Tearing Apart Our Rental – Beginning Stages of DIY

It’s a super exciting time for Liz and I. We closed on our rental property on Monday and have been tearing apart the rental ever since. Unfortunately, much of the beginning stages of the demo has left us a bit disappointed….

Day 1 – Tearing Out the Living Room Carpet and Kitchen Laminate Tile

The Living and Dining Room

On the day of the closing, I decided to start tearing into the living and dining room immediately. I knew there were hardwood floors underneath (because I tore up a small corner of the carpet when we first looked at it), but I didn’t know the full condition of the floors and I was excited to see them.

Well, I tore back the first corner and…wommp wommm….not what I was expecting. The entire floor wasn’t hardwood! It had a different, cheaper version of wood in the middle. I had seen this . . . → Read More: Tearing Apart Our Rental – Beginning Stages of DIY