Our Kitchen Renovation: A Scary Update

If you are new right here & you’re curious about our renovation, start in this article.

uncovering 130 year outdated wallpaper whilst undergoing our kitchen area renovation

We have officially been out of our house and conducting our kitchen renovation for four weeks now. In this time, the amount of progress that our GC has designed is fairly extraordinary. Our contractor (who we utilized for my mom’s kitchen – which you can examine all about right here, if you’d like), mentioned it would take 5-6 weeks to finish. I was admittedly skeptical, but it is searching like we’re extra or less suitable on monitor. Construction and kitchen area renovations nearly hardly ever transpire this way, as I’m absolutely sure you know, so I’m thrilled.

finding layers of classic vinyl flooring that I secretly really like

Hardwood flooring is heading in as we converse, our floors have been levelled, and the plumbing, HVAC, and electrical is total. Nevertheless almost everything is on the suitable keep track of, it is not to say that our kitchen renovation did not arrive with its good share of surprises along the way.

You might bear in mind me mentioning that our kitchen area made use of to slope noticeably. So considerably so that I utilised to have to strategically place my eggs or they would roll of the counter, hah. So we knew a little something was going on with the a single again corner of our house. When we opened up the area to investigate, on the other hand, we found that a massive segment of the back again wall of our home had basically been washed absent about the yrs. There was legitimately a significant gaping hole, whereby our ground joist was just floating in the air, not tied into a detail. We’re all stunned that our fridge never fell by means of the ground (genuinely).

the explanation our kitchen area was so sloped, in black and white simply because: ew

I come to feel like we must have been stressed by this discovery, but we unusually felt relieved. We realized some thing was up and now that we ultimately had some responses we could go in advance and rectify every little thing. It is all been appropriately tackled at this place. I’m truly psyched to move on and know that it will no lengthier be of concern. The good news is we knew that a little something was required back again there so that time was taken into consideration at the onset. Our contractor didn’t skip a defeat and it fortunately hasn’t delayed a matter.

130 calendar year outdated subfloor (& new flats I adore)

In addition to that exciting discovery, we also uncovered a entire peak basement room under our kitchen. We ended up normally advised that the kitchen area was an extension and that it was developed as a slab on the existing grade. This means there is no basement beneath, so this was model new facts. I’m certainly certain it’s the place the ghosts dangle out. I indicate, our dwelling is 130 decades outdated following all. It was a really exciting discovery and though the space is now unaccessible, we do have the prospective to open it up from beneath. It’s a thing we could explore further more just one day. A whole new home! Who understood! But also, I have so a lot of issues. Why is it boarded up? Do I even want to know… I’m also now curious as to what else our residence is hiding.

discovering a entire height basement we didn’t know existed

Even though there hasn’t been a lot to see up till this issue, we are at the finishes section of the venture which is where by all of the true excitement lies for me. I will be positive to circle back with much more updates as issues development. And if there is anything specific you’d like me to address I’d be satisfied to! Just say the phrase.

it’s difficult to see it at this stage but this is just after a considerable volume of do the job, ha

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