The nonprofit stores sell a variety of shutters, including the cheaper steel ones, that have been donated by merchants to help the charity build homes for poor families, said Nancy Daly, the manager of Habitat's Fort Lauderdale Restore.
The ReStore at 505 W. Broward Blvd. typically sells out of its shutter stocks quickly during a hurricane warning, Daly
About 100 people waited in line after the last warning to buy hurricane shutters, she
"They were lined up before the store even opened," Daly
"I think there is nothing more important than protecting your property,'' said Daly, a retired accountant who volunteers at the Habitat store in Fort Lauderdale.