Hey all! We are in South Florida, currently under a Hurricane Warning from a Category 4 Hurricane Matthew. Hurricanes are scary enough to begin with, but we had the added stressor of being right in the middle of a shell of restoration of our 1968
Ambassador (great timing, huh?), we are freaking out. Our frame is currently separate from the shell and the shell is resting between two gantries secured to wooden supports (for pictures of our setup, check out our instagram account @therivetedlife
). This set up has weathered some pretty tough storms over the summer without budging, but obviously not hurricane force winds. The best we can think to do is stake down the frame and the gantries and cover the windows with bubble wrap. We're also considering covering the shell with a 20x30' tarp that we have, making sure to tie it underneath the frame. Our current set up allows wind to blow through underneath the shell, we can't figure out if that's better or worse. We know there is only so much we can do and especially in a short period of time, but after 9 months of hard work, we'd hate to lose it all to one storm.
If anyone has any suggestions, they would be much appreciated!!!!