kls_eloise (kls_eloise) wrote,
kls_eloise
kls_eloise

I'm missing it...

The chimney folks are at my house, presumably in the basement and on the roof, and I'm sulking because I want to see them install the liner and I'm here at work instead.

Yep, I'm a geek.

Under "normal" circumstances I'd be home dealing with this instead of Bob, but since he's out of work it doesn't make sense for me to take a vacation day just to watch them snake a thirty foot tube down my chimney [you all just stop thinking those things RIGHT NOW!]

I have instructed him to take pictures.  He's also going to take advantage of the ladder being up to clean our top gutter.  I feel kind of bad for the guys - I would imagine that at most homes they can do their jobs in peace.  At our house, one or both of the homeowners is inevitably shinneying up the ladder after them to get stuff done on the roof.  We're opportunistic like that.

I'm just too much of a control freak to be happy about the installation of a major system without my supervision.  On the other hand, I did skip the installation of the air conditioning system, because the idea of someone drilling holes through the side of my house gives me palpatations.

At least they have good weather for mucking around on the roof.  I wonder if I should install lightening rods?
Tags: house
Subscribe

  • It's either a sign, or a warning...

    When I got done moving the wood to the back, I came up about a half a cord short for me to be really comfortable, so I called Ben and asked him to…

  • Behold...

    The God of Heat has returned! It was cold enough this morning that I finally fired the woodstove. I opened the flue, opened the door, put in two…

  • I figured it out

    A couple of storms ago, the other half of the enormous oak tree that decimated our neighbors' power lines came down. This half fell on OUR…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments