Entries Tagged as 'John F. Long cabinets'

Hopefully These Aren’t Long For This World

February 28th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Five more ugly kitchen cabinets from builder John F. Long.

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Let’s hope all of these kitchens get remodeled.

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And that these ugly cabinets are removed.

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One by one, we can restore beauty to kitchens.

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Some day, they will disappear forever.

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Long Gone Some Day

June 7th, 2013 · 6 Comments

We’re seeing fewer and fewer of these monstrous kitchen cabinets (placed in builder John F. Long homes back in the 1970s).

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Nice new cabinets are needed here.

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It can’t be a piece of cake to remove all the dust from the nooks & crannies.

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Ugly cabinets.  Some painted, some not painted.  Avocado green range/oven.  Foil in the window.  Old refrigerator with coils (great dust collectors in Phoenix).

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Before & After With New Cabinets

April 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen with ugly John F. Long (builder) cabinets in 2010.

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Before Kitchen in 2006.  This home was purchased like this for $187,000 at the height of the real estate bubble.

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After Kitchen in 2013.  One house at a time, those ugly cabinets are going away.

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Before Kitchen in 2010.  They added a microwave oven above the sink and replaced the back splash.  They tried selling it as a short sale for $99,900, but failed.  It was re-listed and evidentually sold as a short sale for $42,500 in 2010.

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After Kitchen in 2013.  The new buyer paid $120,000.

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Before Bathroom in 2006.

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After Bathroom in 2013.

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Before 2nd Bathroom in 2010.

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After 2nd Bathroom in 2013.

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Before Family Room in 2006.

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Before Family Room in 2010.

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After Family Room in 2013.  No more free-standing stove.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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More Ugly Kitchen Cabinets

April 1st, 2013 · 7 Comments

It would be a cruel April Fool’s Day joke to declare these kitchen cabinets trendy and beautiful.

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Horribly designed by builder John F. Long in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Found in west Phoenix (Maryvale area) and northeast Phoenix.

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They are great dust, grease, and grime collectors.

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We’re hoping the buyers of these homes will replace the cabinets when renovating.

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All I Want For Christmas Is a Total Renovation

December 18th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Please save me!  I’m in dire need of a complete renovation.  My current owners have neglected me.

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Please remove my ugly kitchen cabinets!

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Sometimes I wet myself.  Please help.

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I used to be beautiful.

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My owners never washed their hands.

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They smoked a lot too.

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I’m embarrassed.  Won’t you please help?

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We Long For These Cabinets To Be Gone

November 17th, 2012 · 5 Comments

As fix-n-flippers buy up cheap homes, they are replacing old and/or ugly kitchen cabinets.  These ugly John F. Long (builder) cabinets are disappearing.  Haven’t seen many of them lately.

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They used a custom paint color called Spam Delight.

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It’s fun staring at a wall when doing dishes.

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Before & After - Bye, Bye Ugly Cabinets

July 28th, 2012 · 19 Comments

Amber & Carson Eilers are Realtors in my office who buy ugly homes and renovate them.  Amber provided me with photos of a recent remodel.

Before Kitchen.  Ugh, those ugly John F. Long (builder) cabinets.  Please, Amber, get rid of them!

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After Kitchen.  The cabinets are gone!

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen & Pantry.

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After Kitchen & Pantry.

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Before Family Room.  With fake brick paneling and mirror tiles.

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After Family Room.

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Before Swimming Pool.  Thank you, Amber, for sharing your photos with us.

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Before & After – Bye Bye Ugly Cabinets

May 12th, 2012 · 8 Comments

The ugly John F. Long builder cabinets shown here…

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…are gone!

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Before Front of House.  It sold as a short sale in late 2011 for $74,000.

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After Front of House.  It sold recently for $150,000.  Full price.  Sold in 7 days.

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Before Hall Bathroom.

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After Hall Bathroom.

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Before Master Bathroom.

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After Master Bathroom.

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Nothing fancy, but just enough to excite a buyer.

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Ugly Cabinets, Again

April 27th, 2012 · 11 Comments

Sorry, but those ugly John F. Long builder cabinets keep showing up.

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Even clutter doesn’t make them look better.

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Sigh.

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This home used them in the office.

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Uh, no thanks.

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More Ugly Kitchen Cabinets

January 17th, 2012 · 8 Comments

The good news is that we’re seeing fewer and fewer of these ugly John F. Long builder kitchen cabinets nowadays.

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