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Molds in Your Home - AE1179
Exposure to mold is common both inside and outside the home, but some people are more sensitive to mold than others, especially those with allergies and asthma. Mold exposure may cause cold-like symptoms, watery eyes, sore throat, wheezing and trigger asthma attacks.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Sump Pump Questions - AE1573
For many homeowners the first line of defense against water in the basement is a sump with a pump in it. The sump may be connected to drain tile that drains the footings of the house, under the entire basement, or just the area where the sump is located. Many houses have tiling installed only around a portion of the house. The water that drains into the sump must be removed, and this is accomplished with a sump pump.
Located in Landing Pages / Home & Farm
Plugging Home Drains to Prevent Sewage Backup - AE1476
For homes in areas of the country prone to flooding or heavy rain, taking a few steps to prepare for water levels that could result in sewage backing up into a home makes sense.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Sandbagging for Flood Protection - AE626
A sandbag dike must be built properly to prevent or reduce flood damage.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Stacking Sandbags - DE1523
This circular shows the proper stacking for a sandbag dike.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Filling Sandbags - DE1524
The proper way to fill sandbags is shown in this publication.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Steps to Reduce Flood and Water Damage - DE1567
Many things can be done before the snow melts or before a heavy rainstorm to reduce damage to home and property. This checklist can help you prepare to reduce the severity of water or a flood on your home and family.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Preparing a Home That Will Be Flooded - DE1569
This is a step by step guide to prepare a home for a flood.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Flood Recovery: Dealing with Continuing Basement Seepage - DE1570
A water table above the basement floor causes water to continually seek ways to enter the basement. This publication touches on what happens when that occurs and what can be done to prevent it from happening.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
Preparing Flood-damaged Homes for Winter - AE1594
If you do not plan to rebuild your flood-damaged home until next year, follow the advice in this publication as you prepare for winter.
Located in Landing Pages / Disasters
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