Capping off plumbing, removing carpet staples | Master Bath reno update

Last week I shared that we've been thrown into an unexpected master bathroom renovation. Seemingly out of nowhere our shower started leaking water out from under the pan. The pan ended up having a small crack in the drain and is not fixable. The only solution is to replace it. Well, if I'm going to blow up my bathroom anyway, I may as well create the bathroom of my dreams, am I right?! Last week I started removing the pan and tearing out all the gross carpet. (Yes, the bathroom had carpet. Barf.) After we ripped the pan out to pinpoint the exact location of the leak, I quickly realized that … [Read more...]

An unexpected Master Bathroom renovation, phase 1

Welp, I guess I'm doing a renovation in our master bathroom! Just last week Ben and I were talking about our list of needed renovations in this house and prioritized them all. The master bath desperately needs a cosmetic update, but we decided to put it towards the bottom of the list. We'd rather get all the floors refinished and install a new pretty kitchen. Of course, as soon as you make a statement like, "the bathroom should be added to the very bottom of the list", the universe throws a curve ball at you and basically says, "Oh ya?! Hold my beer." Here is our bathroom just after we … [Read more...]

HGTV’s Rate My Space

I just added my Mater Bathroom Renovation to HGTV's Rate My Space! If you don't remember, or weren't around back when I made my very first post, you may have missed my Master Bathroom Renovation. In a nutshell, I renovated my Master Bath in my old house I use to live in. Here's a quick before and after:    I did most of the work, demolition, and instillation myself, but hubby did help when he was available. I'm so super proud of this bathroom. It's the first huge renovation I ever tacked and I still can't believe I actually did everything myself! Here's another … [Read more...]