Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Plungin

          

Yucky but true, unfortunately.  I worked on Saturday.  When I got home, the familyroom had an odd odor.  I thought it was mildew from the basement but nope, it wasn't.

I got home from work around 7 last night because I had to go grocery shopping on my way home.  I ate, played on the computer and noticed that Megan's milk had soured.  I dumped about 1/2 gallon into the sink.  It went nowhere.  No big deal because I can plunge the crap out of just about any drain in the house.  Took a bath, big mistake, then came down to plunge and planned to wash the dishes.  Double ugh!  I plunged the crap right into my powder room sink and this little sink behind the bar in the familyroom that no one uses.  Not to mention that I got another shower; a sludge shower.  The sludge just went from one end of the kitchen to the other.  My BF wasn't home.  Things like this drive me up the wall.  Now, I have dirty dishes everywhere because I'm the "dishwasher."  I had to dump my old coffee outside this morning to make new brew.

By now, it was well past 11:00.  I finally got my BF.  A plumber he isn't.  He said to just leave it, go to work and call Randy today.  Spending money and waiting for Randy is not my cup of tea.  Plus rotten milk and sludge standing in my sinks is disgusting. So, I'm off to Walmart to buy some Drano or something.  Of course, I've continued plunging.  LOL...I've got it down to a science.  I can hear when the plugged stuff loosens.  Haven't heard it yet.

This is how Chris spends her summer vacation.  Sad but true.  I'll make a good old mess for dandy Randy, my plumber. 

HUGS  CHRIS

25 comments:

lanurseprn said...

YUK I bet it stinks!  I hope you get it taken care of soon!
Pam

ally123130585918 said...

Oh Chris I hope your plumber can sort out the mess ~ and get your home back to smelling nice ~ :o) Ally

millieukgirl said...

Oh! EEk...I hate that smell -sour milk yuk!  I remember when my son was a toddler and helped himself to the milk from the fridge, carried it into the lounge and tipped it all over the arm chair!!!  So happy it was a summer time, and I could scrub it clean outside!  No one else could smell it but I was convinced I could smell that sour smell for months after!  I do hope you get it sorted Chris!

Take care,
Millie :)
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sugarsweet056 said...

OMG! I feel fer ya sweetie. Hope you get it straightened out. {{ }}
Sugar

my78novata said...

buy  a snake that works wonders. the long metal wire thing it will bust thru some clogs. may be cheaper than a plumber

rdautumnsage said...

Lol! I'm sorry hon, when you said you went to take a bath, I was like uh-oh. Never fails the dirty work always ends up on you. Ewww.....Milk always goes bad in this house no one ever drinks enough of it. I usually dump it in my compost outside, It breaks down the compost wonderfully and apparently does the same to drains LOL.
I hope you can get it taken care of soon, before your entire house begins to smell like Sour Milk. (Hugs) Indigo

penniepooh said...

Ugh, I`m eating my breakfast while reading this . Thanks. ROFL
I have heard that pouring bleach down a drain works wonders but I don`t know if it`s true - ?
Oh my dear Chris, so sorry you`re dealing with this once again.
Love ya xo
Penny

lisa41076 said...

Awwwwwww Chris plumbing problems are the worst, hope you can have someone come and fix that for you, Hugs Lisa

astoriasand said...

Haaaa laughing my lid off here Chris even though I know I shoudn't be. My daughters neighbour had lots of these problems in Spain all down to there way of plumbing.She would plunge her bath and all the gunge would come up somewhere else along the route of washing bowls around the house.Like you say it is a nightmare for the stench too.I was there once when it happened to her.Hope you get it all blasted I would be blasting all the block of flats plugholes if it were mine LOL!!! There wouldn't be any blockages where I was Haaaaaaaaaaaaaa.Everyone would be eating off paper plates with disposable cutlery Haaaaaa.Hope it gets fixed one way or another Poor Chris.Awwwwwwww Take care God Bless Kath
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chat2missie said...

I hate plumbing problems.  We have them all the time!  Hope you have a good day.
Missie

jeadie05 said...

Oh Chris what a way to spend time off ,and as the time passes ,it will get smellier yuk,hope you shift it soon .and get to hear that lovely gurgle ...love Jan xx

tendernoggle said...

I am terrified of plumbing problems...I just had to unstop the drain in my bath tub...what I bought is an acid aqnd boy did it work fast...it cost me 8.00 at the harware store it is called ... LIQUID FIRE... IF YOU BUY IT PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS EXACTLY! IT is the best stuff I have found..It only took a minute to unstop the drain...but you need to dip out all the water first.
love ya,
carlene

tendernoggle said...

p.s. a plumber told me about the LIQUID FIRE. :-)

siennastarr said...

Guess what?  I looked up Murphy's Law in the dictionary, and it had your name next to it! lol  
I hate plumbing problems, just about worse than anything else I can think of!  I hope Randy is a 'cheap' plumber.. for your sake!

Love you
jackie

pippa1116 said...

i hate plunging!!!!!

jckfrstross said...

yuck hope the plug goes down quick

Deb

princesssaurora said...

Oh no... I hope that you can do it with the Drano!!!

be well,
Dawn
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queeniemart said...

sour milk is a funky mess...i hope someone this is cleaned up and cheaply.
LOVE,lisa

xomywayox said...

It's like a problem that Drano can't fix! Hold your nose and hang on sista. lol The calvery will arrive soon!

Sweet Honey Ice Tea......Brenda

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queenb8261 said...

Isn't that a Stones' song? Smell that smell? The smell is all around YOUUUU. LOL
Poor Chris. I Hope Handy Randy can come in and make things Dandy. I know, I know. I'm no poet. Sorry abvout your problems.  
Loves ya, Barb

gehi6 said...

Happens to the best of us!  Somebody hit the head of a sprinkler in the hall, causing a flood and took a hike informing no one, the ensuing flood was something to behold.  Covering a number of floors.  I thought well, there is always somebody to jam up the works. Isn't there. Happens nearly every day.   Gerry

nightmaremom said...

Know that well....  a nice pipe cleaner...  baking soda and the vinegar.  It will fizzle and bubble and loosen the stuff on the pipes... after about 30 minutes boiling water.  Amazing and it leaves drains smelling better too...... ummm yeah even with vinegar.  LOL
Happy Mother's Day!
love ya
d

helmswondermom said...

I hate when that happens!  I like The Works Drain Opener better than Drano.  Hope Randy was able to get it all fixed.
Lori

hadonfield78 said...

They say dont cry over spilled milk...............
But sour milk, thats a differnt story....
The smell will bring tears to your eyes.................