Monday, January 30, 2012

Bathroom of a thousand doors

Okay, so the title of this post is a bit of an exaggeration, but our full bath definitely has more doors than it needs to.

Consider this view: looking into the bathroom from the hallway. Behind the door on the left is the bathtub. Out of sight on the far right of the picture is another door leading towards the kitchen. Not to mention the partial wall and doorway separating the toilet from the sink (?!?).
This is what you see from the not-pictured-above doorway (my back is towards the entryway and kitchen). Again, the bathtub is behind the far door and the only thing that partial wall is being used for is to hold a towel rack.

So we took measures into our own hands.

Yep, that partial wall is on it's way OUT! You can see the awesome construction when they glued the sheetrock to the 2x4s, but you can also finally see part of the shower! (It also helps that I took out the stupid sliding glass shower doors. I'm not a fan of those things!) It's a long and narrow bathroom, but it already is starting to feel larger thanks to that huge hole we made. Next up is removing the top part of the wall and taking the boards out! That'll probably be next weekend's project, unless Jared is feeling adventurous earlier in the week.

Oh, and in case you were wondering, yes, I made sure to use proper safety equipment while doing demolition.

How was your weekend? Do any DIY projects? Have you put any holes in any walls in your house lately? (Oh yeah, and we also moved some of our stuff this weekend.)


  1. lookin' good! btw, gluing the drywall is the easiest way to do it. That's so you don't have to hold it up while you screw it in! Learned that trick from my carpenter brothers;-)

  2. WOW!!!! I can't believe you two!!!! Can't wait to come see everything!!!