Entries Tagged as 'Drywall Damage'

Desperate Times…

October 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments

…call for desperate measures.  When you’re out of toilet paper, you gotta tear off pieces of wallpaper/paint.  [Evansville, Indiana]

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Tags: Bathroom · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities

Humble Humboldt Home

October 8th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Not quite finished home for sale in Humboldt, Arizona.  Drywall missing from the walls and ceiling.  This is the kitchen.

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Cabinet doors are missing but there are stainless steel appliances.

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Another view of the kitchen.

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The dining room.  Imagine hosting dinner parties here with friends under the glow of the chandelier.

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The bathroom toilet is the same one used on the International Space Station?  The can of ant & roach killer doesn’t instill confidence.

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This is the master bedroom upstairs.  At least the drywall was installed.

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This place has ants and roaches and now flies too.

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This is the master bathroom.

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This is the view looking down the stairs.  Plenty of shelves and wall space to display your knick knacks.

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Downstairs again to the living room, the only room with painted drywall.

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Bonus room!

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Tags: Bathroom · Family Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Window Coverings · Dining Room · Other Arizona Cities · Pot Rack · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Drywall Damage

The Bathroom Remodel Is Almost Done

September 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Check back with us tomorrow.  The bathroom should be finished by then.

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Tags: Bathroom · Remodeling · Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

Before & After Renovation Success

July 26th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Before Front of House.  Sold as a short sale.  Bought by an investor for $55,000.

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After Front of House.  Once remodeled, it sold for $145,000.

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Before Front of House.  This house had only evaporative cooling.

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After Front of House.  Central air conditioning was added to the house.

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Before Kitchen.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Kitchen.  Notice the damage to the walls.

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After Kitchen.

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Before Other Side of Kitchen.

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After Other Side of Kitchen.

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Before Living Room.

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After Living Room.

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Before Bedroom 1.

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After Bedroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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Before Bathroom 1.

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After Bathroom 1.

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Before Bedroom 2.

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After Bedroom 2.

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Before Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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After Bathroom 2.

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Before Back Patio.

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After Back Patio.

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Bonus photos of the Before house.  Here’s the back yard with a water feature.

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The stair lead to an additional structure on the property.  Wanna bet they didn’t get a building permit for it?

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More damage in Bathroom 3.

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Another view of Bathroom 3.

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Laundry room or storage room?

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A big hole in the ceiling.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Patio · Phoenix Homes · Back Yard · Wood Paneling · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Vandalism & Theft

Short Sale Fixer-Upper

July 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Short sales accounted for only 3.5% of all sold listings in the Phoenix metro area in June 2014, the lowest since June 2008.  Thank goodness.  They are typically neglected homes.  Here’s a recent example.  And this wasn’t someone who bought at the height of the market.  This home was purchased for $92,000 in 2001 with no refinancing.  It sold for less due to the condition.

Cracked toilet tank.  How does that happen?  Mildew on the shower grout.

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More problems in the bathtub.

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The baby sticks those yucky peas and carrots in the hole in the wall.

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Cluttered kitchen.

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Wet bar.

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The carpet is shot.

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A bedroom.

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There are a variety of items on display out front.  The wheelbarrow distracts you from the broken window.

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The previous photo was better than this one.  And that’s no bull.

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The swimming pool adds extra value to the property.

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Can’t wait for the new owner to transform this property.

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The roof on the addition is buckling.

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Another broken window.

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The security door is not attached.

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Tags: Carpet · Roof · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Kitchen · Pool & Spa · Bedroom · Clutter · Phoenix Homes · Dining Room · Back Yard · Fixer-Upper · Window · Drywall Damage · Room Addition · Siding · Wet Bar

Bad Aim

July 11th, 2014 · 3 Comments

On a positive note:  he’s consistent.

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Tags: Drywall Damage · Chandler, AZ Homes · Laundry Room

Philadelphia Potential Prospect

June 29th, 2014 · 6 Comments

They couldn’t decide on the siding.

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This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home has so much potential.

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The curb appeal alone…

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Five bedrooms.

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Another bedroom.

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But only one bathroom.

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Perhaps the black dots were glue to hold up wood paneling?

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What happened here?!?!

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And in here?!?!

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And in here?!  We’re looking up at the ceiling.  Is that sunshine?

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Stairs to the basement.  I dare ya.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Siding · Other US Cities · People In Photos

A Hole In One (Wall)

June 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Explain that, please.

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

Keep the Room Clean

June 22nd, 2014 · 6 Comments

Keep the room clean, the house is going to sell this coming _____.  So reads a note in a Rialto, California home.  This is the original photo.  Not sure why it was taken as a close-up.  To show off the hole in the wall?

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Twilight Zone

June 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments

When Edward from the Twilight movies greets you under the bathroom sink, you know you’re in trouble.

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I dare you to touch that mop.

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Bedroom closet door.

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Bedroom wall.

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World’s biggest spoiled brat.

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Inspiring.

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Great room concept that buyers like.

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Appliances included.

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Custom flooring.

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A variety of flooring is found in this house.

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See?

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Years of neglect.  Fears of buying.  Tears from renovation costs.

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Hey, where did the flooring go?

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The good news is the copper wasn’t stolen.

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You can store your clothes in the attic.

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Electric service panel.

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Tags: Flooring · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Other Arizona Cities · Cabinets · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Graffiti · Drywall Damage · Laundry Room