Category Archives: kitchen

Wanted: Kitchen Sink

I had no idea kitchen sinks cost so much. We’re trying to be as cost-conscious* as possible in renovating our garden apartment. The stove & fridge were purchased (separately) from Craigslist for $275 total. The cabinets were free and, while … Continue reading

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How to Remove Drywall

Yesterday after work, the hubs & I ripped out all the drywall in the basement garden apartment kitchen. Why? 1. The gas line to the stove was not secured and flexing freely 2. Electric outlets could have been placed better … Continue reading

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Basement Demo Day

The basement of our brownstone (can you call it a brownstone if it’s brick?) is zoned as a separate unit; separate electric meter, separate gas meter, 2 different points of egress, the whole nine yards. Unfortunately, it’s not what one … Continue reading

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