in the long run.

Think About Your Homes Construction

If you are building a home in a flood zone, or are currently renovating, you might want to consider including components in your construction that are waterproof or involve tighter seals. Some options include Flood skirts, Water resistant doors and window frames, and Waterproofing electrical outlets.