I Am Aggravated By Home Maintenance

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    No Skills

    Owing my own home has taught me that I have absolutely no practical skills whatsoever. I pride myself on being an independent person who can figure most things out but when it comes to home repairs, I am completely useless. I have no clue how to swap out parts on the toilet when...
    femme7 femme7
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    Help! Water Pouring Through Window

    Last night it rained exceptionally hard here, after having no rain for two months.  I heard an unusual noise on one side of the house.  I opened the blinds and saw sheets of water cascading against the house ... and water pouring through the window sill, collecting...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire
    51-55, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2009

    Not Aggravated Anymore

    We always seem to have issues with heating and cooling systems.  A/C went out in our first place a month after we moved in, furnace broke the night of closing in our 2nd place.  The A/C in the third house finally died this summer 3 years after purchase and after needing...
    ewhitttg ewhitttg
    31-35, M
    Oct 22, 2009

    Grrr...what a Summer

    So far this summer I have had to replace the AC unit for the upstairs..a new hot water hearter...and just a couple weeks ago a leak produced itself from the cieling in the living room. Finally have the leak reapired and am able to stay the night at my own house.  No doubt...
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    Oct 29, 2007
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