Because I’m a mere woman and not able to comprehend the genius that is the male mind.
I understand the need to temporarily seal up the big barn doors for winter. If the husband is going to spend all that money for a heat pump, we don’t want all the lovely warm air escaping. So a few insulated foam boards, some tape and call it good… right?
(Please remember the key word is temporary. This will be important later on.)
In my previous post I shared pictures of the frame, the double layer of foam boards, the plywood, and the finishing border.
And yes, those are two antique safes that weigh the combined equivalent of a small elephant herd.
Do they open?
Well, they would if my husband had the combinations… which he doesn’t.
But back to the doors. The temporary doors that he keeps assuring me will be easily removed.
When I went out there the other day?
There is now a shelf with an old stereo mounted on the temporary doors.
And quite high up on the temporary doors I might add.
High enough so yours truly can’t reach the power button… which may or may not have been intentional.
So please help me out with the male logic of this.
In the event we need to open the barn doors… because you know, they’re doors and that’s kind of their thing…. we will need to:
1. unscrew the shelf brackets
2. remove the shelf
3. unhook the speaker wires
4. take down the stereo
5. remove the border frame
6. remove the plywood
7. remove the double layers of foam boards
8. remove the inner frame
Does this sound temporary to you?
Because my female brain is having a hard time reconciling this kind of temporary.