Things I learned while remodeling my kitchen

  1. 1.
    Never walk barefoot through a construction site
  2. 2.
    Some people will put 5 holes in a water line while putting up wall cabinets
  3. 3.
    When putting together IKEA cabinets never put all screws in before trying if the drawers actually fit height wise.
  4. 4.
    I still love IKEA
  5. 5.
    Putting a kitchen in yourself saves a lot of money and eats a lot of time
  6. 6.
    It challenges your marriage if you do it yourself.
  7. 7.
    Wooden countertops are a lot of work to prepare but totally worth it.
  8. 8.
    Making holes in the outside wall through brick for a vent is not easy.
  9. 9.
    Making holes into any other wall accidentally is too easy.
  10. 10.
    Living 7 days without a sink is a challenge.
  11. 11.
    The sound of a drawer sliding to a gentle closing is beautiful.
  12. 12.
    A lot of things will go wrong.
  13. 13.
    The end result is totally worth it.