First things first, especially with Lacey’s tendency to over-hydrate and the resulting need to pee every hour or so. Not to mention the extreme desire to wash your hands when working in an old and long-empty house!
The house had been winterized, meaning the water shut off and the pipes emptied to avoid any frozen and broken pipes. Ben is not a plumber. But Google and YouTube are our close friends who often lend advice.
Here’s the result:
Whoo hoo! Water is good!
There was one broken pipe—the water supply to the washing machine. But Ben was able to easily clamp it off and will replace that bit of pipe.