Strict Wife Of The ’70s Manages The Household - Chapter 225
Han Qingsong was truly the first one who was able to nonchalantly say that he wanted to build a house. Han Qingyun wanted to pay homage to this epic master.
Han Qingsong didn’t think about these things. He was away from home all year round and didn’t know the marketing conditions in the village. In the army, he always did what was ordered of him to do. The harder the task, the harder he would grit his teeth through it. But as far as he knew, no one in the army was the type to call it quits that easily.
Besides, the troops were numerous and powerful, consisting of strong young men. If there really was something wrong, all they needed to do was spend a little more effort into solving the problems.
Han Qingsong didn’t think it would be laborious to do anything. His mindset was simple: if there was something that needed to be done, he would do it; if it couldn’t be done, he would think of a way. With that sort of thinking, he was always able to get things done.
So when he thought of building a house, he acted immediately.
Building a house was not merely a family’s business. He must first apply for a homestead with the Brigade and make a report of the materials reserved for building a house such as wood, straw, mudbrick, etc. He would also have to apply for permission to purchase bricks and tiles.
The other villagers basically did not consider bricks and tiles when building a house. One reason was that they were too expensive to buy and the other was that they could not obtain a note of approval through connections.
Even if bricks and tiles were not used, other materials like wood and stalks weren’t that easy to obtain either.
At the moment, everything was about collective farming work as each family’s private plot could only be divided into one or two corners of the multi-sided land. Hence,most families could only rely on the Production Team to distribute the materials.
Even collecting stalks and straw were difficult, let alone wood.
The roof must be bundled with straw before it was used to cover the beam frame. Then, it should be layered with yellow mud, thatch or wheat straw. The role of this straw was equivalent to the rafters. If there was not enough wood, it would be typically replaced by straw. After all, the cost of straw was much lower than that of wood.
But even so, with so many families in the Production Team, it was not that easy to gather them all on their own.
However, Han Qingsong thought that since he wanted to build a house, he should build it with bricks and tiles. The earthen house would easily collapse in heavy rain and it would be unsafe. Plus, it would have to be repaired several times a year, which was honestly extra work for everyone involved.
Han Qingsong went to Han Yongfang, “Uncle, I want to line up to apply for a homestead to build a house.”
Han Yongfang smiled and took out the schematic diagram of the village homestead, “Have a look, why don’t you pick a place where you like?”
Han Qingsong looked at him in surprise, “Don’t I need to line up?” He had asked around, accepting the fact that the construction would commence next year for him at the fastest.
Although building a house was not easy, many families already have more than a dozen people crammed into three huts. Almost every household had a need to build a house, some put their plans on hold due to monetary, grain or material shortage.
Han Yongfang shook his head, “No need, I have already applied for you long ago.”
Han Yongfang had long been thinking about Han Qingsong’s career change.
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