When you reorganize your basement or garage, buy yourself a number of cardboard boxes all the same size instead of scrounging various-sized used boxes. This way they will all have covers and you can stack them neatly. Mark each box with a big letter and number, like A-1, A-2, etc., on all four sides and top. Use a three-ring binder to write down the box number and its contents.
Dry flood proofing prevents floodwaters from entering the building.
This can be achieved by installing new brick veneer over asphalt coating or by applying polyethylene film over existing walls.
Construct non-supporting, break-a-way walls designed to collapse under the force of water without causing damage to the house or its foundation.