Poll results: City strike
As evidenced by the swarm of fruit flies currently hanging out in my garage, the civic worker strike continues to drag along. But, it's not just affecting garbage — everything from daycares and pools to building permits and inspections are also taking a hit (read the full story). It's even stranding some families who are waiting for Habitat homes.
Last week's poll asked if any aspect of the strike — from worries over accumulating garbage to waiting on permits — caused you to delay planned home improvements. We didn't get a ton of responses, but out of the Yourhomers who answered, just over a third (38 per cent) said they'd postponed their plans, while the majority, at 63 per cent, were continuing with business as usual.
This week, we're looking at some hard-working appliances, sent in by readers — some of these have been chugging along since the 30s! — and asking whether you think older appliances were built to last longer than their modern counterparts. Read the story and comment, and share your votes on the front page poll.