Entries Tagged as 'Fireplace'

Unique Fireplace

January 22nd, 2015 · 5 Comments

Found at a 1979 home.  Moroccan-themed fireplace?

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unique fireplace surround design look Moroccan tile accents 1979 Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Mesa, AZ Homes

Fixer-Upper

January 6th, 2015 · 5 Comments

This home needs a lot of help. There are a lot of details to iron out.

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Notice how the refrigerator is missing in the photo above and is now seen on the far right side in the photo below.

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Ugly, dirty cabinets.  Dirty ceiling.  Dirty kitchen.

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As we pan right, we see two cans of Raid bug spray and a knotted curtain.  Ugh.

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In the next room, past the knotted curtain, we have to wonder how those books are still standing.

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At least they are patriotic.

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There’s that knotted curtain!  It makes a statement.

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The bathroom is less cluttered than expected.

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The curtain rod fell down before the closet shelf did.  Just barely.

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Dirty air conditioner vent.  Dusty & cluttered bedroom.

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The living room’s a real treat too.

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The front of the house.

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The back yard.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Fireplace · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Weeds · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Hall of Shame - Messy · John F. Long cabinets

Santa Might Skip This Home

December 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Imagine Santa Claus’ reaction when he exits the fireplace.

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I hope Santa doesn’t need to use the bathroom.

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Building permits for that room addition?

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Fireplace · Other Arizona Cities · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Room Addition

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We wish you and your family & friends a Happy Thanksgiving.

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Happy Turkey Day!  [By the way, this house was listed in March, with Thanksgiving decorations still on display.]

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Tags: Fireplace · Afghan Blanket · Other Arizona Cities · Peoria, AZ Homes · Holiday Décor

Over the River & Through the Woods

November 24th, 2014 · No Comments

…to Grandmother’s house we go.

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May you have safe travels to your Thanksgiving destination.

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Tags: Fireplace · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities

Before & After Renovation

October 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Before Living Room.  An investor purchased the house for $124,000.

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After Living Room.  The renovated house then sold for $180,000.

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Before Family Room.  It’s a two-way fireplace.

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After Family Room.  No more dirty carpet.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.  They stained the existing cabinets.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Dining Area.

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After Dining Area.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 2 Bathtub.

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After Bathroom 2 Bathtub.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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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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Before Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Tags: Flooring · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Fireplace · Dining Room · Before & After · Peoria, AZ Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth

Four Unusual Fireplace Designs

October 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Mid-century modern 1960 fireplace.

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Hybrid beehive fireplace design.

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Either the flagstone was painted or they used pink grout.

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What will Santa say when he turns around and sees this fireplace?

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Tags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes

Before & After Remodeling Photos

October 11th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen.  The home was bought for $94,500.

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After Kitchen.  The remodeled home sold for $164,900.

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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 Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Dining Room.

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After Dining 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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Before Bedroom 3.

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After Bedroom 3.

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Before Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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After Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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Before Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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After Back Yard & Swimming Pool.

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Remodeling · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Wood Paneling · Before & After

The Case of the Missing Fireplace

October 5th, 2014 · 3 Comments

One of our readers wants us to solve a mystery:  where is the missing fireplace?

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Police all around Squaw Valley, California are searching for the fireplace.  The sellers are distraught.

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The house has another fireplace as a back-up, thank goodness.

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And now the liquor bottles are missing!!

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Tags: Fireplace · Wood Paneling · Other US Cities · Wet Bar

It Has a Lot Going For It

September 29th, 2014 · No Comments

Unfortunately, the lot is what’s worthwhile.

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The coved ceiling is a plus.  Too bad the owners neglected this home.

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How old is that wall heater?

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Some caulk to fill in the cracks and fresh paint will do wonders.

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Bonus room!

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So much potential.

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It has a water softener!  But it also has an old electric service panel, an old evaporative cooler, old wood shingles, and a cracked foundation.

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Tags: Flooring · Tile · Bedroom · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling