We are finally nearing the end phases of our very own Eichler Renovation, which started officially in May.
Months of planning, budgeting, and weekend warrior DIY have been very exhausting (did I say exhausting?!), but in that DIY mentality (slightly crazy), has been incredibly rewarding and satisfying.
We'll start to post backwards a bit to get up to speed on all the phases of the project, and soon, be able to show off the Final Reveal!
Removal of all the old cabinetry:
Here's John post Hulk Smash Tile and granite Demo:
There were definitely better ways to demo the tile, but keeping our costs low, we decided to use the simple sledgehammer instead of what we should've used: The Bosch demolition chisel
But the place looked like this:
Tip: Use ZipWalls or simply get some Husky thin plastic sheeting in a roll and tape it up to seal off the roof. We rented the buffer at 8pm for a 4 hour slot, but definitely worked about 7 hours 'til 3am, then returned it at 8am to meet the 4 hour window.