By room. Bold items finished. Italics in progress.


Finish stripping the wallpaper.

Pull up carpeting.

– Remove ceiling texture.

– Have someone give the plaster a new skim coat and patch if needed.
– Strip all woodwork, sand, and repaint.

Get new light fixture.

Bathroom (upstairs):

– Fix shower rod.
– Tear out woodwork.

– Have drywall hung.

– Give new drywall a primer coat of paint.

Master bedroom:
– Strip fireplace.
– Strip wallpaper.
– Rip up carpeting.
– Strip woodwork.

Guest room:
– Strip wallpaper.

Dressing room:
– Strip wallpaper.

Finish stripping wallpaper.

Strip wallpaper.
Get woodwork stripped.

Living room:
Strip wallpaper.

Butler’s pantry:
– Fix ceiling.
– Strip wallpaper.
– Rip up carpeting.

Install oven.

Back bedroom:
– Insulate and drywall.

– Give a primer coat of paint.

– Tear down bookcase exposing old door.

Outside house:
– Tear down and rebuild back deck.

-Fix the front porch.

Whole house:
– Take out gas stoves blocking fireplaces.
Box gutters.
– Electricity.
– Downstairs plaster.
Roof repair.

Have exterminators do treatment.

Not a scary list at all, huh?