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P3 Homes – Lovell Park Development in Dickinson, Texas

P3’s Lovell Park housing development in Dickinson, Texas provides above-the-floodplain elevated home construction to replace repetitively disrupted housing in the city from flooding.

The homes are elevated 10 feet to accommodate Dickinson’s garage requirements and to provide additional multi-purpose areas to optimize space and function.

Lovell Park New Home Construction Plan
Blue – 10 FT Elevation – 1426 SF
99 SF Total (64.5 SF Covered) Rear Porch
114 SF (84.8 SF Covered) Front Porch
(Plan also available for flood home reconstruction.)

 

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Mike Conrad, P3’s Home Reconstruction Director says, “The pile forest installation enables rapid and simultaneous construction of several homes in advance of storm season”.

 

 


Lovell Park New Home Construction Plan
Dynamic Blue – 10 FT Elevation – 1426 SF
99 SF Total (64.5 SF Covered) Rear Porch
114 SF (84.8 SF Covered) Front Porch
(Plan also available for flood home reconstruction.)

Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT)

The homes are built to standards specified by reconstruction grants.
Construction of Lovell Park is expected to be completed in July 2020.

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Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020

 

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Hurricane Preparedness Week – Houston 2020

Houston Hurricane Preparedness WeekNow is the time to prepare. Despite the pandemic, Hurricane Season begins June 1st. Wind, rain, rising water, and flooding is coming. Please take time to be ready.

Here are a few tips provided by the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management to help us prepare for this potentially active hurricane season:

  1. Assess your risk
    • Is your home prone to flooding in previous rain or hurricane events?
    • Do you know if your home is currently above the floodplain or was it newly zoned in 2019?  right at the floodplain? Many of us in the Gulf Coast Region were surprised in recent years to find out that our homes were suddenly at risk, even though it wasn’t in previous years. Find out where your current or potential home is relative to flood risk. Here’s a Harris County Flood Education Mapping Tool and FEMA Flood Map Service Center for reference, but you should always check with your mortgage lender and insurance agent to confirm.
  2. Figure out an evacuation plan-
    • Know your evacuation zone. During the forecasting and news updates on your news station, they will mention certain zones that need to be prepared to voluntarily or mandatorily evacuate. Find your zone here. 
    • Decide where you will go during evacuation in advance. Will you stay with family or friends? If you stay in the area, always make sure you know where your local shelters are before the storm. You can start with this Red Cross Shelter Tool, but other places may open as a shelter in your area. Monitor the news and social media for updates.
  3. Gather Supplies-
    • This is a great list to start with on what types of supplies you may need, provided by FLASH (Federal Alliance for Safe Homes)
    • DON’T FORGET– This hurricane season we are also dealing with a pandemic. This means that while gathering supplies and considering evacuation options, social distancing may become more difficult in places like shelters or in the homes of others. Because of this, you will want to be sure to include the supplies that help protect you and others from potential COVID-19 infection. You will want to include a cloth mask for everyone, soap, and hand sanitizer. The CDC gives recommendations on face mask options.
  4. Check on Your Insurance-
    • You won’t want to find out after a flood that your insurance doesn’t cover you. Call your agent now to see what is covered and if you need to make changes to your policy for better protection. FEMA outlines your coverage options here.
    • Elevating your home significantly reduces your insurance premiums. The NFIP has made multiple changes in recent years, so it is good to take some time to review how these changes affect your family. We offer a free consultation on how we can help you raise your home above the floodplain to help reduce your rates. You can also view our FAQs for answer to common questions about home elevation.
  5. Protect and Strengthen Your Home-
    • FLASH has a few videos that will help you figure out what home protection and preparation steps you can take.
    • Elevating your home. Flood mitigation options include addressing drainage issues in many cases. In more vulnerable neighborhoods where drainage mitigation isn’t enough, you may need to elevate your home above the floodplain altogether. You can do this for your slab homes or pier and beam homes. P3 Elevation can elevate homes 1-25 feet above floodplain. Our team can consult with your family to determine what your options are.

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Visit the City of Houston Office of Emergency Management Hurricane Preparedness page for more resources and information that you can share with your friends and family. 

 

If you are considering home elevation to keep you and your family or business high and dry forever, reach out to our team for a free consultation here:

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Saving Your Business From Flooding – Permanently

 

Chevron Dayton, Texas Flood Mitigation and Elevation Project

There are many cases that can be made in favor of various types of flood mitigation for your business. Some commercial locations might need only drainage changes, but others might not have the ability to mitigate in these smaller ways.

Westside Chevron in Dayton, Texas experienced repeated flooding for decades.  Storms like Allison, Harvey, Imelda, and others challenged their ability to rebuild and recover without significant loss. After consulting with our team, we were able to offer this small business a solution that could save them the heartache of yet another setback.
Not only was P3 able to elevate their building 5 feet, but the pump area and parking lot are also elevated. In addition to the mitigation steps taken, we moved their C-Store back 35 feet to allow for immediate fuel business expansion.

