Home Improvement 2021

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Home Improvement 2021 by Mind Map: Home Improvement 2021

1. Wood Floors

2. Girl's room

2.1. Fix walls

2.1.1. Fix ceiling

2.1.1.1. Remove mildew

2.1.1.2. scrape

2.1.1.3. paint

2.1.2. Fix walls

2.1.2.1. remove chair wall wallpaper

2.1.2.2. fill holes

2.1.2.3. Wash walls well ? mold near floor

2.2. Wood floors

2.3. Closet

2.4. Blinds

3. Living Room

3.1. Replace Exterior Door

3.2. Decor

3.2.1. Display my dads flag

3.2.2. Photo wall

3.2.2.1. Take down

3.2.3. Generic artwork on wall by girl’s room

3.3. Entrance way

3.3.1. Bench with storage

3.4. Love Seat to replace recliners

3.5. Sound system

3.5.1. Mount

3.5.2. Instructions

4. Kitchen

4.1. Table

4.1.1. Replace lamp over kitchen table

4.1.2. Replace table & chairs

4.1.3. Tighten legs

4.2. Buy and install new light over cupbards

4.3. General

4.3.1. Fix the exhaust fan on the stove

4.3.2. Get more

4.3.2.1. medium plates

4.4. Cabinets

4.4.1. Organize spices

4.4.2. Magnet knife rack

4.5. Counter

4.5.1. Fix counter island counter-top delamination

4.5.1.1. sand or grind off the mildew on cutting board

4.6. Redo whole kitchen

4.7. Floor

4.7.1. Scrub

4.7.1.1. regularly

4.7.1.1.1. define regularly...

