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Prepping for a Hurricane During a Pandemic: How to Get Your Home Ready and Gather the Necessary Supplies
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If contending with a global pandemic, murder hornets, and a slew of other disasters that 2020 decided to throw at us wasn’t enough, hurricane season is now in full swing.
The Atlantic hurricane season typically lasts from June to November, and peaks from late August through September. This year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is anticipating above-normal activity. Its Climate Prediction Center has forecasted 13 to 19 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which six to 10 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including three to six major hurricanes (Category 3, 4, or 5, with winds of 111 mph or higher).
As we’ve learned from years past, preparation is key. But this can feel like a
In addition to playing hunks on TV, Jesse Metcalfe renovates and flips homes in his spare time. A WeHo home he sold in 2018 is now up for sale again.
In addition to playing hunks on TV shows like “Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas,” and “Passions,” the actor Jesse Metcalfe renovates and flips homes in his spare time.
In 2017, Metcalfe paid $1,158,500 for a West Hollywood home built in the 1920s, and immediately got busy on a renovation.
He updated the charming house with modern fixtures and hardware, updated and lightened up the color scheme, and refinished the original hardwood floors.
The following year, after Metcalfe had worked his magic, the music manager and real estate investor David Benveniste paid $1,807,000 for the West
Keep reading for a few easy and inspired end-of-summer looks that will transform your living room without any heavy lifting.
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It hasn’t been the best year for most of us, so perhaps big remodel projects probably aren’t at the top of anyone’s to-do list. Not only are these projects incredibly expensive, but they also just take a lot of energy—I mean, wouldn’t we all rather be chilling in the backyard?
But just because you don’t want to redo the entire living room doesn’t mean you can’t give it a little something shiny and new—without having to visit a store. (Who really wants to do that in the middle of a pandemic?).
Well, naturally, we’re here