Entries Tagged as 'Kitchen'

Holiday Inn Wants Their Towel Back

January 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Our reader Karen sent us these photos of an Aberdeen, Maryland home. Here’s evidence of a stolen Holiday Inn towel! Shame on them.

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The other bathroom has a busy look. Let’s remove all the stuff on each side of the shower.

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Which looks twice as bad when it’s reflected in a mirror.

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Yes, it’s a game room, but the rifle could go, as well as the Pepsi clock and life preserver.

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When you enter the house, you see visual clutter. Clear out the foyer.

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Nice home. Just needs tidying up here and there. Moral of the story: present your home in the best manner and don’t steal hotel towels.

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Tags: Bathroom · Clutter · Entry · Family Room · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Staging · Weapons & Firearms · Wood Paneling

Calgary Stampede

January 8th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Thanks to our reader Helen for sending us these photos of a Calgary, Alberta, Canada home. Helen is nervous about the antlers falling down on someone while they sleep.

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Perhaps this is the mother-in-law’s room? Sweet dreams, “Mom.”

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In this cowboy-inspired home, we’ll see several bedrooms and bathrooms. Here’s a cluttered bedroom/bathroom combo.

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Over the bathtub, it reads “Save a horse, ride a cowboy.”

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Another view of this bedroom.

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Another cluttered bathroom. With exposed vanity storage. A heated towel rack with towels missing. An exposed incandescent light bulb directly over the bathtub. And a thick wood frame over the sinks with no mirror. The frame reads “howdy.”

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This is embedded into the floor.

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This bathroom has two showers. So when the cowboys come home from a hard day of roping cattle, they can take showers at the same time and reach around for warm towels.

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Another cluttered bedroom with exposed ceiling.

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It has its own kitchen.

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Here’s another bathroom. A dustpan is available near the toilet.

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The shower looks like this.

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The bathroom is also the laundry room. The mirror is there so the cowboy can admire his hat while he pees.

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Here’s the main kitchen with a million bottles on the shelves. Looks like they spent big money to add Venetian plaster to the ceiling.

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What are all of those bottles? And why are the kitchen cabinet drawers and doors missing?

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Yes, that’s John Wayne on the back of the chair.

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Cluttered bonus room.

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More antlers and clutter.

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And we finish with another bathroom. Sure to upset 50% of buyers and please 50% of buyers, the toilet seat lid is completely removed. Yee haw!!

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Kitchen · Other International Cities · Safety Issue · Staging · Taxidermy

Before & After Home Renovation

January 7th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Before Bonus Room. An investor bought this Casa Grande, Arizona house for $71,000.

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After Bonus Room. After renovation, the house sold for $180,000.

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Before Bonus Room.

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After Bonus Room.

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Before Bonus Room.

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After Bonus Room.

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Before Bonus Room.

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After Bonus Room.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Laundry Room.

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After Laundry Room.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Family Room · Fireplace · Graffiti · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Living Room · Mold & Mildew · Other Arizona Cities · Remodeling

Messy Start To the New Year

January 5th, 2017 · 3 Comments

The house wasn’t ready to go on the market, but they did it anyway.

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There’s a dining area in the back corner.

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First impressions.

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Spittoon!

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Refrigerator Magnets · Staging · Window Coverings

Christmas Is Over, Valentine’s Day Is Next

December 30th, 2016 · 5 Comments

Christmas was five days ago. These sellers were so excited about Christmas.

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And they are getting excited for Valentine’s Day! (And Easter too?)

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Knotted window curtain?

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Easter lilies?

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Dark bedroom with tiger bedspread.

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Where’s the M&M Man’s left hand?

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Another cluttered room.

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Home salon?

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So much to put away before selling.

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The foil keeps the stove clean.

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Another dark bedroom. Happy New Year!

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Tags: Bedroom · Bedspread · Clutter · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Other Arizona Cities · Poor Photography · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Window Coverings

Christmas Eve

December 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tonight is Christmas Eve. All the Christmas decorations are up. Everyone’s excited about tomorrow.

These sellers love Christmas so much that they left the Christmas tree up when they listed their home on February 14th.

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These sellers still had their Christmas tree up when the house sold in late April.

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These sellers started decorating early. Their Christmas tree was up when they listed the house on November 23rd.

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Tags: Family Room · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Staging

It Started With Man Cave

December 19th, 2016 · 4 Comments

New trend alert!! Naming spaces around your house. First there was Man Cave. Now there’s Zen Den.

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And The Cube. Whatever that is.

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And then Bitchin’ Kitchen.

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Tags: Kitchen · Make It Stop · Phoenix Homes

Before & After Remodeling Photos

December 17th, 2016 · 6 Comments

Before Kitchen. As a short sale, it took seven long months to sell. And for $94,000.

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After Kitchen. The renovated house sold for $155,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom. Different room, but you get the idea.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

Before & After Remodeling

December 10th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen. Purchased as a short sale for only $60,000.

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After Kitchen. After renovation, the house sold for $170,000.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining Room.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1. Without the rifles.

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Before Master Bedroom.

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After Master Bedroom. The original room was expanded.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Before & After · Curb Appeal · Dining Room · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling · Weapons & Firearms

New Season of Hoarders Starts December 18

December 6th, 2016 · 6 Comments

New season of Hoarders will begin Sunday, December 18th on A&E Channel!
Here’s a potential candidate for the show.

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The room is full of stuff.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Another view of the messy kitchen.

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And more stuff here.

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Why is there a blow torch in the bedroom?

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Piles of stuff on the patio.

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And more stuff on the patio. Save everything, because it might be needed someday.

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Caution: I am a bitch. Beautiful words in a beautiful setting.

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Chaos.

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So much stuff.

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Another view of this cluttered bedroom.

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And one more.

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Notice the cracked toilet seat is taped. The shower door too.

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The photographer got caught in the mirror. By the way, those are those infamous John F. Long cabinets.

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Another cluttered bedroom.

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Home office.

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Another view of the office.

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Lots of junk in the back yard.

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Piles of stuff everywhere.

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Treasures abound.

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Sparkling clean swimming pool.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Collections · Dining Room · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Dolls · Family Room · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Hats · John F. Long cabinets · Kitchen · Patio · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Toys