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"We really need to do something about the lawn."
Tags:garden, gardens, lawn, lawns, lawn mower, lawn mowing, uncontrollable, out of control, lazy, laziness, maintain, maintaining, maintenance, child, children, play, plays, playing, drown, drowns, drowning, gardening, gardener, gardeners, overgrown, wild, neglect, neglected, home maintenance, sort out, sort it out, problem, problems
"Well, we found out what's been clogging up your drains!"
Tags:drain, drains, clog, clogs, clogging, monster, monsters, tentacle, tentacles, plumber, plumbers, plumbing problem, plumbing problems, clogged, clogged drain, clogged drains, bathroom, bathrooms, home repair, home repairs, home maintenance, basement, basements, kraken, giant squid, giant squids, squid, squids, octopus, octopuses, giant octopus, giant octopuses
"It's a great view but mowing is a pain!"
"These older homes are tricky. You never know what kind of pipes you'll find."
"Lady, what's going on down there is an affront to the very idea of boilers."
Tags:boiler, boilers, hot water, water heater, water heaters, repairman, repairmen, repair man, repair men, home repair, home repairs, home maintenance, home care, home cares, heat, heats, heating, heater, heaters, super, superintendent, superintendents, bodge, bodges, bodge job, bodge jobs, complicate, complicated, overcomplicate, overcomplicates, overcomplicating, overcomplicated
"You've got a real fungus problem. You'll have to move out until it's taken care of."
Tags:old lady, who lived in a shoe, living in a shoe, lives in a shoe, lived in a shoe, foot fungus, foot fungi, foot infection, foot infections, fungal infection, fungal infections, athlete's foot, athletes foot, trichophyton rubrum, fungus problem, fungus problems, move, moving house, moving, moves, home repair, home repairs, home maintenance
Santa hosing the Chimney.
'Darn power walkers went right through the house.'
"I aways thought it would be stylish to live in a house with high ceilings."
Tags:high ceiling, high ceilings, luxury, luxuries, luxurious, luxuriousness, home maintenance, home repair, home repairs, do it yourself, doing it yourself, stylish, stylishness, home repair expense, home repair expenses, deferred maintenance, deferred repair, deferred repairs, procrastinate, procrastinating, procrastination, crack in the wall, cracks in the wall, difficulty, difficulties, unforeseen consequence, unforeseen consequences, home owner, home owners, home ownership
The folly of calling in a theoretical plumber. . .
Tags:plumber, plumbers, plumbing disaster, plumbing disasters, plumbing crisis, leaky pipe, leaky pipes, theorist, theorists, problem solving problem solver, problem solvers, plumbing, leak, pipes, theoretical, water pressure, freezing, water, problem solution, house, home maintenance, property maintenance
"Does it have a chapter on using the phone to call someone who can do it right?"
Tags:repair job, repair jobs, maintenance men, maintenance man, d.i.y., do it yourself, repair, repairs, maintenance, toolbox, toolboxes, tool, tools, diy manual, diy manuals, wife, wives, husband, husbands, home improvement, home improvements, chore, chores, diy job, diy jobs, diy disaster, diy disasters, home maintenance
'Dear, don't you ever get tired of the long commute to work'
'I'll calk that hole as soon as the siege is over.'
'Now that we've adjusted to the dampness, we just love this house.'
'Honey, could you turn the water on?'
Suburban families on lawn.
'Alright, we'll let him on the Planning Commission.'
"Good afternoon Sir. I was just passing and couldn't help wondering if you might be considering new double glazing?"
A woman dusts a man who is watching sports.
Tags:dust, dusts, homemaker, homemakers, housewife, housewives, coach potato, couch potatoes, sport, sports, football, american football, chore, chores, not contributing, contribution, contributions, vacuum, vacuums, vacuuming, home maintenance, clean, cleans, cleaning, lazy, sloth, slothful, husband, husbands, loser, losers
"I finally found a use for that old home repair book..."
Tags:home repairs, home repair, diy book, diy books, do it yourself, d.i.y. book, d.i.y. books, fixing, books, table, solutions, problem solver, problem solvers, problem solving, diy project, diy projects, d.i.y. project, d.i.y. projects, home maintenance, property maintenance, ingenuity, cleverness
"It's a letter from the council, about our window box."
Leaf blowers at dawn.
Tags:leaf blower, leaf blowers, leaf, leaves, autumn, fall, autumn weather, fall weather, autumn leaves, fall leaves, leaf pile, leaf piles, duel, duels, dueling, duelling, pistols at dawn, gardener, gardeners, garden, lawn, lawn care, lawn caring, lawncare, home maintenance, neighbor, neighbour, neighbors, neighbours, neighborly dispute, neighborly disputes, neighbourly dispute, neighbourly disputes
"I'm bored honey, there's nothing on TV."
Tags:bored, boredom, lazy, idle, sloth, housewife, housework, mother, motherhood, children, tired, overworked, husband, wife, chores, ironing, vacuuming, washing, dishes, homemaker, homemakers, home maker, home makers, stress, stressful, stressing, stressed, chore, chores, home maintenance, home ec, home economics, boredom, idle husband, infuriate, infuriates, infuriating, vacuum, vacuums, vacuuming, clean, cleans, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners