"Ava. We do NOT use toothbrushes and toothbrush holders to bail water out of the toilet."
"Good job telling Mommy you need to use the potty! Do you need help getting on the potty? No? Okay.... Ava, take your foot out of the toilet please."
See? Water (and antibacterial soap) is a necessity.
We did our first leak test around 9 PM (after I returned from
The only way these leaks would have been fun was if it were a drinking game. Every time you hear or see a leak, take a shot! Not good. I have high hopes we will have water again momentarily. Just in time for us to consider the next "oh &^%$" moment.
While Aaron was plumbing away (you didn't think it was me sweating pipes with the blow torch did you?), I was happily ripping out sheet rock. I went witching for screws with a magnet and started the demo. The first side came off great - no problem. The second wall, where we are going to put a pocket door (replacing the hinge door that cut into half of the vanity), well... that was where we hit a
|Problem (but not leaky) Pipes (note blue carpet in background)|
A) put the old door back (losing 4-6 inches of valuable vanity space)
B) put in a smaller pocket door (24-25 inches, depending on the estimate)
C) build a false wall (losing 3ish inches of bathroom width, but not having to move pipes, and getting a full size pocket door)
D) put in an exterior "barn door" type door (and lose wall space for towel racks etc)
E) hang a bead curtain
Wait! I have to go! I hear water! Wish me luck!