Safeguarding Your Home From Flood Damages

Austin Flood Insurance

Are you one of the many homeowners who does not feel the need to obtain flood insurance because your hometown is not particularly vulnerable to floods? In reality, wherever rain falls there is a chance of flooding. Gathered are some helpful tips for you to prevent flood damage from affecting your home:

  • Water damage can be detrimental to your home if you do not plan ahead of time. If you are given warning of a flood, be sure to elevate all electronics, appliances, furniture, and anything else that is delicate. It is best to put all of these items of the second floor of your home if possible.
  • The typical sized home can be protected with less than 25 sandbags. Putting sandbags in front of all openings, including doors, windows, vents, and drains can be extremely beneficial in preventing water damage.
  • Before you evacuate your home, be sure to unplug all electronics.

Contact VGW Walker Insurance for all of your Texas flood insurance needs. We can help formulate a unique flood insurance policy for you before the rains arrive.