Sunday, December 14, 2008



Basement - Finish out to make 1/2 of it office and cedar closet with laundry room, the other half, art area and work bench, possibly work-out space and storage.
Step 1: Seal basement, assess issues (any mold issues, etc.)
Step 2: Put in flooring, insulation between floors to reduce sound, seal windows
Step 3: Dividing walls, cedar closet - will require architect

Water Supply Step
1: Assess pipes and filters

Step 1: Add more electrical capacity
Step 2: Electrician correct polarity, ground all existing outlets
Step 3: Electricity to Garage - properly done - not rigged.

Step 1: New plumbing behind bathtub wall
Step 2: New hardware to be able to work tub and sink
Step 3: Refurbish all exisiting appliances
Step 4: Remove layers of all paint, get to the base tiles
Step 5: New tiles, new floor
Step 6: New exhaust fan properly vented

Kitchen - Remodel
Step 1: New faucet kitchen sink
Step 2: Garbage disposal
Step 3: New Floor
Step 4: Add Dishwasher
Step 5: Remodel - splash board

Front steps - replace with poured cement
Check integrity of screened porch
Fix screen door screens
Remove wood deck structure from back
Add stone steps from garage to back yard
Hire Landscape artist to assist with best managing the yard to be sure water is pushed away from foundation
Privacy Fence
Add two car garage with art studio/storage above garage
Flowers, trees, garden, stone patio where ugly wood deck is

Attic - Raise the Roof line - add dormers, convert to master bed and bath, create to blend with existing architecture (or forget about it) Keep first floor looking traditional bungalow style, create master bed and bath to be more contemporary with walk in shower and claw foot tub, walk in closets, dressing area, skylights, warm woods, etc.

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