When your home or business is damaged by a flood, you rarely have warning. In fact, most floods occur without any notice, leaving you at a loss for what to do. It’s common for people to feel overwhelmed and confused about where to even begin to restore their property and file a flood claim.
As a result, many people are often caught off guard when it comes to knowing the many details of filing a flood claim in Los Angeles. Flooding can happen anywhere in Los Angeles, usually due to high amounts of rain or due to a water line break. When flood damage strikes, you could be left with hundreds of thousands of dollars in repairs leading to lifelong debt and permanent home damage. Just one inch of flooding in a home can cause more than $25,000 worth of damage, according to FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program.
Anyone can experience a flood. Here are the things you need to know about filing a flood claim in Los Angeles.