Ted’s essays

dueling doorbells

dualing-doorbellsEnclosing the porch created a notification problem. Our guests could no longer knock on the door to the main house without entering the mud room.

I thought I could answer it with the ship’s bell on the porch.

We could barely hear it inside – a downside to well-insulated 2×6 construction, if there is such a thing.

The Fixer invented this brand-new solution.

I call it “a doorbell”.

Works GREAT!

Somehow people automatically understand how to operate it. I didn’t even have to publish instructions.