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Salt Water vs. Fresh Water Damage

When you think of water damage, you may think of fresh water sources like a burst pipe or flash flood from a river, but salt water poses just as much a threat as fresh and it can deliver home-threatening water damage in conjunction with a hurricane, tropical storm or other natural disasters. In fact, salt water can be even more damaging than fresh water because of the corrosive nature of salt. Facts About Salt Water…

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Flood Safety Tips

Flood Safety Tips

Basic flood safety is a must if you live in an area that can experience flooding. Flood precautions can be the difference between life and death when a creek breeches its banks, when a river pours over a dam or when heavy rains turn a low-lying area into a low-water zone. You need to know flash flood safety tips before the flood occurs given how quickly one can develop. To give you a head start,…

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Top Flooding U.S. Cities

Top Flooding Cities in the U.S.

The incidents of nuisance flooding in some U.S. cities is up significantly in the last several decades. Floods that cause property damage and inconvenience but not serious injury or loss of life are classified as nuisances. The term makes them sound insignificant, but if your property was damaged by a nuisance flood, you would not consider the incident insignificant. Unlike catastrophic floods that occur as a result of big storms and are televised on the…

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Misconceptions About Floods & Flood Cleanup

Misconceptions About Floods & Flood Cleanup

Even though flooding is a major and recurring concern for many citizens throughout the United States, accurate information about floods can be hard to come by, as misinformation and misconceptions tend to be prominent in media outlets. Whether you are a homeowner or a water damage restoration professional, knowing the facts about flooding and flood cleanup is important to help you prepare for future flood possibilities and understand the risk of flooding and the process…

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