Procrastination…

Back in February, we had a little incident with our sink supply line suddenly popping its gasket and shooting water out in our downstairs bathroom.  I had replaced the defective semi-rigid supply line with a new hose and had intended to change out the other as soon as I could.  Well, as with most things house-related, even things you panic about can lose their crisis status after being ignored for a few days.  Every once in awhile I’d think about it and say to myself “I really should change that out before it fails.”  And then I’d do nothing.  Yesterday … Continue reading Procrastination…

Water surprise!

We woke up in the middle of the night to what we thought was our daughter running the bathroom faucets at full blast. When I went around the corner to tell her to turn them down, I noticed two things. First, she was not in the bathroom, and even more worrisome, the water was coming from below the sink, not above it! It was spraying gushers out of one of the supply valves. After turning off the valve and mopping up the mess, I was left wondering how this could have happened. Any time I’ve seen a washer or seal … Continue reading Water surprise!