Flooded parking lot in Houston, Texas. Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 60 inches of rain across parts of Texas, flooding homes, businesses, roadways and parking lots. (Photo: American Technologies, Inc.)

Last year we witnessed a particularly brutal hurricane season — specifically four hurricanes that caused some of the highest amounts of property damage on record. Each of these 2017 storms were Category 3 hurricanes or higher, and caused more than $200 billion dollars in damage.

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria swept through Texas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, reaching speeds up to 155  mph and claiming the lives of more than 100 persons in the process. The storms also destroyed an immense amount of property, resulting in extensive damage to businesses, schools and private homes.

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