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Let the renovations begin! December 7, 2012

Posted by Peeps in Home, Not about Food.
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My wife has mentioned that we’re having a bathroom installed on the first floor. They started Wednesday.

I got home from work Wednesday to find a truck in the driveway and a large gaping hole in the side of the house where a window used to be. Oh, and it was quite windy with snow flurries every once in a while. A delightful way to come home.

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The guys doing the work are very nice and very good at what they do. I watched them doing their work for a bit and was very impressed at how easy they made it look.

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In order to keep the guys from being bothered, we’ve been taking the dog to day care for the mornings and once I get out of work, I go pick him up and take him to my wife’s office. As a plan, it seems to be working. I did warn the guys about the cat, but so far she hasn’t caused any trouble.  Oh, and speaking of trouble, I did warn the guys about this happening to them.  I would hate to see anything bad happen to them.

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The mess isn’t quite as bad as it seems, although I’ll admit that I can’t wait for them to be done. Nothing is where it’s supposed to be. Like walls and stuff. I haven’t run into one yet, but I think it’s just a matter of time.

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A couple more days and we should have a new bathroom and closet on the first floor. We won’t have to worry about the dog trying to kill anyone in a misguided attempt to protect the homestead – he typically feels the need to enthusiastically escort any bathroom-going guests upstairs and back.   And he certainly takes his responsibilities seriously.

Of course, we’ll still have to paint the new areas. And rehang the curtains. And clean a lot. Probably other stuff I haven’t even thought of yet. But in the long run, it’s all going to be worth it. Really, it will.

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