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Free Repair Advice Available in Harris County Jan. 15-20

Release date: 
January 11, 2018
Release Number: 
NR-142

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Harris County are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Recovery topics covered include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes. Free reference booklets with information on protecting a home from flood damage will be available. FEMA advisers will be available at these stores:

 

County

Locations

Dates

Hours

Harris

Golfcrest True Value

5206 Telephone Road, Houston, Texas 77087

Mon. Jan. 15

Tues. Jan. 16 – Sat. Jan. 20

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Harris

Ace Hardware at Cinco Ranch

1720 S. Mason Road, Katy, Texas 77450

Mon. Jan. 15

Tues. Jan. 16 – Sat. Jan. 20

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Harris

Batie’s Ace Hardware and Paint

9525 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77063

Mon. Jan. 15

Tues. Jan. 16 – Sat. Jan. 20

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.                     

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

 

For Texas disaster mitigation information, visit www.fema.gov/texas-disaster-mitigation.

For other information about mitigation, visit www.fema.gov/what-mitigation.

More information about strengthening properties can be found at www.fema.gov/protect-your- property.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, the FEMA Harvey Facebook page

at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account

at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

 

Last Updated: 
January 11, 2018 - 11:59