I thought I would write up this timeline and post it to give people an idea of how long it actually took us to reno our house. And also because I was taking notes on my phone to give myself an idea of when we'd be actually done! :)
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BOUGHT OUR HOUSE
December 6th: Closed on our house
All of December and beginning of January: Had contractors come by to give us quotes
January 8th: Picked our floor guy (wood was ordered: 5 inch white oak)
January 13th: Demo started
January 18th: We saw samples of colors on the wood that was delivered.
January 27th: Floors were started
February 1st: Floor install was done
February 7th: Sanding completed
February 8th: We chose our final stain color (after seeing his samples)
February 13th: Floor staining was completed
Week of February 17th: Floors were covered and most doors installed after being painted.
February 15th: Contractors stopped by to give me measurements for ordering material for woodwork (baseboards, door casings, paneling)
February 17th: I placed orders for baseboards, door casings, wood paneling, crown molding and a few closet doors
February 24: Delivery of all wood
Week of March 2nd: Baseboards and door casings starting to get installed on 2nd floor
Week of March 9th: Baseboards and casings installed on 1st floor
February 22nd- Ordered tile for laundry and bathroom floors
February 25th- Tile delivered
March 7th- Heated floors installed in laundry and bathroom
March 12th-13th- Tile in laundry and powder bath installed
April 30th- Backsplash for kitchen installed
Week of May 4th- Backsplash for laundry installed
Week of March 2nd: Electrical done for adding recessed lighting in 6 rooms
January 28th: Doors taken to painters shop to paint
Week of March 9th- 2nd floor window trim and ceilings painted.
Week of March 16th- We had to fire our painter...
Week of March 23rd- New painters started covering all floors correctly and patching walls. Windows also primed on first floor along with front and back door.
Week of March 30th- 2nd floor painted
Week of April 6th- First floor painted and brick fireplace
Week of April 12th- Wallpaper in powder bath installed
CABINETS/ LAUNDRY AND KITCHEN
March 9th- Ordered laundry cabinets
Week of April 6th- Laundry cabinets were installed
April 17th- Kitchen cabinets were installed
Week of April 20th- Laundry sink and kitchen sink installed
April 29th- Countertops were installed
Week of May 4th - Appliances installed
May 11th- Hood and floating shelves installed
March 1- Ordered most lights and chandeliers
March 8- Ordered all new outlets and light switches
March 15- Ordered all recessed lights
Week of March 30th- All outlets and light switches put on on second floor
Week of April 6th- All door handles put on
Week of April 12th - Lights/chandeliers were installed
Week of April 27th- Powder bath toilet, vanity, sink installed
May 11th- Cabinet handles installed
PAPER OFF AND LIVABLE- MAY 7TH!!
We finally got the paper off the floor May 7th and cleaned the house but everything was actually completed (like the kitchen hood and oven installed) on May 11th. A long almost 5 total months.
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