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October 16, 2019
Wetlands offer flood protection because they store a lot of water. When water levels rise, wetlands can store millions of gallons of water. However, there are several factors that will affect how effective any particular wetland is at storing flood water. Learn the factors at TrustedChoice.com.
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October 15, 2019
You're federally required to buy flood insurance depending on your address. If you're in a high-risk flood zone, you'll have to purchase a policy. If you aren't, flood insurance may still be a good idea. Talk to your independent insurance agent to discuss your insurance requirements and policy options.
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October 15, 2019
Homeowners insurance doesn't cover flooding. It's important to speak to your independent insurance agent to determine whether you're required to purchase flood insurance or whether it's a good idea regardless. They'll help you review policies and coverage options to choose what's right for you.
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October 15, 2019
Flood insurance is required if you have a mortgage on a home from a federally-regulated or insured lender in a high-risk flood area or if you've received disaster assistance and want to remain eligible to receive assistance in the future. Talk to a independent insurance agent to learn your range of policy options.
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October 15, 2019
Forest fires can start through natural or human causes. The vast majority of forest fires are actually due to human causes under dry conditions. Learn more about what starts forest fires at TrustedChoice.com.
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October 15, 2019
The best way to protect doors from flooding is to check the seals. If the seals are in good shape, you can take additional steps to reinforce the seals and keep the water out. Learn more about your options and flood insurance policies with the help of your TrustedChoice.com independent agent.
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