Although the most extreme catastrophic events, such as the California wildfires, get the headlines, there is almost nowhere in the country untouched by disaster. And the process of recovery and rebuilding can bring its own dangers if a homeowner or business owner is underinsured, according to CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. Its 2019 Insurance Coverage Adequacy Report shows increases in reconstruction costs in certain disaster-prone areas range from 5.6% to 7.6% over a two-year period.
How Quickly We Forget How Fast Raw Lumber Ignites All FEMA supported wild fire rebuild should frame with fire treated lumber to lower FEMA and the homeowners future risk. Rebuilding homes after any wild fire with raw lumber is only defining insanity as if it will never happen again.