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Hurricane Harvey boosts business for Houston RV Show

(Feb. 12, 2018) -- Harvey damaged 150,000 homes in Houston alone, killed more than 80 and caused as much as $180 billion in damage in Texas. But, as it did with car and home sales, it has also provided a bump in recreational vehicle and trailer sales in the region, reported the Houston Chronicle.

HOUSTON, Texas — Sonia and John Barrow have lived in their 35-foot trailer since Hurricane Harvey pushed a foot-and-a-half of water under their door. “It’s been real cozy,” said Sonia, 58. So the Baytown couple visited the Houston RV Show and bought a new one.

Harvey damaged 150,000 homes in Houston alone, killed more than 80 and caused as much as $180 billion in damage in Texas. But, as it did with car and home sales, it has also provided a bump in recreational vehicle and trailer sales in the region, reported the Houston Chronicle.

Read more about the increase in RV sales in Houston in the Houston Chronicle.

 

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About Ronnie Garrett

Ronnie Garrett is the editor in chief of RV Daily Report. She's been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and now the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year.

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