Things went quickly yesterday. The kitchen is mostly out, the walls are coming down. We found out we have insulation in our exterior walls, but no vapor barrier! Could explain why we are a little cooler in the winter. The contractor suggested adding vapor barrier obviously. We still do not know why the hot water pipe freezes in winter. So that will be explored tomorrow.
The contractor had some good ideas on saving money. We talked over the job again and he suggested we do a lot of the shopping for the electrician, to save the electrician’s time. He isn’t coming cheap. He’s $100/hour! Yikes! I should have sent my kids into the trades! However, to be truthful, this is an old house with a lot of oddities. As the contractor