How to Prepare for a Flood | Home Basics | The Home Depot

Learn how to prepare for a flood to stay safe, protect your valuables and minimize water damage. Planning ahead is key. Check out our Home Basics playlist for more on keeping your home running smoothly:

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To prep your home for a flood, follow these steps:
0:10 Tools & Materials
0:18 Step 1: Plan your evacuation
0:34 Step 2: Protect home and major systems
0:56 Step 3: Store outdoor belongings
1:08 Step 4: Clear drains and gutters
1:14 Step 5: Move valuables upstairs
1:20 Step 6: Turn off water and utilities
1:49 Step 7: Prepare for evacuation
2:19 FEMA’s Five Ps

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