Tips for Preventing Spring Flooding and Water Damage

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Spring is finally here! While this is so exciting, there are also some dangers that come with springtime. One of the major risks is spring flooding from rapid snowmelt. We also have to worry about the never-ending rain that seems to come with early spring. Here are some tips to follow to prevent damages from spring flooding to affecting your house.

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How to Keep Your Home Safe This Spring Flood Season

Rescuer standing in flood waters, looking down.April showers brings May floods? That’s not exactly how the rhyme is supposed to go, but there aren’t many things worse than walking down to your basement and having a three feet water intertwined with some of your beloved family memorabilia’s as pool toys.  Water damage can always put a damper on anyone’s mood and can be a costly clean up as well. According to FloodSmart, floods are the number one natural disaster in the United States and more than 3.5 billion dollars have been spent on insurance claims spanning from 2005-2014. With heavy rains, severe weather, and rapid snowmelt, spring is a particularly dangerous time of the year for floods. So, before it’s too late, learn a few tips that can keep your house safe this spring.

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