Tuesday, May 13, 2014

That Sinking Feeling - Part One

Andy | Tuesday, May 13, 2014 | Best Blogger Tips

This is an area where people live in their boats 365 days a year. Bubble ups are placed in the water to prevent the water from freezing in the winter. Cost are much lower than living in a house paying taxes and up keep. Springing a leak in the basement is more of a hazard here than on a land based home. In this case the houseboat sank to the bottom flooding the entire home.

16 comments:

  1. Thats something you also sadly see sometimes in the amsterdam canals. Yes a lot of dangers for the houseboat owners with one outcome. Sinking.

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  2. To each his own! I could never live on a boat.

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  3. Oh no. Poor people. Hope they have insurance. I don't know if I could live on water, but I'd like to give it a try! :)

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  4. That's a sad sight. There are hazards on land and sea (or in this case lake).

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  5. I wonder if that's covered by house insurance?

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  6. oohhhh that's just so sad!! we have a lot of people here at the jersey shore that live on their boats!!!

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  7. It has to be damp in the winter, Andy!

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  8. It looks like an appealing option until you consider - and, especially, see - the downsides. I imagine that's a pretty total loss?

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  9. Yeah, that would suck. I wouldn't want to live on a boat all year, but it would be a nice place to vacation.

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  10. Oh bubbles interesting. I was at a car wash on weekend with hubby. Andy I got carried away bit time. I think hubby thought I had loss my marbles not brains. The soap bubbles were so pretty and the smell was like the good old Jaw breakers bubble gum. Andy have a look at my post today please. .

    Your picture is lovely and clear. Did your wife have a nice Mothers day? I did as well. Just got back so now commenting on your pages on your blogs.

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  11. Not good. My hippie-ish daughter lived in London for a few years and was very keen on living on a houseboat. Fortunately, her sensible fiancé prevailed.

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