TODO

This will, at least for now, be a very long list - all the things that will need to be done on, to, or for the house. As much as I'd like to update this fairly often, it will probably only be updated occasionally. Still, it should give you, dear reader, a good idea of what's going on around here. Or what's supposed to be going on, anyway.
  1. Scrape and Paint
    1. Scrape NE Porch (lower)
    2. Scrape NE Porch (upper)
    3. Scrape NE walls beside porch
    4. Scrape NW Porch (lower)
    5. Scrape NW Porch (upper)
    6. Scrape NW walls beside porch
    7. Scrape East wall
    8. Scrape West wall
    9. Scrape North wall
    10. Scrape South walls
    11. Paint NE Porch (lower)
    12. Paint NE Porch (upper)
    13. Paint NE wall beside porch
    14. Paint NW Porch (lower)
    15. Paint NW Porch (upper)
    16. Paint NW wall beside porch
    17. Paint East wall
    18. Paint West wall
    19. Paint North wall
    20. Paint South walls
  2. Siding
    1. Remove old siding (west and south)
    2. Install new siding (west and south)
    3. Sand and paint new siding
  3. Decorative restoral
    1. Remove decorative pieces
    2. Clean
    3. Recreate rotted pieces
    4. Paint
    5. Reinstall
  4. Pond
    1. Empty pond
    2. Fill pond with dirt, rocks, etc.
    3. Lay new water lines for waterfall
    4. Install new electric for pump
    5. Fill and test waterfall
  5. Yard
    1. Smash sidewalk
    2. Smash curb
    3. Cart smashed bits to driveway/pond
    4. Move bricks
    5. Kill/remove crepe myrtle and nandina
    6. Remove stump
    7. Clear fence of weeds and nandina
    8. Mulch flower bed
    9. Clean/gather paint chips
    10. Scrap upstairs shower
    11. Remove overhanging tree branches
    12. Trim hedges, roses, etc.
    13. Trim/remove plants beside house
    14. Add inside handle to small gate
  6. Deck
    1. Install railing for both deck steps
    2. Remove paint
    3. Close off animal access
    4. Sand and finish
  7. Gate
    1. Finish bricking lead-in drive
    2. Build brick wall to protect gas
    3. Dig and pour gate track base (including electrical conduit)
    4. Install gate track
    5. Install new gate
    6. Install gate motor
    7. Dig parking area and turn-around drive
    8. Brick parking area
    9. Brick turn-around drive
  8. Playhouse
    1. Design playhouse
    2. Gather materials: rope, rope ladder, sliding pole, climbing rocks, wood, ...
    3. Dig, install, and cement posts
    4. Measure and cut all boards
    5. Install crossbeams
    6. Install studs
    7. Install siding material
    8. Install sliding pole
    9. Install climbing rocks, ladder, rope, etc.
    10. Install electrical (outdoor light, switch, etc.)
  9. Kitchen
    1. Rebuild counter
    2. Reinstall sink
    3. Install dishwasher
    4. Connect ice-maker hose to pipes under house
    5. Connect ice-maker hose to fridge
    6. Build back wall shelf system
    7. Build freezer opening
    8. Install tile in washer/dryer area
    9. Build secret shelf-door for washer and dryer
    10. Install penny flooring
    11. Rebuild cabinets
  10. Living room
    1. Install in-wall electrical box
    2. Install TV wall-mount
    3. Install wiring for audio, etc.
    4. Install light sconces
  11. Library
    1. Install shelves
    2. Install "secret door" shelf
  12. Computer Room
    1. Build a temporary desk for myself
    2. Build a long desk on the south wall
    3. Build enclosed shelves for tools, etc.
    4. Buy a filing cabinet for paperwork, etc. and install
    5. Build a permanent desk for myself
    6. Build electrical cupboard
  13. Electrical
    1. Replace all switch covers
    2. Replace all outlet covers
    3. Install open-door detection
    4. Install open-window detection
    5. Install camera image processing
    6. Re-wire entry light
    7. Move living room light fixture to upstairs entry
    8. Build temporary enclosure for breaker box
    9. Install network cables
    10. Install electric unlock doors
    11. Install automatic light controls:
      1. Living room (dim-able floor lamps)
      2. Dining room
      3. Back porch
      4. Master bedroom (light and fan?)
    12. Plan new circuit
    13. Rewire:
      1. All bathrooms, outdoor outlets
      2. Mediaroom
      3. Entry
      4. Library
      5. Dining room
      6. Kitchen, backyard lights
      7. Computer room
      8. Upstairs bedroom
      9. Master bedroom, nook
  14. Floors
    1. Sand upstairs
    2. Re-finish upstairs
    3. Sand downstairs
    4. Fill burn holes in library
    5. Re-finish downstairs
  15. Crawlspace
    1. Clear trash from under house
    2. Remove unused pipes
    3. Attach water pipes securely, re-routing if necessary
    4. Level ground
    5. Cover ground with plastic 
    6. Cover walls with insulation and plastic
    7. Cover all entrance holes with hinged, locked, insulated doors
  16. Cleaning
    1. Curtains
    2. Chandelier (entry)
    3. Chandelier (dining room)
    4. Windows (remove paint)
  17. Fireplaces
    1. Close living room/boys' room chimney
    2. Add decoration to Living room fireplace
    3. Cover Library chimney
    4. Research fireplaces; possibly hire professional
    5. Re-open Library fireplace
    6. Install gas-start for Library fireplace
  18. New rooms
    1. Drop, reinforce, and level floor
    2. Enclose porch
    3. Move windows to outside walls
    4. Install siding
    5. Install insulation
    6. Fill window gaps with studs
    7. Closet
      1. Studs for ceiling and walls
      2. Cubby holes (scrapped)
      3. Inset closet
      4. Electrical outlets and lights
      5. Insulation
      6. Drywall
      7. Paint
    8. Hallway
      1. Wall and ceiling studs
      2. Overhead light
      3. Insulation
      4. Shelves
      5. Install flooring
      6. Drywall
      7. Paint
    9. Bathroom
      1. Studs on walls and ceiling
      2. Sewage and vents
      3. Plumbing
      4. Lights, outlets, and vent fan
      5. Tub in place
      6. Insulation
      7. Tile floor
      8. Tub surround
      9. Laundry hamper
      10. Drywall
      11. Paint
      12. Install sink and toilet
    10. Master Nook
      1. Studs on walls and ceiling
      2. Build up floor to match room
      3. Install flooring
      4. Lights and outlets
      5. Back door
      6. Sliding door to bathroom
      7. Insulation
      8. Drywall
      9. Paint
    11. Master Bathroom
      1. Sewage and vent
      2. Plumbing
      3. Electrical lights and outlets
      4. Remove existing bedroom-to-bathroom door
      5. Remove back wall
      6. Reinforce floor
      7. Insulation (walls and ceiling)
      8. Install new wall
      9. Install tub
      10. Install tub surround
      11. Drywall
      12. Paint
      13. Install toilet and sink
    12. Master Closet
      1. Drop floor and replace subfloor
      2. Insulate floor
      3. Remove ceiling
      4. Insulation (walls and ceiling)
      5. Stairs
      6. Shelves and drawers in back
      7. Flooring
      8. Drywall
      9. Paint