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Flooding Can Happen When You Least Expect It

3/30/2022 (Permalink)

Flooding can happen anywhere.  According to the National Weather Service (NOAA), "Approximately seventy-five percent of all Presidential disaster declarations are associated with flooding." NOAA lists the most common flood hazards in the United States as:

    • Flash Flooding

    • River Flooding

    • Storm Surge & Coastal Inundation from Tropical & Non-Tropical Systems

    • Burn Scars/ Debris Flows (Caused by Wildfires)

    • Ice/ Debris Jams

    • Snowmelt

    • Dry Wash (Caused by heavy rainfall in dry areas)

    • Dam Breaks/ Levee Failure

Just because you haven’t experienced a flood doesn’t mean you won’t in the future. In fact, 20% of all claims paid by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) were for policies in low-risk communities. On average, floods cost $3.5 billion in annual losses in the U.S., and commercial flood claims average more than $75,000 (NFIP).

When catastrophic water damage happens to you, SERVPRO of Medina County Franchise Professionals can help. They can help you prepare ahead of time with an Emergency Ready Profile® (ERP), or respond to any size disaster to begin cleanup and restoration to get you back in business as soon as possible.

Your local SERVPRO of Medina County Franchise Professionals are ready to help make it “Like it never even happened.” 


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