Sunday, September 19, 2010

Saturday night

By the end of Saturday the new door was assembled and in place for the night. It will have to come out again to finish fixing the roof and wrap the sides with Tyvek. Tomorrow is another day!


Desi was as entertaining as always on Saturday while the work was being done on the living room. The box the door came in was turned into a tent.

Roof Damage

This is the damage we found when the fireplace was gone. Yesterday and today were spent repairing the roof and installing the new door.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Fireplace cleanup day

Today we finished the clean up of the living room fireplace. We couldn't have done it without Spencer and the aid of Bill Elmers bobcat. What a wonderful neighbor he is to let us borrow it. And...what a great grandson we have to help us so much. Unfortunately, now Spencer wants a Bobcat!!
Next will be the repair of the roof, and then the installation of the sliding glass door. I think this is going to make a great patio area. If we live that long!!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

End result on Labor Day

This is what it looked like at the end of the day! I'm sure Spencer is having second thoughts about staying with Nana and Papa. He is such a big help to us and we love having him here. My plastic job worked, the rain is not getting inside! YEAH! Now the fun of cleaning up all the concrete block and rocks. I started on it today but as soon as I did it started pouring. Tomorrow is another day.

fireplace destruction on Labor day

We spent our Labor Day working on the continuation of the destruction of our leaking fireplace. It is gone now and we decided the open space was beautiful looking into our back yard so decided to put in a sliding glass door! Went to Home Depot and got the door and it's waiting patiently to be installed. I, however am a little impatient! The whole is blocked up temporarily with plywood and plastic, since we are expecting rain for 3 days. Hopefully we don't get another 20 inches like last week!