Preparation at home and the studio
Install check valves in sewer traps, to prevent floodwater from backing up into the drains of your studio or home.
Avoid basement storage of art and valuables.
Seal the walls in your basement with waterproofing compounds to avoid seepage.
Check plumbing, fixtures, and sprinkler systems periodically & fix leaks.
Keep gutters and drains unclogged.
Move essential items upstairs.
Protect items from moisture from above & below.
Turn off utilities at main switches or valves.