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Spring Projects

Discussion in 'Home Improvement' started by TRDFaux, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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    TRDFaux

    TRDFaux [OP] Irresponsible Adult

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    What does everyone have on the table for spring projects around the house?

    We are about to start work on closing in the breezeway between the house and garage. It will add about 150 sq ft to the house, move the laundry to the 1st floor and make it an attached garage. At the same time replacing the rest of the windows on the first floor that we didn't do in the fall.

    as soon as we are done, we are having the house sided and the 2nd floor windows replaced.

    and because I don't like having any free time I'm building a mini barn (12'x10') with a 8'x12' wood shed attached to it at the same time.....
     
  2. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:27 PM
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    Not much. Gotta plant some trees, remulch, install a drip line and redo the deck (sand/stain or trex). Not all am I doing myself.
     
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  3. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:37 PM
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    oh that's right, I forgot, I gotta spread 40 yards of mulch.....
     
  4. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Keep building up my presence in the gym.....keep up my potted plants.....keep saving up for wheels......keep looking for a nice used tonneau cover and step bars (maybe sliders)

    A lot of "keep" me business! LOL

    Living in the city in a quadplex doesn't afford me a lot of projects
     
  5. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:41 PM
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    that's my inspiration for the shed. my truck sat in the snow the whole winter because the mower was in my bay. it WILL be empty this winter.
     
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  6. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:53 PM
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    Putting up an 8x10 shed. Mulching. Finish painting the exterior of the house. Building shutters, planters, and window planters. Build a cedar lattice. Build privacy screens for the garbage cans and utilities.

    Hopefully build and sell 15-20 tables :rofl:
     
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  7. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:55 PM
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    Maybe build a couple flags like these

    il_340x270_1144049179_4b4e.jpg
     
  8. Apr 27, 2017 at 12:55 PM
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    Changing the porch from wood to composite.

    Epoxy coat and make it slip resistant for the carport.
     
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  9. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:08 PM
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    Anyone know if you can just spread mulch over semi dead grass and weeds? Or will they start growing under the mulch and overpower it?
     
  10. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:10 PM
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    let me know if you're interested in selling some....I may take one!
     
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  11. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:10 PM
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    renovations going on in our "new" to us house: new floors, new kitchen, build up storage in garage attic
     
  12. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:10 PM
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    Will keep on growing.
     
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  13. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:11 PM
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    Will do! I will practice on my own first.
     
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  14. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:12 PM
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    Year 1 it was grow through and year two the mulch will start winning.

    If you are willing to do top off every so often it will work.
     
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  15. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:13 PM
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    you the man
     
  16. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:14 PM
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    - Bull Bar - LED Bunny Burners - AMP retractable running boards - Headlight leveling retrofit - P3 Brake Controller - 60% rear seat delete - relocation of Sub to rear wall - Bilstein 5100 x4, top setting with 2 shims per side - Coach builder +2 rear shackles w/carrier bearing drop - Firestone Air bags - on-board compressor with auto-leveling - Dual Undercover Swing Boxes. - P285/65/R20 (34.6") BFG TA KO2's - TRD Front skid plate - Pop & Lock Tailgate lock - Remote Tailgate mod - LED Headlights - Nav Bypass - iPhone integration - Serius/XM retrofit - 25% front tint - Bizon electric tonneau cover - Power folding tow mirror upgrade - 2010+ leveling Headlight mod - Auto-fold mirror mod. - one-touch lane changer mod - Flash to open garage opener mod - Rigid H/L fog light upgrade - Pushbutton / Remote start mod.
    - big-ass dead tree to cut down
    - brush-pile to burn
    - decks to rebuild.
    - weeds to whack
    - wife to whack....oh wait....
     
  17. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:17 PM
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    As you do oil changes, just throw the used oil on the semi-dead grass and it will take care of your problem. You're welcome.
     
  18. Apr 27, 2017 at 1:23 PM
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    I have way to much to do

    Outside:
    • Purchase and install shed.
    • Clean flower garden mulch area and plant new flowers.
    • Figure out where to plant sweet potatoes that my wife wants to grow and install garden area.
    • Remove two rose bushes.
    • Fix the retaining wall and level tiles for the playground area.
    • Figure out how to get the grass back to life in the backyard.
    • Add pea gravel fill to the dog run area.
    • Trim trees.
    • Fix sprinkler line leak at valves and leak from puncture in front yard.
    • Install short fence along back of dog run to keep them off the main fence.
    • Potentially purchase and install a Sunsetter retractable awning.

    Inside:
    • Finish master bathroom remodel.
    • Get carpet installed (Not doing this one myself).
    • Replace one or two laminate boards in kitchen from water damage.
    • Fix hole in wall in sons room.
    • Fix work bench top in garage.
    • Replace beer fridge that broke.
    • Make frames for some canvas paintings i got.
    • Touch-up paint on garage wall.
    • Paint and replace tool work bench top in garage.
    • Clean out basement
    • Fix the banister
     
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  19. Apr 27, 2017 at 2:35 PM
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    Ugh, I don't even want to think about what I have to do.
    -Replace 80 feet of exterior fencing that was knocked down/rotted out
    -Repaint exterior of house
    -In backyard, kill grass, rototill entire backyard, level, resod
    -Build 3 8' x 10' planter boxes for wife's garden
    -Build 8' x 10' platform for base of a new shed (which also needs to be assembled)
    -Install subway tiles in kitchen for backsplash (which apparently needs to be on 3 walls, per the wife)
    -Recessed lighting in living room
    -Change electrical outlets in new baby's room to outlets with babyproofing built in
    -Do the same thing I do every night, try and take over the world
     
  20. May 2, 2017 at 12:24 PM
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    Welp...... looks like I better get to work. Yes that's a mulch pile that's as big as my truck. 20 yards, and that's only half of what I ordered.
    IMG_6423.jpg
     
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    Eclipsed & Floating Over it.........

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    Are you going to put another Big Bay Boor on the end of the house for the elephants and giraffes?
     
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    Eclipsed & Floating Over it.........

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    If the "Spring" continues like it is now i'll be shoveling snow all Spring
     
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    Dang lol
     
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    I'm about to pour a extended Patio.. from side walk to back gate... need my own spot for my Truck when it Gets lifted.. Meed to put a patio cover on it as well

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  25. May 2, 2017 at 1:16 PM
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    -In backyard, kill grass, rototill entire backyard, level, resod

    This is something I really should do in my backyard. The ground is incredibly uneven from years of settling. However it would cost a small fortune. I have been thinking of doing a section every summer and growing grass from scratch. I still need to look into those options.

    -Build 8' x 10' platform for base of a new shed (which also needs to be assembled)

    I started this yesterday. Piers already have been poured. Just need to get some flat room to square it up.
     
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    No floods over here, man. Suburbia remember?
     
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  27. May 2, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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    Yea way too much to do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    But now because of this thread i have a written down to do list. Just need to start completing some of the items so i can cross them out.
     
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    I will try!
     
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