Today marks the first tutorial. I finally got my ducks in a row for this one.
This is it:
You can DIY here.
You can buy here.
Wow, I’m glad that first one is behind me. It feels like a milestone. Especially considering the unraveling of this day!
It all began last night. Zach came home. He smelled gas. He turned off the heat.
Which was a good thing.
So this morning I ran out to Walmart to buy CO alarms.
Came home, inspected the water heater. The vent was discombobulated.
Ran out to Home Depot for heat tape. Geez, that stuff is expensive!
Repaired the vent. Closed the windows. Still bad smell outside.
Called a plumber. Good thing. We had a connection interrupted when our new ductwork was installed. He fixed it.
No more smell of gas. No groceries this week!
All is well.
It is rather comforting to know my house didn’t blow up. This house has avoided a couple of near catastrophes. So, regardless of my sad lack of lottery winnings, I am grateful.
It’s been a long day. I hope you don’t mind if I say good night to John-boy and head off into the sunset for dinner and some Zen Knitting.
It has definitely been my pleasure.