Monday, March 2, 2009

Handy Manny

Well I really have Handy Hubs not Handy Manny.

This past weekend Hubs installed our new dishwasher.

Yes we finally broke down and bought a new one. I figured it was time because 1) I was tired of putting a towel down on the floor to catch all of the water that would leak out of the bottom and 2) The dishes were no longer coming out scalding hot. They were only hot from the hot water used to clean them.

I didn't even think the Maytag Repair Man could help us at this point. So yes it was time to purchase a new one.

On Friday I received an automated phone call from Home Depot telling me our scheduled delivery time was between 8:30 AM and 12 noon.

Saturday morning the phone rings at 7:20.

For the love of pete who calls at 7:20 in the morning beside my mother in law, oh yeah the Home Depot delivery guys telling me they were a little early. Like an hour early.

They were 10 minutes away and oh they were sorry if they woke us up. Sad thing is they didn't wake me. I had been up for about 20 minutes because R4 came in proceeded to tell me the sun was out and it was wake up time.

I then figured since the delivery guys would be here in a few moments I needed to wake up Hubs and tell him to pull the old dishwasher out.

He got up, got his tools, and then went to work on removing "THE BEAST".

You see everything in our house is always a "PROJECT". And it's never an easy one.

Hubs was still trying to get The Beast out when the Home Depot truck pulled up.

And thank goodness they did. They helped Hubs jerk the stupid thing out and then hauled it out of the house. With a water fall trailing behind it. The Beast leaked water all the way out to the road where the nice guys loaded it in their truck and hauled it off.


I find it so funny how excited I get of new house stuff.

New dishwasher, ceiling fans, light fixtures, faucets, you name it, I get almost giddy.

So for the next two hours Hubs was in the kitchen installing the new beautiful, non leaking, hot water heating, quite dishwasher.

Here are a few

The Beast

Hubs hard at work

Still working

The beautiful new Maytag dishwasher


Unknown said...

It looks SNAZZY : ). YAY! Don't you just love new appliances? I never thought I would get so excited about them. Hope your Monday flies by!

Theresa said...

Wow, me likey!!!! Nice!!!

Brooke said...

lol! did he mind you taking pictures while he was hard at work.

and 7:30 on a Saturday morning??? oh my!

congrats on the new family member!

McElroy Family Happenings said...

Glad to know other people get as excited about new appliances as I do. Can't wait to have a new, quieter dishwasher.

Anonymous said...

Way to go Big Poppa :) You lucky girl, i am still in the midst of Ike crud and no end in sight.