I’m sure it’s been mentioned, but there’s a definite shortage of workmen. Trying to get a new roof, paint, gutters, and retaining wall repaired following the spring storms. Finally got one (1) painter and I have to work outside and help him. He can’t get anyone else so it’s just me and him. I’m not a skilled painter, but I can fetch, carry, unkink hoses, and run the sprayer so he can stay on the ladder. There were similar delays getting roofers (this was urgent) and I’m still waiting on someone to even give an estimate to dig out and repair a retaining wall.
Next week marks the 7th month my boat has been on the hard, awaiting parts. The last prediction from the supplier was the 29th of this month, but I’m not holding my breath. I try not to think about how much I’ve paid this year for an empty boat slip.