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Following is a list of everything we hope to accomplish prior to putting our house on the market. I have struck out the items we have completed.

- Convert current large closet in middle bedroom into two smaller closets, creating a new closet in the front bedroom.
-- Cut hole in wall to front bedroom.
-- Frame in door opening, supporting existing stud wall above 30" opening with a double 2x4 header
-- trim out door jamb to final dimensions
-- hang door, to include recessing hinges into jamb
-- build stud wall dividing the two
-- install wiring for new light in larger half of closet, with lighted switch.
-- hang drywall on stud wall
-- spackle and caulk all walls, drywall and existing plaster on lathe
-- spackle and caulk all joints and knots in door frame casing and trim
-- Kilz the walls in the middle bedroom closet
-- Kilz the walls and ceiling in the new front bedroom closet
-- Paint the walls in the middle bedroom closet - Olympic paints "Rose Dust" A30-3
-- Paint the walls and ceiling in the front bedroom closet Olympic paints "Crumb Cookie" C20-1
-- kilz the door frame, jamb and trim
-- paint the door frame, jamb and trim
-- partially strip and sand down "new" vintage door purchased at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore warehouse.
-- spackle and Kilz the door
-- paint the door Olympic "Crumb Cookie"
-- stain threshold
-- install threshold
-- install closet rod bracket & rod in new closet
-- install shelving in new closet
-- hang the door on the closet


- Living Room
-- spackle cracks in plaster
-- caulk windows and trim edges
-- kilz spackled areas
-- paint entire room Olympic "Rose Dust"
-- paint all trim Olympic "Trim White"

-- touch up ceiling with Olympic "Ceiling White"

- Hallway
-- spackle cracks in plaster
-- caulk all trim
-- sand spackling
-- kilz spackling
-- paint all walls Home Depot "Blue Hue" previous homeowner used
-- paint all trim Olympic "Trim White"

-- Touch up ceiling with Olympic "Ceiling White"

- Bathroom (Most of this was renovated back before Christmas)
-- touch up ceiling with Olympic "Crumb Cookie"

- Laundry Room
-- scrape peeling paint by door
-- caulk joints in the real bead board
-- kilz area being touched up
-- paint area Home Depot "Mountain Sage" previous homeowner used
-- touch up door


- Front Bedroom
-- spackle cracks in plaster walls and around new door to new closet
-- sand spackling
-- touch up / repaint room in color matched Olympic paint (color taken from sample of plaster removed when we cut the door in)
-- caulk trim and windows

-- paint trim and windows Olympic "Trim White"

- Kitchen (The cabinets were redone when we moved in 2 years ago)
-- touch up cabinets with Olympic "Crumb Cookie"
-- spackle cracks in plaster
-- sand spackling
-- kilz spackling
-- touch up wall paint with Home Depot color used by previous owner
--caulk trim and window
-- touch up / paint window and trim Olympic "Trim White" or Olympic "Black Magic"

- Middle Bedroom
-- spackle cracks in plaster walls
-- sand spackling
-- kilz spackling
-- paint walls Olympic "Ash Mist" D60-3
-- caulk trim and window
-- paint trim and window Olympic "Trim White"
-- touch up ceiling with Olympic "Ceiling White"

- Back Bedroom
-- remove peeling wallpaper previous owners had painted over
-- spackle wall as needed
-- sand spackling
-- kilz spackling
-- paint walls Olympic "Crumb Cookie"
-- caulk windows and trim
-- paint windows and trim Olympic "Trim White"

- Exterior windows (11 total - 9 done so far)
-- scrape peeling paint from all window trim
-- caulk as needed
-- paint windows trim Olympic Exterior "Trim and Accent White"

- door to crawlspace / basement
-- scrape peeling paint
-- replace portion of frame trim that is rotten
-- caulk and
kilz new wood
-- paint door and trim Olympic Exterior "Trim and Accent White"

- back deck
-- spackle knots in wood where they are showing through paint
-- sand spackling
-- kilz spackling
-- paint fixed areas

- Front porch
-- scrape peeling paint from ceiling, columns, downspout
-- clean and repair railing
-- caulk joints in ceiling

-- paint ceiling, door, columns, and railing Olympic exterior "Trim and Accent White"
-- clean porch floor
-- paint porch floor in Green left over from previous homeowner

- crawlspace / basement
-- fix insulation that is falling down from floor joists
-- fix drip in cold water line
-- build basement retaining wall

- yard - these are an ongoing process
-- weed and trim bushes around house to ensure they are not touching house
-- weed garden
-- mulch certain areas
-- replenish pea gravel walk in certain areas
-- keep yard mowed
-- trim back tree limbs from roof at back deck
-- make new slats for bench
-- kilz and paint new slats for bench
-- reassemble garden bench

-- gutter (today, late pm)
-- door frame on basement (today, next)

-- chimney (tomorrow, am)
-- low bricks (tomorrow, am)
-- fix fence post
-- closet shelf (today, pm)
-- sign for porch(today, pm)
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