John helps doctors Jen and Jake save 20 percent on their bathroom remodel.
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Host: When Jane and Jake Forester aren’t reading to there toddler to max, there reading charge to the hospital. Jane is specialist and Jake is psychiatrist, together they have a serious case they describe as code blue, there bathroom. Jane: I don’t think there is much alike about the bathroom, it’s blue, and it’s not in change since I think 1968. Jake: Was blue porcelain and what’s a blue carpet? Jane: And a yellow walls. Jake: And a yellow walls. Host: The far of this contract the due of plans so they could say bye, bye blue. Here is the renovation plan. Gut the entire bathroom; ditch the fixes and a big step inch shower, new tile, new cabinetry and a high in vanity. See we’ve got two bids here. The contract is bid range from more than 26 to close to $36,000 finding them to savings won’t be easy. Here are five ways to come up with ten green in savings for the far. Number one do the demo, number two install the cabinetry, number three forget about panic contracted to do the painting. Number four, I have some ideas on how to get some granite for the counter top and finally I think some of this fixture can be resolve and bottom line the contract the want they charge over $2700 on demo by doing it themselves it didn’t cost the falls as they done and they save every penny. It took goes about six hours and your bathroom is demoed, 2700 bucks. The bid to install the countertops was $1900 that’s way too much money. I said Jane to a granite supply to look to granite reminisce, it’s a left over piece that could save Jane. Sure this limits Jane’s choices but maximizes her savings. Jake: Being a ruminant you’re saving quite a bit, probably less than half price had you bought a new slab. Host: It’s been just over two months the ducts Jake and Jane decided to drag there updated bathroom into there 21st century and take a look at it now. Jake: Wow look so much more spacious and I got to tell and this— already but this is really nice. Host: On schedule and on the budget. They spent $28,000 that’s a big savings of 20%. Here’s how they did it, they save more than $2700 doing demolition. Painting saves them $975 installing the cabinets and vanity more than 1600 bucks and the granite end in 1100 more in savings back for in the other small projects and Jane and Jake for there savings to 7000 bucks.
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