We are buying my parent's old house in Portland. It was built in the 1950's and needs LOTS of updating. The kitchen and bath are completely unuseable as is. It needs flooring in all the main living spaces, bath, and utility room. It also needs a lot more than that done, but these are the crucial things that have to be fixed before moving it. I have 4 months to do it. Here are some projects I want to undertake myself. I have been reading quite a bit about how to do home improvement, but I am interested in knowing your personal experience with the following projects: -- floating engineered wood floors over a concrete foundation (click lock flooring) -- removing popcorn (aka cottage cheese) from ceilings -- gutting a kitchen and bathroom Any suggestions or stories greatly appreciated!