October 22, 2022

A World with More Floods

Around the world, cities and towns are feeling the impact of the warming climate and the increasingly severe floods that come along with it. In 2021 […]
October 17, 2022

Sometimes Fixing Up A Bathroom Can Cause A Water Leak And Restoration Issues

2020 has been tough on everyone and they’re all desperate for a change. Home Advisor has coined this year “The Year of the Home” and people […]
October 12, 2022

Super Storm Sandy: On Recovery and Resilience in New York, through One Homeowner’s Perspective”

In late October 2012, Super Storm Sandy made landfall along the East Coast. Second only to Katrina in its time as the costliest disaster on record […]
October 12, 2022

The 2019 Midwestern Floods: The Insidious Damage of Inland Flooding”

In this three-part series, we explore three flooding events from recent years to see what we can learn about the damage they caused, how flood risks […]
October 12, 2022

Hurricane Florence: What the Carolinas Learned from the Second 1,000-Year Flood in Two Years”

When Hurricane Florence made landfall on the Southern Atlantic coast on September 14, 2018, the impacts were devastating and widespread. The days-long deluge flooded thousands of […]
October 12, 2022

What Happens When a Flood Strikes in the Middle of a Pandemic”

What happens when a massive flood collides with a global pandemic? In some places, this question is no longer theoretical. Only weeks ago, Hurricane Hanna, the […]
October 12, 2022


Currently, federal policy requires lenders—and not sellers—to notify borrowers only if they are required to have flood insurance. Recent tools have made flood risk data more […]
October 12, 2022

Good as Gold Prep Your Health Tips for All Seasons

Some things just age well: jeans, wine, flannel sheets, and The Golden Girls. That’s right, a 1980s sitcom about four single, women living, loving, and laughing […]
October 12, 2022

Increasing flood risk to homes

Extensive flood damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey brought attention to numerous failing dams in the Houston, Texas area. Now, it appears the problem is […]