How does that saying go? Into each......some rain must fall.
Today, I was finally going to tackle the yardwork that has been staring at me since the contractor had the construction debri removed from my lawn. I got out my tools. My husband helped me move the heavy stuff, and I set forth to do a much needed relandscaping of the south side of my backyard. Then, like clockwork, down came the rain.
It just seems that lately something always gets in the way of what I
Tomorrow I get a day off from watching, and/or wondering what the plumber is going to do next. I didn't realize that he would have to make a hole in my kitchen wall, as well as my tenant's in order to put in new pipes. I guess it's probably better I didn't really know what was involved in this whole process or I might not have started any of it at all.
It has gotten very warm here in Chicago, and I am really glad that the plumber won't return until Wednesday.
Today was a very busy day at my house. The plumber was there doing the final stages of roughing in the pipes, for the bathroom. Then the contractor showed up with a work crew so they could put up the walls around the new staircase.
My poor tenant. She now has about 1/2 a room where she used to have an entire bedroom. She now calls that room her walk in closet. She jokingly asked me not to raise her rent, which I told her was probably going to happen by the end of the year.
So the plumber has been working, each and every day, since bright and early Monday morning. I guess I really didn't have a clue how plumbing pipes were going to reach all the way up to my attic. It stands to reason that existing pipes are going to have to be connected to brand new ones. It then follows that in order to get at these existing pipes, a wall will have to be opened so you can access these pipes.
It sounds so logical after the fact, but I really didn't have a clue before.
I don't know why I have an uneasy feeling about the plumber beginning his work tomorrow in my attic. Because of the building code, the attic bathroom will not be directly above the other two bathrooms in my building. I'm not quite sure how all those plumbing pipes are going to be connected. Then there's the matter of water being pumped up that high, and well, I have a million questions.
Contractors seem to hire a lot of subcontractors who don't speak very good English, and I couldn't
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