November 22, 2009

Kitchen Remodel: Week 3

Filed under: House, Kitchen — maryparadox @ 8:11 pm

While the plumbing was being done our contractor offered to start on our next project — the “sink” room. After the kitchen is complete we want to turn this room into a breakfast nook/mud room. Unfortunately the room is little more than a shack tacked onto the back of the house with hardly any foundation and lots of rot.

Jim managed to sweet talk the building inspector into calling it legal and giving us a permit, then started on rebuilding the foundation and cleaning out the rot. We were still able to use the room as our kitchen in the meantime, and it gives us a leg up in the construction when the real kitchen is done.

Jim ended up hiring out the foundation work to another contractor who brought in these guys:


Who built this:


And poured this:


All in one day!


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