Entries Tagged as 'Roof'

Neglected House

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments

Years of neglect and abuse have taken their toll on this house.

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The window air conditioner is missing.

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Cracks and holes on the exterior.

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The roof needs to be replaced.

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Something’s going on here.

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Water damage at the shower.

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They ignored it and it didn’t go away.

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The parents allowed this to happen.

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Tags: Tile · Roof · Bathroom · Bedroom · Foreclosure · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Window · Graffiti · Water Damage

Hovel

February 5th, 2015 · 4 Comments

If you think this doesn’t look pretty, check out the next one.

boarded up windows major fixer-upper dilapidated neglected tear-down Avondale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

This is the roof!

boarded up windows major fixer-upper dilapidated neglected tear-down roof sagging Avondale Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

It’s a big mess.  Best wishes to the buyer.

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Tags: Roof · Curb Appeal · Other Arizona Cities · Fixer-Upper · Siding

The Eave of Destruction

February 4th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Wood rot is common in Phoenix due to low humidity and hot temperatures.  Makes exposed wood dry and brittle.  Here are a few eaves & fascia boards that could use replacement.

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If not repaired before selling, it will become an issue with some buyers.  A termite inspection report will have a box checked that there is wood rot.  A buyer’s lender might look at the termite report and require the repair.

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Wow!

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Tags: Roof · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes

Merry Christmas!!

December 25th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Please join me in singing the 5th annual UglyHousePhotos version of the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Everybody join in now.  A one, and a two, and a three.

On the Twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…

Twelve knick-knacks dangling,

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Eleven hats a hanging,

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Ten trophies winning,

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Nine dogs a barking,

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Eight vacuum cleaners,

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Seven masks a posing,

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Six curtains knotted,

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Five garden beds…

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Four fuzzy dice,

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Three red tongues,

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Two turtles dead,

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And a green chair near a fish tank.

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Merry Christmas!

2013’s version is here.

2012’s version is here.

2011’s version is here.

2010’s version is here.

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Tags: Staging · Roof · Bedroom · Clutter · Window Coverings · Phoenix Homes · Mesa, AZ Homes · Scottsdale, AZ Homes · Pets · Other Arizona Cities · Wood Paneling · Weeds · Collections · People In Photos · Hats

It Fell Off

December 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The stucco façade on this home’s roof is missing!

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It fell off.  So now the buyer has to deal with it?

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Tags: Roof · Peoria, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper

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

Two Bad Roofs At One Property

October 13th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Which roof is worse?  The house’s or the carport’s?

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Tags: Roof · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper

Don’t Judge a House By Its Cover

September 2nd, 2014 · 5 Comments

It might look okay in front…

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…but wait ’til you see the back!!

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Tags: Roof · Curb Appeal · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper

Raze the Roof

August 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

This is really bad.  I mean, c’mon now.  Two things wrong with this Mesa, Arizona patio roof:
1. They used the wrong roofing material, roof shingles, when they should have used rolled SIS roofing material.  The slope of the patio roof is too low for regular shingles.
2. They didn’t trim the sides.

incorrect roofing material used on patio roof shingles instead of rolled SIS amateur bad fixer-upper Mesa Arizona homes houses for sale photo

The only thing they cut were corners.  What other home maintenance items did they skimp on?

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Tags: Roof · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Mesa, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper

Blight In Blythe

August 3rd, 2014 · 5 Comments

Dilapidated house/shack in Blythe, California.  The foam roof is shot.  That’s why you see orange instead of white.  The house isn’t much better.

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The siding is in bad shape.  Odd that they used wood planks.  Blythe is located near the California/Arizona border and is hot, hot, hot in the summer.  The sun bakes the wood.

shack hovel dilapidated neglected major fixer-upper foam roof ruined orange ugly wood siding Blythe California home house for sale real estate photo

Ask your home inspector to check the foundation.  If it has one, that is.

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Tags: Roof · Fixer-Upper · Siding · Other US Cities