Kitchen Reno

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Project by FXCREW posted 1988 days ago 1133 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is some before and after picture of a renovation that my sister flew me to Calgary to do for her. The catch was is had to be done in 10 days.The job was completed except for a couple small pieces of trim which we ran out of. She was very capable of cutting them and putting them in place. All the neighbours thought I was crazy even trying to get it done 10 days,but it took 2 months in the planning and a lot of emails and phone calls to get it arranged. The next door neighbour was jealous as he has been doing the similar reno for 2 months and that was with a contractor doing the work when he felt like showing up.This is what had to be done—- new floor in kitchen,family room,hall,bathroom,and laundry,bay window in family room,kitchen cupboards,backsplash,counter top,trim,wall unit around fireplace,step down to familyroom,toilet,vanity,new pipes,new electrical.

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#1 posted 1988 days ago

Kudos to you for accomplishing so much in such little time. I have been there before and it’s no fun. Just think, without family, your ‘to do’ list would be much shorter :-) I think that is something that all handy men and women have come accustomed to.

I am sure that your sister is very thankful and very happy with the results. It looks great!!

-- Brandon, Maine,

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#2 posted 1988 days ago

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes together. So often they don’t. Great job and thanks for posting.

-- gjd Southcentral Wisconsin

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#3 posted 1988 days ago

Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 1988 days ago

Wow! What a beautiful transformation!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 1985 days ago

It looks great. We’ve been working on our kitchen for more years than I would like to remember, but my wife never forgets. Maybe I’ll have to fly you to my place so I can finally get it done.

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#6 posted 1971 days ago

With how fast you got all that done, it sound like one of those TV shows on HGTV. Great work!

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#7 posted 1971 days ago

Great job and a plan that worked. Wow. Your sis ought to be proud of you and the work you did.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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