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  1. General Chat
    I'm just starting to look into this. We are not in a flood prone area but we are downhill a bit and everything runs our way. The last few years there seems to have been many areas not flood prone get flooding due to severe storms. Also after reading Darlene's story I have been thinking about it...
  2. Preparedness and Survival
    There were things we did right and others we wish we had the crystal ball that would have let us know more we could have done. After an afternoon of celebrating my sons engagement to a wonderful young lady we made our way home to get ready for what Hurricane Irene might send our way. We started...
  3. Support
    It's turning into one of those weeks. I have friends in Texas who were forced out of their home earlier this week due to the fires. As of this morning the fire line is less than 1 mile from their house... the answering machine still picks up so they haven't lost hope yet. They are in my...
  4. General Chat
    Her area has been devastated with flooding. Her home isn't in livable condition. She had water higher than her kitchen counter tops in her home. She sent me a message to let people know that they are okay, but their home is not. I'm so sad to hear this news and hope that she and her family...
  5. General Chat
    If you don't mind sharing, those of you who pay flood insurance, how much does yours cost per year. We pay ~$1100/yr for ~$200,000 replacement cost for structure (no contents coverage). We used to carry just the amount of the mortgage, but our mortgage holder made us carry replacement cost...
  6. General Chat
    We have had a very busy couple of days. The Wisconsin River is flooding, and we had around 2 inches of water in our basement. What a mess! We are still cleaning and sorting. The problem is that everything molds so fast! I am regretting how I have procrastinated about scanning pictures...
  7. Health and beauty
    i was reviewing and renewing all my policies yesterday. due to hurricane Ike all the cost of my policies increased. i wanted to stress to everybody the need for flood/water damage coverage. i do not live in a flood plain and rather high up in elevation. but during hurricane IKE the water came...
  8. News you can use
    Protect your home from a flood Flooding isn't just a problem in the Midwest. In fact, it's one of the most common hazards in the United States. Here are some tips on how you can protect your home from a flood.
  9. News you can use
    Get the right flood insurance There are lessons to be learned from the Midwest floods where many homeowners didn't have flood insurance. Some of those people were told they didn't even need it. Here are top tips on what you need to know to keep your home safe.
  10. Utilities
    yesterday hubby removed 10 flood lights and only replaced 5. Some of them only needed one per room , it was bright enough. 3 in 0ne bathroom is way too much. So now only one in downstairs bathroom. We still need 1 in kitchen and 2 going down the stairs. one on top, one on other part of stairs...
  11. Automotive
  12. General Chat
    The view from my house...
  13. Frugal Living
    Just curious how many of you have flood insurance and why you chose to get it.
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