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I Am Aggravated By Home Maintenance

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    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

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    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

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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

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    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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    The term homebody has been said a few times. My aunt started saying it as if she made it sound like it's frowned upon. It may be to others but I just like having the comfort of...
    Xemplefied Xemplefied 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 18

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    GaintChase03 GaintChase03 41-45, F Apr 4

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    Well, I was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV and it is all I know. My entire family lives within 20 minutes of each other and I am SUPER close to all of them, especially my mother...
    perkypup6260 perkypup6260 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    To be more specific...my partner and I are getting our first house. I know home buying is supposed to be one of the most stressful life experiences you can go through...but I didn...
    tuyetmeo tuyetmeo 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I feel it right now. She feels it too. She's in our home from home. I'm literally at home with my parents. My home is with her, in SA. Her home is with her Dad and her sister. She...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    Let’s assume that this is just a fictional story, so that there aren’t so many hate filled responses. A middle aged man, who has been married for 35 years wants to find a...
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    I will say that when I was married and a stay at home mom, even though I was married to a man I wasn't truly in love with it was the most fulfilling and best job I ever had. I felt...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F Apr 6

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    I have been a stay at home mom for 7 years. With my fist son, I felt like I had tons of energy and could get things done around the house on top of chasing around a toddler. I now...
    DownNflames DownNflames 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    hello ladies and gentlemen. I've been home brewing for about three years now and am still learning with each batch. my good friend runs a homebrew supply shop and has handed down...
    mb2688 mb2688 26-30, M Apr 4

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    No, I do not wear a bra at home ever. I do not see the need to wear one there because I have to let my girls breathe. My girls are so huge and need to be set free from being...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 5

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    I really do, I'm old enough I shouldn't live here any more, I feel like I'm constantly controlled. I can't go out and do anything, go anywhere. just school and home. and work. I do...
    HealingMyHeart HealingMyHeart 18-21, F Apr 5

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    i cant help but think i am a burden on my grandparents this is true i am a burden on my grandparents i need to quit lying to myself and asking for reassurance from my grandparents...
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    DeepBlood DeepBlood 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    SunshineAnderson13 SunshineAnderson13 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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