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Be Prepared for Flooding in Tucson

12/9/2020 (Permalink)

Yard flooded by water. when flooding and water damage strike, trust SERVPRO of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO of Oro Valley /Marana East.

Since floods are one of the most common natural disasters in the U.S., with an average of 25% of flood claims coming from low-risk areas, SERVPRO of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO of Oro Valley /Marana East has these tips to offer you to help reduce the amount of flood damage when it occurs.

Lower the Risk of Flood Damage Tucson:

  • Check your county planning department to see if you live in a flood plain
  • Build barriers to stop floodwater from getting into the basement
  • Use waterproofing sealants to avoid water damage
  • Back up computer files and keep them in a safe location
  • Install a drainage system or flood wall in your yard
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that flood insurance is available even in low-risk areas
  • Do not keep important information or possessions in the basement
  • Raise equipment off the basement floor
  • Install a sump pump

SERVPRO of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO of Oro Valley /Marana East is here to help remediate flood damage if the unfortunate happens to you.

SERVPRO® of Northeast Tucson and SERVPRO® of Oro Valley /Marana East is Independently Owned and Operated.

Links:

https://www.ready.gov/floods

https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/readiness.html

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