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Elevating your home in a Flood Zone: Simple Advice for Homeowners from Hubbell Power Systems, Inc.

DELANCO, N.J., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CHANCE® Helical Piles, manufactured by Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., have proven to be an effective solution for Home Elevation in coastal regions. Now, any coastal homeowner who resides within an A or V flood zone can avoid moving their home to repair and elevate it. Providing a technologically advanced solution, CHANCE Helical Piles will withstand a future storm surge and securely support the weight of a home without any concern of shifting or collapse due to debris impact or corrosion.

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The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) reported more than $7.7 billion in payments to policy holders ( For many, the road to repair has been an exhausting path of trial and error.  Maps are still waiting to be finalized and homeowners are turning to engineers, architects and foundation repair installers to provide them with the most durable solution available. Homeowner Barry Wintle details his experience, "We consulted our Structural Engineer, and he referred us to Helical Pier Technology. We did some research; found out about CHANCE… we were sold almost instantaneously."

Engineering Manager Gary Seider has worked for many years developing the training program for CHANCE Installers. He explains, "We have the largest installation network for pre-manufactured steel foundation products with the most rigorous certification process. Not only do we require the installers to re-certify on a regular basis, we require them to prove the level of their knowledge through testing and field demonstration. The relationship that we have across North America within the construction industry is unmatched. For many homeowners, CHANCE brand Helical Piles become the unseen heroes when it comes to foundation stabilization."

A simple 3-Step Process has been developed to help homeowners through their repairs. This streamlined approach provides homeowners direct access to the installers who will secure their foundations and assist them in finding reputable contractors, engineers, and architects.

Step 1) Call (855) 477-2121 and hurricane victims will be quickly connected by a dedicated Customer Service Representative who will connect you to your local CHANCE Certified Installer.

Step 2) Your CHANCE Installer will coordinate with a reputable General Contractor and local Engineer to provide you with a code compliant plan of repair and elevate your home.

Step 3) The General Contractor will complete the final finishing work and you will soon be ready to enjoy your home again.

To see the list of local CHANCE Installers in your area, visit

With over 100 years of experience in foundation products, it's easy to understand why CHANCE Helical Systems have been the trusted solution since 1912.

Learn more about how a Certified Installer can help you elevate your home with CHANCE Helical Piles in 3 easy steps by calling (855) 477-2121 or visiting

Meghanne Thompson
(573) 682-8552

Christy Johnson
(573) 682-8709

SOURCE Hubbell Power Systems, Inc.

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