Entries Tagged as 'Ceiling'

Los Lunas Fixer-Upper

March 19th, 2017 · 3 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 · 21 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

Waves of Joy

September 27th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Big waves of excitement at this home. Happy cloud, sad cloud.

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And then we see this.

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Things get cheerful again in the living room. The circles on the ceiling are meant to distract you from the flooring.

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Polka dots.

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More ceiling damage in another room.

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Yes, those are pieces of broken mirror! On the ceiling!

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Mirror, mirror, on the wall ceiling.  Who’s the dangerous room of all?

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The best room in the house.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Faux Paint & Murals · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Phoenix Homes · Safety Issue · What Were They Thinking?!?!

Before & After Renovating

September 24th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Before Bathroom 1. The house was purchased for $87,000.

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After Bathroom 1. The renovated home then sold for $165,000.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Family Room.

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After Family Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Back Yard.

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After Back Yard.

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Before Front of House.

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After Front of House.

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Before Carport.

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After Carport. And converted to a garage, adding more value to the property.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Curb Appeal · Family Room · Garage or Carport · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Remodeling

The AstroTurf House

July 11th, 2016 · 4 Comments

This Phoenix fixer could be worth $500,000 in San Diego.  Notice the roof and wrong type of paint.

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Remember the window with the sideways board; I’ll refer to it later.

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Artificial grass turf carpeting everywhere!  No need to waste water on real grass.

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Looks just like a football field.  Each line of weeds is 10 yards?

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Uh oh.  The wall fell over.

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Remember the boarded up window?  Here’s what’s on the other side.

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Lounge area.

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Vaulted ceiling?

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Furnishings available.

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The bathroom size was increased.

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Cast iron plumbing will last for decades.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Fence or Wall · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Roof · Siding · Weeds · Window