Thursday, 24 February 2011

Knights in shining armour

Here are our knights in shining armour, who arrived in a white van this morning.

We are leak less.... no more water rushing around under our kitchen floor. No more hissing of escaping water. They estimated water was escaping at 3 liters per minute.

Thanks guys, for spending a whole day here at the cottage, thanks a million for not digging up the cottage floor.

After a bit of deduction with the help of a very high tec deduction kit.
Gone are the days of using two divining rods.
Although they still use of a spade.

This is where the new pipe needed to come through to.
The hole they dug was luckily outside of the cottage and not inside.
If things hadn't gone so well, it would have meant a hole right where I'm now sitting.

Now you see it.

Now you don't.

Needless to say all of this was closely watched by Amie nosy beak, through the glass door.

Amie had a treat for being so good today. She might have had more than was good for her.
When your an old lady, so what.

However there is a limit.

After all the excitement, only one thing to do.

Share the birthday rug until the big clear up really starts in the kitchen.......

The flooring is ruined, it could have been a whole lot worse.
Just as well we didn't buy a couple of ducks and a shoal of goldfish to go with the kitchen ambiance after all.


Sue said...

I'm so glad to hear it's been dealt with. Now you can relax and start putting the kitchen right again. I'm sure the furry members of the family were very helpful throughout the ordeal.

I love how they share their bed.

WoolenSails said...

Happy to hear it is over, but water damage is no fun either. We have had our share of floods, usually when the hose popped out of the washing machine, lol.


Victoria said...

I'm glad it got cleaned up and like you said, it could've been worse!

Dolores said...

Woo hoo! I am so glad that the destruction wasn't worse and that it is now over. Wow, that certainly was a lot of water...
So glad that Amie got a treat - well deserved.

Heather said...

Ack! That's awful that your roof was leaking, I'm glad it's been fixed. At one of my old apartments the roof would flood and leak all the time... and my kitchen would be a small lake... the cats thought it was awesome and kept trying to drink it... GAH!

Christine said...

Glad your plumbing problem is taken care of now. Looks like Amie had a good treat for being such a good girl and what better than a good nap afterward!

Sue Doran said...

What a pair of heros! Hope they know they're famous in bloggerland. Good to see Ames style of supervision works so well :-)

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

LOL - we could just see your beautiful kitchen with a duck pond in it:)

Thank goodness for good workers - so glad the problem is fixed and now you can get back to normal. Phantom says he would have been very disturbed by all that work and applauds Amie for being so good.

Caroline B said...

Hooray, I'm glad the leak was fixed with minimum fuss. That's alot of water escaping.
I hope re-flooring will be as painless.
Amie looks like she passed out after all the excitement plus icecream!

Karen~The Barely There Primitive Bear said...

I am glad they fixed it! What's a girl to do, but have ice cream and take a nap?

Bear Hugs~Karen

Old Kitty said...

Yay for your Knights in Shining Armour!! Methinks it was Amie's very good snoopervising that done it myself!! LOL!! She's so lovely and me and Charlie hope she has lots of extra yummy treats!!!

Take care

Allie said...

YAAAAHOOOOO! I'm so, so glad to hear this good news Midge - Amie, you are an adorably good girl, you deserved a treat! Happy napping!

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Thank goodness it is all taken care of now!
Now for a new floor?
Little Ames,, I think I can still hear her smacking her lips

WendyCarole said...

Glad to hear you are all sorted. Hated the thought of you floating away

Houseelf said...

Oh what a relief that adventure is over! Hope you get the floor sorted out now. Are the electrics ok?