FEMA’s Free How-To Advice May Limit Severe-Weather Damage

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Release date: 
October 22, 2013
Release Number: 
NR-064

DENVER – FEMA mitigation specialists will be in Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland offering building tips at four home improvement stores beginning Thursday, Oct. 24, through Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Advice about protecting properties and limiting damages from future extreme weather events will serve not only homeowners but also renters and business owners. Mitigation measures also may reduce mold and mildew, and protect electrical systems, furnaces and appliances.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be at these four locations:

Lowe’s Home Improvement

4227 Corbett Drive

Fort Collins, CO 80525

Hours:

Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT

Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., MDT

Monday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT

Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., MDT

 

Poudre Valley Coop Ace Hardware

225 NW Frontage Rd.

Fort Collins, CO 80524

Hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., MDT

Sunday, closed

Monday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., MDT

Tuesday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., MDT

 

Ace Hardware of Greeley

3540 W. 10 St.

Greeley, CO 80634

Hours: Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., MDT

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., MDT.

Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT

Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., MDT

 

Orchards Ace Hardware

269 E. 29 St.

Loveland, CO 80538

Hours: Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., MDT

Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., MDT

Monday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., MDT

Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., MDT

The mitigation teams also will have free reference booklets in English and Spanish, including:

  • Preparing Makes Sense, Get Ready Now
  • Protecting Your Home From Flood Damage
  • Help After a Disaster
  • Mold & Mildew: Cleaning Up Your Flood-Damaged Home

More information about strengthening property can found at fema.gov/what-mitigation

Last Updated: 
October 23, 2013 - 10:02
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