Boxes of paperwork laid out to dry, sneakers hanging from a shoe tree - most of the contents in this garage are spread out on the driveway as residents clean up from Isaac.
"A bit of a nightmare - as you can see we've had to move out of the garage we did have water up to the wall," said Rhonda Stribling.
Isaac's rains forced a late spring cleaning onto residents in Lauderhill - raking and sweeping debris, and mowing down damp grass. Many stayed home because they feared car damage and were finding ways to fill up their time.
"I have neighbors who didn't go to work or didn't go to school,” said Don Booker.
Resident Rosa Richmond said, "If I'm going to bring my car more damage, I need at least one more day."
Due to the proximity to canals, overflow from these waterways contributes to the flooding. As a result it's not uncommon to see wildlife in the canals swimming in the roads.
In Lauderhill, a fence no longer separates the canal from the backyard causing those in cars to drive slow and prompting others to use alternative forms of transportation.
"It’s a lot easier to save gas and bring the bike,” said resident Arty Saginario.
Though resident agree things are getting better, as water levels recede, it’s still a slow drying out process that requires patience and maybe a good sense of humor.