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All the small details I forgot about during the home reno process

Hi guys!

I really thought I had thought of everything when we put together our budget and there were several things that came up along the way that I had completely forgot about! I listed everything below and even linked everything we bought.

I forgot:

-Closet lights (with and without a pull chain)

-Door stoppers (attaches to your baseboard)

-Door stoppers (attaches to the door hinge if a baseboard isn't behind it)

-Combined Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarms

-Light Bulbs (all the chandelier's I bought came WITHOUT lightbulbs which is fine since I could pick the color temperature I wanted but I didn't realize. I did 5000K in the kitchen and 4000K throughout the house.

-Floor Vents (for bathrooms and laundry)

-Ceiling Vents

-4 Hole, Door Hinges (for our outdoor/indoor doors)

-Stair Brackets (for the railing to sit on)

-Pocket Door Handle (our painter had accidentally painted it)

- Valves for the washing machine

The small details I remembered to account for:


-Light switches

-Light plates (theres 1-gang, 2-gang, 3-gang depending on what you need)

-USB outlets

-Smart WIFI dimmers (we wanted smart ones so we could turn the lights on for our pup Misia when we're at work during the winter and it getting dark early)

-Cable insert plug

-Recessed lights

-Inside door handles

-Handles for outside doors

-Cabinet handles/pulls/knobs (for laundry and kitchen)

See below for all of them

If you have trouble viewing those on a mobile here are most of them:

You can follow all our home reno youtube videos here!

All my home reno blog posts are also here

You can find more house videos on my insta stories and vlogs

Don't forget to check out my Amazon Page that lists all my favorites on there- clothing, bathing suits, beauty products and more. Also I post a bunch of videos on my youtube channel!

xoxo ela

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