Home Improvement Projects

Room Project Priority Est. Days Budget Actual Weather Need to make decisions? Need to procure items? Need a contractor? Notes
KitchenRemove Wallpaper12$0.00$0.00xnonono
KitchenSpackle, Prime Walls12$50.00$25.00xnomaybeno
KitchenPaint Walls11$100.00$0.00xyesyesno
KitchenFix cabinets15$0.00$0.00xyesyesmaybe
KitchenNew countertops55$0.00$0.00xyesyesyes
KitchenNew Sink/Faucet11$300.00$60.00xnoyesno
PatioNew flooring11$400.00$580.00 ? donedoneyesTerry's Floor Fashions in Cary. Installed 5/26/12 $520. $60 for new quarter round.
PatioPaint Walls12$100.00$151.00goodnoyesno
PatioReplace Screen in Door11$10.00$16.00goodnoyesno
PatioNew Ceiling Fan21$150.00$152.00goodnoyesno
ExteriorRepair sills11$0.00$0.00goodnonoyes
ExteriorFix gutters/flashing11$0.00$0.00goodnonoyes
ExteriorPaint Railings Steps Trim11$0.00$0.00goodnomaybeno
GarageOrganize13$50.00$0.00 goodol noyesno
GarageNew shelving23$250.00$0.00 goodol yesyesno
Half BathRemove Wallpaper11$0.00$0.00xnonono
Half BathHang Wallpaper11$0.00$0.00xnonono
Half BathNew light fixture10.3$100.00$40.00xnoyesno
Half BathMedicine Cabinet20.3$100.00$0.00xnoyesno
Half BathNew Vanity41$250.00$5.00xyesyesnoPainted existing vanity. 35" is not a standard width, so we opted to paint. Used same paint as trim.
Half BathNew Faucet41$100.00$63.00xnoyesnoOrdered 4/5/12 from Amazon.com.
Half BathNew hardware, mirror21$100.00$82.00xyesyesnoHardware: Danbury by Moen. Amazon.com, ordered 4/5/12, $36. Mirror: 30 in. x 24 in. Glass Block Rectangle Mirror, homedepot.com on 3/9/12, $41.
LaundryCabinet Pulls20.25$25.00$10.00xnodoneno
LaundryNew utility sink51$100.00$0.00xyesyesno
Foyer/HallRepair/replace flooring13$0.00$350.00 ? donedoneyesJames @ Southern Hardwood. Sanded and put Bona finish on (no stain). Floor is white oak.
Foyer/HallPaint white trim11$40.00$80.00xnomaybenoNeeded two coats; the first, a primer to cover oil based paint. Took over 5 days!
Foyer/HallTouch up/wash walls21$0.00$0.00xnonono
Foyer/HallHang mirror20.25$5.00$0.00xnoyesno
DiningProcure dining room table1$2,000.00$1,082.00xnoyesnoPurchased from Home Comfort Outlet, 5/6/12.
DiningRemove junk11$0.00$0.00xnonono
DiningNew light fixture40.5$250.00$0.00xnoyesno
Living Room"Replace broken glass shelf door"11$100.00$0.00xnonoyes
Family RoomNew Flooring4$0.00$0.00
UpperHallPaint Trim/doors22$40.00$0.00xnonono
UpperHallPaint Walls22$30.00$0.00xnonono
MclosetClean closets22$0.00$0.00xnonono
MclosetLay flooring22$0.00$0.00xnonono
MclosetScrape back ceiling21$0.00$0.00xnonono
MclosetPaint back half20.5$0.00$0.00xnonono
MclosetInstall new rods/shelves22$500.00$0.00xyesyesno
MBRClean/organize bedroom12$0.00$0.00xnonono
MBRNew bedspread20.5$100.00$30.00xnodoneno
MBRPaint MBR22$100.00$0.00xyesyesno
MbathRemodel Mbath3$0.00$0.00xnonono
KelseyMake Kelsey's room presentable12$0.00$0.00xnonono
UbathSeal tile in upper bath21$0.00$0.00xnoyesno
KerryMake Kerry's room presentable12$0.00$0.00xnonono
LinenOrganize linen closet30.5$0.00$0.00xnonono
GuestMake Guest room presentable11$0.00$0.00xnonono
BonusClean Bonus Room32$0.00$0.00xnonono
ExteriorLime grass11$25.00$25.00goodnoyesno
ExteriorTopsoil lawn11$200.00$90.00goodnodoneno
ExteriorSeed/Fertilize lawn11$25.00$106.00goodnoyesno
ExteriorLandscape/plants11$25.00$75.00gooddonedonenoCampbell Nursery. 5/26/12
ExteriorInspect Roof11$150.00$0.00goodnonoyes