It is Saturday morning, and it is a bright, sunny day. I do believe I have died and gone to contractor heaven. If you have read my blog for long, you know I have been through H E double LL with contractors.
IF they showed up,
and IF they were sober,
and IF they worked over 2 hours a day,
I felt lucky.
These guys show up EVERY DAY at 8 AM -- even on Saturday! They work constantly as a team, and they don't even take breaks that I can tell other than to eat lunch. They bring an ash can for all their cigarette butts. They clean up even the sawdust before they leave every day. Not only that, this patio cover is way, way, WAY better than I ever imagined it. I thought it would be like a shelf sticking out at the top of the windows, and all the old roof would still be there. Not at all. It looks like it was built on the house originally. I am SO pleased with it!
Here's some pics for those who may have the least interest in this project:
This is another view showing how they shaped it above the top step of my patio.
I LOVE the way they are making the front of it look like a gazebo.
It looks really dark on the patio, but it isn't at all. Just the way the shade is where I am standing.
That is because we want to put a fire pit there with some chairs around it. We didn't want to burn the roof down after we went to all this expense to get it built!
We aren't the hot tub type of people, so no hot tub. I would not be able to DRAG Jerry into it, and he would probably drown me in it for making him maintain it!
Hence, the fire pit. Marshmallows and S'mores. Yum!
Better get. I have done absolutely NOTHING today except shower, dress, eat breakfast and take these pictures.
My husband, on the other hand, has been out since 8 AM on his tractor. He enjoys that so much, and I think he is a major hunk on his tractor -- and his dozer -- and just standing in a room! He has been doing push-ups for several months, and his arms and shoulders look awesome. BELIEVE ME, if I could get him to pose, I would take a picture!
I have to go. I'm working on a slinky red blouse. Peggy Sager's pattern. I've made it several times before.