Reasons for bathroom remodel: tub reglazed by previous owner made it too slick to stand in safely, cracked tile floor grout, granite tile counter, short toilet, old/moldy tub/shower, outdated shower fixtures, short shower head, one unnecessary doorway and hallway, popcorn ceiling, poorly patched walls
Initial Budget: $7,000 Actual: $10,500
I started this six-week remodel by removing the popcorn ceiling texture and the shower door enclosure. I used a small garden sprayer to apply water to the ceiling and then scraped the popcorn off. It was messy but easy. Taking off the shower door was also an easy process. I saved all the parts and put it up for sale on Craigslist after the Habitat for Humanity Restore turned down the donation. No takers on Craigslist so I ended up putting it in the landfill. Bummer!