A FEMA mitigation team will offer building tips at the Ace Hardware Uintah Gardens store in Colorado Springs Friday, Nov. 8, through Tuesday, Nov. 12 including Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.
Mitigation measures can benefit homeowners, renters and business owners hoping to reduce problems such as mold and mildew. Advice also may be of help protecting electrical systems, furnaces and appliances.
FEMA mitigation specialists will be at this location:
Ace Hardware Uintah Gardens
1830 W. Uintah St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Hours: Friday, Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST
Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., MST
Monday, Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., MST.
The mitigation team 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