Entries Tagged as 'Cabinets'

Handles In the Middle

March 11th, 2015 · 4 Comments

Why do people put handles in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors?  [Hot Springs, Arkansas]

handles in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors why dumb idea odd weird Hot Springs Arkansas home house for sale photo

Hard to open the doors that way.  [Mesa, Arizona]

handles in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors why dumb idea odd weird Mesa Arizona home house for sale photo

And if you remove them, you now have 2 holes in the middle of the door.  [Phoenix]

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Cabinets · Other US Cities

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

Cabinet Embellishments

November 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

People like to decorate their kitchen cabinet doors.  Here are several examples.

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kitchen cabinet door embellishments decorations decals Youngtown Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Glendale, AZ Homes · Cabinets · Chandler, AZ Homes

Pretty Colors

November 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bright colors will spruce up any home.  Including fixer-uppers like this one.

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We’re crossed our fingers that the floor color is a custom stain.

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Pretty blue.

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Pretty red.

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Pretty pink.

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Pretty yellow and green.  With knotted curtains.

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Pretty awful.

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Got dust?

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They enclosed the patio.  How nice.

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Tags: Flooring · Roof · Landscaping · Paint · Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Cabinets · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Siding

Open Kitchen

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments

Today’s buyers like kitchens that are open.  How about this one?

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Cabinets · Fixer-Upper

Inspirational Message For November

November 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

November blew in so fast that I almost forgot your inspirational message for the month:
It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

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Tags: Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Cabinets

Before & After Photos of Home Remodel

October 18th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Before Kitchen.  With those ugly dark cabinets.  Please, Mr. or Mrs. Flipper, please remove & throw out the cabinets.

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After Kitchen.  Thank you, thank you!  The ugly cabinets are gone!!

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Before Kitchen.  The investor bought the house for $96,000.

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After Kitchen.  Once remodeled, it sold for $160,000.

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Before Living Room To Dining Room View.

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After Living Room To Dining Room View.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bathroom.

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After Bathroom.

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Before Bedroom.

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After Bedroom.

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Before Back Yard & Pool.

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After Back Yard & Pool.

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Before Back Yard & Pool.

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After Back Yard & Pool.

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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 · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Before & After · John F. Long cabinets

Cabinets Need Love Too

October 9th, 2014 · 9 Comments

These ugly cabinet doors keep showing up.  As found in 1970s homes by builder John F. Long.

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It’s fun to look at a wall when you wash dishes!

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A few doors have been removed.  I volunteer to help remove the rest.

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Some people paint their cabinets white in hopes they’ll look better.

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These sellers added a backsplash to modernize their kitchen.

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Here’s another kitchen spruced up.

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And another one.  (sigh)

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Glendale, AZ Homes · John F. Long cabinets

Who Needs Cabinet Doors?

September 23rd, 2014 · 3 Comments

Maybe these Phoenix sellers have the right idea.  Remove the kitchen cabinet doors so you can see what you have!  Brilliant.

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Tags: Staging · Kitchen · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Cabinets · Refrigerator Magnets · Fixer-Upper

Tempting Tempe Temple

August 8th, 2014 · 5 Comments

This Tempe, Arizona home looks so tantalizing.

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Now that the front yard caught your attention, wanna see inside?

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Spacious living room.

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Cozy kitchen.

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They were inspired by squished jelly beans?  Or Candy Crush Saga?

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The drapes add dramatic flair to this room.

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Looking the other direction.

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The pool has seen better days.

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There’s a shadowy figure lurking in the background.

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A cardboard figure?

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Living Room · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Clutter · Window Coverings · Faux Paint & Murals · Back Yard · Cabinets · Tempe, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper · Holiday Décor