After the Show Show: Home makeover
CT family affected by Hurricane Irene receive a home makeover
- Duration 6:15
- Date Aug 22, 2012
CT family affected by Hurricane Irene receive a home makeover
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Welcome to the after the show show for Wednesday August 20 set us.
I wanted to bring back in -- air police saying you're gonna bring back Alley camera out of who's out in Connecticut it's for us this morning.
I -- this is great series that we've been doing about re doing people's homes who had a little difficulty in their lives from illness to hurricanes.
And what part Connecticut are you in today.
-- Baltic Connecticut too which is about.
Two out -- -- three hours north of New York City in the sun deck trailers.
North in New York City it's beautiful down if we get a camera you can see that the whole neighborhood is turned out to see if there's people there's insincere baby -- -- yeah.
-- -- everybody out here in Baltic this morning to wish that -- down -- such good wishes for this.
Big reveal of their home and I just want to talk again to Steve and Mary what a difference a week needs of these guys just turned it around.
It's amazing I don't in nineteen days they took my house from you know has been -- you know what you see today it's just amazing the work they did everyone I just.
I'm speechless honestly I really am.
And and it was it -- after Hurricane Irene exactly a year ago this sort of an intense we treat us as it was exactly one year ago.
That a huge branch from a nearby tree during Hurricane Irene came down and sort of destroyed -- else.
It did absolutely we actually thought there's a hole in the group but there is more outside damage done -- had fallen down bettors were on the ground it was absolutely -- and this is.
An incredible transformation your house is a -- -- ask your kids out they'd be out -- what do you think your house it.
What's the difference.
Probably the windows.
Because you couldn't close them before now are open them up.
That's a problem yes yeah.
And ads are now they're just super easy yes you can open them but -- and if you need to write add and baggage it's it's it's life easier for her.
-- -- family that Clinton I -- you.
Not that because.
The reason your family never wanted to leave this house and the reason that when they bought a bit but it was so perfect.
What because you have several -- and they'd like to having -- one story house what's it been like.
Before the mic over what was it like living in your house -- just.
Charges like that went to segment of the industrial particularly use that -- and -- sort that out.
But I had asked -- -- they opened the windows and doors but it's not her.
Whatever it is -- -- for me to move around and stuff so.
That's so great what's your their part now on -- like the fact that.
Like there's insulation and the new windows because now in there was -- time on the content of eighty and they're kind of thinking -- so hot that you don't -- close.
Yeah well wow yeah that.
His six day of how are you feeling mostly good and what's your favorite part of the house deciding that it doesn't made some of it when it's it.
All of the siding used to be noisy yes.
A lot -- it was a little -- it it was noisy and that reminds me you you still like to play a trick on your sister or to get her attention -- How did you do that hit the side of the house instead -- them.
So are you can't do that and you know.
That's great and the house is really give a -- -- stranger color.
It was like pea green yellow and white.
It's not expect out of -- sad -- yeah.
-- -- it was horrendous say at least that's great I'll ask you guys don't.
Do you guys do this so fast how do you -- AF turn this around so quickly.
Well it certainly -- get contractor base we got some we get great help on this job it.
And act like they're standing right by issuing private contractors right up guys.
-- -- you guys you guys worked around the clock so -- -- be -- Honestly it's not that unusual they came out and knock this thing out in three weeks two weeks -- normally be -- three reach out.
But they just they they really put the heart into it they really they love the family they love the story and they they wanna get this job done.
Ellis as we're talking about this -- -- for you wouldn't -- a sentinel letter.
-- spoke to you guys it resonated because they had so many challenges.
Yeah I mean they they -- the official winners in the weather related category weather related incidents but.
Truly to have so many serve the country in and help to keep -- -- thank you for that.
And who has also been going through you know unfortunately some health issues.
They they -- -- triple whammy they weren't easy patents are for our winner -- in in the weather category but really for all three so.
It's always nice to feel like you're doing something good for people but when you get to know them and you just know what great people they are besides that it makes it even better than even you know more touching story to be a part of don't -- me -- primary.
-- -- -- -- There's a lot of crying around here this morning and it's been happy and I -- And really.
And -- it's.
It -- yesterday was your birthday featured -- like how she wrote that excellent it started out with the kids and my husband decorating my track.
With all kinds of happy birthday wishes honk if you want and wish me happy birthday thing got a lot of songs that -- work at them and admit that Britney is I've talked with and -- yesterday.
For the -- so everything is just it's -- often.
What you guys are -- it's been a pleasure getting to know you.
And best of luck in your new home thanks so much -- thanks for coming out that's it from Baltic Connecticut sabathia.
Aren't -- great job in are.
Our hearts and prayers got the Phipps family and yet it's live in their new home and export it loses its when he -- and the check that can bring it right to foxwoods casino or -- may be Mohegan Sun and you know.
But I'm glad I didn't see actually know -- -- but see that's anticipated he'd be increased tax -- their home.
In low and -- Nowadays the -- coming in charge more to actually -- in exactly -- -- -- -- -- -- -- We see notified first a -- five today and and I -- downtown and you're staying at the hotel has the -- I'll.
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