Elevated house

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Wood and metal scaffolding under a home on the south shore of Long Island that is being elevated. The complicated process can take up to a year to complete. Home being elevated above potential flood level. Photo special to the New York Annual Conference by Arthur McClanahan

A Long Island home that is being elevated above potential flood level. The complicated process can take up to a year to complete. Photo special to the New York Annual Conference by Arthur McClanahan

The lifts under a Long Island home that is being elevated above potential flood level. The complicated process can take up to a year to complete. Photo special to the New York Annual Conference by Arthur McClanahan

A home on the south shore of Long Island that is being elevated three years after Hurricane Sandy. The complicated process can take up to a year to complete. Photo special to the New York Annual Conference by Arthur McClanahan