Dawn’s new to-do list

Just in case we were getting excited about all the progress made so far…

Mansion

  • Repoint east side, spot point as needed (Hollenbeck)
  • (November, after mason) Finish east gable, downspouts, front porch (Lantz roofing)
  • Insulate between all floors (blown-in blanket)
  • Paint all windows and sashes; hang windows by November 1st (Dawn)
  • Hang exterior shutters (Olde York Homes?)
  • Make interior storm windows (Village Glass)
  • Move basement door (Olde York Homes)
  • Build new basement stairs (Olde York Homes?)
  • Build mechanical room in basement (Olde York Homes)
  • Paint front porch (Dawn; ceiling is sky blue per Gary G.)
  • (February) Build kitchen island and refrigerator cabinet (Olde York Homes)
  • Install whirlpool bath; put air pump in kneewall above (AH Moyer)
  • Install humidistats in all bathrooms (Joel Miller Electric)
  • Run electric to all fireplaces (Joel Miller Electric; need 220V for kitchen stove?)
  • Run electric to cedar closet (Joel Miller Electric; need 220V for electric dryer?)
  • Install illuminated exit signs, emergency lighting (Joel Miller Electric)
  • Install window and door contacts (for burglar alarm)
  • Install pulls and horns around mansion (for fire alarm)
  • Put fire/burglar alarm keypads in kitchen
  • Run line sets from workshop for air conditioning (AH Moyer)
  • Finish air conditioning ducts; install remote temperature sensors in return ducts (AH Moyer)
  • Install thermostats in kitchen (AH Moyer)
  • Run new black iron pipe to all radiators (AH Moyer)
  • Install 75 gal propane water heater and recirculating pump (AH Moyer)
  • Buy and bury two 1,000 gal propane tanks (Dawn, Martindale)
  • Strip and re-paint all radiators (Dawn)
  • Run radiant flooring under kitchen, bathrooms (except boys’ room) (AH Moyer)
  • Set up thermostats on radiators? (AH Moyer)
  • Remove “extra” steam radiator on third floor (Dawn)
  • Tie waste lines to septic system (AH Moyer)
  • Install laundry tub in basement (AH Moyer)
  • Strip stairs (Dawn)
  • Sand and refinish all floors (Olde York Homes)
  • Install toilets and sinks, faucets and shower valves (AH Moyer)
  • Tile Kathyrn’s bath, our bath (Olde York Homes?)
  • Build brick partition between boiler flue and kitchen flue; install chimney cap (Dawn?)
  • Buy and install range hood, remote blower in kitchen chimney (Olde York Homes?)
  • Restore iron firebacks (Dawn)
  • Buy and install four electric fireplace inserts, one stand-alone fireplace (Dawn)
  • Install safety railing in servant’s stairwell (Olde York Homes?)
  • Remediate basement moisture (Olde York Homes? Cover spring?)
  • Replace basement doors (Olde York Homes?)
  • Repair lath and plaster (Jerry Leib)
  • Paint interior (Dawn; need to determine colors!)

 

Summer Kitchen

  • Clean chimney (Dawn)
  • Replace roof and gutters (Lantz roofing)
  • Buy and install new front door (Olde York Homes)
  • Buy and install new flooring downstairs(Olde York Homes)
  • Reinforce flooring upstairs; fix “bump” (Olde York Homes)
  • Refinish flooring upstairs (Olde York Homes)
  • Install plumbing, fixtures (AH Moyer)
  • Buy and install kitchenette (Dawn)
  • Install air handler (AH Moyer)
  • Install electric panel (Joel Miller Electric)
  • Install tankless water heater (AH Moyer)
  • Re-plaster brick wall; repair walls (Jerry Leib)
  • Buy and install stand-alone gas fireplace downstairs (Dawn)
  • Strip and repair all windows (Dawn)
  • Re-glaze all windows (Village Glass)
  • Paint and hang all windows (Dawn)
  • Build and install storm windows (Village Glass)
  • Run water and propane from mansion (AH Moyer)
  • Run electric/telephone/cable/LAN/fire/burglar cables from mansion (Joel Miller Electric)
  • Run line sets from workshop for heat pump (AH Moyer)
  • Install propane line to fireplace, hot water heater (AH Moyer)
  • Paint everything (Dawn)

