Architectural Forethought: Lack Thereof

Plumbing trim plate vs tiled wall
Plumbing trim plate vs tiled wall

This from a restroom near the new high school auditorium, rebuilt at vast expense over the course of several years. You’d think for all the big bucks, somebody would remember that trim plates require a flat surface.

It’s not like I’ve never forgotten a detail in any of my designs. In this case, though, several different people surely noticed this situation and none of them were sufficiently empowered to fix the problem.

I’ve got a ten cent bet with myself that this will never get repaired. I’ll likely never know, though, as my Shop Assistant graduates this year.

Thing-O-Matic: Replacing the Air Filter

So I’d installed an activated charcoal air filter to cut down the hot-ABS stink and it’s been doing fine. Of late, however, I’ve noticed more smell, so I figured it was time to replace the filter…

Dusty TOM carbon air filter
Dusty TOM carbon air filter

Guess I gotta vacuum the floor again this decade…