Thursday, July 02, 2009

Operation A.E.I.O.U

(aka: Operation Action to Eliminate Icky Oder of Urine)

Objective: Remodel Nasty Ass Smellin' 1946 Bathroom (of an otherwise fabulous house)

bathroom view 1

Goals: New Tile Floor, New 5 Star Flush Rated Toilet, New Pedestal Sink, New Light Fixture, New Wall Treatments, New Paint Color

Order of Operations:
1) Demolition
2) Reconstruction
3) Finishing Touches

bathroom view 2

Detailed Strategies for said Operations:
1) Demolition:
Remove the sink, then the toilet and floor, bust out the bottom row of tile (except near the tub), find out how to take down the mirror that is glued to the wall.
2) Reconstruction:
Replace smelly plywood under flooring, retile the floor, wainscot over the tile walls, prime and paint said wainscot with bathroom paint, install new toilet, install new sink, replace light fixture.
3)Finishing touches:
paint walls, replace doors on the medicine cabinet, hang new antique mirror in place of ugly old one, put pretty pictures on the wall, new shower curtain

bathroom remodeling weekend weather

Timeline for completion of the operation: 4 day holiday weekend! (not likely, but hopefully)

Lots more photos HERE on Flickr!!


TesoriTrovati said...

You are way too funny! Can't wait to see the big reveal! Enjoy the day...and have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

Kristen said...

Good luck Kerry! Hope you get it all done on your holiday weekend! I can't wait to see how it turns out!

Jenny J. said...

You crack me up!!! haaaaaaaaaa Inspiration is everywhere...even in ass smelling bathrooms!! haaaaaa

Anonymous said...

i like the shower curtain! lisa d., portland, oregon

Cindy said...

Kerry, you have a way with words (has anyone ever told you that?). I hope that rain subsides and you can get some good work in!

Jo said...

Good luck!!