Now that I am all moved into the house, there were a million things to do in the house. The first priority in the house was to change the door locks. This may be a ridiculous task, but who knows how many people have keys to the house. I was just walking out of my house the other day and one of the contractors down the street was using my water out front! He gave me 40 bucks and I was okay with it. There will be a million projects that you will want to work on, but you have to prioritize what you want to do. I ended up going to Home Depot just about everyday for about a week and a half.
Start prioritizing what you want to do first. Your house will look like a mess with all the boxes around, but take it on only one thing at a time. I began painting my room so that I can sleep in there without the paint smell when I moved in. That was a task all in its own. I ended up saying damn a million times, because I didn’t have the right tools and it was off to Home Depot again and again and again. Just like any purchases, you can save money by looking online for tools or even borrowing them from friends or co-workers. I mean, how many times will you need a wet saw or even a mitre saw? Good tools will go a long way though.
I will be posting more about what projects I am working on in the house and how to do them for the homeowner noob.