When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas and ran up the Gulf Coast in 2017, Houston resident and engineer Rahel Abraham was one of those whose lives were blown into disarray by wind and high water. Floodwaters totaled her 2008 Infiniti G35 convincing her to work on a way to protect cars in disastrous weather.
The result is the ClimaGuard, a military-grade, waterproof, temporary protective enclosure. When folded, ClimaGuard is a 30-pound plastic tarp that fits in a compact duffle bag. One person can get a vehicle secured inside in about ten minutes in a simple process much like putting on a car cover.
Although designed for vehicles, the ClimaGuard will protect anything that can fit inside. Abraham says, “The compact car size could literally fit a living room … You could put two couches in there, a table, you could stack it up because the compact car size is about 14 feet.”
Read the article at Autoblog.