Home improvement stores implement strict social distancing measures in light of large customer influx

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — With more people staying home due to COVID-19, appliances and home improvements stores like Lowe’s and Home Depot said they are seeing an influx of customers looking to buy tools and other goods to improve their home quarantine experience.

23ABC News spoke to Home Depot and Lowe’s supervisors about what they are doing to protect employees and customers as well as shoppers.

Bakersfield resident Kelli Crespo said now that she’s spending all of her free time at home she’s finally renovating her whole backyard and family pool area.

“So pretty much I am using this time staying at home with nothing else to do the backyard, make it kind of more of a homey kind of feeling back there rather than just this concrete desert,” she said.

Crespo is not the only person looking to enhance her backyard quarantine experience in light of the pandemic. Several other

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