I chose a few before photos- We were speechless when we walked in and saw this mess! 

I'm thrilled the "B" side of the 1940's duplex is complete! We began this adventure on May 17th of this year. 
Fortunately, we have renovated older homes before. We knew that we might encounter hidden issues. We realized it would be better to replace the windows, with energy efficient ones, rather than repair the existing, older, single pane windows that had been filled with "Great Stuff". Adding central heat and air required an upgraded electrical panel and wiring. Once permits were pulled all items had to meet current building code requirements. 
If you have followed along, you remember the disrepair in this unit. The entire story can be found here
Lots of photos below:
Welcome!
This unit has nine foot ceilings, crown molding and hardwood floors.
Living and Dining Room- Sherwin Williams, Kilim Beige  is the wall color. Shell white is the ceiling color and white plastic coat paint was added to the trim. The hardwood floors were refinished and stained with Miniwax Early American. I think they truned out well considering the former pet stain damage. I tried to keep the colors neutral because this is a rental.
 I still have to add all the crystals to the chandelier. Whew, what a job! 
A mini mudroom covered the purple contact paper.
Powder room- black and white tile
I had hope to use the vintage kitchen sink, but by the time I re-glazed the sink, added custom laminate and a subway tile backsplash it became cost prohibitive. Granite was a better choice.
This corner contained the water heater, but we removed it and added cabinets and the drawer stack. A fur down was required to match the existing cabinets. 
The linoleum was removed and tile was added. 
A built-in microwave and cabinets were added to the wall above the stove.

The cabinet stack was relocated to provide room for a dishwasher.

A former screened porch became a laundry room. 
The second floor
I had planned to add a pedestal sink here, but the supply lines prohibited that. I did find this medicine cabinet with lights at Lowe's to add some vintage appeal.

I kept the original tile.  I did have the tub re-glazed. 
The second floor has two large bedrooms.
The guest room has two walk in closets.
The master bedroom has two windows- that tilt in to clean. 
The master also has two walk in closets.
Funny, when we made all the repairs and updates the door knobs, door stops, light fixtures and outlets all looked worn out. They have all been replaced too. I was fortunate to find items that looked like the original ones; the new ones do have a lifetime finish.
Thank you for stopping by and reading this long post!
 
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