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Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 | 3 comments

Little by Little, Bathroom Gets DIY Makeover

Little by Little, Bathroom Gets DIY Makeover

Christophe is not afraid to tackle a home improvement project; he’s a true DIYer whose passion and enthusiasm come out in his exceptional work. The original bathroom in his 1950s rowhouse needed some sprucing up. It had some redeeming qualities — the neutral white and gray tile floor and the tub were in good shape  — but overall the room was dated. With this being the only bathroom in the house, Christophe knew the renovation would be a long-term project. He needed to use the bathroom as he remodeled, so that meant he could only do a little at a time. Christophe started by removing all the tiles on the walls and around the tub. He liked the gray color and some of the tiles were still in good condition, so he kept some to use as accents for the new walls. He took the walls down to the studs, including the extremely messy task of removing the plaster walls. The process took well over a month. But it was well worth the effort....

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