Homeownership

This week's theme is plumbing

 
Dishwasher not cleaning – Mitigated. Water wasn’t hot enough led to a build up of nasty and a partial trap clog. Kitchen sink sprayer leaking – Replaced. Original one that came with tap always had a dodgy connection. Bathtub mystery leaking – Failed section of tub caulk replaced. Good to know I can pull that off now. The water damage to the floor remains and has always been a known problem in this...

Nothing stalls coding like a broken water main

 
Working on Flag module has been very difficult the last several weeks. In the middle of my vacation we discovered that the house needed a new water main.  It took another two weeks to arrange payment through the city and for the contractor to come out and put in a new main. All that time, I lived in terror that one morning the taps would simply stop working in the house. The dishwasher didn't work. Showers were difficult and brief. Toilets didn't always refill. The housemates and I managed...