Entries Tagged as 'Mold & Mildew'

Challenge Accepted?

March 3rd, 2015 · 3 Comments

Are you up to the task of taking on this house?  Let’s look at the positives.

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It has reverse osmosis drinking water filtration!

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It has a fireplace!

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It comes furnished!

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Hmmm.  What’s positive here?  Bacteria cultures?

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It has shiny doorknobs.

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It has air conditioning!

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It has newer plumbing!

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It has a tiled shower!

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It has mold throughout!  [the house description does say it has mold throughout the house]

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It comes with a home security system: two rifles!

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It has a swimming pool!  And a solar clothes dryer!

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It has an additional cooling system: an evaporative cooler!

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Tags: Bathroom · Pool & Spa · Fireplace · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Weapons & Firearms

Mold, Mold, Go Away

January 30th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Mold at an Apache Junction, Arizona home.

mold mildew problem wall Apache Junction Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Mold in an El Mirage, Arizona laundry room.

mold mildew problem wall laundry room El Mirage Arizona home house for sale real estate photo

Mold and mildew in a Houston, Texas bathroom.

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Tags: Bathroom · Other Arizona Cities · Mold & Mildew · Other US Cities

Clean Bathroom

December 11th, 2014 · No Comments

In this case, clean should be a verb and not an adjective.

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Tags: Bathroom · Other Arizona Cities · Mold & Mildew

Shop At WalMart This Holiday Season

December 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment

These Des Moines, Iowa sellers shop at WalMart.  You should too.

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They’re not the neatest sellers we’ve known.

hoarding stuffed basement full of stuff cluttered Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

This is the gift wrapping room!

cluttered attic gift present wrapping paper room Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

Basket weave vinyl flooring.

old original vintage vinyl floor tile basket weave pattern wood paneling Des Moines Iowa home house for sale photo

Check out the pom poms on the curtains.

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Mr. Seller, please repair the ceiling.  Oh, and remove the mold in the corner too.

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Tags: Staging · Flooring · Garage or Carport · Clutter · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities · Basement · Attic

Garbage Truck

November 22nd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Timing is everything. The second the photographer wanted a shot of the street, a garbage truck went by. Sure to impress buyers.

garbage truck in real estate promotional photo picture Mesa Arizona home house for sale

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Mesa, AZ Homes · Mold & Mildew

Cosmetic Fixer

September 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The tree provides ample shade and is visually pleasing.  So far, so good.

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Spacious living room.

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The kitchen is a chef’s dream.

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The flooring adds character to the house.

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Shag carpeting feels so good on bare feet and toes.

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The mirror helps reflect more light into the bedroom.

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Custom-built bookshelves compliment this bedroom.

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The mold & mildew are included at no extra charge.

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Tags: Flooring · Carpet · Curb Appeal · Living Room · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper

Moldy Walls

July 29th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mold throughout this home.

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And in the bathroom.

bad heavy mold problem walls water leak Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo bathroom

Water leak was extensive.

bad heavy mold problem walls water leak Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

Spraying bleach on it won’t solve the problem.

bad heavy mold problem walls water leak Phoenix Arizona homes houses for sale real estate photo

If you want to see more mold photos, check out my post of a house with mushrooms growing on the ceiling.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Mold & Mildew

Ugly Houston Bedroom

July 13th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Gross!  Disgusting carpet and moldy walls in a Houston, Texas home.

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Tags: Carpet · Bedroom · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Window · Other US Cities

Nene Leaks

June 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment

One leak is enough to scare a buyer.

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Two leaks are worrisome.

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Add some mold and mildew…

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…plus water near electric wiring!

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Water Damage

Mold Everywhere

June 4th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Mobile home in Mesa, Arizona with a serious mold problem.

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The doors and windows created a tight seal.  Water must have leaked somewhere.

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Add heat to the mix, and you’ve got mold.

bad serious big mold mildew problem throughout the mobile home house Mesa Arizona real estate photo

It’s everywhere.

bad serious big mold mildew problem throughout the mobile home house Mesa Arizona real estate photo

bad serious big mold mildew problem throughout the mobile home house Mesa Arizona real estate photo

bad serious big mold mildew problem throughout the mobile home house Mesa Arizona real estate photo

bad serious big mold mildew problem throughout the mobile home house Mesa Arizona real estate photo

bad serious big mold mildew problem throughout the mobile home house Mesa Arizona real estate photo

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Tags: Mesa, AZ Homes · Mold & Mildew · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling Fan