Entries Tagged as 'Water Damage'

Not Short On Belongings

August 14th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Short sale in Mesa, Arizona, but long on the list of personal belongings on display.

Are you distracted enough by all the stuff to ignore the two missing tiles?

The closets are full.

The sellers ignored the ceiling.

Another view of the room.

And another view. Shoe‘dn’t the footwear be stored in a closet?

Stuffed full.

More ceiling damage.

He could not.

Kitchen islands are great for adding extra storage space.

Fine dining.

Too many cobwebs on the chandelier.

Missed opportunity to highlight the big picture window and vaulted ceiling.

One light bulb does not match the others.

What happened to the tiles by the drain?

[Read more →]

Tags: Bathroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Dining Room · Kitchen · Living Room · Mesa, AZ Homes · Staging · Wallpaper · Water Damage

Crack Pipe

July 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

The corroded pipe is split open.

170722a

[Read more →]

Tags: Phoenix Homes · Repairs · Water Damage

No Smoking

June 8th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Let’s take a tour of this Phoenix home. Lots to see.

170608a

Lots of dust. Why are the curtains stained?

170608b

We step back from the dining room into the family room. After noticing the ceiling damage, remember the red vacuum handle, the blue folded rug, the aluminum pan (right side middle), and the plastic chairs. They will help orient you as we move about the house.

170608c

We step back again and shift to the left. Lots of dust. That stereo and yellow telephone are old.

170608d

Then we pivot to the left and see ceiling damage.

170608e

Crack in the corner of the room.

170608f

We step back again. There’s the wall crack. And now we see the aluminum pan.

170608g

And when we look down, there’s the folded rug.

170608h

Aluminum pan again plus ceiling damage.

170608i

Now let’s visit the kitchen.

170608j

Original cabinets. House built in the 1950s, likely.

170608k

Help wanted!

170608l

Old flooring.

170608m

Here’s a bedroom.

170608n

We turn to the right.

170608p

And to the right again.

170608q

Another bedroom.

170608r

And now a visit to the living room. With more ceiling damage.

170608s

We look to the right.

170608t

And to the right again, showing the stained wall.

170608u

We finish with two photos of major ceiling damage.

170608v

Total rehab needed.

170608w

[Read more →]

Tags: Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Dining Room · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Dolls · Fake Plants & Flowers · Family Photos · Family Room · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Holiday Décor · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Water Damage · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling

Water Leak

April 10th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Just a little water leak to ruin your day.

170410a

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?

170410b

Harlequin romance?

170410c

The door window is fixed.

170410d

Blurry kitchen.

170410e

Quality cabinetry.

170410f

Expensive flooring.

170410g

Ceiling leak.

170410h

Professionally patched.

170410i

Cluttered back yard.

170410j

Swimming pool.

170410k

Fun.

170410l

Dive in.

170410m

Here’s the pool equipment.

170410n

Lush landscaping.

170410p

Handy workbench.

170410q

The front of the house with weeds.

170410r

[Read more →]

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

The Oscar Awards Are Tomorrow Night

February 25th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Which movie will take home the Oscar for Best Picture tomorrow?

Arrival?

170225a

Fences?

170225b

Hacksaw Ridge?

170225c

Hell Or High Water?

170225d

Hidden Figures?

170225e

La La Land?

170225f

Lion?

170225g

Manchester By the Sea?

170225h

Or Moonlight?

170225i

[Read more →]

Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Collections · Curb Appeal · Faux Paint & Murals · Fence or Wall · Other Arizona Cities · Other US Cities · Pets · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Water Damage

Shower Leak Problem Solved

December 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments

No shower curtain could keep water from leaking into the bathroom. Finally after 10 years of water damage, they installed a shower splash guard. Problem now solved.

161213a

[Read more →]

Tags: Bathroom · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Glendale, AZ Homes · Repairs · Water Damage

This Bathroom Needs Help

October 8th, 2016 · 1 Comment

The shower pan doesn’t look very waterproof. The shower curtain wasn’t big enough to keep water in. Lots of problems here.

161010a

Check out the wall by the sink. What happened?

161010b

[Read more →]

Tags: Bathroom · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Drywall Damage · Fixer-Upper · Phoenix Homes · Water Damage

Chicago Mess

March 6th, 2016 · No Comments

The ceiling came crashing down in this Chicago Heights, Illinois home.

water damage ceiling collapsed fell down wet insulation fixer-upper Chicago Heights Illinois home house for sale

The wall was damaged too.

water damage ceiling collapsed fell down wet insulation fixer-upper Chicago Heights Illinois home house for sale

What a mess.

water damage ceiling collapsed fell down wet insulation fixer-upper Chicago Heights Illinois home house for sale

Thank you to our reader for sending these photos.

water damage ceiling collapsed fell down wet insulation fixer-upper Chicago Heights Illinois home house for sale

[Read more →]

Tags: Ceiling · Fixer-Upper · Kitchen · Other US Cities · Water Damage

Grove City Home Part 3 of 3

December 13th, 2015 · 3 Comments

This concludes the series of photos from a Grove City, Pennsylvania home, provided to us from an anonymous reader.  We looked at the ceilings and the walls.  Today we look at some of the rooms of the house.  But first a look at the stairs leading to the basement.

scary creepy stairs leading to basement Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

The flooring in the bathroom looks terrific.

bathroom flooring fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Another fixer-upper bathroom.

bathroom flooring fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

And another bathroom.  Must be a real treat for the neighbors to see you so clearly.

bathroom flooring fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Step into the parlor.

old worn unstretched stained soiled pink carpet fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Beer me!

Michelob Ultra beer bottle in closet fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Free TV included with purchase.

outdated giant huge wide screen TV television fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Neglected home.

old stained soiled carpet bedroom fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Waiting to be renovated.

old stained soiled carpet bedroom fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Someone please restore this house.

staircase riser fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Basement · Bathroom · Bedroom · Carpet · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Other US Cities · Water Damage · Window Coverings

Grove City Home Part 1 of 3

November 29th, 2015 · 2 Comments

This is our first post in a series of photos from a Grove City, Pennsylvania home, provided to us from an anonymous reader. We’ll look up at the home’s ceilings today.

ceiling damage hole peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

Peeling paint everywhere.

ceiling damage peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

The same room.

ceiling damage peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

What happened?

ceiling damage peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

No, really.  What happened?

ceiling damage hole peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

It’s one thing to have a small water leak, but when you let it continue over time it will create major damage.  And it appears that there were leaks all over the house.

ceiling damage hole peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

This didn’t happen overnight.  It’s years of neglect.

ceiling damage peeling paint fixer-upper Grove City Pennsylvania home house for sale real estate photo

[Read more →]

Tags: Ceiling · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities · Paint · Water Damage