Archive for May, 2010

Plumbing as Easy as 123-ABS

May 25, 2010

Today I finished both the hot and cold water valves, and the drain for the laundry room.  It only required 2 trips to Home depot for the the right ABS pipe fittings.  I learned that Schedule 40 PVC isn’t supposed to be joined to ABS pipe.  The guy at Home Depot taught me that. I [...]

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Carpet Steam Cleaning

May 24, 2010

A Carpet guy came to steam clean all our carpets today.  At $25 per room, and $75 for stairs, it cost $325 for our whole house. That seemed like a good deal. I cleaned up some tubing runs in the basement.  I had installed them pretty sloppily in order to get everything connected quickly.  I [...]

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Show me again

May 23, 2010

Showed the old house for the 3rd time My daughter and I worked on getting the old laundry hookups out. She’s 4, so she is quite “helpful”. we also removed several of the old copper pipes wherever it was possible to do so.  There’s still going to be lots of abandoned copper in the walls [...]

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