This video from HUD featuring Claudette Reichel, Professor, Housing Studies at Louisiana State University offers some of the best advice we’ve seen on what you need to know to rebuild. This video covers potential hazards that could arise after a disaster such as lead, mold, asbestos, CO2, and other hazards and how to address them as you rebuild. It will discuss tips to hire contractors that are licensed and capable of addressing the scope of the work and will highlight things to keep in mind during construction.
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To read more about “flood-hardy” construction which focuses on drainable, dryable assemblies could speed the recovery from catastrophic flooding, read the latest in the Journal of Light Construction.
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