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5 Things to Know About Flood Insurance

The Ins and Outs of Flood Insurance “I’m not in a flood zone, so I don’t need flood insurance.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard that. Each time my reply is: “Well, that’s not exactly true.” Most of the country is in some kind of a flood zone, a designation that indicates the area’s risk of flooding – some are just more...

Water, Water Everywhere

To avoid swimming in damage, keep water in its place By Kim Kaercher Reprinted from Erie Sense Magazine – March 10, 2010 There’s nothing like waking up at 2 a.m. to the sound of running water. Not the relaxing sound of ocean waves or tropical waterfalls on your sound machine, but the whoosh of water pouring through your roof during a late night rainstorm. Trust...

Ready for Anything

Believe it or not, floods happen everywhere. How prepared are you? The thunder on that July day in 2001 was loud and dangerously close, recalls Wanda Blankenship. Then came the rains cascading from the West Virginia sky—almost 11 inches in a few short hours. Fortunately, Blankenship had purchased flood insurance to safeguard her two businesses, a convenience store and a supermarket. The insurance helped cover...