Meteorologists across the country are calling this year's El Niño conditions "monstrous." Californians, as well as other Western seaboard residents will likely see heavy rainstorms that could bring an enormous amount of damage like flooding, leaks, mudslides and an increase of car accidents.
Whether you're a pro or a first-timer at battening down the hatches, here are 5 sandbag tips to help keep your home safe during the storm.
It's important to know that most home policies don't cover flooding and just a few inches of water damage can cost thousands.
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