MID-MICHIGAN (WJRT) – (4/9/20) – Governor Gretchen Whitmer moved to extend her stay at home order, she also announced changes to how Michigan will shop in the days and weeks ahead. Fewer people inside grocery stores, and, the big one, closing off access to areas where home improvement supplies are kept.
“We’re here every day ourselves trying to be a part of it, doing anything we possibly can to keep us safe.”
And yet that’s easier said than done. Pass any home improvement store and take note of just how many cars are parked in their lots.
During the pandemic, home improvement stores have seemingly become magnets for bored DIYers looking for relief. Yet under an updated order from Governor Gretchen Whitmer – requiring retailers to close off access to flooring, furniture, paint and gardening supplies – these crowds may now be out of luck.
Evidence of the new normal,