Prevent water from entering as best as possible. A less obvious prevention way is to put plugs in sinks and baths, weigh them down with a sandbag, a pillowcase filled up with garden soil, or a heavy object to avoid water copying into toilets and sinks.
Flood water can carry sewage and contagious diseases, whenever possible make sure you wash thoroughly after exposure, especially before handling food.
If a severe flood happens there is sadly very little you’re able to do to stop needing fix water damage repairs. Be suspicious of insurance providers as well as their contractors. Because water damage repairs after flooding are expensive and spread across whole communities, insurance companies may be reluctant to are charged the policy holders’ full entitlement.
Some independent contractors offer to manage your insurance company and be sure you get what you’re owed.