The spring flood season is just around the corner. According to FEMA, floods are the most expensive type of disaster in the U.S., and everyone should have a home and/or business safety plan that includes flood insurance. Flood insurance does not just cover damage from excessive rains or bodies of water that reach flood stage. It covers water damage in general, including a malfunctioned sump pump, burst or broken pipe or a leaky roof. Even if you do not live in a flood-zone, having a flood insurance policy can help save you money when it comes to the high costs associated with recovering from water damage.
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Last week parts of Oregon had declared a state of emergency because of heavier-than-expected snowfall. This week parts of the state are dealing with the aftermath now that the temperatures have warmed up and turned the snowfall into rain.
The 2008 hurricane season is coming to a close on November 30th after sixteen storms (eight of these being hurricanes) hit the United States. Colorado State University researchers stated to the AFP that this year’s season has ended with record damages. A typical hurricane season has eleven tropical storms and five hurricanes, two of which are considered of high-intensity. (more…)