Thursday, March 31, 2016

"I had fun Daddy" The reason to live Full Time.

If there was ever a moment that I needed, in order to know that what we are doing is right... Tonight was it.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

T-minus 32 Days to launch!

Today, we gave notice to our very cool landlord that we will be vacating for May 1st, 2016.

It's real. It's scary and exciting at the same time.

We're also returning our Alberta bought SUV to save an additional $450/mth on top of the $1300/mth in rent, and $120 in internet and cable. For those counting, we're cutting costs by $1870/mth right off the bat.

The extras come in now as well. I have one more thing to fix in the engine of the RV which is minor before I register and insure it here in BC, where it was last actually registered and insured. Who knows how many years that has been.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Floor Installation Begins!

Finally! Today, I was able to head out and buy a new blade for my saw, and a new square (mine is sitting in Alberta). After asking a few questions on a totally cool Facebook page called RV Remodeling, Decorating, and Renovations, I figured out what I should do about the flooring.

My biggest concern was the gap to leave for expansion, and if it would be an issue with an RV, and the movement. I need to leave 3/8ths of an inch for expansion all the way around, and that looks like a lot. I am concerned about it shifting while moving around. A guy who is on the page commented, and is the owner of a flooring store. He suggested making sure that I keep that gap, and avoiding gluing or stapling it down as it will buckle when it tries to expand/contract.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Flooring has been bought!

As we continue to gear up with our renovations, we need to make sure we get the materials we need when we can get them.

Rona had a sale this week on their laminate flooring. Buy one, get one half off. We needed four, so we really only paid for three.

The next step is to get some power running to the RV so I have power and heat to work. I need to buy a 30amp to 15amp converter plug so I can get those basics running. They're only about $8.00, and then I need the extension cords to run the power to where the RV is. I need two 15 meter cords as the RV is about 80 feet from the nearest outlet.

We went with a lighter grain, but not super light. It should complement the countertop nicely.

I'll get an image up soon, blogger won't upload from an iPad apparently.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Theme change

Changed the theme when I actually looked at it better on a mobile device and it was messed up. The comment posting section was gone, amoung other things.

Kitchen Countertop

Last year, we bought new countertops for the RV to get rid of the crusty and broken ones we currently have. Due to a delay in the stock for the specific design we wanted, I wasn't able to install the countertops before leaving for BC.

This was a blessing in disguise as well as I had a chance to use the RV and see what I wanted to change.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Prep work time again!

the past few months have been rather taxing during the winter months. Getting into the RV to do anything has been very difficult with Goober and his teething, as well as limited light, and constant rain.

Now, things are warming up, and while Goober only has four teeth currently, he's not a needy as he has been. We also came up across another roadblock, which may have been a blessing in disguise. The company I was working for decided to release me, and my sales guy. So, I've been unemployed since February 1st. I filed for EI, and now I'm getting it, and I can more realistically look for an appropriate job.