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Old 04-13-2008, 04:51 PM  
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I havnt had access to the net for a few weeks, so I havnt been able to update, but I finally got a few mins so here goes.

Bathroom is mostly finished, still need a shower door, but for now we are using a curtain. Bought the crown and base molding as well as the window caseing. Tile is all done, and I fixed a leak on one of the fittings below. Bathroom is just about done.



Had to cut this huge hole in the side of the house to get to a leaky fitting.


The fitting you see in the middle of the pic was leaking and had to get fixed. PITA!!!



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Old 04-13-2008, 04:51 PM  
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Started framing in the new utility closet.


Kim starting to lay the tile in the closet so we can install the water heater.



More 40$ a gallon paint.



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Old 04-13-2008, 04:52 PM  
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Water heater installed and working like a champ.


So the bathroom is close to finished...needs molding, door, some caulking, and some finishing work...WOOHOO

Next we have the granite that will be going in the kitchen. All 3,000 dollars worth of countertop, but will be worth 6,000 on resale, if we flip this one.


Had some drywall issues in the first bedroom, that we will be using as the media room after this is all done, and we needed some attic access.


All that drywall was no good.

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And we have framing for a new attic door.


And last but not least my badass dog ''Chevy,'' good pic...no...


Im back on my regular work shift this week, so I can work on the house every day after work. Hopefully I can keep the updates coming as we will be making much faster progress now that the meticulous crap is done. OH...we got the measurements for the kitchen cabinets done, and should have a quote by the next update. So we hope to see you next week on ''He took the deal,'' thanks for watching. Good night.

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Old 04-15-2008, 02:53 PM  
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The granite countertops making you money? I'd be cautious of that. Your local market will tell you if this is a good investment to make. My guess is, you won't see that kind of return.

However, it's your house and you should do with it what you want!

Lookin' good.

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WOW - I did not read all the post. I read the first few and then jumped to the last and saw your bathroom pictures. My first reaction was WOW. Good job. Keep up the good work. Your house is much more of a project than most homeowners are willing to try. Many would have started with a bulldozer or never started at all.

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Bathroom looks great. sucks about the leak.
is your floor joists just 2x4's on gravel?

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Thanks for the info Quattro, Ill keep that in mind.

Handyguys, I know its alot but you really should read all the meat and potatoes, there are some funny moments, and thanks alot for the good words.

Guyod, thanks about the bathroom. The leak is now fixed, and the floor joists are 2x4s crossed atop 2x6s atop a concrete slab, or Id have just let'er leak. The ''gravel'' you saw was acctually celulose insulation we filled the floor cavity with for sound deadening and heat retention purposes.

Update coming soon, with kitchen cabinet plans.

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Update...

Here are the designs for the new Kitchen. 57 linear ft of cabinets, and a whole lot of granite.






Drywall up, needs tape and mud

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Old 04-21-2008, 03:54 AM  
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Wow this looks good, I didn't see it so do you mind if I ask how much do you reckon this is all going to come to?



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