Archive for the Home Remodel Category

Kitchen Remodel Day 7 & 8 – Last Wall Down, Moving a Window, and Insulating

Home Remodel Time Before I start, I just want to make sure we have a full disclaimer that I don't think that anyone should just be destroying walls in their home. Many walls in a house are needed for structural support. We only removed walls in our house that were not structural. Make sure you do your research and consult with a professional ... see more >>

Kitchen Renovation Day 6 – Bathroom Cabinet Turned Food Pantry

Home Remodel Time Before I start this post, I want to remind you about Domestic Mamma's Awesome Giveaway. So head on over and check it out stat! Now on to our Kitchen Renovation. I forgot. Before we broke down the second wall in our kitchen (or third or fourth wall, depending on how you look at it), I decided to take the custom ... see more >>

Kitchen Renovation Day 5 – Search and Destroy

Home Remodel Time I thought I'd start this post off with the temperature it was on Kitchen Renovation Day 5. Yep. 100 degrees. Nice and cool for a demo day. Break out the hammers. First we had to take down the cabinets, range hood, etc. Next it was time to destroy the walls: It was really weird to be able ... see more >>

Kitchen Renovation Day 4

Home Remodel Time On Day Four of renovating the kitchen, Kyle put on the roof (not roofing material, just the plywood part) on most of the bare roof framing. We also started on the house siding. First we had to put up/staple the black felt paper on the studs. You have to start from the bottom up so that your flashing opening is at the ... see more >>

Kitchen Renovation Day 3

Home Remodel Time On Day Three of renovating the kitchen, Kyle built the framing for the roof. Without the flash: With the flash: So at this point the roof framing is attached to the existing structure and the new structure. The new roof-line now goes straight across the whole top of the house, so it looks a lot more cohesive ... see more >>

Kitchen Demolition and Renovation Day Two

Home Remodel Time Click here to see Kitchen Demolition Day One where we destroyed the pantry. On Day Two, Kyle created the framing of the new side of the kitchen: In this pic you can see me peeking out from the upstairs window, hehe!: First Kyle built the walls by himself each individually on the ground. Then we ... see more >>

Kitchen Demolition

Home Remodel Time Before I show you the final outcome of our front yard, I have to go through the process of showing you our kitchen remodel because part of the kitchen remodel involves the exterior of the front side of the house. So once I'm done showing you the kitchen remodel, I will pretty much be able to give you a final tour of ... see more >>

Spiffing up the Pipe Hiders

Home Remodel Time Yesterday I announced getting back into the swing of things here at the blog, so here I am with our first post back about our Home Remodel (you know, the house we bought, renovated, and sold). Well, after Kyle built the casing to hide the ugly pipes, it didn't quite match the fence it was up against. So we got ... see more >>

Back in Action with Our Flipped Home Remodel Updates

Home Remodel Time I know it's been awhile. I've been working on building one of my many side businesses and this blog has kind of gone to the wayside. Well, I really want to get back into the swing of things and finish telling you about our Home Remodel of the house we bought, renovated, and sold. After all, that was the point of ... see more >>

Solution to Hiding Big Ugly Pipes Outdoors

Home Remodel Time The other day I told you about this: Here's what Kyle did: He took some good ol' 2x6's and covered that ugly pipe. That simple. Some of the angled cuts were difficult because of the slope of the driveway and different fence parts popping out here and there, but it turned out quite nicely: This ... see more >>