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How to Prepare for Severe Weather at Last Minute

Here are some tips on what to do in a short time to keep your family and home safe if you’re caught unprepared by an approaching hurricane or tropical storm.

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

Here are a few basic steps you can take now to prepare for severe weather, such as hurricanes and tornadoes.

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Board Up and Clean Up: Essential Hurricane Tips for Coastal Residents

Wet & Forget shares some must-have tips on preparing for a hurricane and cleaning up afterward.

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Protecting Your Home from Water Damage and Flooding

Spring can bring severe storms and heavy rain, which can cause flooding and water damage to your home. Read on for helpful tips on how to protect your home from flooding and water damage.

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How to Protect Valuable Possessions from Water Damage in Flood

Watch this video to find out how to protect the valuable possessions in your home from water damage caused by hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and floods.

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Top 10 Hurricane Myths Debunked

Even with the amount of attention hurricanes have received in recent years, there are still a number of misconceptions surrounding them. Here are the top 10 myths and the truth behind them.

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How to Remove Mold After a Hurricane or Flood

Before renovation can begin on a house that’s been flooded, the drywall, insulation, and furnishings have to be removed. Then any residual mold is treated with chemicals and the framing is cleaned.

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Flood Insurance for Your Home

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina left lots of people with questions about the differences between homeowners insurance and flood insurance. Damage from rising water is not covered under most insurance policies, and flash floods can occur at almost any elevation, even if you’re not in a flood zone.

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