Floods? Piece of Cake!
Floods rank as one of the most common and widespread natural disasters in the United States. Whether you live near a coastline, along city streets, in the mountains, near a river or even in the desert, there is a potential for suffering flood damage. The following are a few more little-known floods facts:
- Floods kill an average of 140 people per year in the U.S., making flooding the deadliest natural disaster.
- More than half of all fatalities during floods are auto related, often the result of drivers misjudging the depth of water on a road and being swept away in a swiftly moving current.
- The principle causes of floods in the eastern United States are hurricanes and storms.
If a flood does strike your home or business, give SERVPRO of Universal City / St. Hedwig a call. SERVPRO of Universal City / St. Hedwig is prepared to handle any size disaster.