Entries Tagged as 'Safety Issue'

Rotted Baseboards

January 28th, 2016 · No Comments

Eventually the baseboards will rot away until they are completely gone.

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They’re almost gone.

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The sellers are out selecting new faucets right now.

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They want buyers to see that there is copper plumbing.

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The bathroom has a window.

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More rotten baseboards in the hallway.

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And in this corner.

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Assuming a child wrote that note and that he/she lives here, would that exposed hole and switch be safe for a child (or an adult)?

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Another hole.

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They used a shoelace to keep the oven door up.

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Dirty carport.

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Another view of the carport.  By the way, this was a short sale.

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Garage or Carport · Safety Issue · Phoenix Homes · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Graffiti · Drywall Damage

Short Sale After Refinancing

September 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Unsafe fan with no protective cover.

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This house was purchased in 2004 for $95,000.

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They refinanced in October 2006 with a new $126,000 loan.

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They refinanced again in June 2007 for $174,000.

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Money was not spent on home improvements.

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And now they’re selling it as a short sale.

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Tags: Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Safety Issue · Phoenix Homes · Poor Photography · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Water Damage

Shower Fan

May 23rd, 2015 · 6 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.

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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