Did you know that flooding is the most common disaster that impacts the most people year after year? Homeowners need to recognize that while some disasters are unlikely, it shouldn’t stop them from being knowledgeable about a given situation. Flash flooding is one of the biggest killers in the U.S., And it happens everywhere. And while flooding is a coast to coast threat to the United States, it can affect nearly all of its territories practically every day of the year. In this post we will discuss some of the myths and perhaps lesser known facts about flooding in addition to what you can do to stay safe and dry! We even made an adorable infographic to help you put your knowledge to the test.

For more information on flood safety in the event of a natural disaster, refer to this checklist by The American Red Cross! And in the event of a broken pipe or a leak, you can use a flood sensor to detect when water is present. So instead of having an aquarium, you can have a nice, dry basement. Protect America offers flood sensors for an affordable price! Add a flood sensor to any of our home security packages today.