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Master Home Improvement List.

Well after realizing that I'm having trouble keeping track of the 1,001 things I need to do, I figured I needed a comprehensive list. If you're into keeping track of things like this, check back in the future as I intend to keep this up to date (I'm even 'memorizing' it)... Oh, and believe it or not, the house isn't in any danger of falling apart.... yet :-p

  • Replace ceiling fan light in deco fan
  • kitchen sink

    • move supplies from above sink, down to cabinet level
    • extract old kitchen sink cabinet & counter-top
    • install new faucet
    • setup water supply & drain for dishwasher

  • replace nearly dead light switch in dressing room
  • run & connect Romax for vanity light fixture
  • install vanity light fixture
  • securely attach (to wall and ceiling) shower curtain loop
  • acquire new handrail & hardware for main stairs

    • install handrail & hardware
    • stain rail and repair any wall damage caused by installation

  • acquire new handrail & hardware for basement stairs

    • install handrail & hardware
    • stain rail and repair any wall damage caused by installation

  • install faucet onto the laundry sinks
  • clean up and de-ickify laundry sinks
  • finish ceiling work in guest room
  • fix exterior window frame (dining room)
  • re-attach fallen security bars on window (dining room)
  • remove chili pepper fan and re-install in kitchen (hurray for kitchen kitsch)
  • install deco fan #1 in bedroom
  • remove ceiling fan from office
    • install in living room

  • remove ceiling fan from dressing room
    • install in dining room

  • install deco fan #2 (the one with spotlights) in office, gives better light than the other one
  • install black fan #1 in guest room
  • Add cut-off valve inside house (no more trekking outside to shut off water)
  • install black fan #2 in dressing room
  • hall bathroom

    • paint
    • repair walls
    • finish installing outlets
    • replace old W/C with a low consumption unit (contact PSB about rebate for doing so)
    • install new sink, vanity, and faucet
    • install medicine cabinet
    • build 'industrial' shelving

  • install range hood in kitchen
  • relocate stove outlet and add and outlet for hood
  • setup old kitchen sink cabinet in garage
  • figure out layout for chili pepper lights
  • attach chili pepper lights quasi-permanently
  • use existing non-used switch to add an outlet for chili lights
  • reinforce library bookcases... maybe also paint or do something with their finish
  • lug library bookcases upstairs
  • J&J bathroom

    • fix damaged floor under W/C
    • remove tub
    • find replacement brass register.
    • prep floor for tile (i.e. remove nasty green linoleum tiles)
    • change layout of major fixtures (w/c, sink, shower)
    • paint

  • back room & half bath

    • prep floor for tile (i.e. remove nasty brown linoleum tiles)
    • tile floor
    • install miniblinds in big windows
    • clean out & de-ickify vanity cabinet
    • extend partition in half bath to include sink and W/C
    • change light fixture for half bath, add vanity light
    • install mirror
    • change faucet

  • throw away old medicine cabinet and broken sink (try not to simultaneously throw out back ;)
  • install couch bookcases in library/guest room
  • paint library/guest room
  • install blackout shades in office (save mini-blinds for other applications)
  • install blackout shades in bedroom (save mini-blinds for other applications)
  • install blackout shades in dressing room (save mini-blinds for other applications)
  • install blackout shades in library/guest room (save mini-blinds for other applications)
  • install mini-blinds in living room
  • install reclaimed mini-blinds in dining room
  • remove old sliding latch from basement door
  • install passage lockest in basement door
  • figure out some sort of window treatment for French doors
  • do quasi Japanese rock garden for front yard area
  • setup laundry room table and shelves
  • install digital/programmable thermostat
  • move supplies for washer to opposite side of sinks
  • move washer drain to opposite side of sinks
  • remove wood blocks from sinks
  • clean out laundry room sinks


That's all for now......


.... most definitely To Be Continued
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