Monday, December 7, 2015

2015 Interior Changes (the list)

I have made a lot of changes to the interior. Here is the to-do list. Everything in black was done before I last posted. Everything in green has been completed since then.

Restoration/Renovation Master Plan


Repair Electrical and Install Weather Mast
Repair Roof and Flashing Around Chimney
Paint Every Room and Ceiling
Install Shoe Molding
Level Floors
Repair Crack in Drywall/Repaint
Clean Previous Owner's Crap Out of Attic

Purchase and Install Drop-Down Attic Ladder
Add roof joists for extra support
Refinish Doors/Hardware
Replace Modern Doors with Antique Panel Doors

Living Room
Reupholster Settee (sold it)
Hang Curtains in Front Window
Replace Rug

Refinish Built-In Bookcases
Hang Art
Refinish French Doors/hardware
Refinish Baseboards

Dining Room
Refinish Baseboards
Plane Door to A/C Closet Doors/Hardware
Repair Window Frame
Build Light Box
Reupholster Dining Room Chairs (sold those and purchased different ones)
Consider Purchasing Sideboard (purchased a record stand)

Hall Bath

Tear out corner cabinet
Remove tub and sink
Tear out old tile
Open wall/floor, replace pipes to sink and tub
Replace 80% of drywall on walls and ceiling
Strip and refinish medicine cabinet (in progress)
Strip, refinish and repair original sash window including broken pane and rope pulleys
Replace bottom pane with stained glass if affordable
Refinish window
Install fan in ceiling
Tile floor
Replace and patch baseboards
Replace shoe molding
Float and tape walls
Paint walls
Paint baseboards and shoe molding
Replace tub and sink
Fabricate hook and hang antique cup holder
Purchase properly sized storage cabinet (decided against it)
Hang art and towel rack
Purchase and install shower conversion
Strip and paint door, door frame, and hardware

Purchase and Hang Curtain Rod
Make and Hang Curtains
Reupholster Headboard and Bench
Replace Light Fixture/Fan
Purchase Dresser
Paint Standing Mirror

Master Bath
Purchase and Hang Medicine Cabinet
Purchase Over-Toilet Storage
Purchase and Hang Towel Rack and T.P. Holder

Tear Out Old Tile Floors and Shower
Retile Floors
Tile Shower with Antique Peacock Tiles (Purchased)
Replace Shower Walls/Door Opening with Glass
Replace Sconces with Antiques (Purchased)
Consider Replacing (or at least repainting) Vanity
Replace Showerhead
Purchase Shelves

Replace Kitchen Cabinets, Countertops and Backsplash
Remove soffit above kitchen window
Vent stove 
Refinish Hoosier Cabinet
Purchase Vintage Refrigerator
High Heat Paint Stove Grill
Refinish Window Trim/Ledge
Purchase Curtain for Window

Media Room
Plane Door to Closet so it Closes
Replace Big Desk with Something Smaller
Hang Remaining Art

Replace couch with sofa bed

Sewing Room
Hang Vintage Light Fixture (Purchased)
Plane Closet Door so it Closes
Purchase futon

Laundry Room
Plane Door to Water Heater Closet so it Closes
Add Seating/Shoe Storage Unit Next to Door
Install Shoe Molding

Paint Boards
Install Shoe Molding


Replace All Iron and Galvanized Pipes with Insulated PVC

Remove All Old Gas Lines Not in Use
Add Insulation Below Floors
Replace Skirting
Paint House
Replace Missing Piece of Trim

Purchase Screens for Windows
Label Breaker Box Switches
Replace Rotted Porch Rails

Remove Overgrown Tree Lifting Porch
Remove Dead Trees from Side Yard
Remove Cracked and Crumbling Concrete Paths
Xeriscape Front Yard

Plant Climbing Rose Bushes Next to Gate Posts
Install Gate Pin in Ground
Level Back Yard
Remove Concrete Pieces from Back Yard
Replace Fence

Paint Side of Shed
Landscape Back Yard
Install Sprinkler System (installed artificial turf instead)
Build Raised Planters with Limestone (decided against it)
Replace Rotted Rails on Back Deck
Replace Rotten Boards on Deck and Wash the Rest
Replace Driveway (Pea Gravel?)

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