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Resilient Rebuilding Techniques

The following documents describe repair approaches that will help the home you are repairing to be restored in a way that will protect it from future rain, wind, or floods. Also, we are excited to share that our efforts to promote resilient rebuilding in Lake Charles through have been recognized on local news! Check out the KPLC story here: https://www.kplctv.com/2021/06/12/how-experts-are-saying-prepare-your-home-next-storm/

Mold & Moisture Eradication

Mold Removal Guidelines for Your Flooded Home

After Gutting a Flooded Home

Roof

IBHS Standards for Fortified Roofing

       Taping Roof Deck Seams

       Roof Sealing with Felt Layers

High Wind Protections

Guide to Wood Frame Construction in High Wind Areas

Understanding Load Paths in High Wind Areas

Wind Resistant Connectors and Brackets

Floodproofing

Reducing Damage from Floods

Floodproofing Crawlspaces

Tools for Resilient Rebuilding

Tool List

For ease of reference, you can also access a folder with all of these documents here.


Flier with QR Codes

You can also download a printable flier with QR codes that link to each document here:


Ask an Expert

Do you have questions about the resilient rebuilding process? Fill out our form and one of our experts will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible: https://forms.gle/hdBxejxjb7moTtgb6

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