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Advice: Home Repair After Harvey

An expert answers your questions about repairing flood-damaged homes.


Repairs underway at a once-flooded home in far west Houston.

Now that floodwaters have receded in large portions of Greater Houston, questions of rebuilding are probably high on people's minds as they return to water-damaged homes.

To cover questions related to inspection, maintenance, and repair, we talk with Dan Bawden, president of Legal Eagle Contractors, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders, and a member of the Greater Houston Builders Association.