Originally Posted by Yontsey
This too, especially when you start opening up walls. You never know what you could find in there. Just as an idea, I gutted the walls, replaced insulation, wiring, GFI's, cabinets, countertops, appliances, and floor, and did all the work basically on my own or with family help. This ran me about $8000+/-. It adds up quick for sure.
Yeah, we did all that too (and moved a structural wall), except not ourselves (I am talent-free for that sort of thing), so it cost us even more.