Um, so yeah, about that...I am scared. As in petrified. I have talked to planner. I have 3 options. I haven't finalized it yet. FYI --these are NOT my 3 plans--although a couple are similar. What I didn't mention is, this isn't just a kitchen remodel. It is a kitchen/ bathroom/ laundry room remodel. BIG BUCKS! This will encompass 1/3 of my first floor.
WHY won't I commit to this? I hate, Hate, HATE my kitchen. I think the issue is-- I love, Love, LOVE my savings account more. I am sooo afraid to spend the money. I know it is a worthwhile investment. I know I will be
4. Install the gas line.
9. Level floor
10. Install new sub-floor
10. Insulate both exterior walls
12. Drywall/ mud/ tape/ prime/ paint
13. If budget allows--install floor radiant heating
14. Installs flooring
15. Install cabinets
16. Install counter tops
17. Install back splash tile/ grout/ seal
18. Install trim work
20. Cabinet hardware
21. Place appliances
22. Move all my stuff in/ decorate
Complete the bathroom and laundry rooms
2. Trim work
I realize there will be multiple steps occurring simultaneously and not every step/ detail is listed. The estimated cost for the remodel is staggering. I have
I mean I don't know about y'all but we worked hard for that money
(haha the Donna Summer song just played in my head)
and the thought of spending it makes me down right queasy.
What do you think? Am I over-reacting? What would you do in my given circumstances? Would you be hesitant? Would you go for it? What money savings/ bargain remodel ideals have you had/ used?