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Be Prepared This Flood Season with a Flood Safety Kit


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Creating a Flood Safety KitTropical Storm Andrea was the first names storm this Hurricane season.  Rain has been heavy this year with flooding becoming a big concern across the U.S. for homeowners.

Are you prepared if this happens to you? Be prepared to try to hold back the flood waters by using filled sandbags, such as emergency sandbags available from NYP Corp.

By buying pre-filled sandbags you save valuable time by not having to find and fill bags yourself. Read a previous blog and learn how to protect your home from flooding this year.

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Flood


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Flood Sandbags for Property ProtectionAt the first sign of danger, our human instincts kick in. The very first thought that comes to mind is preservation. Homeowners develop a safety plan or a course of action, before hurricane and flood season begin. NYP Corp produces and distributes a full line of sandbags to help homeowners and businesses prevent flood damage.

The sandbags are made from burlap, acrylic, cotton and polypropylene in the following products; flood sandbags, filled sandbags, emergency sandbags, polypropylene bags, burlap sandbags, Military specification sandbags, and FIBC bags used for flood protection.

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Sandbags Used to Protect Your Home From Flooding


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Sandbags Used to Protect Properties from FloodingFloods are the number one cause of damage to private property in the United States. With a potentially wet spring and summer ahead, it is critical for you to act now to protect your property from floodwater damage.

You can use several techniques to protect your home and minimize the destruction and costs of repairs. Some of these methods are simple and only require a small investment in money, time and material.

NYP Corp provides sandbags, emergency sandbags and pre-filled sandbags in stock ready to help business owners and homeowners properly protect their property from severe flood damage.

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Snowmelt Causes Flooding


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Flood Protection with NYP Corp Sandbags

With spring just around the corner and the snow beginning to melt, the risk of basement or property floods from snowmelt significantly increases. Flooding can cause massive structural damage to homes or other buildings, and mold and other disease-causing bacteria thrive on wet dry wall or submerged carpet.

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Protecting homes against snowmelt should be the number-one priority for all building owners. NYP Corp produces and distributes a full line of Military and commercial grade sandbags ideal for protecting against rising flood waters.

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Flooding is #1 Most Common Natural Hazard in the U.S.


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Sandbags can Help Protect Properties from FloodingIn terms of the cost and number of people affected, floods are the primary natural hazard in the United States. A single flood incident can cause billions of dollars in damages and displace thousands of people. Floods can destroy homes, businesses, and infrastructure, and kill humans, livestock, and other animals in their path. Structures which survive the flood itself may be damaged beyond repair. In 2011, 33 states were affected by some degree of flooding. Total damages for 2011 exceeded $8 billion dollars and over 100 people were killed.

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Three Primary Flood Types: Their Dangers and Damages


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Flood Protection by Using Emergency SandbagsFloods have been a natural affliction of the human race since long before biblical times; nature has gifted them with the potential power to wipe out entire towns, villages, and families. They have been recorded in almost every culture’s historical documents as destroyers of homes and livelihoods.

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Prepare for Flooding Caused by Hurricanes


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Hurricane Flood Protection with SandbagsSome might say that hurricanes are Mother Nature’s way of keeping us on our toes. It starts with an area of low atmospheric pressure and grows as condensation releases into the air. You might associate a hurricane with the mechanisms that drive it, storms, winds and heavy rain, but flooding is one of the major concerns in any region prone to these potentially devastating squalls. When one approaches the coastline, residents need to know how to prepare for the flooding that comes with the storm.

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Emergency Necessities for Natural Disasters


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Flood Emergency Safety KitNatural disasters such as flooding is unpredictable. (Read What Causes Flooding) We have to be prepared to safeguard ourselves, families and property. It isn’t something we like to talk about, but “in case of emergency”, below are some items to include for the emergencies that we hope never happen to us.

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Preparing for a Flood


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How to Prepare for Flooding; Use SandbagsFloods are serious business, with millions of dollars being lost every year to water damage. The best way to deal with a flood is to prepare your home prior to it hitting. If you know your area might flood in the near future, protecting your home beforehand will save you countless dollars later. Even if you live in an area that isn’t at a high risk for a flood, floods can happen anywhere it rains. Read the previous blog on “What Causes Flooding.”

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Correctly Creating a Sandbag Wall


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Correctly Measuring for a Sandbag WallAs rain storms are increasing , flooding is going to be a problem again for certain areas. If your property is located in a potential flood zone or if it is prone to intermittent flooding, then creating sandbags may be in order. Sandbags are used to make a temporary dike so that flood waters will be diverted around an area and prevent or minimize water damage. Not knowing how to correctly build a sandbag wall can be catastrophic.

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