Back in the barn.

.

The husband was back at it this past weekend.

.

.

Finishing up the (not so) temporary (not so) easy access heat blocker to the upstairs.

.

.

By the time I walked in he had the insulation board attached to the zip siding board …

.

.

Had rigged up small pieces of insulation board on the top step..

.

.

And was busy stuffing Roxul in the small holes.

.

.

And the even smaller small holes.

.

.

Our old doe was munching under the apple trees…

.

.

And Mike Pence was still where no one wanted him to be.

.

.

So much stuffing.

.

.

Please remember… when this barn was built it was not meant to be an airtight and heated space, so there’s a lot of scrambling required to make it one now.

.

.

So when all else fails?

Caulk.

.

.

And then, for the man who didn’t want to use insulation board?

.

.

Another piece of insulation board.

.

.

So yes, there’s insulation board, on top of insulation board, on top of zip siding.

I dare the hot air to seep through that!

.

.

When that was finished and blocked off, it was time to tackle weatherstripping the porch door.

.

.

You know, the free one he brought home from the dump. The one without a frame or threshold. The non standard size nightmare that has gaps all the way around it and at least a two inch above the floor clearance.

Good times.

.

.

Truer words have ne’er been spoke.

.

30 thoughts on “Back in the barn.”

  1. At least all the barn work keeps husband out of trouble (well, outside trouble, at any rate). With any luck, you’ll soon be snow-bound for the winter, and he won’t be able to go out and bring home who-knows-what for another project.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Despite all the mishaps and misadventures (and complete ignoring of your sage advice) with the Transition of Papa Barn, there is a silver lining: You now have a place to send Husband when he is not meeting your expectations. A Time-Out Barn, if you will… 😉

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s