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94 Hurricane Sandy Stories
What to Do After a Hurricane or Flood
How you treat your home after a natural disaster can make all the difference in its future livability — and your own personal safety
"it was Hurricane Irene; in 2012 it was Sandy. While there isn't agreement on the causes... affected by Hurricane Sandy! I live in Florida, so we are familiar with Hurricanes. BUT... affected by Hurricane Sandy. I wish all of you safety and luck in getting your lives back... due to Hurricane Sandy. Great advice Bud! I feel for everyone who was in the path... devasted by Sandy. Everything was lost! Sandy destroyed furniture, walls, furnace, appliances..."
7 Ways to Help Someone Hit by a Hurricane
"weeks when Hurricane Sandy ripped through Tom's River, New Jersey and flooded her house... affected by Sandy. This is not something I would want to experience and must be an extremely... guides on Hurricane preparation and these were well received. I have to say that will... people make Sandy and the likes are not something I think anyone can fully prepare for... where hurricanes are a big threat. We bought a survival book and have set aside rations..."
4 Things a Hurricane Teaches You About Good Design
When the power goes out, a home's design can be as important as packaged food and a hand-crank radio. See how from a firsthand account
"this, Hurricane Sandy is making its way toward the coast of New Jersey, more than... when a hurricane approaches (Sandy has made us do that), but when the power goes out... coincide with Hurricane Irene. The house, designed by a well-known architect, was exposed... pressure Sandy was the equivalent of a category 3 hurricane when it made landfall. Very... the hurricane Hope you and your family are okay after Sandy! lyndiana here from Australia..."
11 Ways to Hurricane Proof Your House
From smaller tasks you can do right now to bigger renovation projects, these strategies can help keep you high and dry at home
"as if hurricane season is starting earlier and staying later than when I was young... name a hurricane back then, it may just be the new normal now. Whatever the cause... Things a Hurricane Teaches You About Design... advance of Sandy, and there was not ONE to be had. Lesson learned! I still have a land... weather a hurricane here on the Texas Gulf Coast, is a Quonset style building. Not the... did pre-hurricane ! I would also suggest a windup radio and forgo the battery kind..."
My Houzz: From Destruction to Renewal After Hurricane Katrina
After losing almost everything home related, a couple rebounds with a new, contemporary build on the same site
Recovery Tips From a Hurricane Survivor
"2004, and Hurricane Ivan was barreling toward his Gulf Coast home near Milton, Florida... after the hurricane due to the surge in labor and material prices. “Real estate values... house in Hurricane Ivan was a blessing to me,” he says.More: How to Prep for Disaster... from Hurricane Sandy..."
A Front Yard Regrows in Brooklyn
Hurricane Sandy ravaged this New York City plot, but two landscape designers have rebuilt it to be better and stronger than ever
"Hurricane Sandy ravaged this New York City plot, but two landscape designers have... recently when Hurricane Sandy carved a devastating path through the East Coast in 2012, we’re... after the hurricane plowed through New York, a couple in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood... after Sandy , I just replaced some of the trees along the fence and had to replace... survived the hurricane. " Good practice no matter where you live .,.. go see what is thriving..."
Kitchen of the Week: The Calm After the Storm
Ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, a suburban New York kitchen is reborn as a light-filled space with a serene, soothing palette
"ed by Hurricane Sandy, a suburban New York kitchen is reborn as a light-filled space... When Hurricane Sandy left 4 feet of water in their kitchen, a professional couple... during Sandy with the devastation that Sandy wrought. They had recently completed... before Sandy hit. Their furniture and kitchen were saved. Her husband needed back... took a hurricane to make it happen, but this new kitchen is gorgeous! I especially..."
Get It Done: Winterize Your Patio
Let Sandy be a reminder for the rest of you: Time to clean, stow and protect outdoor furniture and accessories
My Houzz: Super Efficiency and Serenity Near the Florida Surf
It can withstand a hurricane and earned LEED Platinum certification, but this island home knows how to chill too
"withstand a hurricane and earned LEED Platinum certification, but this island home knows... potential hurricane,” says Beck. The couple used recycled materials and locally sourced... strong, hurricane-proof home, allowing us to incorporate dramatic cantilevers and... concrete for hurricane resistance and the sense of a family beach house. I could not live... destroyed (and hurricanes are a question of "when", not "if") every resident in FL will pay..."
7 Ways to Charge Up and Connect After Disaster
"learned from Hurricane Sandy, disasters can suddenly transform a modern area into a primitive... vulnerable to hurricanes and flooding. The Midwest has to worry about tornadoes. Out West... of the Sandy disaster.) And what do you do about all that food in the fridge? Real... a bad hurricane for years. We keep a hurricane box prepared year around. A regular... thanks to Sandy and 9 days w/o power last October with no generator. I have done the..."
How to Combat Mold in a Flooded House
"Hurricane Sandy has left a soggy breeding ground for mold in its wake, and this can... soaked by Sandy, here's what to do.... of wet sandy soil. Donna: sorry, I assumed your "crawl space" was a low basement.... themselves.Hurricane Sandy's aftermath is as much a health issue as it is a rebuilding... in the hurricane zone area are neck deep in assessments. "We talked about how to dry..."
6 Places to Lift Your Spirits Right at Home
How to Prep for Disaster Insurance Claims
Tools and tips for making an inventory list, documenting damage to your home, and working with your adjuster
"whether Hurricane Sandy uprooted a tree or flooded your basement, sifting through your... affected by Sandy and its heart breaking! My heart goes out to all. For me its helpful... affected by Sandy. I was shock to see your unkind reply. Lesson learned by me via making... those Sandy victims. I know the feeling of Loss, and the agony of Recovery. August... you in Sandy-affected areas. It is good to take insurance policy that covers the..."
My Houzz: Sky High and Sunny in Brooklyn, With a View
Its head may be in the clouds, but this home's heart is in the artist-made furniture, arresting artwork and breezy private terrace