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Dan's Kitchen: Demolition Part the Third, in which Everything Must Go — Renovation Diary

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The crumbling plaster walls were, unfortunately, not salvageable. Name: Dan Bailey Type of Project: Kitchen remodel Location: East Boston, Boston, Massachusetts Type of building: 2nd Floor Condo in a Greek-Revival Row House The Renovation Diaries are a collaboration with our community in which we feature your step by step renovation progress and provide monetary support towards getting it done in style. See all of our Reno Diaries here . Demolition can be a very cathartic experience. Ripping up a floor, or tearing out a bunch of old cabinets, makes you feel like you’ve really accomplished something, like you’ve begun a process of renewal. And sometimes it just feels good to destroy stuff. Especially if that stuff is as ugly and nonfunctional as my kitchen was before I started this renovation. But at some point during demolition these feelings of satisfaction turn to dread and anxiety. You begin to ask yourself if you’ll ever have a functional kitchen again, and the amount of work remaining to rebuild the space seems insurmountable. I have now reached this point. READ MORE »        






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