Entries Tagged as 'Ceiling'

Water Leak

April 10th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Just a little water leak to ruin your day.

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Hey, Mr. Seller, how about fixing the problem before selling? Oh, wait, this is a short sale. That excuses the home owner from any responsibility, right?

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Harlequin romance?

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The door window is fixed.

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Blurry kitchen.

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Quality cabinetry.

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Expensive flooring.

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Ceiling leak.

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Professionally patched.

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Cluttered back yard.

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Swimming pool.

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Fun.

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Dive in.

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Here’s the pool equipment.

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Lush landscaping.

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Handy workbench.

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The front of the house with weeds.

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Tags: Back Yard · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fence or Wall · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Pool & Spa · Poor Photography · Water Damage · Weeds

Bank-Owned Mess

March 28th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Foreclosure property with lots of damage and trash.

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Window and wall damage.

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Ceiling damage too.

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Master bedroom.

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Where did all that trash and papers come from?

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Seven years of bad luck with that cracked mirror.

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Stolen milk crates.

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Dirty carpet and damaged walls in the living room.

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Ridiculous.

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2nd damaged bathroom.

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Stolen copper wiring.

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More ceiling damage.

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Trashy garage.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Family Room · Fireplace · Foreclosure · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Window

Houston Humdinger

March 26th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Houston, Texas home. Weed eater in the left corner. TV is on. Fishing poles.

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As we pan to the right, we see dirty walls and doors.

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Living room and dining area. The custom window drapes will stay with the house.

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Master Chef Junior candidate entering the kitchen.

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Family room.

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Check out the ceiling in the bathroom.

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Dirty walls and clutter in the hallway.

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Another bedroom.

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Fresh paint needed.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Clutter · Family Room · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities · People In Photos · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling

Los Lunas Fixer-Upper

March 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Los Lunas, New Mexico home in need of a lot of renovation, courtesy of one of our readers.

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Grab onto some live wires while wet from the shower.

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Another bathroom.

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Gourmet kitchen.

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The open ceiling creates a feeling of spaciousness.

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Culinary delights.

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Endless possibilities.

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You’ll get a bang for your buck here, especially when the oxygen tank explodes next to the fireplace.

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This house has some Clout.

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Formal dining room.

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They did a Top Job of cleaning up the house before selling.

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Bedroom.

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Large closet.

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Those slats will surely hold drywall panels, right?

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Hallway.

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Tags: Bathroom · Ceiling · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Wood Paneling

Calgary Stampede

January 8th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Thanks to our reader Helen for sending us these photos of a Calgary, Alberta, Canada home. Helen is nervous about the antlers falling down on someone while they sleep.

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Perhaps this is the mother-in-law’s room? Sweet dreams, “Mom.”

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In this cowboy-inspired home, we’ll see several bedrooms and bathrooms. Here’s a cluttered bedroom/bathroom combo.

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Over the bathtub, it reads “Save a horse, ride a cowboy.”

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Another view of this bedroom.

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Another cluttered bathroom. With exposed vanity storage. A heated towel rack with towels missing. An exposed incandescent light bulb directly over the bathtub. And a thick wood frame over the sinks with no mirror. The frame reads “howdy.”

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This is embedded into the floor.

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This bathroom has two showers. So when the cowboys come home from a hard day of roping cattle, they can take showers at the same time and reach around for warm towels.

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Another cluttered bedroom with exposed ceiling.

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It has its own kitchen.

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Here’s another bathroom. A dustpan is available near the toilet.

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The shower looks like this.

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The bathroom is also the laundry room. The mirror is there so the cowboy can admire his hat while he pees.

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Here’s the main kitchen with a million bottles on the shelves. Looks like they spent big money to add Venetian plaster to the ceiling.

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What are all of those bottles? And why are the kitchen cabinet drawers and doors missing?

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Yes, that’s John Wayne on the back of the chair.

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Cluttered bonus room.

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More antlers and clutter.

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And we finish with another bathroom. Sure to upset 50% of buyers and please 50% of buyers, the toilet seat lid is completely removed. Yee haw!!

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Kitchen · Other International Cities · Safety Issue · Staging · Taxidermy

Trenton Fixer

November 27th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Trenton, New Jersey fixer-upper. Starting with the kitchen and flooring.

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And then the bathroom.

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And another neglected bathroom.

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A bedroom with the ceiling peeling off.

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Decades of dirty hands and hair by the light switch and bed.

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The living room.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Living Room · Other US Cities

Many Repairs Needed

November 25th, 2016 · 3 Comments

Imagine Thanksgiving dinner being cooked here.

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Could be a laundry room, but you never know. What’s up with the flooring?!

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Leftover tile pieces throughout the house.

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Bathroom 1

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Bathroom 2

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Bonus room.

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The tile matches in this room. How odd.

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The front yard.

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The front door.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Tile

Home Improvement Needed

October 30th, 2016 · No Comments

Buyers will be floored when they see the floor of this Houston, Texas home.

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The kitchen.

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There’s carpet in the bathroom.

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What happened to the ceiling?

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Furniture available with full price offer.

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Ceiling crack.

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The sellers put out the red carpet for you.

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Lush landscaping.

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This home can be yours, if the price is right.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Cabinets · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Landscaping · Other US Cities · Siding · Weeds

Eclectic Home In Avon, Connecticut

October 16th, 2016 · 22 Comments

Thank you to our reader Jennifer for finding this very unique home for sale in Avon, Connecticut. There’s a lot to see and lots of photos to share. Enjoy.

The seller appears to have an artistic quality, with embellishments throughout the house. The stair balusters are covered in fabric.

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The seller added goop to the staircase risers.

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There are smears and goop all over the kitchen.

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The kitchen, we think.

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The breakfast room.

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More goop in the parlor. Even the piano was painted.

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Check out the ceiling.

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The bathroom.

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Another bathroom.

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At least the curtains aren’t knotted.

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A closer look.

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More goop on the door. There’s a lot of sanding required to remove the goop.

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Another look at the staircase.

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Let’s look at the bedroom now.

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Gauze for alarm?

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The window panes were painted.

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The dining room.

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Walls and ceilings were touched in every room.

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Gauze and effect. How would you remove the gauze and goop from the walls?

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Cabinets · Ceiling · Dining Room · Drywall Damage · Family Room · Faux Paint & Murals · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Hall of Shame - Ugly Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Make It Stop · Other US Cities · Staging · Ugly Décor · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Window Coverings

Lots of Closet Space

October 9th, 2016 · No Comments

Be careful what you ask for. Or at least be more specific. Want lots of closet space? This Houston, Texas home has it.

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Tags: Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities