How to make repairs and rebuild wisely following storm damage

From wildfires in California to tropical storms and hurricanes on the East Coast, extreme weather is happening all over the country, and damage should be dealt with properly.

With the threat of tropical storms, hurricanes, and other severe summer weather upon us, it is important to know how to repair and rebuild any resulting damage. These repairs should be made as soon as possible after a natural disaster, but should also be done in a smart and safe manner. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends taking the time to consult with your insurance agent about coverage, as well as contacting local officials and carefully choosing a contractor when planning a project. 

Click here to read some tips for rebuilding and remodeling your home after a natural disaster.