Millie’s Remodel

Millies Remodel: Tiling Main Bathroom using tile profiles for caulk free shower tub
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Millie’s Remodel: How to Tile a Shower/Tub Surround and Never Replace Caulk Again

I'm back with another Millie's Remodel update. This time we'll be tiling, and I'll share how to tile so you'll never have to caulk around your tub ever again! Millie's Remodel: Main Bathroom Tiling with No Maintenance Profiles How are…
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Millie’s Remodel: Super Strong Floating Shelves with LED Lighting

Millie's Remodel is almost done. Today I want to teach you how to build and install the strongest floating shelves. Then make them even better with hidden LED under lighting. Let's learn how to build these Super Strong Floating Shelves with…
1905's ranch with modern wood shutters
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How to Build Custom Wood Shutters – Simple DIY

It’s time to reveal how to build custom wood shutters! I designed these easy to build wood shutters for the Millie's Remodel project and now I can't wait to share the tutorial with you! It's a super simple DIY project. How to Build Custom…
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Millie’s Remodel: Can We Save These Wood Floors?

I have a new update for you on Millie's Remodel. Join me as I uncover the damaged wood floors and ask the question: Can We Save these Wood Floors? Millie's Remodel: Can We Save These Wood Floors? I know it's been a minute since you got…

Millie’s Remodel: Major Setback and Some Progress

In this Millie's Remodel update, I'll show you how to create a coat hook area in the smallest of spots. I'm also bringing you along to go countertop shopping with me. And finally come see what the major setback is this time. Millie's Remodel:…
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Millie’s Remodel: Installing the Kitchen Cabinets

Join me today as I share this Millie's Remodel Update where I'm installing the kitchen cabinets (mostly by myself!) Millie's Remodel: Installing the Kitchen Cabinets Hey all you Millie's Remodel fans! Today we'll be hanging out in the…
Kichler Ridley II Fan
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Millie’s Remodel: Lighting & Fan Reveal

This is by far my favorite phase in any home renovation! In my mind, the lighting install is like adding jewelry to complete the outfit! And you have to admit some of this lighting is drool-worthy bling! Today, I'm excited to share with you…
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Millie’s Remodel Update: The Easiest & Cheapest Way to Move a Shed

You might remember the ugly Frankenshed behind the Millie's Remodel house. It's finally time to try to move this ugly monster. Whether we're successful or not, I'll share the Easiest & Cheapest Way to Move a Shed! Millie's Remodel:…
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Millie’s Remodel Update: Exterior Front Reveal

Get a load of this transformation! See Millie's Remodel and her exterior front reveal. Plus, I'm sharing tips to help you keep your home protected from termites when landscaping. Millie's Remodel Update: Exterior Front Reveal This update…

Millie’s Remodel Update: Exterior Paint Decision Made

Thanks for all your votes and comments on the siding and brick paint color. I'm excited to finally show you the exterior paint decision for Millie's Remodel! Millie's Remodel Update: Exterior Paint Decision Made Thank you all for your…
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Millie’s Remodel: Exterior Paint Colors – Need Help Deciding

The time has come to pick paint colors for the exterior of the Millie's Remodel house. The majority of the house is brick so I have to choose a paint that is safe for exterior brick. If I'm not careful paint can cause the bricks to deteriorate…
lili cement tiles in two bathrooms
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Millie’s Remodel: Cement Tiles in the Bathrooms

I'm definitely tired of using a port-a-potty at the Millie's Remodel house. It's high time we get the bathroom floors tiled so my plumber can install a toilet! Come along with me today as I install the cement tile floors in the bathrooms. Millie's…
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Millie’s Remodel: Drywall Update & Critters

I know you've all been patiently awaiting another Millie's Remodel update and today I have just that for you! Come see the drywall installation (one of my favorite phases in construction) and find out how I'm dealing with critters in the attic. Millie's…
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11 Must See Tips for Professional Looking Tile Floors

If you want professional-looking tile floors (regardless if you want to do it yourself or hire someone), you must read this article to find out what tiles to buy, how to avoid cracked tiles, and risk a finished tile floor that is less than professional-looking. 11…
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How to Waterproof Floors in Any Room

Today we're prepping to tile in the kitchen and bathrooms. Having seen firsthand how much damage water can cause to a home, I want to show you this tutorial for How to Waterproof Floors! Waterproofing Floors in Any Room Renovations are finally…
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Tips & Tricks to Self-Level a Floor at Millie’s Remodel

After demolition, I realized several water leaks left some low spots in the kitchen floor at Millie's Remodel.  Today I’m going show you how to use self-leveler to fix a sagging floor.  I’ll also show you a few tools you’ll find helpful…
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Mid-Century Modern Lighting Options for Millie’s Remodel

Mid-Century Modern design is a trend that is sweeping the design world by storm. While researching lighting options for Millie's Remodel, I curated a list of possible light fixtures. Here are some of my favorite mid-century modern lighting options. Mid-Century…
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Millie’s Remodel: Kitchen Design

The kitchen at Millie's Remodel has been opened up by removing a wall and the moldy drywall and subfloor have been replaced. Now it's time for me to start thinking about the kitchen design elements for this very important space. Millie's…
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Millie’s Remodel: Powder Room & Laundry Room Design

When I first walked through the Millie's Remodel house, I knew I had to do two things to the home. First, I needed to add a doorway for the laundry room inside the house. Second, I really needed to add a second bathroom. Believe it or not, I…
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Millie’s Remodel: Main Bathroom Design

Millies' Remodel has come to the point where it's time to start building back! Hooray. But, this means I need to pick out the final finishes. Want to see Millie's main bathroom design board? Millie's Remodel: Main Bathroom Design I find…
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Millie’s Remodel: HVAC Update + How to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System

This is the next update in the Millie's Remodel series. Recently I had to decide whether I needed to replace the HVAC unit for Millie. Although it was an expensive proposition, the decision on brand was an easy one for me. Millie's Remodel:…
framing opening and plumbing run between kitchen bathroom
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Millie’s Remodel: Framing, Electrical, & Plumbing – Oh My!

Millie's Remodel: Framing, Electrical, & Plumbing - Oh My! Come take a peek into the Millie's Remodel project house and see the progression as I start to build back after demolition. Did I say demolition is finished? I thought it was, but…
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How to Protect Your House From Termites

How to Protect Your House From Termites or Why I'm Canceling My Termite Treatment You may have seen my update at the Millie's Remodel and how I found termite damage under the laundry room floor. I was just completing demolition and discovered…
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Millie’s Remodel: HAZMAT Demolition Progress and Precautions

Millie's Remodel: HAZMAT Demolition Progress and Precautions It took me two weeks, but the HAZMAT demolition process is finally finished. Truth be told, I never wanted demolition to be completed more than on this house. It seemed like every…
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Millie’s Remodel: Mini Demolition Update

Millie's Remodel: Mini Demolition Update I know it's been a few weeks since you had an update on the Millie's Remodel project. If you're wondering who is Millie and what am I doing to her, you can read more here. Otherwise, let me give you…
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Millie’s Remodel: A 1950’s Ranch Renovation

Millie's Remodel: A 1950's Ranch Renovation This is my latest home renovation project and another opportunity to use my general contracting skills to turn a dated and neglected house into a beautiful new home. Follow along with Millie's Remodel:…