4.8. Box up china

4.9. Sliding glass door

4.9.1. Replace

4.9.2. Room darkening blinds

4.10. Add a fridge shelf

4.11. Sink

4.11.1. Kitchen sink under shelves

5. Outside

5.1. Front

5.1.1. Porch/steps

5.1.1.1. Paint 2nd coat

5.1.1.1.1. Tucker To Do List

5.1.1.2. Add fill to base of steps to make the last step less of a drop off.

5.1.2. Replace motion-sensor light

5.1.3. Trim trees

5.1.4. landscape

5.1.5. driveway

5.1.5.1. level it

5.1.5.2. pave it

5.1.5.3. Driveway drainage

5.1.5.3.1. Lake Clarke

5.1.5.4. Bump at end of driveway

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5.1.6. Shed

5.1.6.1. Fix shed door latch

5.2. House

5.2.1. replace siding

5.2.1.1. gutters

5.2.1.2. soffets

5.2.1.2.1. near boy's room

5.2.2. Roof

5.2.2.1. Shovel

5.2.2.2. Fix leaking water off the roof onto the front steps

5.2.2.2.1. Tucker To Do List

5.3. Back

5.3.1. Remove soffits and rodent nest

5.3.2. build deck

5.3.3. new back door

5.3.4. Safe level steps to get outside

5.3.5. replace sliding glass door

5.3.5.1. Tucker To Do List

5.3.6. Brush mower

6. Basement

6.1. Rent out as apartment

6.1.1. Dricore subfloor to allow drainage

6.2. Clean out

6.2.1. Old bedroom emptied

6.2.2. ? tear down bedroom walls and trash ASAP

6.2.3. Label and dates totes and boxes

6.3. Add more hooks for bags in stairwell

6.4. New Recyclables Containers

6.5. Replace ducts

7. General

7.1. Color Key

7.1.1. These are items we need to do when we have the money

7.1.2. These don't take much, if any, money. We can do them when we have the time.

7.1.3. Next Action

7.2. Inbox

7.3. replace network wiring

7.4. Wood floors in all rooms except for baths and closets

7.5. Parts & Pieces web site

7.6. Purging Process

7.6.1. Use

7.6.1.1. When was the last time we used it?

7.6.2. Identification

7.6.2.1. What is this?

7.6.3. Sentimental?

7.6.4. Do we think we'll use it in the next six months?

7.6.5. Disposition options

7.6.5.1. Keep

7.6.5.1.1. Store

7.6.5.1.2. Leave for renter use

7.6.5.1.3. Pack

7.6.5.2. Get rid of

7.6.5.2.1. Give away

7.6.5.2.2. Sell it

7.6.5.2.3. Gift

7.6.5.2.4. Recycle

7.7. Rent the House

7.7.1. Long Term Rental

7.7.1.1. Tenant To Do List

7.7.1.1.1. Dump

7.7.1.1.2. Empty dehumidifier water

7.7.2. Short Term Rental

8. Master Bedroom

8.1. Bathroom

8.1.1. Finish it

8.1.1.1. Missing trim

8.1.2. Toilet/shower

8.1.2.1. Scrape and redo our bathroom ceiling

8.1.2.1.1. date?

8.1.2.2. new curtain

8.1.2.2.1. not plastic

8.1.2.3. new toilet seat

8.1.3. Sink area

8.1.3.1. new vanity not pedastal

8.1.4. Toilet

8.1.4.1. Toilet seat shifts

8.1.4.2. Dual flush toilet

8.1.5. Permanent baseboard heater

8.1.6. Tighten door

8.2. Restore to just a bedroom? No multi-use?

8.3. Closet

8.3.1. Reorganize Closet

8.3.2. Closet light string

8.4. Organize my clothes better

8.4.1. Wall hooks

8.5. Blinds

8.6. Flooring

9. Laundry Room

9.1. Organize it

9.1.1. Organize tools

9.1.2. Replace cabinets with shelves and clear containers

9.1.2.1. Tucker To Do List

9.2. Sound proof

9.2.1. So we don't hear the furnace, washer & dryer

10. Kid's bathroom

10.1. replace fan

10.1.1. Watch You tube video

10.1.1.1. Buy fan in install

10.1.1.1.1. then scrape ceiling

10.1.2. Possible replacement unit. It looks like it.

10.1.3. Photo of sticker from the current fan

10.2. Redo walls

10.2.1. fix wallboard / peeling paper

10.2.1.1. fix wall board, paint or paper and paint

10.2.2. Closet space new or paint doors ? new knobs

10.2.3. Fix wallboard

10.3. Re-do flooring

10.4. Tighten sink faucet

10.4.1. Tucker To Do List

10.5. Move plug outlet over sink and secure it

10.6. New mirror over the sink that is solid

10.7. Toilet paper dispenser

10.8. Tucker To Do List

10.9. Replace medicine cabinet

10.10. Replace tub and shower

10.11. ? over toilet storage that replaces what the mirror is storing

10.12. Kids Bathroom

11. Boy's room

11.1. Heat

11.1.1. We turn the heat down to 50. But if you're here, feel free to turn it up to whatever temperature is comfortable for you. The thermostat is in the hallway.

11.1.2. We typically cover up the floor force hot air registers with a book in the rooms that we're not using. So you might have to uncover and then recover what you need.

11.1.3. There is also a space heater in the master bathroom. Feel free to use that. Whatever works.

11.2. I ran out of time. You might want to just go into the shed and scope it out and look on the shelves and the walls, etc and look for any tools that you might possibly be able to use.

