The first true post of my husband’s blog: Words from the Workbench.
When it comes to household repairs, I’m the kind of guy who does everything himself. This tendency seems to grow from a combination of thrift and the thought that “I can figure this out”. Over the years I have tackled projects in just about every trade – carpentry, plumbing, electrical, masonry, HVAC.. you get the idea. My father was the same way. He was the “old country” type. If something broke, you just… fixed it. You called a repair guy only after you completely screwed it up, which happened sometimes. But usually, a little mechanical common sense and some raw material like a paper clip or piece of a coffee can lid would do the trick. As I’ve gotten older, I have learned that some things are better off left to professionals. Replacement of the roof on my house is one of them.
So, right now there’s some roof guys…
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