Entries Tagged as 'Hazards'

Shower Fan

May 23rd, 2015 · 5 Comments

This is a new one:  a ceiling fan in the shower!  Let’s hope that fan is water resistant and shock-proof.  Scary.  And be careful raising your arms to shampoo your hair!

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Tags: Bathroom · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes

Safety Concern

April 19th, 2015 · No Comments

That guard rail doesn’t seem very secure.  [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]

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Tags: Safety Issue · Other US Cities

Prison Barrack?

February 19th, 2015 · 4 Comments

There is a state penitentiary in Florence, Arizona.  Due to overcrowding, prisoners are now being housed in people’s homes in Florence, as seen here.  It’s up to the inmates to figure out how to get to the top bunk and not fall out.

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Tags: Bedroom · Safety Issue · Other Arizona Cities · Hall of Shame - Funny

First Steps To Home Ownership

January 14th, 2015 · 6 Comments

Hopefully the bottom blocks won’t crumble as you step up.

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Really?

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Tags: Safety Issue · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper

Shock & Awe

December 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Let’s hope they installed a GFCI outlet in the bathroom.  Otherwise, zzzzzzzzzzzzzap!!!

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Similar problem in another house.  Scary.

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Tags: Bathroom · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other Arizona Cities

Don’t Fall In

November 9th, 2014 · 4 Comments

There is no safety barrier to this Des Moines, Iowa basement.  Be very careful.  Yes, on second look, that is a trap door that is opened to the left.  But it’s still a safety hazard if you leave the door up while you’re in the basement.

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Tags: Hazards · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities

Help Needed

November 3rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

Peoria, Arizona short sale.

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Staging assistance needed, please.

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Another guy’s computer desk with bottle of lotion and toilet paper handy.

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Quick.  Buy some closet doors and throw everything inside before buyers arrive.

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At least she covered up the face on the Justin Bieber poster.

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This bedroom is half tidy.

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Why did they remove the rug?  Buyers might have thought that was the normal color of the carpet.

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The pink fabric vertical blinds complement the wallpaper border.

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The wallpaper border in the kitchen is birdhouses but they look like outhouses.  Did you see the neon green plastic pumpkin too?

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Before dining room, with furniture.

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After dining room.  Maybe they’d better bring back the furniture to cover up the walls.

ugly wallpaper border dining room poor bad home staging Peoria Arizona house for sale real estate photo

The master bedroom.  Complete with princess blanket used as a curtain.

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This is a house with young children and yet the floor fan does not have a protective grille.

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What happened to the flooring?

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Looking the opposite direction shows more of the flooring problem.

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It could have looked worse.

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They gave up on the paint.

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This photo was taken many months before Halloween.

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The patio is surprisingly clear of clutter.  Now to work on the peeling paint.

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Safety Issue · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Family Photos · Toys · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor · People In Photos

Happy Halloween!

October 31st, 2014 · No Comments

Here’s proof that smoking kills.  And turns your bones green.

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Or maybe he touched those exposed live wires dangling from the ceiling!

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Tags: Safety Issue · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

Bacteria Factory

October 3rd, 2014 · 5 Comments

These sellers were super dirty.  Disgusting floor of a bedroom.  You can see the outline of a dresser and a bed.  Did they ever wash their feet or wipe their shoes?  Is that dog feces?

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Is doesn’t look any better from a distance.

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Another filthy bedroom.

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And a third dirty bedroom.  How many years (decades?) does it take to reach that level?

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No surprise that the bathroom is dirty too.

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The kitchen’s not so bad.  Although the ceiling and refrigerator door handles could use some cleaning.

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That’s really old carpet in the living room.  So if it doesn’t have a pathway of filth, why are the bedrooms so nasty?

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The house has roof leak issues too.

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This is the back of the house.

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There’s a detached workshop too.

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The roof of the workshop has separated from the walls.

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Wires were cut to the electric service panel.

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Bedroom · Hazards · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Water Damage

Child’s Playhouse

July 31st, 2014 · 3 Comments

Your kids are sure to squeal with delight when they see this amazing playhouse.  And then they’ll squeal in pain from splinters, loose nails, black widow spiders, etc.

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Tags: Roof · Landscaping · Safety Issue · Mesa, AZ Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Siding