So we’re finally closing on the house. We close on the 27th, and take possession on Sunday the 29th. We have a lot of work ahead of us.

The Todo list goes something like this after moving everything and getting settled:

  • [X] Change locks
  • [X] Build child door over stairwell
  • [_] Replace broken glass panes in both bedrooms
  • [_] Clean out bird nests in vents in roof, add screens outside

Next up is things we should do over the next 2 months:

  • [_] replace latch/fix front storm door
  • [_] replace leaky pipe over utility sink
  • [_] Install faucet on utility sink
  • [_] Add railing to stairwell
  • [_] Replace front steps
  • [_] Replace bathub hardware and reseal bathtub
  • [_] fix/replace leaky sprayer on kitchen sink
  • [_] install no-backflow spigot in back of house

Items that we’ll need to buy immediately:

  • [_] Foot coverings for furniture (bed, dressers, crib, couches)
  • [\] stairwell door, hinges and latch
  • [_] staplegun
  • [_] screen
  • [x] shop vac
  • [x] dehumidifier
  • [\] Two brooms [1 already]
  • [\] Two mops [1 already]
  • [\] Two mop buckets [1 already]
  • [_] Trash bags
  • [_] Trash cans
  • [x] Duct tape
  • [_] Fiberglass ladder
  • [x] Garden hose
  • [x] 2-3 plungers
  • [_] Biggest multi-pack of Chlorox wipes that you can find at Costco/SAMS
  • [_] Biggest multi-pack of paper towels that you can find at Costco/SAMS
  • [_] Biggest multi-pack of TP that you can find at Costco/SAMS
  • [_] Door chains
  • [_] Pole/type door locks if they fit your doors.
  • [\] Light bulbs [already have big box of energy savers]
  • [_] Duster on a stick (for cobwebs)
  • [x] Lawnmower
  • [x] Heavy Duty Extension Cord

Anything else I’m missing?