Sunday, March 23, 2014

Home Improvement Drills

I really don't like renovations to be done in the house especially when we are still staying in it.  But  no choice, I had to be around when they came and did it yesterday.   Yes, it was long overdue already, finally I decided to get it done over with, now my whose house is like "railway track"... wiring here and there... every corner... it is not a nice sight...

When they start drilling, I shuddered... wouldn't want to imagine the mess that the drilling caused...  but no choice, when they finished one part, I cleaned up... that made it easier in the end....

Actually I didn't want to do that, the worker suggested it... he said, "Give me the broom, let me sweep for you so that the dust won't be everywhere......."  Once he said that, I quickly took the broom and cleaned up...

Drilling time.... 
Messy time....
Dusty everywhere...
SOS!!!
HELP!!
As they worked, I cleaned as much as I could... 
Finally when they were done, I mopped the floor three times..
But I still could feel the dust under my feet....
Am I eccentric?
I guess I am.... 
I had a Good sleep last night... too exhausted already!


34 comments:

  1. Me too!!! Hate it so much.... Would avoid it unless I have no choice. You're fixing an aircon for the living room?

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    1. No no... no air con in living room.. not necessary..

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  2. Oh, a big headache, the knocking & drilling, just like last year when I renovate (extend) my kitchen. Worst part, everyday has to sweep the dust, mop the floor and next day repeat the same thing. Mine took one month plus to finish. Can you imagine?

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    1. Oh dear, I cannot imagine everyday mopping.. only once a week.. :(

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  3. Ohh Really!!... I think you just incur your ever worst situation but it's happened sometimes in everyone life. And I can predict you have no others choice to fix this problems. So, just overcome it.

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    1. Already done..no choice.. I am lazy when it comes to housework..

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  4. My mom too, she always said the best is to do it before move in, she lazy to clean up later, it's so tiring!!! =[

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    1. Cos of the furniture, have to wipe dust off them too... I forgot to cover them...

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  5. Yea I hate it too. The dust seems to be ablevto transfer magically one...drilling in kitchen sonehow the dust can fly to master bedroom one.

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    1. Correct.. everything has to be wipe.. imagine.. sendiri buat .. so tiring...

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  6. Yea, the whole house will become very dusty, it takes some effort and time to clean it off completely

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    1. Yeah, few weeks for me.. dust everywhere..

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  7. I am also very scared of having to fix things once moved in. I read somewhere that to keep vacuuming as the person drills so that the dust will not fly everywhere. Aircon for the bedroom?

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    1. No, not air con... this one involves whole house..

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    2. Ah, you have just installed a house alarm system, right?

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  8. yes, I dislike this kind of work too as I will be the one doing the cleaning should there be any renovation done at home.

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    1. hahaa...same here... we ladies are very yim chim...

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  9. I don't like renovation too, that time I got the Town Council to repair our water pipe, gosh they created such a mess and we have to clean up after that

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    1. sigh... what to do.. it is our own house..

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  10. Same here.. I don't like renovations if we are staying in the house..We installed grilles a few months ago and after that, wah, the dust linger around for a few days nomatter how much I mopped or vacummed.. I got mild ocd and I got really paranoid at the dust, workers foot prints, eeewwww..

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    1. hahaha..yeah footprints everywhere.. he also worried.. he wanted to sweep it aside..

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    1. Like dentist grilling our teeth.. hahaa..

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  12. Me too, I hate all the noise and the mess after the renovation.. But what to do?

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    1. Yeah on and off we must do some renovations..

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  13. aiyoh, i am just wondering will the workers curse you in heart, because you were cleaning while they were working.. it make me feel like this case: you go into a shop, you are browsing the clothes and the sales girl is following behind you, whatever you touched, she will want to rearrange them even she doesn't need to.. haha!! but probably i just think too much, the worker was indeed very considerate to ask for a broom from you :)

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    1. hahaha... cos he sees his footprints everywhere.. the dust all on the floor so he asked for a broom.. curse or not, he must be thinking this silai is sure paranoid about the dust!

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  14. Claire, I hate that too especially involving drilling. The dust is killing me when I have to mop for at least 3 times.

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    1. And still not clean after three times.. dust flies...

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  15. Wah! Ipoh Taukeh Soh making big renovations for any big occasion coming up? I smell some cupids and heard bells.

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  16. I think your nose and your ear needs "servicing"... hahahaha... but not to worry, if they come true, I will surely not leave you out!!

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  17. I hate those renovation and dust. Usually those workers will use vacuum cleaner to vacuum the dust while they drill to minimise the dust flying around.

    And I understand the mopping process. I remember I mopped 3 times too when moved into my new home and yet still can feel the dust around. I also had a good night sleep that night. Lol.

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