GRRRRR!!!!!!! Part 2

We have just lost electrical power to 3/4 of our house including BOTH refigerators, heater, stove, microwave and most of the lights and outlets.  This computer, as you can see, is still working but the cable modem is connected to a UPS backup battery with I’m sure will go out soon.  The good news is that the TV is still working.  We have a guy coming within the hour so hopefully we will have power soon.  If not, I hope you all have a much better weekend than we are having and I’ll see you next week.
Great news…. sorta!  We called a 24/7 Electrical company and the guy was here within 45 minutes.  It turns out that half of our main breaker bit the dust.  The auxilliary breakers aren’t great shakes either as they are 50 YEARS OLD!!  He replaced the main one for a mere $2100, so we have power again. 
The company wanted to charge us $6400 to replace both sets of breakers but he likes us and we like him (he’s from Macadonia/Yugoslavia) and we hit it off right away!  So he told us that he will replace the other set of breakers for $800 ( on the side… as long as we don’t report him!!) and we can ‘tip’ him whatever we want!  We’re thinking $2000 for the whole job!  We even invited him to our Super Bowl party tomorrow!  LOL!
So we now have full power and Mrs S doesn’t have to cook by the light of an oil lamp!!
Darn!!   I forgot pics!!  Maybe on Tuesday!
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15 Responses to GRRRRR!!!!!!! Part 2

  1. Jude says:

    I hope it’s got nothing to do with them fixing your refrigerator….. :s

  2. Tracie says:

    Yikes, that’s not good!  Good luck with all that! 

  3. Becca says:

    What did they do to the fridge to screw everything else up? Or maybe it was that woman outside your house the other day? Maybe she did some really bad voodoo to your house!

  4. Ice says:

    I agree with Becca

  5. Beth says:

    You poor thing!!!  Did the Maytag repairman cause all of this mess??

  6. Cheryl says:

    Oh my goodness.  Hope ou are back up and running.  Maybe they overclocked your frig and that caused it….  Stay warm and hook the TV up to a generator.

  7. Jane says:

    AacK!!  No power?  You might as well be camping!  Sounds like a very good excuse for a NAP!
    Good luck!

  8. BLOGGER says:

    Gotta love those dude$ from the Balkans!!

  9. Charlotte M Simonsen says:

    Gladto hear that your electricity is up and running again.  We were without power last week for a few hours.  It was VERY quiet in this house!!  Have a great weekend….. Are you leaned back in yer chair for the super bowl?  hugs to you and your bride.  lottemae and Mr. Guppe

  10. CAROL says:

    LORDIE PETE BOB.. You better make sure all the stuff is tip top before you send the darn money. Is the power what was wrong with the FRIDGE?? sheeesh.. I feel for ya it has been a heck of a week huh! Better luck tomorow,,  : )

  11. Laoch says:

    Super Bowl Party!

  12. Gina says:

    Holy moly Bob… you are NOT having good luck with all this stuff! Hopefully that is the LAST of your problems! Have a great superbowl party!! :oD

  13. Holly says:

    I’m sorry .
    I come here  now. But is 10PM.
    Our time difference 9 hours
    In the day I  shopping take my 4 hours.
    so..I’m so sorry …
    I know you have a sweet dream now .
    very good .
    If you always lose sleep will  not have a good health.

  14. Jade says:

    😦 sorry guy!
    I hope your sunday isn’t too messed up…
    I "get" to drive to & from the airport today BOOO!

  15. Sue says:

    Breaker!  Breaker!  Good Buddy!  Or perhaps "Holy Breaker, Batman!" would be more appropriate.  Thanks goodness you got it fixed before the Super Bowl!  Wouldn’t be much of a party without the TV….

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