Floods: Floodproofing - Dry

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One way to protect a structure and its contents from flood damage is to seal the building so that flood waters cannot enter. This method, referred to as “dry floodproofing,” encompasses a variety of measures:

Benefits of Using This Mitigation Strategy

Tips

Keep these points in mind when you dry floodproof:

Estimated Costs

The cost of individual dry floodproofing measures will vary with the size, condition and use of your building, the dry floodproofing height and the extent to which you use contractors and engineers.

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