My House Just Flooded

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    We got 4 inches of rain in 25 minutes, 5 in less than an hour. I've never seen it come down so hard.

    The water came in throughout most of our house. It was about an inch deep in the bathroom, which was the worst. We're cleaning up. I'm going to have to replace all the floors and carpets and probably some beds too, which we didn't keep on a frame.

    Called the water extraction people. They'll be here in half an hour. Called my flood insurer but they are closed so I'll call tomorrow. Anything else I should do? I mean, besides go swimming in my back yard?
     
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    you may want to turn off some of the wet circuitry there Toro......

    ~S~
     
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    you're in the news!!!!


    smile at the news choppers.
     
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    That sucks, im sorry.
     
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    Bummer! Yeah, you might wanna make sure about your electrical stuff being effected.
     
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    Call Red Cross
     
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    slab and no basement? on a flat parcel with no rise to your home?

    How did it come it? Just seeped through the lower walls? no gutters on your home or it was too much for the gutters to handle?

    you are scaring me....I think I need to recheck that the grading around my house and is packed right and leaning downhill from the house....
     
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    Buy a house on a hill.
     

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