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How To Get Ready For El Nino Floods

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Damage & Flood Insurance Westlake Village, CA

Use these tips to ensure you know what to do during the next flood.

The heavy El Nino rains are expected to cause dangerous and destructive floods throughout Southern California this season. To ensure you are are prepared when the water starts rising, keep these flood prep tips in mind.

Before the flood hits:

Elevate your water heater, furnace, and other permanent fixtures above the flood level in your house.
Check your sump pumps and drains to ensure they are working properly.
Have sandbags on hand so that you can divert water away from […]

El Niño’s Coming! Are You Ready?

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El Niño's Coming! Are You Ready?

You need flood insurance to be ready for the coming El Niño.

Since we’re almost a half decade into our California drought, a lot of us are wishing for rain. Experts are saying we’re going to get it, and a whole lot of it.

By studying climate models and natural phenomena, scientists are able to project that we’re going to experience an El Niño akin to the one that ravaged California in 1997. Not only did it do over $500 million of damage across the state, it also took 17 lives […]