1. 3 Films That Will Have You Feeling Better if You’ve Experienced Home Flooding

    Although home flooding can be at the top of the list when it comes to the biggest stressors, there is still plenty to be thankful for. No, they may not be realistic, but simply comparing your stress to the stress the characters in the following movies must have been going through might be enough to bring you down a notch. Here are three movies to keep in mind as you practice being thankful that yo…Read More

  2. Don’t Let Home Flooding Overwhelm You

    In the past, we’ve written about how experiencing your home flooding can be a major source of stress and how important it is to take some time to clear your mind. Luckily for you, Better Flood Insurance (literally) has you covered. When it comes to making sure your home is taken care of in the event of home flooding, you can count on us. Simply knowing that we’re by your side can alleviate som…Read More

  3. 3 More Ways to De-Stress After Home Flooding

    In a previous blog, we provided you with a couple of things you can do to reduce your stress after experiencing home flooding. Because there are so many options for reducing stress, today we thought we’d give you a couple more. Feel free to mix and match these suggestions to come up with the combination that will have your heart rate lowered and your mood mellowing out in no time. More Suggestio…Read More

  4. How to Deal With the Stress of Home Flooding

    If you’ve ever experienced home flooding, you know that coming home to water in your house is a big deal. After all, it’s not as if you can simply drain the water and go back to living life. It’s a bit more complicated than that. Thankfully, Better Flood Insurance can provide you with the flood insurance coverage you need to make your home just as good as (or better than!) it was before the …Read More

  5. Does My Business Need Flood Insurance?

    When you pour your energy, time and heart into your business venture don't let it fail, don't let anything take it, you block your market competition in many ways but having the right protection although not as exciting as marketing is necessary to protect your asset. In this article, we are going to explore the need to have commercial flood insurance and the many ways to control the cost of flood…Read More

  6. Flood Insurance Basics

    If you’re thinking about buying a home in a flood-prone area, investing in flood insurance can save you time and money. While most standard homeowners insurance will cover damage caused by rain and the occasional falling tree limb, damage from flooding that occurs from water rising up outside the home will only be covered if you have flood insurance. If I live in a low-risk flood zone, do I real…Read More

  7. The Myth of the 100-Year Flood

    There’s an unfortunate misconception about what we mean when we talk about a “100-year flood.” The way this term gets used by most news sources is as a synonym for complete devastation. If a journalist wants to really emphasize how destructive a flood (or flood risk) is, she might use this as an expression. The real problem I see with this is that this is almost never fully explained, so …Read More

  8. On a Mission to Save People’s Homes from Flood

    It’s always disheartening to hear about people who are being taken advantage of. It’s even worse when those same people are being taken advantage of on top of attempting to recover from the impact of a natural disaster. This is all too common with flood insurance. Imagine being told your flood insurance would be going up while simultaneously dealing with the devastation of a flood. Maybe you d…Read More

  9. How to Redecorate After Home Flooding (Part Two)

    In part one of our series on how to deal with damage from home flooding, we talked about a few ways to look for the silver lining and take advantage of the situation in order to redecorate your home. Here are a few more tips to make your house feel more like home after you’ve experienced home flooding: Take the opportunity to move things around. If you’ve kept a piece of art in your living roo…Read More

  10. How to Redecorate After Home Flooding (Part One)

    If your home has just flooded, it can be hard to look on the bright side, but having home flood insurance can be the silver lining you’re looking for. On the plus side, you get the chance to rebuild and switch some things around. Finding something to be happy about is one of the most important things you can do when you’re faced with a stressful situation in life. Here are a few tips: Always d…Read More