This is a list of everything that we have done and would like to do on our house yet:

Front hall

  • Replace and paint closet doors
  • Replace front door
  • New front door handle
  • Paint trim

Play room

  • Replace patio door
  • Replace laminate floor with hardwood
  • Install trim
  • Paint trim
  • Paint walls
  • Update fireplace
  • Change light

Laundry room

  • Stack washer and dryer
  • Paint walls and trim
  • Replace vanity
  • Replace toilet
  • Replace light
  • Add some shelves
  • Tile backsplash

Basement family room

  • Paint touch-ups

Basement spare room

  • Patch and paint walls and trim

Basement bathroom

  • Patch and paint walls and trim


  • Add newel post
  • Sand, stain and poly-urathane stairs
  • Sand, stain and poly-urathane handrail
  • Paint spindles and risers
  • Do final coat of paint on spindles and risers
  • Add trim below treads

Living room/dining room

  • Take down half wall
  • Add light to living room
  • Replace hardwood flooring
  • Paint and install trim (final coat)
  • Paint windows (final coat)


  • Replace lights
  • Paint walls
  • Paint trim and windows
  • Paint cabinets

Master bedroom

  • Refinish floors
  • Install and paint trim
  • Paint walls
  • Replace and paint closet doors
  • Fix light

Kids rooms (1st and 2nd)

  • Paint walls and trim
  • Refinish floors

Upstairs hallway

  • Replace light
  • Touch up wall paint
  • Paint trim (final coat)
  • Replace bedroom doors

Main bathroom

  • Nothing!


  • Paint front door and shutters
  • Plant flowers in flower beds (front of house and around pool)
  • Stain deck
  • Replace chain link fence around pool with wood fence
  • Stain fence
  • Do stamped concrete around pool
  • Fix shed (roof and siding)
  • Buy and fix a hot tub



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