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, according to a Houston Chronicle report, 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.
Troutt, president of the Houston chapter of the Recreational Vehicle Dealers of Texas, said the bigger RV dealers have seen even larger upticks.
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