third paint

Third bit of paint goes on today, this time on whole walls in the bedroom.

The drywall looks a little rough in places. Not sure if SB actually finished yet. He said it’d be ready for paint Saturday morning. (Sunday today.)

LG washer from Home Depot

At Home Depot, I saw an LG washer.

(Ever wonder what LG stands for?  There were two companies in South Korea – Lucky (락희), Korea’s first plastics manufacturer, and Goldstar, Korea’s first radio manufacturer.  They merged in 1983 to create Lucky-Goldstar, later shortened to LG.  There’s an interesting account of this in Wikipedia.)  But I digress…

I bought a used Samsung washer (also Korean) for this suite but ended up using it at 1403 as the old top-loader that was there quit.

I bought a new Samsung washer for this suite.  Well the used Samsung at 1403 quit, too, so that’s where the new Samsung is.  I’m tired of buying and fixing old machines.  I’m tired of moving machines around.

So I bought the LG.  Where is it now?  In this (520) suite, hopefully to stay.

bath fan ducting

I bought two of these bathroom fans from Rona.  They were on clearance.  I wonder(ed) why.  As it turns out, most bathroom fans have 4-inch ducts.  This one has 3″.  Why on earth would one need to move that much air out of the bathroom?  Anyway, I’ll get some 3″ flexible ducting for this next time I’m out shopping.


So why two?  I thought I’d replace the one at home eventually.  It never occurred to me to check the duct size.  I’ll do that … someday.

dump run

Yesterday I wondered what I would do today.  I guess, since it is a Saturday, I’ll make a dump run.  Not a big load this time but a heavy one nonetheless.  180kg (400 lbs.) of mostly drywall.


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vanity plumbing, drywalling

Now comes the piecing together all the parts for the vanity.  I hope this works!


There were tonnes of pieces of drywall leftover from 1403.  My goal was to use up as much of this little pieces as possible.  The downsize is that I end up skim-coating large swaths of wallboard.  🙁

more electrical, drywall, painting, microwaves

So today’s activities include drywalling. In order to do that, I had to reroute some of the wires in the breaker panel so the drywall would fit. Well, if I’m doing that, I might as well label on my circuit numbers.

Once all that is done, I can finally hang my upper cabinets. However, that means I have to paint first.


Then I can finally see if my microwave fits.

A tenant gave back a microwave oven a couple of days ago.  Apparently no one wants them!