It had intermittent problems all through August and September. Most of the time it wouldn't heat and I would end up trekking my food across the street to use the neighbor's oven. It was so bad this week I fantasized about taking a sledge hammer to it. Oh, how satisfying that would be! Smash, smash, SMASH!! I also considered an exorcism because it seems possessed by demons.
On Thursday Steve, the serviceman, worked on it again and found ANOTHER manufacturing defect. This is its third manufacturing defect. The first time it was wired incorrectly. The second time it was a connection that wasn't properly crimped. This time it was a wire that wasn't very well attached. The loose wire was causing intermittent failures.
I won't trust that it is fixed until at least a month goes by without a failure. I talk to it and threaten it with the sledge hammer (yes, it is driving me crazy). It better behave because it is fall and I have lots of things I want to make in the oven.
We got a new roof on our house this week. We had a great crew but still, it is a lot of noise to endure. And I couldn't believe how hard they worked! If you are looking for a roofer, we recommend them, Tom Leach Roofing.
Here they are setting up
The chute for the old shingles from the roof to the truck
Removing the old shingles
Putting down the underlayment
Shingle delivery with conveyor belt to the peak
Hauling the 6.5 tons of shingles from the conveyor belt to their roof location
Alberto scaring me because he is hanging over the edge
We walk by this house on the way to Portland Nursery. It's a stunner. It is, however, on a busy street surrounded by much more ordinary homes and small businesses. Here is the listing. The history of the house is here.