House renovations hardly ever go precisely as anticipated. Melanie and Thomas Tucker’s deliberate renovation of the three-bedroom, three-bath Alamo Heights residence they purchased in February not solely fell sufferer to “mission creep,” it additionally uncovered structural shortcomings that precipitated a nook of the home to break down. A venture initially budgeted to value $65,000 ultimately topped $150,000.
Whereas planning their transfer to Alamo Heights from Wenatchee, Wash., to be nearer to household, the couple thought they’d solely should renovate the bogs. They deliberate to spruce up the remainder of the charming, 1934 home with recent paint and different beauty touches.
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