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Apr 2, 2014

Ding Dong The Old Tub is Gone! Plumber Done, Bathroom Re-Do Continues!


New Tub & Plumbing!

Ding Dong The Old Tub is Gone! Plumber Done, Bathroom Re-Do Continues!
We had exciting news 2 nights ago- the plumber (a wonderful older gentleman) was available & he came today! We pulled the old tub night before last. Dave stayed home today and worked before, and after, the plumber.

Old tub, now all gone, off to the recyclers- $8.00, oh boy!

Nice and dry! Dave added more insulation for quiet between the 2 bathrooms

New plumbing

Ikea sink cabinet, almost done

Dave installed the new floor, patched the sheet rock, leveled the tub, etc. After more work is done we will finish up the sheet rocking edging, texturing, then I'll paint. After that it'll be flooring, then lastly the cabinet/sink. We found out the reason there was so much water damage in the corner was (I guessed it!), it wasn't LEVEL. New tub is level now, so no more leaks!

Lastly- 
if you think this is too much work... bids were from $5,000.- $8,000. We up to $2,200. right now, doing most of it ourselves. DIYing saves big $$$!!!

4 comments:

Mama Pea said...

WA-hoo! Nothing feels better than PROGRESS on a DIY project! Unless, of course, it's seeing how much money you saved! And who can afford to hire everything done these days? (Nubuddy I know!) Keeping a record of the progress via pictures is so important. We all forget (out of self-preservation?) how bad the old was once the new is done!

Kristina said...

Looks good. We do most of our repair/remodel work ourselves too. I hope to get Hubby to put up my recycled cabinet tonight.

Little Homestead In Boise said...

Thanks! The tub looks gorgeous :)

Nancy Wolff said...

Looking good! DIY projects are the best and a great way to save money! Thanks for haring your post on the HomeAcre Hop, hope to see you again tomorrow! - Nancy The Home Acre Hop

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