The last thing that you want to be worrying about in the aftermath of a storm is….. flood insurance, or rather any personal insurance, if you have it and if you have enough. However, flooding is becoming increasingly common, leading many Galveston County homeowners to seek help and support. The absolute best thing that you can do for your home’s protection, and your own stress levels during a storm, is to have protection – yes that includes flood insurance.
In League City we pride ourselves on knowing how to prepare for storms. For all of us that remember Hurricane Ike, we remember being without power and roads being blocked. Those of us who were effected worse may remember our homes and cars being flooded. What the large majority of us don’t remember is losing loved ones.
Hurricane Ike was roughly the same size as Katrina and caused nearly as much financial damage. What made it the most different was that it didn’t damage our loved ones. That’s because we were prepared at the City and State level. Still I wonder how many of us were prepared in our homes. When the power went out and the wind started howling and the rain started pouring, could we have prepared better?For most of us the answer is ‘yes’.
August and September are the Atlantic Hurricane Season when the waters really heat up and we see the bulk of storm activity. We never know the exact location of where the most damage will be seen but the point is to know what to do in the situation and be as prepared as you possibly can. Here are some helpful tips to assist you in being prepared.