The Importance Of Having A Honey-Do-List

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If you are married, it's safe to say that you probably have a honey-do-list. That's kind of a prerequisite for marriage...right? Not much makes a wife happier than being surprised by her husband taking care of something on the honey-do-list. Need some help with a surprise? Here is a short list of items that show up on those honey-do-lists. Many you can pull off in a day or so. Some things you will be able to do yourself, others you may need a friend to help. 1.Does your wife struggle to get that old shower head clean? Change out the shower head. Get rid of that old "standard" and get one of those big shower heads. You can pull this off pretty easily. A trip to your local hardware store will offer a lot of choices. All you need is a few tools…show more content…
You may hesitate to hire a professional company to do the job due to the expenses involved or simply because the task of selecting a contractor may be too daunting. One of the jobs that may have to be done will be replacing the windowpanes with double glazed glass. If, you were familiar with the work it would make your job a lot easier. The term Double Glazing refers to two sheets of glass separated by a thin film of air or an inert gas and sealed into a single unit. Different types of such glasses are available and you should study these in order to install the best available for your requirements. Double Glazing has many benefits. Some of them are Energy saving, less noise pollution, improved appearance of the home. Energy saving: The windows have been found to be area of least insulation. This is due to the presence of a space between the glass panes created by the sealed in air or gas, which, acts as an insulator. This is where you can make major savings in heating and cooling costs. It is more so if you happen to have large windows. Sliding glass doors are another area where a double glazed installation will significantly reduce your energy bills. Noise pollution: The gas filled space also insulates you from the outside noises caused by traffic. The amount of noise reduction will vary depending on the size of the gap…show more content…
What else are you going to do? Wait for some man to come along and whisk you off to suburban marital bliss? You might as well ask for the moon by noon. Consider the facts. You made it this far on your own, earning a living and paying the bills all by yourself. You even managed to invest enough money to slap down the minimum five per cent and start calling yourself a homeowner. After all, you're faced with another 40 plus years--knock on wood--so it's time to put down some roots. But what happens after you move into your new dream house? Suddenly, you're dealing with a new set of monthly expenses. Throw out the budget that carried you through the last few years; it's time to build a new one from scratch. Once you have a new budget, start saving like you plan to buy a second house in a few years. You're going to need all that extra cash for things for which no budget can truly prepare you, such as repairs, renovations, and interior design--necessarily in that order. Repairs come first because you need to fix whatever is broken. Did you get a great deal on a handyman's dream? Did you stop to consider whether or not you're handy? Also, don't forget that appliances, heaters, furnaces, and oil tanks have a habit of breaking down at the least convenient times, schedules and finances notwithstanding. Before you even think about redecorating your new house, take a hard look at the layout.
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