- removing the carpet from all of the carpeted rooms (all bedrooms, dining room, etc.)
- refinishing the (mostly) awesome hardwoods underneath the carpeted rooms
- widening the doorways adjacent to the front door and lining the entryway
- removing the doorway which created a pass-through from the kitchen to the eating area
We were very eager to get some of the work done and actually started the night we closed! After we left the lawyer's office we ran back to our apartment to grab Stella, our air mattress and supplies we had previously purchased at Home Depot.
Stella hanging out while we worked
That first night we managed to open up the two doorways near the front door and started to pull up the carpet and padding. (yuck!)
Demoing the walls
Our first night was also very memorable thanks to our sweet friends Hayley and Kramer who sent us a pizza to fuel the start of Renovation Madness!
Thanks to the magic of the internet you now get to see the
I love looking back on the change. One of the most interesting parts of this process was working with a handyman to fill the gaps in the floor that widening the doorways left. More on this soon!