Thursday Thirteen #27
13 things about Dane Bramage
The 13 Home Repair and Improvement Projects I Have to Do
- Paint the Living Room "Completely Redo the Living Room" would be a better project but I will split it up. Painting will get rid of those lovely scribbly crayon marks. Does Crayola subsidize home improvement? They SHOULD!
- New Carpet for the Living Room I don't know what the old color was. The current color is "Stained". If there is a fluid that can discolor fabric then it is represented in my carpet.
- Replace Gutters A storm brought down my gutters and I managed to get them back up but they are in sad shape. I'd love to get the kind that you don't have to clean the leaves out of.
- Repair the Deck I would just love to tear it down and rebuild but I am not made of money. I will have to be happy replacing missing boards and staining and sealing.
- Fix the Roof of the Garage A project that has been in the works since I moved in but since I only use the garage for storage it hasn't been an issue.
- De-stenchify the Basement Living on top of seven cats and a dog is odoriferous to say the least. I am worried because I have been told that the smell of cats is particularly difficult to get rid of. I am already considering professionals when the time comes.
- Appliance Replacement My washer and dryer have given up the ghost. When my friend moves out I will need to get replacements. I may replace the refrigerator and stove as well.
- New Furniture for the Living Room The living room is just that, the place where my family lives. When I moved in the furniture was new. Now it bears the scars of extreme wear and tear. The kids have played and slept on it for three years.
- Work on the Lawn I have a brown thumb. My front lawn looks so anemic. I had professionals come out every month the first year I was here and it turned out to be a waste of money. I will have to get aggressive!
- Relocate My Office I may or may not move my office. I thought that if I move it to the attic wit my bedroom it would free up another room which I might turn into a guest room or a home theater. But I kind of like having the office on the first floor. We'll have to see.
- Rumpus Room To take some of the stress off of the living room I thought I would build a rumpus room in the basement.
- Replace the Central Air Conditioner It is on it's last leg and it probably won't last another summer.
- New Bed for My Bedroom I promised myself shortly after I moved in that I would replace that old piece of junk but I just haven't gotten around to it yet.
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