Entries Tagged as 'Attic'

Flowers In the Attic

July 9th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Our reader Sarah sent these photos, thank you. Let’s look at some attics. Here’s a fixer-upper attic in Laurel, Delaware.

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They say new paint and flooring will freshen up a house. The attic above could use paint and flooring, but perhaps not sloppy paint or bright paint like this Harrington, Delaware attic.

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This Dewey Beach, Delaware home features a 6-person attic bedroom. No holes in the ceiling or bright orange paint, but no visible heating or cooling.

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Tags: Attic · Ceiling · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Paint

Concho See Yourself Living Here?

June 13th, 2017 · 12 Comments

When four readers tell you about a house for sale, you’d better share it with others. Thanks to Karen, Karla, Eva, & Sarah, we present the cat house in Concho, Arizona. We’ll let the photos tell the story.

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Tags: Art · Attic · Bathroom · Collections · Family Room · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Paint · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Home For the Holidays

December 18th, 2016 · 4 Comments

This Trenton, New Jersey home could be yours this holiday season.

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Choose your new flooring.

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It’s just waiting for your finishing touches. And bleach.

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Bubble baths every night!

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Spacious rooms.

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Attic space too!

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Carpet · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Living Room · Other US Cities

Sweet Dreams In Evansville

January 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Thank you to our reader CG who waited patiently for two weeks until we posted these photos of an Evansville, Indiana home.

They say you should replace your mattress every eight years.

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The cabinet on the left has been rotting for years.  Check out the bathroom floor!

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Is that gray tub filled with water?!  Nice mold and mildew.  And people live with that?

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Curl up by the stain and enjoy a romantic fire.

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By the way, this is a short sale.

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Custom window treatments.

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Thank you, CG, for sharing this amazing home with us.

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Ceiling · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Mold & Mildew · Other US Cities · Toys · Wood Paneling

Goopy Attic Ceiling Texture

January 4th, 2015 · 5 Comments

Thick drywall texture added to the attic ceiling at an Evansville, Indiana home.

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And the walls too.  Must be loads of fun to paint.

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Tags: Attic · Ceiling · Other US Cities

Shop At WalMart This Holiday Season

December 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

These Des Moines, Iowa sellers shop at WalMart.  You should too.

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They’re not the neatest sellers we’ve known.

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This is the gift wrapping room!

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Basket weave vinyl flooring.

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Check out the pom poms on the curtains.

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Mr. Seller, please repair the ceiling.  Oh, and remove the mold in the corner too.

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Tags: Attic · Basement · Ceiling · Clutter · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Other US Cities · Staging · Wood Paneling

You’ll Find a Little of Everything In Massachusetts

August 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Brockton, Massachusetts home filled with lots of everything.  Busy wallpaper.  Cluttered dining area.

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Mismatched kitchen appliances.  White oven/range & a black microwave (above photo) and now a stainless steel dishwasher here.

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Cluttered dining room.

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From another angle.

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The photo suggests that the closets are too small in this house.

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Attic bedroom.

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From another angle.

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Tags: Attic · Bedroom · Clutter · Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Staging · Wallpaper

What Do You Call a Sleeping Cow?

February 4th, 2014 · 5 Comments

A bull dozer.  We might need to call a bulldozer for this house.

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Yowza.

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Good grief.

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What happened?

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Good grief!

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???

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Full bath is not supposed to mean full of stuff.

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Licensed contractor was used here, right?

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Help.

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Careful!  There’s no railing!!

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Ugh.

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Lead-based paint disclosure?

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That room addition was built to code, right?  A building permits obtained?

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It does have a wrap-around porch.

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Tags: Attic · Bathroom · Curb Appeal · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Paint · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Roof · Room Addition · Safety Issue · Siding · Zoning Violation

Scary Syracuse Staging Scenario

February 2nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Confederate flag in Yankee country?  Marijuana leaf picture framed and on display?  And a fly strip!!  Nice staging touches.  [Syracuse, New York]

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Buy 2, get one free?

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The wall A/C keeps this attic bedroom nice and cool in the summer.

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Plenty of lighting in this room.  Perhaps they are grow lights for pot plants?

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Fly strips really work well.  Check out how loaded it is!!  But why so many flies in Syracuse?

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We would rather know the huge dog is in the kennel instead of knowing it’s running free while/if we visit the house.

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Tags: Attic · Bedroom · Clutter · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Lighting · Living Room · Other US Cities · Paint · Staging · Window Coverings

The Princess & the Pea In Syracuse, New York

February 2nd, 2014 · No Comments

Mattresses piled up high.  And yet she can still feel the pea.  Poor thing.

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But this one isn’t as piled high as one from Abilene, Texas, featured here back in 2010.

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Tags: Attic · Bedroom · Other US Cities · Staging