How is Your Property After Sandy? Ask Questions, Find Answers

Oct 31, 2012 Full story: 7

Hurricane Sandy's wrath has many residents, who are under evacuation orders and others who are out-of-town, concerned about the state of their property.

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Center Moriches, NY

#1 Oct 31, 2012
I heard Neptune's beach club is gone, is this true?
Suzan Couch

New York, NY

#2 Nov 1, 2012
Is the power back on in QUOGUE?

Bryn Mawr, PA

#3 Nov 1, 2012
First I would get rid of the water and mud. Then the moisture and that means air circulation and somekind of heat. Going into a freezing temperatures you don't want wood to stay wet to long.

Also many are going to use bleach to avoid and kill mold. You don't need pure bleach. If you can smell the bleach in a bucket of water you probably have enough in there. But air circulation and ventilation is the key. That means keep the windows open as long as you can bear until you get freezing temperatures.

I'd would also look for cracked and warped structure along with the obvious. Check the condition of the big gas and electric appliances before use. It might pay to shut off the breakers to areas of the house that got wet but if your breaker box or fuse box got wet have it checked before touching it. You can buy electrical detectors at hardware stores the size of a big pen. Getting a person experienced with electric is the best solution.

Think immediate safety when surveying,fixing or moving back into your property.

Good Luck to all.
Timothy in Chicago

Berkeley, CA

#4 Nov 1, 2012
Any post Sandy news from Evergreen Avenue, East Moriches, NY? Was there any flooding or damage? Thank you.

Jersey City, NJ

#5 Nov 1, 2012
Has ANYONE seen a LIPA truck in East Moriches? I haven't. We are without power, like many others. Kudos to the town for being here the next day getting the trees cleaned up, branches out of wires etc. Wonderful job... So where is LIPA?


#6 Nov 2, 2012
Any news of residents in Donellan Road, Hampton Bays?
I'm speaking from Bath, UK and am anxious about my friends.

Ocala, FL

#7 Nov 10, 2012
Does anyone know if houses on the waterfront on West Tiana Rd in Hampton Bays are damaged? Specifically near 49-52 West Tiana Rd?? I'm out of state for 6 months and would appreciate any information you can give...thank you!

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