I don’t blame you if you forgot. After all I began the project back in March. If you remember there were all sorts of setbacks. But basically this was the BEFORE”. Brown yucky cabinets, old faucets, a nasty vanity top…you get the idea.
Second, you will need to reinforce any overhangs you have on islands or breakfast bars. The last thing you want is to have your new tiles cracking or popping loose. Then you must lay cement backer board for any tiling project. After speaking with a nice man at Lowe’s, I decided to lay my backer board right on top of the old countertop. You will not be able to do this if your counter has a contoured edge or a build in backsplash ledge. Your old surface must be completely smooth and level and securely attached to the substrate.
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The renovation process is a give and take. For as much as it’s been glamorized in television shows, there’s a lot that happens in between the before and after shots that you don’t typically see. Ultimately, renovation is about discovering what your house can be, and letting us put in the work to make it happen.
Idea 6: If you entertain a lot and use your island mainly as a buffet, it may be preferable to use ambient bulbs for your hanging pendant light, so that it’s understated and softer lighting. Or, opt to use candles or a buffet lamp on your island. Knowledge is power Enelle! Thanks, I love it when I can DIY and surprise everyone-great feeling. Thank you for sharing! I do not find self-assembly furniture easy to assemble. I usually let someone else do it for me. Thanks for sharing this great information.
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