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When you don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

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I went downstairs to check the progress of the husband’s basement project yesterday and it was not going well.

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Nope. Not well at all.

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I stood unnoticed, chortling while I watched him attempt to wrangle trifold insulation into a corner by himself. It was quite amusing, but I took pity on the poor guy after a few minutes and lent a hand.

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You’ll notice he bought a new toy. After the first low velocity hammer tool wasn’t strong enough.. he upgraded.

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This thing is basically a small gun that fires explosive rounds to propel nails into hard surfaces. In this case, concrete.

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And while my husband is (we never say was) a Marine and familiar with weapons, his usage of this tool made me a little nervous.

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The video doesn’t do justice to the noise. But trust me, that thing is loud.

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And best observed from a safe distance.

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I have to laugh that our entire cellar is a junk filled mess except for this one little corner. But he’s determined to put a ceiling, insulation and shelves throughout so I’m not complaining.

Much. Or within earshot….

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