Entries Tagged as 'Drywall Damage'

Exposed Brick

July 3rd, 2015 · 1 Comment

Look at the “exposed” “brick” under the drywall.  How clever.

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Tags: Staging · Clutter · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Peoria, AZ Homes · Drywall Damage

National Walls of Shame

June 28th, 2015 · No Comments

The wood paneling got a little wet.  Now that they have a warped wall, perhaps they can try out for American Ninja Warrior?  [Des Moines, Iowa]

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This wall was removed at a different Des Moines house.

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Wallpaper removal?  [Brockton, Massachusetts]

ugly wall wallpaper removed fixer-upper Brockton Massachusetts home house for sale real estate photo

More ugly walls in the same Brockton house.

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Patched wall.  In the corner and by the window.  What happened?  [McAllen, Texas]

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Tags: Wood Paneling · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Water Damage · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities

Farrah Faucet

June 13th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The seller is proud of his shiny faucet and soap holder.

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As we politely step back to leave the kitchen, we see more damage.  I have a sinking feeling the rest of the kitchen will look the same.

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Yep.  Not looking good here either.  Let’s continue stepping back.

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Okay, we’re done here.

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Tags: Flooring · Kitchen · Phoenix Homes · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

The Windows of America

June 7th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Here’s how folks are decorating their windows across America.  Let’s start in Houston, Texas.  Here we see floral pattern drapery with timeless ruffled edging.

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Also popular in Houston is the layered look for window curtains.  Only 2 fabrics?  Why not go for three?

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Pastels are making a comeback in Wichita Falls, Texas.  If only they had knotted the curtains!!!

pastel pink window coverings treatment drapery panels sheers curtains Wichita Falls Texas home house for sale photo

Over in North Judson, Indiana, they prefer more formal window treatments.

old outdated heavy window coverings treatment drapery panels sheers curtains North Judson Indiana home house for sale photo

Elegance perfected in North Judson.

old outdated blue window coverings treatment drapery curtains wood paneling North Judson Indiana home house for sale photo

True fact:  It’s written in the North Judson city charter and housing deeds that scalloped curtains are required.

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Tags: Bedroom · Window Coverings · Wood Paneling · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities · Wet Bar

Three Fixer-Upper Bathrooms

June 6th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Caution tape is needed.

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Really?

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Better than the other two, but look at that slope!

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Tags: Bathroom · Phoenix Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage

Drumming Up Offers

May 27th, 2015 · 3 Comments

These sellers beat to a different drummer when it comes to preparing their home to sell.  They might have waited until the walls were textured and painted first.

drum set in bedroom with unfinished drywall walls unpainted Black Canyon City Arizona home house for sale photo

Buyers will go bongos for this house.

bongos drum set in living room Casa Grande Arizona home house for sale photo

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Tags: Staging · Bedroom · Clutter · Other Arizona Cities · Drywall Damage

Oh, My In Omaha

May 10th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Thank you, C.H., for sending us these photos of an Omaha, Nebraska home.  It needs a little help.  Maybe a new roof, a new ceiling, and a new wall?

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A little cleaning in the bathroom would be nice.

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Good golly, Miss Molly.  What happened in the garage?

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Milk crate bookshelf.  Did you have that in your dorm room or apartment as a young adult?  Cinder blocks were used a lot in Arizona.

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Tags: Bathroom · Garage or Carport · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Ceiling Fan · Graffiti · Water Damage · Drywall Damage · Other US Cities

Problem With Houston Housing

March 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

Vandalism and neglect in a Houston, Texas home.  That’s not what we meant by red carpet treatment.

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Don’t ask.

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Furniture included with the sale.

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It has a covered patio.

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Tags: Curb Appeal · Bedroom · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Siding · Other US Cities · People In Photos · Vandalism & Theft

No, Thanks, We’ll Pass

March 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments

Diamond in the rough in Surprise, Arizona.

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Oh, it’s a laundry room too.

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Vaulted ceiling?

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The seller sanded the walls so it’s ready for the buyers to paint.

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The patio roof is held down with cinder blocks.

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It needs a little TLC.

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Tags: Bathroom · Patio · Surprise, AZ Homes · Fixer-Upper · Ceiling · Drywall Damage · Siding · Laundry Room

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