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re: Anybody keeping their flooded wood floor, or tile? - tigers win2
Ceramic tile, yes. Wood floors, no. ...
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re: Post flood dry out - how long? - tigers win2
When the moisture reading is below 15%. I bought the meter below. It looks like everyone else is too as I paid $28 on Sunday. This is same Amazon listing and its now $41. There are many other options if you search. Edit: I bought from Amazon, this is a different seller on Amazon so maybe Amazon ...
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re: I just want to give a big thank you to the OT. - tigers win2
[quote]I cant physically be there to help (because of work) but if you guys need any donations to help pay for supplies or food for the people working, let me know. I'll see what I can do. [/quote] Thanks for the offer. We are OK on funds. All of the demo tools are in hand and we've got ample m...
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re: What is the best non profit org to donate to for the benefit of flood victims. - tigers win2
Usually corporate entities will match if it's not for "religious purposes". A designated "disaster relief" contribution to a church will usually be allowable by IRS guidelines as long as isn't for the benefit of any one person. That's the legal/ tax angle. Your employer may have their own sep...
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re: I just want to give a big thank you to the OT. - tigers win2
[quote]OT 1 Facebook 0 [/quote] I did use Facebook to round up all the volunteers. ...
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re: I just want to give a big thank you to the OT. - tigers win2
You're welcome! We were glad to help. My friend that was able to get the AC working had driven in from Teneessee the day before to help. Your brother had several friends in common with myself and one of my friends. Small world. It was a good days work. I sit behind a desk most days in a suit...
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re: Obama will spend a full 40 minutes touring affected area in BR today - tigers win2
Just got a text from a fan we met at the LSU/ Washingotn game in Seattle several years ago. They had checked on us a week or so ago. After seeing news coverage of Obama's visit they texted again wanting to send cash, clothes supplies to my friend that flooded. The attention helps. ...
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re: Obama will spend a full 40 minutes touring affected area in BR today - tigers win2
I'm not an Obama fan, but let him come in and bring worldwide attention to the disaster. then leave quickly to get out of the way of dealing with the disaster. I've got no problem with this ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - tigers win2
[quote]Here is the problem I"m running into. I need bodies. My mom lives in Sherwood by Flannery. She is literally shell shocked. She is in her 70's. lost everything in one day. They have a couple of people helping them and the house is nearly gutted but they still have the kitchen to do. That means...
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re: Question - wall construction materials - tigers win2
Since you have attempted to drilled a hole already, can you not see what you are hitting? Open the hole up a bit more. The damage is already done form the attempted hole. ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - tigers win2
[quote]Here is the problem I"m running into. I need bodies. My mom lives in Sherwood by Flannery. [/quote] Post a way for people on here to contact you. Also include day and time of a concentrated effort. I've been part of gutting 7 houses. When you can arrange a coordinated effort, I goes quick...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - tigers win2
[quote]I'm cool with it. I see a lot of furniture that looks fine from the drive by. If someone can use it or even re-sell it that's great. [/quote] I'm here too. At first we weren't sure how to feel, but as we started running out of space to stack stuff by the road at my friends house, we're ...
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re: Does anyone know when the curfew will be lifted? - tigers win2
I think I heard on local radio that it would end after tomorrow night. ...
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re: SIAP, Petition to Ban Chambers from Facebook - tigers win2
I'd love to get him and Terrence Williams in a town hall style meeting. Terrence Williams is the anti Chambers on Facebook. ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - tigers win2
[quote]Or can y'all recommend Contractors for me?[/quote] You need to include where you're located. Contractors will be working one general area, not bouncing back and forth across town. Everyone looking for references, help etc needs to be more specific with addresses and details. ...
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re: Apple Accepting Donations for Louisiana Flood Relief - tigers win2
[quote]frick the Red Cross. [/quote] I would encourage you to learn more about them and their network. Yes, in the immediacy after an event the local effort is quicker to popup due to manpower and the fact that the have facilities and people already in all of the impacted areas, but long term th...
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re: $17 Billion in damage - tigers win2
Br chamber said 9.2 billion in damages and 2.4 billion worth of enforce flood insurance policies in the impacted parishes. Edit: BR chamber also put number of "impacted" structures ( homes/ businesses ) at 110k ...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - tigers win2
Those with flood insurance can now request to get prepayments to obtain some money to start the process. See details linked [link=(http://www.theadvocate.com/louisiana_flood_2016/article_2c0457c8-6643-11e6-a86a-f7933013e260.html?sr_source=lift_amplify)]LINK to Advocate story. [/link]...
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re: The Great Flood of 2016: Fill Out Disaster Forms NOW. Link Inside! - tigers win2
scary damage to insurance ratio that the BR chamber said during radio interview today. About 9.2 billion in estimated damages and a total of 2.4 billion in flood insurance policies enforce in the impacted parishes. That's a huge defective ...
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re: Look at the number of Alligators in this waterway - tigers win2
While kayaking at night in Choctaw bayou, we hit a stretch that had between 20-25 sets of glowing eyes in a 75 yard section. Was nervous as hell, but paddled right through them. Have had them surface and come up under the kayak or just on the side of it. Have stuck my paddle right into the sid...
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