Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

House remodeling?

Has anyone added a second story to their home? Or done major remodeling? I am wondering how difficult that would be. Not that I have the money for it..:(

Answer Question
 
SusieD250

Asked by SusieD250 at 10:27 AM on Nov. 20, 2008 in Home & Garden

Level 4 (40 Credits)
Answers (3)
  • Recently added an addition to my house built in 1920 and we did most of the work ourselves and it was over eighty thousand just for addition! It is alot of work but we have enjoyed the outcome
    1countrygal

    Answer by 1countrygal at 10:35 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • eighty as in 80? Oh, I guess it won't ever happen then. :( Thanks for letting me know.
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 10:37 AM on Nov. 20, 2008

  • We reroofed the house ourselves and have divided a large, useless "bonus" area into extra bedrooms. My husband has a saying:
    You can have it fast, cheap, or good. Pick any two. But only two.

    Our reroof took 6 months. It doesn't rain much here so that was OK.
    The bedrooms have taken 2 years so far. One is done. The other is drywalled but not finished.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 4:45 PM on Nov. 20, 2008

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN