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Floodproofing And Your Home

Floodproofing And Your Home

What is floodproofing? FEMA defines floodproofing as:

Floodproofing Structural or nonstructural changes or adjustments included in the design, construction, or alteration of a building
that reduce damage to the building and its contents from flooding and erosion. See "Dry floodproofing" and "Wet floodproofing."

definition from:

https://www.fema.gov/pdf/fima/pbuffd_appendix_b.pdf

Wet floodproofing a residence would consist of installing flood vents, filling basements or crawlspaces and raising utilities above the BFE.

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