Free advice on post-Harvey repair, rebuilding offered in Beaumont

Recovering from Harvey

Southeast Texans who experienced storm-related damage and flooding from Harvey can get free advice on rebuilding from hazard mitigation specialists in Beaumont through this weekend.

Experts will be at Sutherlands Lumber #3119 (4545 College Street) from Thursday, Oct. 12 to Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. They will also be there Sunday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The experts are expected to provide advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures, according to a news release from FEMA. They will offer home-improvement suggestions and techniques for stronger rebuilding.

Free reference booklets with information to protect a home from flood damage will be available.

Similar setups will be available at stores in Houston, Bay City, Corpus Christi and Refugio.

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