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Get Home Repair Advice May 14-19 at Fajardo and Carolina

Release date: 
May 11, 2018
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GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – As the people of Puerto Rico repair and rebuild homes, FEMA has teamed with Kmart, Sears and National Lumber to provide free information and tips on how to make homes stronger and safer.

FEMA advisors are available May 14-19 at the following locations:

National Lumber
Carr. 190 Sabana Abajo Km 0 Hm 8
Ceramica Industrial Park
Carolina, PR 00979
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Kmart                                                              Sears
Carr. #3                                                           Ave. Jesús M. Fragoso
Eastern RGNL Shopping                              Center Plaza Carolina Shopping Mall
Fajardo, PR 00738                                         Carolina, PR 00983
787-863-6262                                                  787-276-3200
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.                            Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

FEMA specialists can answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from the next disaster. Specialists will also suggest techniques to build hazard-resistant homes. Most of the information and free publications provided are aimed at do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Recovery topics include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes.

All information and assistance is available in English and Spanish.

For information on hurricane season preparedness and Puerto Rico’s recovery from Hurricane María, visit fema.gov/disaster/4339.

Last Updated: 
May 11, 2018 - 17:49