Entries Tagged as 'Wood Paneling'

National Walls of Shame

June 28th, 2015 · No Comments

The wood paneling got a little wet.  Now that they have a warped wall, perhaps they can try out for American Ninja Warrior?  [Des Moines, Iowa]

water damage wood paneling warped ruined ceiling tiles fallen down fixer-upper Des Moines Iowa home house for sale real estate photo

This wall was removed at a different Des Moines house.

wall removed drywall damaged fixer-upper Des Moines Iowa home house for sale real estate photo

Wallpaper removal?  [Brockton, Massachusetts]

ugly wall wallpaper removed fixer-upper Brockton Massachusetts home house for sale real estate photo

More ugly walls in the same Brockton house.

ugly wall wallpaper removed fixer-upper Brockton Massachusetts home house for sale real estate photo

Patched wall.  In the corner and by the window.  What happened?  [McAllen, Texas]

ugly wall poorly patched fixer-upper McAllen Texas home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Wood Paneling · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Water Damage · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities

Sports On TV

June 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

Sports shows are playing on TVs while real estate photographers are taking pictures.

television TV is on sports show Dale Earnhardt wood paneling mirrors Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale photo

Sports Center on TV.  If only it had been the Kayak stairlift ad!

television TV is on sports show stairlift sitting elevator chair stairs Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Kobe defending his contract.

television TV is on sports show Lakers Kobe Bryant defending his contract Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

The fence is up.  Now they need a sign “Stay off the grass.”

television TV is on sports show golf child fence is up Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Living Room · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling

Multi-Colored Carpets Are Awesome

June 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Carpet with multiple colors helps disguise dirt and stains.

multi-colored carpet outdated old orange yellow pattern wood paneling Buckeye Arizona home house for sale photo

It adds pizzazz to otherwise boring carpet.

multi-colored carpet outdated old red pattern Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

I dare you to see if that floral carpet is scratch-n-sniff.  Smells like roses after 40 years?

multi-colored carpet outdated old floral pattern Globe Arizona home house for sale photo

Pink & red carpet will brighten your day.

multi-colored carpet outdated old red pink pattern Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Carpet · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling

The Windows of America

June 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Here’s how folks are decorating their windows across America.  Let’s start in Houston, Texas.  Here we see floral pattern drapery with timeless ruffled edging.

ugly tacky dust ruffle bedspread used as window curtain drapery unfinished drywall Houston Texas home house for sale photo

Also popular in Houston is the layered look for window curtains.  Only 2 fabrics?  Why not go for three?

ugly tacky sheets used as window curtain drapery old TV mattresses on the floor bedroom Houston Texas home house for sale photo

Pastels are making a comeback in Wichita Falls, Texas.  If only they had knotted the curtains!!!

pastel pink window coverings treatment drapery panels sheers curtains Wichita Falls Texas home house for sale photo

Over in North Judson, Indiana, they prefer more formal window treatments.

old outdated heavy window coverings treatment drapery panels sheers curtains North Judson Indiana home house for sale photo

Elegance perfected in North Judson.

old outdated blue window coverings treatment drapery curtains wood paneling North Judson Indiana home house for sale photo

True fact:  It’s written in the North Judson city charter and housing deeds that scalloped curtains are required.

old outdated scalloped window coverings treatment drapery curtains wood paneling North Judson Indiana home house for sale photo

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Tags: Bedroom · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities · Wet Bar

Killed & Mounted

June 3rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

One less cougar in Arizona.  We’re all grateful for that!  They used the cougar’s blood to stain the lampshade!

dead killed mounted cougar head taxidermy wood paneling stained lampshade Overgaard Arizona home house for sale photo

Add some lights to a deer head.

dead killed mounted deer head taxidermy Peoria Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

What a great idea for a hat rack!

dead killed mounted deer head taxidermy used as hat rack javelina garage Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Where the deer and the antelope no longer play.

dead killed mounted deer antelope head taxidermy Phoenix Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This photo was sent by our reader Rodney, thank you.  Portland, Oregon home with a dead elk and a dead turkey.

dead killed mounted elk head stuffed turkey taxidermy Portland Oregon home house for sale real estate photo

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Tags: What Were They Thinking?!?! · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Peoria, AZ Homes · Other US Cities · Taxidermy

Put the Family Photos Away

May 15th, 2015 · No Comments

Family photos on display when selling is a no-no.

family photos pictures on display bad poor home staging Casa Grande Arizona house for sale

Family photos are visually distracting.

family photos pictures on display bad poor home staging Glendale Arizona house for sale

This helps sell a house?

family photos pictures on display bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

Do you want your family photos available to everyone to see on the Internet?  That’s where they show up.  No privacy.

family photos pictures on display bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

Please put all family photos away when selling.

family photos pictures on display bad poor home staging Phoenix Arizona house for sale

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Tags: Staging · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Wood Paneling · Family Photos

Uninspired Fireplaces

May 12th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Does this fireplace soot your needs?

sooty dusty neglected cluttered fireplace hearth Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Wood you prefer this one?

ugly old outdated fireplace wood paneling Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Maybe a more traditional look?

ugly old outdated brick fireplace carpet Casa Grande Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Maybe a modern look?

orange modern stand-alone fireplace Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Maybe a minimalist look?

wall beams exposed fire damaged fireplace Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Cluttered two-way fireplace.

cluttered neglected ignored fireplace Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Cluttered on the other side too.

cluttered neglected ignored fireplace Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling

These Bars Are All Wet

May 4th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Wet bars used to be all the rage in the 1970s and 1980s.

outdated beehive fireplace wet bar wood paneling blue carpet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

They haven’t been included in new homes for over 20 years.

outdated beehive fireplace wet bar wood paneling blue carpet Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Here’s a NASCAR-themed wet bar.

outdated wet bar corrugated metal façade NASCAR theme wood paneling Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · Wet Bar

A Work In Progress

April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

What?! No second sink?!

bathroom vanity toilet sink damaged vandalized destroyed fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Can you make the window bigger?

bathroom vanity toilet sink damaged vandalized destroyed fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

That shower seems a bit too big.

bathroom tiny small narrow skinny shower wall vandalized destroyed fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

I want the pink insulation instead.

bedroom wall holes damaged yellow insulation vandalized destroyed fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

The clouds seem so real.

purple bedroom wall holes copper wiring stolen vandalized destroyed fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Cover up that stain with carpet.

tile removed water stain on floor wood paneling fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Flooring · Paint · Bathroom · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Wood Paneling · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Vandalism & Theft

Six Murals To Enjoy

April 21st, 2015 · No Comments

Woodsy photo mural.  It’s almost in the shape of Arizona.

forest scene photo mural torn ripped wood paneling fixer-upper Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

Some kind of tropical river scene.

amateur painting wall mural tropical river scene butterflies Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

It’s almost three dimensional.

amateur painting wall mural tile trompe l'oeil Phoenix Arizona home house for sale photo

You’ll feel cooler in the hot Phoenix summer now.

photo mural mountain scene lake pine trees Coolidge Arizona home house for sale photo

The Leaning Tower of Eiffel.

amateur wall mural Eiffel Tower leaning Paris Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

Where the buffalo roam.

amateur wall mural buffalo mountain scene cowboys Sun City Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling