Closing In On the Finish Line

We are getting SO close to finishing up this flip, I can hardly stand it!

Here’s where we stand on the to-do-list:

Painting – all done except for touch-ups and the exterior

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Thanks so much for all of your votes on the paint color – it’s hard to see the difference between the two gray paint samples, but we’re going with the one on the bottom.  I’m 99% sure it’s Dovetail Gray by Sherwin Williams, but I’ll double check.

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Counter tops – all in!!

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Eeek!!  I LOVE this part – I always fall in love with each and every counter.  :)

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Tile – all done except for the backsplash (still waiting for that to be delivered)

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We narrowed down the finalists above to the one below:

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Plumbing – installing toilets and faucets and other goodies as I type

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Electrical – installing light fixtures, face plates, etc. starting tomorrow

Appliances – grrr.  They were supposed to be delivered at 8:30 this morning, but we got a call at 8:00 this morning that they were going to be delayed, some of them until the 11th.  Ugh!  Jason’s working on a plan to get them here sooner…

Hardwood Floors – we’ve picked the stain and the flooring guys will start the finishing process once the plumbers and electricians are out of the house

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We’re going with the bottom sample in the photo below – 1/2 ebony, 1/2 antique brown.

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Carpet – being installed on Wednesday in the 3 guest bedrooms

Shower Glass – ordered, should be ready sometime next week

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Landscaping – we didn’t think we would have to touch the landscaping but some plants died when the electrician accidentally disconnected the sprinkler system – Jason and I are planning on tackling that tomorrow afternoon while my sister-in-law watches Peanut

Hardware – won’t be installed until the very end, but we have it all ready and waiting

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It sounds like there’s lots left to do but it’s going to go SO quickly.  We’ve already had a few prospective buyers through the house and the feedback has been positive.  We’ll see, I’m ready to get this sucker on the market!

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Comments

  1. Julie says:

    Love the hardware – may I ask where it’s from?

    • Liz - It's Great To Be Home says:

      Thanks Julie! All but the bottom right knob and pull are from Build.com – the bottom right ones are from Home Depot. Hope that helps! :)

  2. I love your enthuiasm and writing style. I am looking forward on reading the next hub. Rated up.

  3. christy says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE. Can’t wait till you get it on the market and show us the final product!

  4. This is looking so good. I live the brick color. It’s gong I be awesome. And don’t get me started with the countertops.

  5. Aimee says:

    Wow! This seems like it has all gone so fast: I love what you have done. It must be hard to make all of the hundreds of decisions, so tiny and some huge, and not have a nervous breakdown before it all comes together. Can’t wait to see another wonderful job!

  6. I’m filing away all of your great design decisions for when we finally get a house! It helps to see you do it over and over but in new and different ways! Can’t wait to see the finished flip this time. :)

  7. Elesa says:

    I love the tile you used for the Kitchen backsplash. Where did you get it?

  8. When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get three e-mails with the same comment.
    Is there any way you can remove people from that service?
    Thanks a lot!

    • Liz - It's Great To Be Home says:

      Annette, I’m looking into it but so far I can’t figure out how to do it – I’m sorry! If anyone has any tips I’m all ears…