During the spring, flooding can occur without warning. Factors such as heavy rain and rapid snowmelt can quickly turn to a flood. Use these tips for flood preparation at your home.
How to prepare for a flood:
Know your risk.
Determine if your house is in a flood zone. Click Here to get the FEMA Flood Map.
Build an emergency kit.
Prepare your emergency kit with the essentials, like: food, water, a flashlight, extra batteries, and medications. Don’t forget about your pets!
Ensure you have signed up to receive alerts from your local weather warning system, Emergency Alert System, and the National Weather Service (NWS).
Plan an evacuation route.
Know exactly where you’ll go if a disaster strikes.
Protect your property.
Check your homeowners insurance policy for flood insurance coverage.
Take flood preparation seriously to help minimize the risk of damage to your home or business. Flood damage can be hazardous to your health. If you do experience a flood, contact your local professionals at ServiceMaster of Bethlehem at 1-800-253-7366. We have the right tools to dry out your property and we provide expert flood recovery service to help get life back to normal.