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Cost of the Plumber. Dry Fall Weather.

November 24th, 2013 at 11:10 pm

I realized I never finished recounting our plumbing tale.

The plumber came on Tuesday evening. (During our only rainstorm we've had in two months.)
He had to get on the roof to rotor through the vent. He didn't find any major clogs - guess the Drano had done all the work by that point. He did clear out a few small roots and discussed with DH some sort of relief pipe that would prevent backups into the house. We paid $150.

So, yes, we ended up getting a bit of rain last week. It was very nice. We really need more - so dry here!

The majority of days in the past 6-9 weeks have been sunny and mild.
It is hard to think of December when it feels like spring.
Cold overnight and in the mornings so the furnace has been running.

We've had a few nights with a fire in the fireplace. Burning chunks of the old shed from the backyard makes the house cozy with free heat. Big Grin

I took this picture two weeks ago of the trees by my parking lot at work. Gorgeous fall colors.
However, after the rain we had big wind for two days. These trees are totally naked now.

2 Responses to “Cost of the Plumber. Dry Fall Weather.”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    I hope you get more rain if it is so dry. We have had rain, and now a couple times of snow. Glad the plumbing issue wasn't too bad.

  2. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    The trees are beee-autiful! On the advice of a neighbor in construction we installed a one-way valve on the floor drain in our basement. It did not hold back the flood when heavy rains overwhelmed the sewer system. I don't know...maybe it would have been worse without it.

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