Sunday, July 18, 2010

FEMA Specialists To Talk At Cookeville Lowe's Store

Cookeville-area homeowners rebuilding after the spring floods can receive information from hazard mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA, beginning Monday, July 19. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available from 8 am to 6 pm at the Lowe's store, located at 510 Neal St . in Cookeville from now through the 26th. FEMA says the specialists can answer questions about protecting homes from future disaster damage, as well as offer other home improvement tips and techniques. Topics will include mold and mildew cleanup and prevention, flood insurance, flood- and wind-resistant building methods, wind straps and other measures to make homes stronger and safer. Publications on these topics will also be available. Officials say there is no cost to talk with the specialists.