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Home Clean-Up and Renovation – Building Damage


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent   Check walls and foundations for damage. Much can be done to reverse the effects of high water and to restore even heavily water damaged buildings. Make sure to ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Salvaging Household Furniture


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Before starting to salvage damaged furniture, decide which pieces are worth restoring. Such decisions should be based on: Extent of damage, cost of the article, sentimental ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Disaster, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Wakulla County Extension

Eliminating Odors from Your Refrigerator


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent After your power has been restored, you will need to clean and deodorize your refrigerator. Here are some helpful tips on how to do this. Remove all drawers, racks and ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

Home Clean-Up and Renovations – Walls


August 24, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Walls must dry from the inside out. The interior framing of walls should be allowed to dry thoroughly. Sometimes this process takes weeks or even months. To release water ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla Extension

Hurricane Preparedness for Boaters

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August 23, 2012

http://youtu.be/AHLsGp8W7hQ http://youtu.be/Rdl6VCPmnME Click on slides below - they are hyper-linked to relevant resources you can to help you prepare your boat for a hurricane. Here's are additional informational links for boat owners. http://www.boatus.com/hurricanes/HurricaneWarning.pdf ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Work & Life
Tags: Boating, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Isaac, Hurricane Prep, Hurricane Preparedness For Boat, Knots

How Families and Neighbors Can Help One Another Cope


August 18, 2012

Courtesy of Shelley Swenson UF/ IFAS Wakulla Extension FCS/ EFNEP Agent Disasters bring with them an incredible range of emotions, from disbelief and anger to a euphoric spirit of teamwork. Temporary homelessness, damaged personal items, ... READ MORE

Category: Relationships & Family, Work & Life
Tags: Community, Disaster Recovery, Disasters, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Shelley Swenson, Wakulla County Extension

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