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Old 04-01-2009, 11:52 PM  
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We've torn our the kitchen and bathroom floor, fixtures, etc. Doing a complete remodel for the kitchen but still undecided on the bathroom. The only things I would keep would be the tub/tile.








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Drywall touched up, mostly primered, cementboard in, and tile coming together.








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Old 04-01-2009, 11:54 PM  
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This is where I'm at, we need to grout this weekend and maybe tear out the rest of the bath while I wait for my cabinets and countertops to come in.

Forgot to add; If you ever install a new door CHECK THE FLOOR CLEARANCE!!!!!

We had to uninstall the door you see in the kitchen and re-install it because we needed to gain about 1/2" clearance for the cement board + tile. That was half a day wasted that could have been avoided.
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Old 04-13-2009, 11:49 AM  
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Quick shot of the grouting in the kitchen done, patching on the walls complete, and painted:





Did a much better job grouting this than the upstairs .

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Looking great! Is that a tube light in the kitchen ceiling?

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I feel wooozy after lookin at that picture.
Nice job, looks like your almost moovin in soon.

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You are a working machine, which inspires us to keep going. We still haven't done our flooring for the kitchen great room. Your tile looks good. We'll be getting our kitchen cabinets from IKEA. There is so much more to do, not to mention a few electrical surprises. Keep posting bathroom updates. Our bathroom will have to wait until winter 09.

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Looking great! Is that a tube light in the kitchen ceiling?
Thanks, yes it's a tube light, it actually take two but one was bright enough! I do want to switch it out for a warm bulb, this cool lighting actually makes me feel somewhat sick to my stomach, idk what it is.
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I feel wooozy after lookin at that picture.
Nice job, looks like your almost moovin in soon.
Lol, I'm getting addicted to photo stitching, it makes indoor shots more fun to share and gets things into perspective. That picture was actually composed of 10 different shots, and it still came out far from perfect.

and I actually moved in this week!

My makeshift bed is composed of an airbed, a couple sleeping bags, and some sheets:



I don't mind living in a construction zone so long as a have a good shower to tidy up in (right now the upstairs).
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You are a working machine, which inspires us to keep going. We still haven't done our flooring for the kitchen great room. Your tile looks good. We'll be getting our kitchen cabinets from IKEA. There is so much more to do, not to mention a few electrical surprises. Keep posting bathroom updates. Our bathroom will have to wait until winter 09.
I ordered my cabinets from Menard's, I actually have no idea what brand they are, I just discussed the build, woods, finishes etc and got the brand that best suited what I needed. And they came in this week! So you'll definietely see some more progress this weekend.

I'm dreading doing my main bath however; I cant get any colors to coordinate with the tile that's there, I don't want to tear it out, and apparently painting tile is a no go for high moisture areas. That's a whole diff story though, that will come soon enough.


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