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After Hurricane Sandy tore up the east coast and wreaked havoc upon New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. Many east coast residents are now reconsidering purchasing flood insurance. All of a sudden, citizens living outside the flood zones found themselves taking on water and boarding up their homes in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. READ MORE >>

Flood maps issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provide information about how likely different areas  of land are to experience flooding. The maps are divided into zones, each represented with a different letter, which represents the relative risk of flooding in that area. READ MORE >>

Several areas of the country are at heightened risk for flooding due to heavy rains. This excessive amount of rainfall can happen throughout the year, putting your property at risk.  Storms over the Pacific Ocean bring heavy rains to the western United States between the months of November and April. READ MORE >>

Over the past several years, insurance claims from damage to flooding during cold and stormy conditions have greatly risen. 60% of current home insurance claims are the result of bad weather conditions and the effect they have on homes.  There are several precautions homeowners can take to minimize the effect the winter months can have on their homes. READ MORE >>

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