Sump pump hose fix

Well, today ended up a bit going off plan, but we still got a couple of things off the to-do list for outside. The main one being, the broken flexible hose for the sump pump has been replaced! This is what the connection looked like, before I started. After talking to my brother, I was … Continue reading Sump pump hose fix

Gate posts: progress – first coat of paint done

Yesterday, we went into the city for the last of our Costco shopping. In the process, I swung by a Canadian Tire and picked up the cleaner my brother recommended to get rid of all the lubricant used to get the old hing pins off. Gotta love all those warnings. EXTREME DANGERVERY FLAMMABLE, POISON, IRRITANT … Continue reading Gate posts: progress – first coat of paint done

Gate Repair: removing damaged hinges and adding new

I'm absolutely thrilled that my brother and his wife are over for the weekend! Their RV trailer fits in the inner yard, so they even brought their own "house" with them. My brother, being how he is, was soon working on the damaged gate. More specifically, the gate posts. He'd actually been working on it … Continue reading Gate Repair: removing damaged hinges and adding new