About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.

Category: Flood, Insurance, Weather

Is flood damage covered by my insurance?

August 8th, 2012

Flood - Homes under waterHomeowners do not often know if water damage is covered by their insurance policy until they need to know.  Some types of damage caused by water are covered in a homeowner policy, but a flood is generally not one of them.

Check out these articles to find out more about flood coverage and what you need to know about your policy before you need it!

Flood Insurance:  The Basics Everyone Should Know

Water Damage to Your Home

Floods: Preparing For The Worst

About the author

Lisa A first hand witness to thousands of homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by disasters, Sean Scott, a second generation building contractor specializing in disaster restoration, became aware that survivors were ill equipped to take the steps to recovery. Unaided, or misguided, disaster survivors struggle to successfully navigate the complex process, and so, The Red Guide to Recovery – Resource Handbook for Disaster Survivors was born. Used by fire departments, relief organizations, government agencies, and communities across the U.S., The Red Guide to Recovery helps countless people prepare for and recover from disaster events.


1 Comment to Is flood damage covered by my insurance?

  1. Most insurance covers flood damage, but the homeowner needs to know for sure.

  2. Andre West on June 9th, 2016

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