What Flooding Does to a Home

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The devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey has caused many homes to be uninhabitable in Texas and Louisiana. But exactly what kind of damage does flooding do to a home? Check out this great article and graphics from the Washington Post: How water damages a flooded house — and which parts can be saved to see how flooding affects a  home and how to go about making repairs.

Single family house with water damage after flooding

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Photo of Dr. Sarah KirbyDr. Sarah KirbyState Program Leader for Family & Consumer Sciences & Professor (919) 515-9154 sarah_kirby@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
Updated on Sep 8, 2017
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