A room takes shape
Kevin has been working his ass off on the basement bathroom, trying to get it as close to “finished” as possible before the wall-anchor guys show up to shore up the basement and make sure our house doesn’t collapse into a crater in the earth. Isn’t that nice of him?
In order to install the shower stall we chose, he’s going to have to move the floor drain a little, which entailed busting up a square of foundation that hasn’t been touched in about 60 years. First, he tried using some sort of diamond-edged saw blade. Then he tried using a hammer and chisel. THEN, he Hulked out and just hammered away at the concrete like John Henry and that’s what did the job. Look at that virgin soil! I should snag some for the garden this year.
I can’t wait until the basement is done and we can get to work getting Galaga and Space Invaders cleaned up and up and running again. It was supposed to be just a small basement renovation, but it seemed to take an eternity to finish.
Can I tell you how happy I’ll be to get a rebate check from our electric utility for all the insulation we’re buying up for the basement?
After finishing up with the walls, corner protectors for walls will be installed. Hey, guess what! It’s hard to take pictures inside a tiny room. It’s turning into a legitimate bathroom, though! Yay!