Paymaster’s Office

  • Finish cleaning (Dawn)
  • Remove linoleum floor, brick “wallpaper” (Dawn)
  • Clean chimney (flue okay for gas fireplace?) (Dawn)
  • Move cabinet doors; create new wall (Olde York Homes; no room to create third cabinet)
  • Buy and install kitchenette (Dawn)
  • Remove beaded boards, plywood from bathroom (Dawn?)
  • Install bathroom plumbing, fixtures (AH Moyer; work around stone in basement)
  • Drywall bathroom area? (Jerry Leib?)
  • Install heat pump on slope; put air handler in attic area (AH Moyer)
  • Fix woodwork in corner, other holes (Olde York Homes)
  • Install whirlpool tub (AH Moyer)
  • Install electric panel ( Joel Miller Electric; already done?)
  • Install tankless hot water heater (AH Moyer)
  • Install propane line to fireplace, hot water heater (AH Moyer)
  • Buy and install gas logs for fireplace (AH Moyer)
  • Install basement door (Olde York Homes?)
  • Refinish floor (Olde York Homes?)
  • Strip and repair all windows (Dawn)
  • Re-glaze all windows (Village Glass)
  • Paint and hang all windows (Dawn)
  • Build and install storm windows (Village Glass)
  • Remove electric meter (Dawn, PPL)
  • Repoint walls as needed (Hollenbeck)
  • Paint kitchen and bathroom (Dawn)
  • Run water from mansion (AH Moyer)
  • Run electric/telephone/cable/LAN/fire/burglar cables from mansion (Joel Miller Electric)
  • Buy and install 500 gallon propane tank? (Dawn)
  • Pour cement floor in basement (Dawn)

Other

  • Drill well (Myers)
  • Install well pump (AH Moyer)
  • (November)Install new roof and gutters on workshop (Lantz roofing)
  • Install air compressors/heat pump in workshop (AH Moyer)
  • Install louvres in windows with automatic opener (AH Moyer)
  • Install new drain along driveway (Halderman Excavating)
  • Install outside paths/lighting (solar?)
  • Finish septic system (Halderman Excavating)
  • Pour cement floor in workshop (Dawn)
  • Repair floor joists in workshop (Dawn)
  • Insulate old well house (Dawn)
  • Need to remove and sandblast door and window hardware? (Dawn)
  • Determine if we want to repair electric stove or buy gas stove (Dawn)
  • Buy and install interior blinds (Dawn)
  • Add new parking spot in front (Dawn)
  • Create pull-off; install retaining wall (Dawn)
  • Resurface driveway (Dawn)
  • Paint arrows/post signs at end of drive (Dawn)
  • Build retaining wall on east slope (Hollenbeck)
  • Run telephone line under road into basement (Dawn and D&E Communications)
  • Remove telephone pole (D&E)
  • Replace cable? (Dawn; not sure where this is currently coming from)
  • Clear ivy from trees (Dawn)
  • Set up flower garden, vegetable garden (Dawn)
  • Rebuild garden pond in front (Dawn)
  • Do landscape design (David Christian)

Future

  • Clean out privy; re-roof
  • Restore bookshelf in basement; set up as wine rack
  • Set up backup generator
  • Move trough to water pump (need forklift)
  • Replace back porch
  • Replace roof on tractor shed/ice house
  • Rebuild chicken coop
  • Restore benches and lawn furniture from basement
  • Remove cement on back porch; replace with wood or stone
  • Clean up Stallion Pen (drain basement, stabilize walls, replace roof, gut interior, cover windows)