This past weekend, I fully finished the lake house bathroom! I installed the shower doors, lighting, and finished some final clean up. The shower door was pretty quick to install, and turned out really well. The before and after is pretty striking. I’m very proud of how this turned out! Continue reading Lake House Bathroom Before and After
This past weekend, I made a huge push to get the lake house bathroom close to done. I’m getting minor surgery to fix a hernia next week, and will be out of commission for several weeks after that, so I wanted to get the majority of the work for this project done. I finished painting, … Continue reading Lake House Bathroom: Almost Finished!
Over the past two weeks, a ton of progress has been made on the lake house bathroom. First, I finished mudding, sealing, and texturing the drywall. Then, I installed the shower base. It fit perfectly in the spot where the old tub was, and I was able to hook the drain directly into the old … Continue reading Bathroom Progress + New Shower
After sitting in the back of my truck for a couple of weeks, I finally was able to truly get rid of the old cast iron bathtub from the lake house. I took it to Resource Solutions Corp in Madison, and they were able to toss it into a dumpster and recycle it. I am … Continue reading Goodbye, Bathtub
Today was the final day of demolition for the lake house bathroom project: I removed all of the old shower plumbing from the wall, and removed all of the old lighting. I installed valves on the pipes to make it easier to do the new plumbing work, which I’ll start after Christmas. I also stripped … Continue reading Final Demolition
I was in Dallas the entire last week, so I was able to stop into the Knox Henderson Restoration Hardware and look at vanities. I am planning on ordering a Reclaimed Russian Oak vanity with a marble top and a farmhouse-style sink, which connects the mid-century modern meets lake house style that I’ve tried to … Continue reading Vanity Shopping
Today, I called in a pro to help with three plumbing issues at the lake house: Installing the Dishwasher Disconnecting the Bathtub Drain Connecting the Refrigerator Water Lines The second and third issues were things I could have done myself, but since I already had a pro helping with #1, I figured I might as … Continue reading Three Plumbing Problems Solved