We’re very happy with our bathroom, however, we’re looking to add a bit of a fun factor to the 2nd. Fun as in color, not as in wacky. This bathroom won’t have much natural light, but will contain a nice, relatively open shower. The polished concrete floors are far from consistent due to old pours, new pours, filler, cracks, aggregate, you name it… we have it. Unlike the upstairs, the space doesn’t contain a “quiet” feel. So what to do with the bathroom? more inspiration at the jump.
A rough idea of what the downstairs could look like. Create a cube of storage; laundry, media, clothing, supplies, etc. Stop the cabinets about a 10″ shy from the ceiling to allow light to pass thru the space. this would also allow for better lighting opportunities vs. cans.
Removing the hardscape proved to be a good decision. Looking back at the photos confirm what needed to be done. It was only after removing the front patio that we discovered the previous owners had poured concrete over the old, resulting in a good 1′ + of extra dirt around and over the entire structure. This contributed to the water and termite damage around the mudsill.
The claw makes quick work of demolition.
Always interesting when this guy shows up.