Our Kitchen Renovation: A Scary Update

Rick Magliano

If you are new right here & you are curious about our renovation, start out listed here.

uncovering 130 calendar year old wallpaper although going through our kitchen area renovation

We have formally been out of our house and conducting our kitchen area renovation for 4 months now. In this time, the volume of development that our GC has made is quite impressive. Our contractor (who we made use of for my mom’s kitchen area – which you can examine all about in this article, if you’d like), reported it would take 5-6 months to finish. I was admittedly skeptical, but it is hunting like we’re a lot more or much less ideal on track. Development and kitchen renovations practically never ever transpire this way, as I’m sure you know, so I’m thrilled.

discovering levels of classic vinyl flooring that I secretly love

Hardwood flooring is going in as we talk, our flooring have been levelled, and the plumbing, HVAC, and electrical is comprehensive. However everything is on the ideal track, it isn’t to say that our kitchen area renovation did not arrive with its honest share of surprises alongside the way.

You may perhaps try to remember me mentioning that our kitchen area used to slope appreciably. So a great deal so that I applied to have to strategically spot my eggs or they would roll of the counter, hah. So we understood a little something was going on with the one particular back corner of our home. When we opened up the room to examine, nonetheless, we learned that a substantial area of the back wall of our home had virtually been washed absent about the a long time. There was legitimately a significant gaping gap, whereby our flooring joist was just floating in the air, not tied into a point. We’re all stunned that our fridge never fell by means of the flooring (really).

the reason our kitchen area was so sloped, in black and white for the reason that: ew

I come to feel like we need to have been pressured by this discovery, but we unusually felt relieved. We understood a thing was up and now that we finally experienced some responses we could go forward and rectify every little thing. It’s all been correctly dealt with at this level. I’m definitely enthusiastic to move on and know that it will no lengthier be of problem. Luckily we understood that some thing was essential back again there so that time was taken into thing to consider at the onset. Our contractor didn’t overlook a beat and it the good news is hasn’t delayed a detail.

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

In addition to that pleasurable discovery, we also uncovered a total top basement room below our kitchen. We were normally informed that the kitchen area was an extension and that it was built as a slab on the present quality. That means there is no basement below, so this was manufacturer new information and facts. I’m absolutely certain it’s exactly where the ghosts dangle out. I mean, our dwelling is 130 a long time aged after all. It was a really exciting discovery and nevertheless the space is presently unaccessible, we do have the opportunity to open up it up from underneath. It’s anything we might discover more 1 working day. A full new place! Who realized! But also, I have so quite a few questions. Why is it boarded up? Do I even want to know… I’m also now curious as to what else our house is hiding.

finding a full top basement we did not know existed

Nevertheless there hasn’t been a lot to see up until finally this issue, we are at the finishes period of the job which is where by all of the authentic pleasure lies for me. I will be confident to circle back with additional updates as points development. And if there is something distinct you’d like me to handle I’d be delighted to! Just say the phrase.

it is difficult to see it at this stage but this is soon after a sizeable amount of money of get the job done, ha

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