FEMA Specialist Offer Free Advice on Building Smarter

January 18, 2013

TRENTON – Getting free advice on how to repair or rebuild your home to minimize future disaster damage is as easy as visiting your local home improvement store. Specialists from FEMA will offer their expertise on building techniques that can help protect your home, business or other property.


This free service also offers information and publications on topics such as:

Ridding a home of mold and mildew.

Understanding flood- and wind-resistant building methods.

Knowing the benefits of flood insurance.

Elevating or anchoring utilities.


FEMA specialists are available daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday, Jan. 19, at these home improvement stores including:  In Monmouth County, Lowe’s, 118 Highway 35, Eatontown; and in Ocean County, Home Depot, 1722 Route 88, and Lowe’s, 520 Route 70, both in Brick.


For additional information, visit fema.gov/SandyNJ and click on “Mitigation Resources.”


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