When Husband and I set out to remodel our one-bedroom house, we knew we were going to do most of the work ourselves. Well, let me re-phrase that: I knew that Husband was going to do most of the work himself since I have very limited manual labor or carpentry skills to contribute.
We always discussed that hiring out contractors for most of the steps along the way was too expensive, but we might run across a few steps that it is more efficient to just hire out the work. One of those steps we figured we would need to hire someone for was connecting our new sewer to the main. With all the new plumbing in and approved by the city, Husband called out a plumbing contractor to do a sewer scope and give us an estimate on connecting to the main.
Thanks to Ozzie’s outdated pipes, most of our pipes were concrete and, we feared, completely rusted out (see The Unexpected Project and our run-in with rusty pipes). However, after the sewer scope, the plumbing guy came back with relatively good news. Continue reading “All Warm and Cozy”