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Prepping for flood season? Save on supplies this weekend


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The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts office has declared this year’s Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday will run from 12:01 a.m. on April 22 to midnight on April 24. Although there is no limit on the number of items Texas residents can buy during this time frame, there are some restrictions on qualifying items. Here is a list of some of the items that are tax-exempt this weekend: Tax-exempt if costing less than $75: Axes Batteries Can openers Carbon monoxide detectors Fire extinguishers First aid kits Fuel containers Ground anchor systems to provide temporary support to trees or building […]

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Given that we're about to celebrate (?) the third anniversary of the Memorial Day floods in Houston, it seems appropriate to give this thread another nudge.
I especially like that it's called "flood season", not hurricane season. As long time Houstonians know, the wind damages from tropical storms and hurricanes rarely approach the devastation caused by flooding.
Here's hoping for a mild summer, and that all of us have prepared and can avoid those supermarket mob scenes if the inevitable does happen.

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