Some house stuff we've done this year:
Yard and Garden
- Cleared out the shade structures in the back yard
- Turned manure into the flower beds
- Planted boysenberries, herbs, dwarf Meyer lemon, tomatoes, peppers, kale, chard, parsley, fennel, cabbage, brussels sprouts, carrots, peas
- Installed pop-up automatic sprinkler system, in the front and back
- Built a lattice for climbing plants
- Installed wood for copper surfaces for snail control in the side flower beds
- Removed Rhododendron from the front beds
- Tore up plastic under flower and vegetable beds
- Re-did bike shed so that it would fit in the shed structure
- Built limestone and fir table
- Built workbench
- Installed a new front door
- Built a new front entrance
- Had roof replaced
- Examine rain gutters, cleared downspouts, replaced section at bottom of back left
- Removed fence and gate with rot in the back left
- Painted and caulked the east wall.
- Painted and caulked the south wall.
- Filled hole and painted over old electrical connections on the west wall.
- Replaced the back door
- Had solar attic fan installed
- Removed carpets, and had floors refinished
- Pulled down faux paneling and painted living room
- Put in a new closet, and installed cedar linings in that and Charlene's closet.
- Put new shelves and tracks in the hall/bathroom closet.
- Built and installed two of the new kitchen cabinets
- Milled and finished baseboards for the living room and hallway.
- Ran phone wire to better place.
- Had new electrical panel installed
- Rewired socket in living room for air conditioner
- Installed a hot water recirculator
- Flexible connections, water and gas, to water heater.
- Replaced kitchen faucet
- Put in new shower head
- Put up shelving in the garage
- Put up new flourescents
- Built the Systainer cart
- Installed new router in the router table
- Put up clamp racks
- Installed jack under broken beam in crawlspace
- Cleaned organic material out of crawlspace
- Set up new sump pump pipes to outside.
- Ran GFI connection for sump pump
- Put insulation on hot water pipes.