Flood Insurance: What’s Covered And What’s Nt

The news media spends countless hours reporting the devastation and destruction severe weather causes. Think of all the images you’ve seen in the last year for tornadoes, floods, blizzards, ice storms etc. Now pick which one you think creates the most damage.

My guess would have been tornadoes. If you agree with me, that answer is incorrect. Floods are the number-one disaster in the United States. The average flood claim from 2008 – 2012 was $42,000.

Unless you live near a river or lake, you probably don’t give flood insurance much thought. You may think a flood will never happen where you live. Yet, weather patterns can change quickly, bringing several inches of rain to your community. So are you covered when the water starts creeping up your driveway? Click here for full article




Information Courtesy of West Bend

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