FORT MYERS | Home Depot Foundation, Inspiritus rebuild homes in Harlem Heights

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Local veteran Leon and his wife Julia waited out Hurricane Ian in their Harlem Heights home. A boat rescued them with 3.5 feet of water in their house. The couple has been displaced from their home since the storm. Their neighbor Lester, also a veteran, got five feet of flooding in his home and lived in his car and now a FEMA trailer in his front yard.

The Home Depot Foundation’s 50 volunteers and the non-profit organization Inspiritus mudded walls, replaced doors, floors, trim, kitchen cabinets and bathroom vanities.

Inspiritus President and CEO John Moeller said, “I think hope abounds and hope abounds because Inspiritus is still on the ground and The Home Depot Foundation has not forgotten about these homeowners.”

Both Leon and Lester are two of the nine homeowners whom the Home Depot Foundation will rebuild and repair their homes starting Tuesday.

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Cabinets are often the biggest-ticket item in a kitchen remodel, accounting for up to 40% of the total cost — and that makes sense, considering their impact on the look and functionality of any kitchen, not to mention the fact that they tend to hang around for decades.

“Kitchen cabinets aren’t something you replace readily, like a light fixture or coat of paint, so it pays to invest as much as your budget allows to end up with units that you love and that meet your needs,” says Rozit Arditi, owner of Arditi Design, a full-service residential interior design studio based in New York City.

The good news is that kitchen cabinet manufacturers carry a diverse array of product lines to serve a wide

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