Replacing a Regular Door with a Barn Door

Once our bathroom remodel was complete, we realized how awkward the door that opens from our master bedroom into the bathroom is. It opens fine, but blocks the entryway to the water closet. We had talked about removing the door and adding a barn door for a long time, and finally went for it! Before:Continue reading “Replacing a Regular Door with a Barn Door”

Master Bath Remodel- Part 3 (Countertops)

Our original countertops were made of cultured marble, and we wanted to update it to granite countertops. We went to a local granite place, picked out a piece we liked, and they came to measure, cut, and install. We got new faucets and new sinks. I love it! Before: It definitely makes more of aContinue reading “Master Bath Remodel- Part 3 (Countertops)”

$1200 Bathroom Makeover

We decided to update our master bathroom (more on that later…!), and we figured that we’d also update our downstairs/guest bathroom while we were at it. In total, we spent $1200 for materials and labor, and I wanted to share with you what we did! First, we changed out the cultured marble counter and sinkContinue reading “$1200 Bathroom Makeover”

Cheap Ways to Update a Front Door

Hammertime is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our blog, we may earn commissions. Going back to the rental house we had for 10 years… we knew we would need to update the house before listing it a few years ago, but we also didn’t want to spend a ton of money to doContinue reading “Cheap Ways to Update a Front Door”

Painting our Fireplace White

In 2017, we decided to sell a rental house that we owned for about 10 years. The tenants were moving out, and it seemed like a good time to move on from it. Of course, after 10 years and several families living in it, it needed a LOT of work! But, for this blog, I’mContinue reading “Painting our Fireplace White”

Master Bathroom Remodel- Before!

Next week, we are starting our master bathroom re-model! I’m very excited, but we are currently living in limbo- we had to remove everything from our bathroom and master closet. Let’s just say that our dining room and office are currently filled with clothes, shoes, and more! (on the plus side, I’ve found a lotContinue reading “Master Bathroom Remodel- Before!”

Painting a Red Brick House

What do you think about red brick houses? Some people love them and their prestigious look. Others are quick to paint them white, gray, white-washed, or really any other color you can think of! Our former rental house was a red brick ranch, built in the 1950s. We left it as-is, but I’ve been trackingContinue reading “Painting a Red Brick House”