August and September are hurricane season – and that increases the risk of rivers and creeks overrunning their banks.
Some scientists predict that even in areas traditionally safe from flooding, climate change could begin to create more flood potential. So, it’s good to know what to do if a weather event sends water seeping into your home. Grace Dickinson, writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer, provides a guide to dealing with home flooding, from managing insurance to pumping out water and preventing mold. Here’s hoping that you never have to use the info. But, if flooding is a concern and you’d like to move to a home that’s on higher ground, give the Vanguard Realty Associates team a call!