 

SWIPE/DRAG ARROWS LEFT AND RIGHT TO SEE BEFORE AND AFTER
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We were able to accomplish six goals through this commercial building elevation project:
  1. Flood elimination
  2. Expansion of business
  3. Allowed for highway widening
  4. Lower cost than rebuilding
  5. Decreased time of business disruption and decrease revenue impact
  6. Simplified engineering and permitting requirements
Owner Mike Amin says the project fulfilled his objectives of flood mitigation at a fraction of rebuilding costs. The original plan was just to lift the building but Mike collaborated with P3 to develop a plan for moving the building and expanding the business at the same time. Mike is pleased that all his objectives were fulfilled and he can now focus on growing the business
These are a few of the many ways that our engineers, construction, and consulting team can make a difference for your small business.

Contact us for a free consultation. Our team may be able to prevent future flooding and help eliminate the need for a repetitive recovery process and lost business from that downtime.

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REMINDER: Harvey households covered by FEMA group flood insurance should prepare now to buy standard flood insurance by Oct. 24

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Harvey households covered by FEMA group flood insurance should prepare now to buy standard flood insurance by Oct. 24

While our country has been focused on important health issues, on February 26th, 2020 FEMA announced that Harvey households covered by FEMA group flood insurance should prepare now to buy standard flood insurance by Oct. 24, 2020. As of right now, this is the latest deadline date provided, so it is something that the qualified Texas households will need to keep in mind even during the COVID-19 pandemic. The original release is below.


Release date: February 26, 2020

Release Number: NR143

AUSTIN, Texas – Many families affected by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017 did not have flood insurance.

As part of its disaster assistance, FEMA provided Group Flood Insurance Policies (GFIP) to 6,704 households across counties impacted by Harvey.

These three-year policies end Oct. 24, so policyholders must plan now to switch to a standard flood insurance policy to ensure continuous coverage.

Those who received a GFIP policy as part of their FEMA disaster assistance after Harvey but don’t buy a standard flood insurance policy will likely not receive federal disaster assistance for home repairs if they experience another flood event. Just 1 inch of water can cause $25,000 of damage to a home.

Purchasing a flood insurance policy is one of the best ways to prepare for future disasters and to protect from financial loss. Here are flood insurance requirements for Harvey households:

If you are a homeowner who received a GFIP policy: Flood insurance coverage must be maintained for the address of the flood-damaged property. The flood insurance requirement is transferred to any new owner of the address and continues for as long as the address exists. If you sell your home, call the NFIP direct servicing agency at 800-638-6620 to transfer your policy to the new homeowner.

If you are a renter who received a GFIP policy: Flood insurance coverage must be maintained on the contents of the rental property for as long as the renter remains at the flood-damaged address. If you move from your damaged rental property, the flood insurance requirement is not transferred to the next renter.

How to get or renew an NFIP policy: Contact your insurance agent to discuss the cost of a standard flood insurance policy. If you don’t have an agent, you can call 800-427-4661 for an insurance agent referral. Visit www.FloodSmart.gov or www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program for more information about flood insurance.

The National Flood Insurance Reform Act and FEMA regulations require applicants who receive federal financial assistance to buy and maintain flood insurance as a condition to receive assistance for future flood damage to any insurable property for acquisition or construction purposes. If your household received disaster assistance after Harvey, and you live in a special flood hazard area, you are required to maintain flood insurance. To find out if you have a flood insurance requirement, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS – Video Relay Service) (TTY: 800-462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).

To learn more about GFIP, visit https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/133710.

Harvey impacted 41,500 square miles of Texas. If it rains it can flood, which means all Texans should purchase or renew flood insurance policies. The 2020 hurricane season begins June 1, but a policy protects you from financial losses from other flood events all year.

For additional information about Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, Facebook at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account at www.twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at https://tdem.texas.gov.

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Last Updated:
February 26, 2020 – 09:38
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FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums

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FEMA Extends Grace Period for Flood Insurance Renewal Premiums

Release date: March 29, 2020
Release Number: HQ-20-040

WASHINGTON – FEMA continues to take proactive steps to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  To help serve its National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) customers who may be experiencing financial hardships, the agency is extending the grace period to renew flood insurance policies from 30 to 120 days. This extension applies to NFIP flood insurance policies with an expiration date between February 13-June 15, 2020.

To avoid a lapse in coverage, there is typically a 30-day grace period to renew policies. However, due to the widespread economic disruption arising from this pandemic, FEMA recognizes that flood insurance policyholders may not meet the standard policy renewal deadline. READ MORE>>>>

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Watch a home lifted 17 feet near the Guadalupe River in Seguin, Texas

In some areas, lifting your home may mean a few feet of elevation. There are homeowners, especially in areas like Seguin, Texas who face the more imminent threat of unpredictable rising water levels during a storm event.

In this case, we provided 17 feet more peace of mind than they had before. This family can still enjoy being close to the Guadalupe River without the concern of the rising river during rainy months and storm season.

Watch the video to see how we work through this painstaking process from flood-prone living to “Elevating Peace of Mind”.

 

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