Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Water, Water, Everywhere

Our washing machine had been acting up but Rock was able to fix it so that we could continue to do laundry. But guess what? It decided to act up again. And I just had to decide to throw in a load late last night. And then forget to go downstairs to throw it in the dryer before bed. And then woke up this morning, walked downstairs, and noticed that the carpet was a different color. Hmmmmm...that's odd. I walk over to the discolored carpet and all of a sudden there is a puddle of water around feet. I then realize I hear the sound of water in the laundry room. The washing machine was still filling up with water-and had been for 10 hours. The laundry room, closet, bathroom, classroom and half of the main area in the basement is flooded. Sorry, Rock. Looks like we'll need a new washing machine after all. And new carpet.
So why am I sitting here on the computer and not cleaning it up? Because I'm drinking an energy drink and pondering on how my other plans for today are out the window. C'mon, kids! Grab a bucket!


  1. On no, that is awful! My old washing machine flooded our laundry room last year (while my husband was away on a fire assignment) and it was so much work cleaning everything up -- not to mention then not having a machine to wash clothes and all the SOAKED towels I had used (every single one in the house)... Luckily mine happened during the day and didn't get near any carpet.. I'll be praying for you today as you work on cleaning it all up -- what a job! Hopefully you can replace your machine soon.

    God bless, Jessica

  2. OMG Jodi!!!
    I am sooooo sorry to hear that! How awful! I hope nothing in your classroom got too ruined. You have insurance, right? It might cover this! I would call and find out and then maybe they could send people out to help dry.

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  4. Ugh! What a NIGHT-MARE! How DO you get all of that water up off of the floor? A wet vac?
    I'm sorry that happened. We've been married for 15 years....and have had ALL of the same appliances, big and small, since then. I have this fear EVERYTHING is going to all starting going at ONCE! Fridge...washer...dryer....toaster...stove....(Gosh, I'm really starting to freak myself out here. lol)