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Sleepless Night In IPOH

Busy and Tension again! I think I have mentioned many times in my previous posts on kitchen renovation. Well, it is time to do it after procrastinating for so long-a-time already.   I am always worried when it rains especially heavy ones. The water will come dripping down the side wall and each time it rains, I have to get ready the mops and lots of rags... very tiring, right?

Firstly, I went asking around for contractors... but managed to get one quotation only and I think his rates is quite reasonable... so I felt no need to ask around anymore... (like to get work done up fast!)  And renovation started yesterday.....
First day.....
Before the contractor left, he said "Better don't rain today"
And I got worried..... 
And true enough, it started pouring this evening...
I came home to find my kitchen nearly flooded...
The rain water came dripping down on all sides....
Never before I felt so frantic!
My kitchen drawers are all wet and some are spoilt..
I have to check out some websites and maybe I have to order new ones,  
something like these 36 inch Drawer Slides
Quickly lined up all the pails to "catch" water....
And called the contractor screaming....  "HELP! HELP!!"
He came almost immediately after my SOS call...
Kept assuring me that tomorrow will be alright...
All holes will be repaired... all sides will be patched up....
As for tonight...
It will be a Sleepless Night in Ipoh for me...

Comments

  1. Aiyo..so many lubang ah......never mind la. Suffer a bit now enjoy later

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  2. Pocket also got lubang too.. sigh..

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  3. So serious your roof leaking. Take care of the slippery floor.

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  4. Renovation can be very headache right?

    Hope things will be alright soon.

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  5. aiyoh, that is scary lah.. hopefully only just tonight lah that movie "Sleepless in Ipoh".. haha~~ :p

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  6. Irene : thanks for concern....


    Hayley: yes very tension too cos need to clean a lot.


    Sk : cos here no seattle

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  7. Irene : thanks for concern....


    Hayley: yes very tension too cos need to clean a lot.


    Sk : cos here no seattle

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  8. Why didn't he cover it with a large tarp, and anchor it down with something heavy so the sides wouldn't blow up and off?

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  9. Aiyoyo...rumah banjir already.

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  10. I can understand how headache it was... cos my house experienced renovation before, headache of cleaning all the time.... damn scary. But luckily not flooded like yours.


    So has the contractor settle for you everything? Hope is fine now.

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  11. haha now i can somehow relate on that, were alsp having house renovations, but rainy days has begun good thing we have the roof fixed first

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  12. Oops this is bad luck. Hope it is solved soon

    Greetings,
    Filip

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  13. Hahahahaha!!!! The sight of all the buckets and basins - so funny! Hope the problem's solved. Quick turn on the fans - got water, got wind...very good feng shui!!! Good luck coming your way.

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  14. angeline: hopefully today all covered... sigh..


    mecoy: yes, roof is most important..


    filip: today..I hope!

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  15. patty: the water came down on the sides which need to be cemented..


    ginny: well... :)


    stp: hahaha..that is a consolation..

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  16. Oh no!! No worry Claire..you can have some natural music..hehe

    Hope the work will complete soon and you can sleep well.

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  17. Oh dear.. be careful with the wet floor. Don't slip!

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  18. Not to worry too much as the saying goes "water is 'choy' " so spent little on renovation but big ton$ coming soon.

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  19. From your photos, I cannot figure out what renovation you are doing. Even for the brick walls that have yet to be cemented, the contractor can covered up with those orange and blue plastic first to keep the rain water out.

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  20. aiyoyo... hope its done soon!

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  21. my goodness! I hate holed ceiling where the rain will drip in. Well, hope everything will be fine soon.

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