Back on the Roof!

Last Wednesday this is where Dave spent most of his day.  He was up on the roof snaking all the pipes.  The previous Sunday we had major issues with toilets overflowing and the bathtub backing up.  Our plumber came over late Sunday and snaked a couple pipes and finally got a hold of some roots.…

Making the Best of It

Today was Sunday.  A long weekend Sunday. It was suppose to be the kind of day where we would be able to meander through the chaos of two young kids with patience, fun and understanding.  There’s a big mess in the house. They’ve been building forts and creating master pieces but we’d tackle it in shifts.…

More Pipes Blow

This is how this past weekend went. Friday: 3pm A pipe blew in the street right in front of our house.  The fire department came. Then DWP came.  They tried turning off the water for a good hour and a half and no luck. To their credit,  they were trying to make the shut off…

Pipes Blow!

Two weekends ago we had serious chaos going on in the house.  We planned to work on financial paperwork and ended up spending the entire weekend and part of the week dealing with blown sprinkler valves.  We did learn a lot about plumbing along the way. We’ve always had leaking sprinklers here and there. Truthfully…