Flood Insurance - Questions for Your Agent! To be proactive about your flood insurance, you should ask your insurance agent the following questions: What flood zone do I live in? What is my property's flood risk? Is flood insurance mandatory for my property? Will the lender require it? Even if flood insurance isn't required by…Read more
Vapor barriers in a crawl space are imporant because the earth adds an ample amount of moisture to a crawl space. Moisture causes mold, rot, and mildew. Most vapor barriers are 6 to 12 mil thick. When laying your vapor barrier you want to overlap and tape together each piece to form a solid barrier; using…Read more
If you live in an area that is in the current path of a Tropical Storm or in coastal regions that could be affected, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advises you to listen to your local news, to monitor weather updates and warnings and follow the instructions of local officials. Below is a list of…Read more
Chris Qualtieri, our Certified Floodplain Manager, prepared a short video (VIEW VIDEO) showing a 8" x 16" Engineered Flood Vent and explaining FEMA's rules concerning Flood Vents. We also prepared an article (VIEW ARTICLE) to explain FEMA's rules.