11.3. Stuff stored in the room

11.3.1. Pack into girls room. DONE

11.3.2. Overflow in Living Room. DONE

11.4. Prep

11.4.1. No need to protect carpet.

11.4.2. Remove trim. DONE

11.4.2.1. Label so you know where it goes when you’re ready to put it back. DONE

11.5. Walls

11.5.1. Wallboard

11.5.1.1. Holes

11.5.1.1.1. Patch

11.5.1.1.2. Check existing patching

11.5.1.1.3. Some may need sanding

11.5.1.1.4. Big holes will need patches cut from drywall

11.5.1.2. Seams

11.5.1.2.1. Remove any remaining strips

11.5.1.2.2. Tape

11.5.1.2.3. Mud

11.5.1.2.4. Sand

11.5.2. Paint

11.5.2.1. Two coats

11.5.2.2. Off White

11.5.3. Electrical Outlets

11.5.3.1. Replace with regular (not cheap manufactured home quality) stuff

11.5.3.2. Breaker is just inside back door.

11.6. Ceiling

11.6.1. Just repair rodent hole in the corner

11.7. Flooring

11.7.1. Resources

11.7.1.1. Article

11.7.1.1.1. Tools you need and why

11.7.1.2. Video

11.7.1.2.1. Great overview of the process

11.7.1.2.2. Excellent, detailed run through

11.7.2. Issues

11.7.2.1. Relative thickness of old boards vs. new boards

11.7.2.2. Aclimate boards to room temperature

11.7.2.2.1. two days

11.7.2.2.2. Turn heat up to 70

11.7.2.2.3. Remember to turn it back down to 50 when you leave

11.7.2.3. Direction of the planks

11.7.2.3.1. Same direction as the living room

11.7.2.4. Baseboards

11.7.2.4.1. Buy some.

11.7.2.4.2. Nails

11.7.2.5. Quarter Round?

11.7.2.5.1. We didn't add this to the LR.

11.7.2.5.2. Skip this idea.

11.7.2.5.3. Nevermind.

11.7.2.6. Waste

11.7.3. Tools

11.7.3.1. Need

11.7.3.1.1. Knee Pads

11.7.3.1.2. Jig Saw

11.7.3.1.3. Rubber Mallet

11.7.3.1.4. Tapping Block

11.7.3.1.5. Pull Bar

11.7.3.1.6. Tape Measure

11.7.3.1.7. Pencil

11.7.3.1.8. Square

11.7.3.1.9. Sliding T-Bevel

11.7.3.1.10. Drill

11.7.3.1.11. Bit

11.7.3.1.12. Crow Bar

11.7.3.1.13. Gloves

11.7.3.1.14. Eye Protection

11.7.3.1.15. Vacuum

11.7.3.1.16. Spacers

11.7.3.1.17. Broom

11.7.3.1.18. Dust Pan

11.7.3.1.19. Masking Tape

11.7.3.1.20. Hammer

11.7.3.1.21. Floor scraper

11.7.3.1.22. Respirator / mask

11.7.3.1.23. Stud Finder

11.7.3.2. It would be nice

11.7.3.2.1. Miter saw

11.7.3.2.2. Oscillating Tool

11.7.3.2.3. Nail Gun

11.7.3.3. Maybe

11.7.3.3.1. Tape for underlayment joining if tape isn't built into the underlayment we ordered

11.7.3.3.2. Long level

11.7.3.3.3. Belt Sander

11.7.3.3.4. Folding Table

11.7.3.3.5. Task Lights with clip

11.7.4. Materials Ordered

11.7.4.1. Amazon

11.7.4.1.1. Install Kit

11.7.4.2. Lumber Liquidators

11.7.4.2.1. Flooring

11.7.4.2.2. Underlayment (pad)

11.7.4.2.3. Transition Piece

11.7.5. Remove / demo

11.7.5.1. Carpet

11.7.5.2. Staples and nails

11.7.5.3. Smooth out press board subfloor

11.7.6. Lumber Liquidators

11.7.6.1. Pick up flooring materials

11.7.6.2. Receipt of our order

11.7.6.3. Should be in by end of January

11.7.7. Install underlayment pad

11.7.8. Install laminate wood flooring

11.7.8.1. Simulated planks should be in the same direction as the simulated planks in the living room and kitchen

11.8. Closet

11.8.1. Install double doors

11.8.1.1. Source from Parts & Pieces

11.8.2. Keep flooring

11.9. Trim

11.9.1. Reinstall

11.10. Hallway

11.10.1. Same approach as Boy’s room

11.10.2. Walls & flooring