Experiment: what repairs can be done in 13 days with a budget of 300 thousand -

Repair usually has the property of being drawn ona few months and even years. And can you handle it faster? Say, in two weeks. Impossible? No matter how it is! Usual new building in Kazan and apartment, which was urgently needed repair in time trouble and with a budget of 300 thousand rubles. Designer Ekaterina Savkina undertook to hold it in record time - in just 13 days. The owner gave the go-ahead for such a bold experiment, which started in September last year. Ekaterina Savkina Was born in Kazan, now she livesand works in Moscow. She studied at the School of Design "Details", now is the art director of the popular and most that there is a practical transfer of "Fazenda" on the First Channel. Professionally engaged in design for 10 years, among other things, directs the project Design Direction - in the framework of it, and was set up an experiment, which will be discussed later. The task was the following: to make repairs as quickly as possible, so that the apartment could start to be rented, and at the same time fit in the amount of 300 thousand rubles. Some stocks of furniture were already available, but they also had to be somehow inscribed in the interior. In August, the keys were received, the measurements were made, and about a month was allocated for training. Preparation To begin with, Moscow was purchasedthe main accent materials: tiles, paint, boards and wallpaper, to which then everything was selected - and textiles, and assortment of furniture, and kitchen. Plans were made for the arrangement of furniture, lists of purchases were compiled, clearly timed by the day, a working team with a foreman was found. The materials had to be sent to the work site in advance, so that by the time the repair was started they were all in stock. Clarification of the editorial office: - The apartment was rented for a fine finish, so that the floor was already filled and the walls were plastered. If this were not done, the repair would be much more expensive. Related articles Day 1 On the first day of work on the site wasan agreement was reached with the workers (the foreman withdrew, honestly declaring that this was not his pace). After inspecting the apartment, a few more items were added to the shopping list - plaster, pipes, tile glue, which immediately went to the store. Having promptly purchased everything necessary, the same day they delivered the materials to the apartment and the team started to work. Day 2 Workers, not hesitating at all, plasteredthe walls of the bathroom, which were slightly curved, cut the walls in the right places and ground the half of the apartment. The tiles were bought, and very cheap by Moscow standards, but high-quality. Day 3 Made apron, electrician, completelytiled balcony, began to prepare the wallpaper for coloring. The repair process required even more glue and materials, which again required to go to the store. Also on this day, all the doors were painted with the first layer. Day 4 and 5 The diligence of the workers and aspirationdo everything in a timely manner led to the fact that at the end of the fifth day of work in the bathroom more or less came to an end. The kitchen was covered with wallpaper. It is necessary to clarify that the repair was not round the clock, but with full compliance with the schedule of noisy works. Day 6 and 7 These days, the doors and ceilings were finished, and they also continued to carry out all the processes that had been started. And the paint came to the liking of absolutely everyone - both externally and by its characteristics. The installation of the doors did not take much time, and by the evening of the seventh day they were already on hinges. Day 8 and 9 Almost completed the process of gluingwallcoverings, laid out substrates and laminate on top of them, platbands, plinths are installed. Not only three workers take an active part in the repair, but also a designer. The result of the ninth day: it's time to import furniture, as the building part has almost come to an end. Day 10 Elements of equipment were purchased and allfurniture - two beds, wardrobe, mattresses, consoles, cabinets, stools, picture frames and a kitchen with all the contents. Moreover, the delivery was scheduled for the next day, so with logistics, there were no special problems. And in the apartment at this time, pulled the ceilings for the bathroom and almost installed the plumbing. Related articles Day 11 So, the furniture was brought, followed by the process of its assembly and installation. The beds were additionally painted, previously removed radiators were returned to their seats. All construction debris was cleaned. Day 12 This day was the final day for the workers, and they tried to glory. They made shelves in the kitchen, hangers, cornices, installed all the lamps and switches and even fasteners for posters. Day 13 While the other brigade was already busyassembly of the kitchen, the designer hung curtains, posters - in a word, was engaged in decorating the rest of the space. Once absolutely all the work was completed, the final cleaning followed, after which the owner, amazed at such speed, took the keys to his renovated apartment. The experiment was a success - you can actually carry out a global repair in just over two weeks! Materials used

  • Belarusian tile "Keramin" from the store "Megastroy", collection "Freestyle";
  • wallpaper of the Moscow wallpaper factory from the "Wallpaper House";
  • plumbing - shop "Construction";
  • paint Dulux Master Lux Aqua 40, for the ceiling - Zinsser Ceiling Paint;
  • refrigerator - "Mediamarkt";
  • other consumables and building materials, furniture from the stores "Leroy Merlin", IKEA, "Mega", including mattresses, curtains, Paks wardrobe and the entire kitchen.

Schedule of repair work Photos are taken from the site.