Saturday 3, 2022

I woke up to another flood in the downstairs. Two more of the couplings blew sometime during the night in the wall in the finished area. I turned off the water and waited for the plumber to arrive.

He got here at 1:00. While he fixed the couplings his young 4th grader who came with him helped me vacuum up the water while mopped. I had to move the love seat and sofa, end table, and footstools. Once he left I tidied up enough for the floor to dry, hung up the wet stuff in the unfinished area, and emptied the bucket.

Then I showered and headed to bookstore at 2:30. I was supposed to be there by 1 to work until 8 tonight. The fist Saturday of the month we have Music on Main from 5 to 9. Businesses are encourage to stay open which we do. The headline band plays from 7 to 9 but we closed at 8.

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2 Responses to Saturday 3, 2022

  1. lynn says:

    Good night ! It seems that you have had a lot of plumbing leaks. Does the plumber have any idea how many more couplings that might blow out ?

    My plumber advises replumbing the house after the third leak. I told him that is a little extreme. We were having trouble with pinhole leaks in bad Mexican copper pipes in the last house.

  2. Barbara Fritchman Thompson says:

    Low PH in the water causing the fittings to corrode. Plumber coming today to give a quote on a new water filtration system that hopefully will solve the problem.

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