Category Archives: Demolition

Long day yet not much to show?

Bagster hooks us up. We mess around (or not) with the windows. I get dirtier then I have ever been cutting plaster with a circular saw. And we discover employees of BOTH big box home improvement stores don’t watch Mike Holmes or know about vapor barriers. Continue reading

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No walls…..

The walls are down! We have lots of trash, a few bruises, and a few unanswered questions about how our windows are installed. Continue reading

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Sunday.. lots of shopping and truck rental.

We rent a truck, bring a bunch of building materials home, and drop big coin at the home improvement store. Continue reading

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Friday and Saturday.. 10 straight days of kitchen reno..

Finally the water supply lines are isolated and the cabinets are now all gone. We get rid of that ugly floor, and get our Luau on! Continue reading

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Thursday plumbing and cooking……

Our fist batch of trash gets picked up and I struggle to solder caps on our water lines and get rescued by Google. Continue reading

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demolition is coming along…

The demo continues, our 50+ year old cabinets continue to slowly come apart. Continue reading

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Day 3 and some background…

Today is Day 3.. I saw Lady Gaga last night so Paul was on his own.  He finished up his work bench rewiring. Day 4 (Wednesday, September 15th) we’ll move debris, take out more cabinetry and hopefully the shut off … Continue reading

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Day 2!

Our first batch of cabinets are out and we get a sneak peak into what we are in for when we rip out the floors. Continue reading

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Day 1, Sunday September 12th

Day 1 of our kitchen renovation journey. Join us as show you what it takes to completely rip apart a 1940s and 1950s kitchen, brighten it up and bring it up to modern standards, all on a shoestring budget. There is lots of hard work ahead. Continue reading

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