To Do

An ongoing list of some of the projects around the house:

Living Room:

  • Touch up paint
  • Paint built-in shelves
  • Fix built-in trim
  • Hem curtains
  • Purchase rug
  • Refinish stereo cabinet
  • Frame and hang prints
  • Find new front screen & entry door
  • Remove curtain tie-backs
  • Patch & paint wall from tie-backs
  • Hang Emil Lukas work
  • Reinforce built-in shelves
  • Refinish or replace coffee table
  • Refinish theatre seats
  • Install flooring
  • Touch up trim
  • Install theatre seats

Hallway:

  • Touch up paint (ceiling-walls-trim)
  • Change out light
  • Hang print
  • Stain & wax drawers
  • Paint wallpaper trim
  • Clean window casement
  • Caulk window
  • Caulk wallpaper edge
  • Install smoke detectors
  • Hang curtain/frost window
  • Install floor at landing
  • Touch up trim

Stairs:

  • Remove nails & staples
  • Reinforce loose steps
  • Clean
  • Rough sand
  • Caulk gaps
  • Prime everything
  • Paint risers white
  • Paint treads grey
  • Refinish railing

Bathroom:

  • Wash walls
  • Touch up paint
  • Rip out caulk
  • Recaulk tub
  • Recaulk window
  • Caulk shower edge
  • Paint medicine cabinet
  • Clean up paint spatters
  • Install new fan/light
  • Frost shower window
  • Resurface sink
  • Clean & Paint sink pipes
  • Paint door trim
  • Clean door hardware
  • Paint door
  • Paint door hardware
  • Find under sink storage
  • Mega cleaning
  • Seal shower grout
  • Seal floor grout
  • Rehang door

Dining Room:

  • Paint trim (two coats)
  • Paint mantle (two coats)
  • Touch up white walls
  • Touch up ceiling
  • Enlarge baseboard vent
  • Remove fireplace insert
  • Paint wall blue (two coats)
  • Refinish buffet
  • Paint bookshelf
  • Wash – Iron – Hem curtains
  • Install curtains
  • Refinish table
  • Repair chairs
  • Refinish three doors (clean-sand-patch-prime-paint)
  • Refinish door hardware
  • Clean window casements
  • Caulk windows
  • Install floors
  • Touch up trim

Master Bedroom:

  • Repair walls
  • Repaint grey
  • Final coat on trim
  • Paint inside fireplace
  • Touch up cleaning
  • Replace light fixture
  • Refinish three doors (clean-sand-patch-prime-paint)
  • Refinish hardware
  • Install new vents
  • Hang blinds
  • Hem-Iron-Dye-Hang curtains
  • Find new dresser/wardrobe
  • Refinish bed
  • Refinish nightstand
  • Stain & Paint mini dressers
  • Reupholster chair
  • Paint & hang mirror
  • Frame & hang prints
  • Install carpet/hardwood

There’s all that plus the guest room, kitchen, attic, basement, exterior & garden.  Then you throw in the general projects like rewire the house and insulate and it should be done in no time right?

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