Bathroom Renovations, 3 Days In

It’s only been three days since the project has started but there’s already a lot of progress made! The whole half-bath has been gutted, save for a small amount of paneling to be removed Monday. All the flooring has been removed and new plywood sub-flooring has been installed. The orange countertop did not fare well in demo, as it was very well connected to the wall. Whoever installed it didn’t want it to go anywhere. Ever. The pink toilet has also said farewell.

This week, the plan is for the plumber to come in, run new drain lines for the toilet and shower, and put in new lines for the vanity (in its new location) and the shower. The tile guy will also be making an appearance to work his magic. It’s very possible that by the end of this week the project will be more than 75% complete, which is amazing to me. Kudos to the contractor and his team for moving along! And separate from that group, I will be having 3 small windows (one in each bathroom, and another small one in my bedroom) along with the back door, replaced. Pictures of those will come in a separate post.

For now, check out the pictures after 3 days. You can really see the project taking shape. And many thanks to my friend who’s letting me borrow his wide-angle lens so I can properly capture the work in this small space.

This is at the end of Day 2. The back of the hall closet has been removed so we can “borrow” a few inches for the shower. This is the last time I saw the orange countertop and pink sink basin in one piece. Same goes for that toilet.

Now you can see that everything has been removed, save for that small bit of paneling and the orange curtains (which I’m saving for something). ¬†You can also see the original aluminum frame window that is being replaced this week. So long to no-efficiency windows!

What was the 2nd closet in this bedroom. Most of it is being used for the shower stall, but what’s nice is that I’ll still have a small closet for some items, like towels or folded clothes (space on right side of original closet space.)

Day 3. View of the bathroom from the bedroom. If you look at the original post, you’ll notice some things missing.