Back (Rental) Unit Before & After

Its been a while since I shared, but the back unit is now complete and ready to rent.

Check out the before, during, and afters!

Kitchen

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Bedroom

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Living Room

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Bathroom

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Under $400 kitchen remodel

So we were adventurous and decided to remodel our kitchen on a budget. The actual cosmetic work was under $400, although we did add a dishwasher, garbage disposal, and replace the tile.

Products: We used the rustoleum countertop transformations ($20), rustoleum cabinet transformations in espresso ($160 for 2 kits), 3 inch handles ($100 for 20 handles), stick on tile by smart tiles- shhh! ($50 for 6 sheets), and comfort gray for the walls ($20 for 1 gallon). 

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The cabinet transformations kit was time consuming but well worth it. It was nice that I didn’t need to think about the steps and that the kit was nicely packaged for me. It took me 3 separate weekends to finish. I should have installed the hardware first (I had veneer cabinets so i ended up with splinters/ peeling in the back but since it is on the inside I can live with it!) Enjoy:

Here is the kitchen stock photo from our real estate listing:

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Post painting, tile, dishwasher, stove swap:

 

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Added tiling, painted countertop, removed all the cabinet faces (the kitchen may have sat like this for over a month :/)

 

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Wiped down the cabinets with the first step of the cabinet transformations kit:

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Painted 2 coats on the cabinets

 

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Painted 2 coats on the inside:

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Painted the glaze and final coat inside:

 

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Heres a picture with and without the glaze. Since the color was so dark, it just made it slightly 3D and darker.

 

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Put the cabinets back on:

 

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And added the hardware!

 

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All that is left is adding the light!

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