Entries Tagged as 'Window Coverings'

Comfortable Living

August 6th, 2017 · 5 Comments

Thank you to our reader Kelly for sending these Montrose, Pennsylvania house photos.

Netflix and smoke.

Bedroom 1 with knotted curtain.

Bedroom 2 with painted-on handprints.

Bedroom 3 where the nightmare before Christmas arrived early.

Bedroom 4.

Cluttered bathroom with painted-on handprints.

The kitchen’s not so bad.

Bonus room.

Home office.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Faux Paint & Murals · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · Staging · Stuffed Animals · Window Coverings

Has Knot Gone Away

July 18th, 2017 · 1 Comment

We can send a man to the moon but we can’t seem to stop knotted curtains.

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When will poor innocent window curtains be spared the abuse?

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How can we stop this?

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Why must they suffer?

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Why must we suffer by seeing these?

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An example of what knot/not to do when decorating your home.

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Tags: Make It Stop · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

Little Joy In Little Rock

July 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Please join us on a tour of this Little Rock, Arkansas home.

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It features a spacious master bedroom with custom window drapes. The sellers are getting ready to hang one of those trendy barn door sliders.

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A bonus room off of the master offers endless possibilities.

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A sunny and cheerful bathroom.

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The kitchen is so big, it takes up TWO rooms.

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The back of the house features an enclosed patio. With all that extra plywood, you can invite friends over to play board games.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Curb Appeal · Drywall Damage · Knives · Other US Cities · Patio · Siding · Staging · Window Coverings

It Could Be Worse

July 12th, 2017 · 5 Comments

You never know when you’ll need a can of paint next to your bed.

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Cozy room.

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Another view of this room.

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Play room with toys.

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Another bedroom.

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Living room.

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Another view of the living room.

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The kitchen is the neatest room in the house.

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Knotted curtain in the kitchen. And a fly swatter.

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Stained mattress in another room.

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Hallway.

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Over in the garage, the gas water heater was removed.

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The toilet was added without a building permit. They installed it on a wood platform instead of installing a proper drain.

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Washer and dryer are missing.

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Oh, look. They added a yellow shower. Golden shower?

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Covered carport out front is a convenient feature.

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Spacious back yard.

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So much to see.

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Bars on the windows in case someone tries to steal their precious belongings.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Window Coverings

New Spider-Man Movie Starts Today

July 7th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Time for another Spider-Man movie. Along with yet another new actor portraying Spider-Man.

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Will movie reviews on the Web be positive?

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I stopped watching Spider-Man movies at the 2nd one when a cocky Tobey Maguire danced down the street. I felt it jumped the shark at that point.

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If only home sellers had Spidey sense when staging and selling.

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Tags: Bedroom · Bedspread · Clutter · Glendale, AZ Homes · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings

One Love – Several Stains

June 17th, 2017 · 5 Comments

That is a soiled, dirty mattress. Gross. Not sure if Bob Marley has any love for it. Go, Steelers?

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Sneakers/trainers were placed there to distract you from the stained mattress.

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Tags: Bedroom · Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Other Arizona Cities · Window Coverings

No Smoking

June 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Let’s take a tour of this Phoenix home. Lots to see.

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Lots of dust. Why are the curtains stained?

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We step back from the dining room into the family room. After noticing the ceiling damage, remember the red vacuum handle, the blue folded rug, the aluminum pan (right side middle), and the plastic chairs. They will help orient you as we move about the house.

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We step back again and shift to the left. Lots of dust. That stereo and yellow telephone are old.

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Then we pivot to the left and see ceiling damage.

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Crack in the corner of the room.

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We step back again. There’s the wall crack. And now we see the aluminum pan.

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And when we look down, there’s the folded rug.

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Aluminum pan again plus ceiling damage.

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Now let’s visit the kitchen.

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Original cabinets. House built in the 1950s, likely.

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Help wanted!

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Old flooring.

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Here’s a bedroom.

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We turn to the right.

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And to the right again.

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Another bedroom.

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And now a visit to the living room. With more ceiling damage.

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We look to the right.

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And to the right again, showing the stained wall.

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We finish with two photos of major ceiling damage.

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Total rehab needed.

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Tags: Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Dining Room · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Dolls · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Photos · Family Room · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Water Damage · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling

Less Knotty

May 27th, 2017 · No Comments

We haven’t seen many knotted curtains lately. Hopefully that ugly trend is dying out.

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Why?!?!

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Please be the last photo of a knotted curtain we ever see. Such a stupid design trend.

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Tags: Glendale, AZ Homes · Make It Stop · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings

Fireplace Fails

May 8th, 2017 · 2 Comments

In most homes, a fireplace is a selling feature. Here? A missed opportunity by the sellers.

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This Casa Grande, Arizona fireplace protrudes from the wall.

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Tags: Clutter · Fireplace · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling

Furniture Included

May 3rd, 2017 · 2 Comments

The seller is leaving couches for the new buyer.

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Tags: Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Phoenix Homes · Window Coverings