Public service announcement

If you have an upstairs neighbor, do not store anything important in your laundry room. Sooner or later, their washing machine will break, and your building’s construction is not 100% waterproof.

Luckily, I avoided learning this the hard way — I mostly had old junk in mine, and the few important bits were near the top and not directly under ground zero. Er, ceiling zero. You know what I mean.