Connecticut Couple Decides To Raise Home After Hurricane Sandy — April 10 2014

couple in front of raised house

Jim and Leah Hogan’s Rowayton, CT home was severely damaged after Hurricane Sandy. However, instead of moving, the Hogans decided to lift their home 8 feet in the air to avoid potential flood damage from future storms. The expectation is that many homeowners in the New York metro area, and other flood-prone locations, will soon face the decision to either elevate their homes, or pay higher insurance rates.

Read more about this project in the New York Times.

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