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The painter has finished

August 17th, 2012 at 08:46 am

Early this week the painter finished his job and was paid in full. It was a good job and some of the neighbours ask for his card so he may get more work around here later on. I did pay him as planned with the final payment in the form of a bank cheque and got him sign to say that he has been paid in full, this is now filed way. The new awnings will arrived next week hopefully this should complete the job on the outside that I canít do myself. I will look at doing all the gates and poles on the front fence over next few months. I may need to buy another can of green paint to finish this job off.

My next major project is a new kitchen which I will need to save for now! I will still keep money aside for a replacement of my washing machine when it breakdown next. Planning my money around need not wants have kept me on a level playing field just by knowing that the money is there to buy things when they are needed and not have go out get a loan that I canít afford to repay.

It has been quite here and I am still reading my list of books more have arrived in the Thursday post all four books on order arrived together.

I will need to update cost of living figures here soon as I am a month behind!

2 Responses to “The painter has finished ”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    It's impressive what you are able to do on a retirement income. Good luck on saving for the new kitchen!

  2. Jerry Says:

    That is great that the contractor was reliable, and I hope that it does lead to additional work for him in the area. When people do a good job it should give some insurance of positive results.
    Jerry

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