Entries Tagged as 'Other US Cities'

Dade City Delight

March 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments

Thanks to one of our readers, we can share this Dade City, Florida home with you.  It was built in 1979.

The master bathroom features a sunken Roman tub, a mirror, dramatic drapes, and red plush carpeting.

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This is the master bathroom.

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The red carpet continues into the rest of the master suite.

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Cheerful wallpaper will lift any buyer’s mood in the kitchen.

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Step-saver bathroom.  The toilet’s very close to the vanity in the 2nd bathroom.

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The living room.

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The dining room.

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Living Room · Kitchen · Window Coverings · Ugly Décor · Dining Room · Wallpaper · Ceiling · Other US Cities

Furnished Philly Home

March 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania home is fully furnished.

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Tags: Family Room · Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Awkward Refrigerator Placement

March 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments

Older homes (before 1950) oftentimes had kitchens designed without space for refrigerators.  So in today’s world, if the kitchen has not been totally renovated, the big question is:  “Where do I put a refrigerator?”  Sometimes in another room.  Thank you, ACJ, for sending us this example in a Portland, Oregon home.  The refrigerator now dominates the dining room.

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Tags: Dining Room · Other US Cities

Philly Kitchen

March 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Horrible kitchen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Tags: Kitchen · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Fixer-Upper · Other US Cities

Before & After Florida Remodel

March 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Thank you, Josh, for sending us photos of your renovation project in Gainesville, Florida.

Before Front of House.  The house we focused on in this project was in a historic district in Gainesville, Florida, and had not been updated in over 50 years. The less than 600 square feet of space lacked sufficient natural lighting and hid its historic charm under decades of neglect.

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After Front of House.  We set out on this project to turn the house from neighborhood eyesore into a highly sought-after rental property.

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Before Dining & Kitchen.  Restoring the house’s historic features was the most vital part of the project. The house’s original construction in the 1920s included built-in shelves and nooks that were refurbished to accentuate the historic charm.

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After Kitchen & Dining.  The dishwasher and microwave weren’t even created when this house was originally constructed, so we had to make room for those too. Granite counters and custom wood cabinetry gave an elegance to the space.  We wanted to keep the original pine floors, so we sanded and stripped them, and coated it with polyurethane.

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Before Bathroom.  Much of the plumbing and appliances couldn’t be salvaged, so the kitchen and bathrooms were gutted and new fixtures were installed.

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After Bathroom.  Ceramic stone tile was used in the house to replace the old linoleum flooring.

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Before Bedroom.  With such a small space, the goal for the renovation of this house was to make it as livable as possible and make it stand out amongst the many neighboring multi-family apartments near the house.

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After Bedroom.  Through this renovation, we maximized living space, comfort, and historic character.

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Tags: Landscaping · Curb Appeal · Bathroom · Living Room · Bedroom · Remodeling · Before & After · Other US Cities

Love Handles

March 11th, 2014 · 6 Comments

Thank you, Heather, for sending us this photo.  Why, oh, why do people put handles or knobs in the middle of kitchen cabinet doors?!?!  [Colleyville, Texas]

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Tags: Kitchen · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Cabinets · Other US Cities · Make It Stop

Charleston Fixer-Upper

March 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Great opportunity at this Charleston, South Carolina home.

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See?  The kitchen already looks better from this angle.

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Stainless steel appliance included.

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The seller is giving you options:  Fireplace or big screen TV in the corner.

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Remodeled bathroom with new sink and toilet.

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Paint paralysis.  Blue or tan?  Tan or blue?

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(sigh)

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The brand-new front door should count for something, right?

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Room addition!  That’s a bonus feature!  Don’t look at the roof.

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Tags: Roof · Paint · Living Room · Kitchen · Bedroom · Remodeling · Fireplace · Cabinets · Fixer-Upper · Drywall Damage · Room Addition · Other US Cities

Optical Illusion

March 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments

Thank you, Diana, for sending these photos.  Checkerboard tile pattern in a Wesley Chapel, Florida home.

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It’s an optical illusion.

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It’s everywhere in the house.

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Everywhere.

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Tags: Tile · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities

Paint Pretty

March 6th, 2014 · 3 Comments

The paint ain’t pretty in this Charleston, South Carolina home.

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50 shades of purple in this Glendale, Arizona home.

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Southwest sponge design with kokopelli figures.

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Patriotic paint here.

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These colors don’t bleed.

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Tags: Paint · Bedroom · Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals · Other US Cities

Step-Saver Bathroom

March 2nd, 2014 · 3 Comments

What do you think of this Charleston, South Carolina bathroom?  It’s a tight squeeze.

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Tags: Bathroom · What Were They Thinking?!?! · Other US Cities