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FEMA Flood Insurance Maps Updated For Berkeley County

The Carolinas are no stranger to severe weather, especially in recent years. The fact is, anywhere that has a sub-tropical climate is bound to get a lot of rain or be vulnerable to hurricanes, either of which can lead to flooding. Floods can cause thousands of dollars in damage and serious problems for your home […]

Do I Need Flood Insurance?

Even an overnight flood caused by heavy rains can take a toll on your property, potentially costing thousands of dollars. If you’re asking yourself “Do I need flood insurance?” we hope that the information provide here helps you to make a decision. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us with any questions you may have, […]

Flood Insurance: NFIP Changes

As a homeowner in the Lowcountry, it’s important to know that starting April 1, 2016, new regulatory changes were made to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The NFIP aims to reduce the impact of flooding on private and public structures. It does so by providing affordable insurance to property owners and by encouraging communities […]

Water Damage vs Flood Damage

Earlier this month, hundreds of homes across the Southeast suffered from water damage fueled by moisture generated from Hurricane Joaquin. While homeowners have begun to dry out from the historic rain and make insurance claims, many are facing the harsh reality that their policies aren’t all-encompassing as believed. Ascertaining what is water damage tends to […]