Day Four of Hurricane Preparedness Week: Flood Insurance
Being prepared with flood insurance can help you rebuild your home faster and stronger. No home is completely safe from the risk of potential flooding. Floods can happen anywhere and just one inch of floodwater can cause up to $25,000 in damage, according to FEMA If you’re not protected, you could be responsible for paying for costly damage all on your own.
Need Flood Insurance?
Call your insurance company or insurance agent, or ask a friend or family member who they use or contact The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to get a quote as soon as possible. Plan ahead as there is typically a 30-day waiting period for an NFIP policy to go into effect.
Currently Have Flood Insurance?
Do an insurance check-up: make sure you have enough insurance to repair or even replace your home and/or belongings. Remember, home and renters insurance doesn’t cover flooding, so you’ll need a separate policy for it.
Flooding can be an emotionally and financially devastating event. With flood insurance, you're able to recover faster and more fully.
Have Storm or Flood Damage?
Major storms and flooding events can overwhelm many restoration companies. On the other hand, SERVPRO of Point Pleasant has helped many people in the aftermath of hurricanes and flooding, including Superstorm Sandy. We are storm and flooding damage specialists who get started promptly to get your property dry and back to pre-flood and pre-storm condition.