The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 11

Posted 29 June 2018 at 8:45 PM | Comments (0)

Ceilings going in.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 12

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 11

Posted 7 June 2018 at 9:51 PM | Comments (0)

Batt insulation in, and suddenly the house is quiet and cozy.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 11

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 11

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 10

Posted 2 June 2018 at 9:50 PM | Comments (0)

While the husband prepared for insulation and electrical, I painted a dresser we found on the side of the road.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 10

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 10

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 9

Posted 25 May 2018 at 9:34 PM | Comments (0)

Here’s the view of the enlarged kitchen window from the inside. With all the activity outside today, inside was quite busy too, as our contractor (and his daughter) replaced sheathing and prepared for the next phase of the project.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 9

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 9

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 8

Posted 21 January 2018 at 9:10 PM | Comments (0)

The husband was back on 1950s vinyl-floor duty today and did a GREAT job. The house is so pretty when it’s stripped down.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 8

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 8

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 8

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 7

Posted 20 January 2018 at 8:27 PM | Comments (0)

My husband spent the day chipping away, literally, at the kitchen floor and sent me these photos. From this:

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 7

To this:

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 7

To this:

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 7

We’re just about ready to move on to the next step—replacing old and faulty plumbing.

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 6

Posted 14 January 2018 at 7:35 PM | Comments (0)

Drywall gone!

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 6

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 5

Posted 13 January 2018 at 9:51 PM | Comments (0)

Making progress. Ceiling and soffits are coming down.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 5

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 4

Posted 7 January 2018 at 9:50 PM | Comments (0)

We’re really going for it. The house is already smelling so much better.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 4

The Lake House Renovation: Kitchen, Day 3

Posted 5 January 2018 at 9:36 PM | Comments (0)

Uncovering odors continues in the third day of our kitchen demolition.

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 3

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 3

1959 Lakeside Ranch House: Kitchen Renovation Day 3

You can see that the laundry is just behind the front door. Now that we’re really doing this, we’re going to do it all the way and enclose the laundry area behind cabinet doors. Stay tuned to find out if we go bankrupt and lose everything we have.