is what happens when the locking mechanism on your washing machine breaks and everything (including TONS of water) leaks out onto the floor leaving a soggy, soaking mess.
Here is the culprit.
|Both fingers of this should be the same length, but they aren't.|
Drat the little bugger.
Sigh. Oh well. Lop the soggy clothes into the dryer and hang the rugs on the fence to dry and all should be well. Thankfully I ordered the part on Amazon this morning and it (along with our new heating element for the broken oven) should be in here in just a few days.
Crossing my fingers for no more disasters for at least a couple of weeks.
(As a side note, I am very grateful to our apparently ailing appliances for holding on just long enough for Josh to start his new job so that we do have a few extra dollars to address these problems. It was kind of them to suffer through their troubles until we could manage.)