Entries from March 2010

You Wanted More Plastic Covers, You Got It

March 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Plastic covered furniture brings out a mix of fond memories and embarrassment for some people.  We found more at this Louisville, Kentucky home:  green and gold couches with heavy plastic protective covers.  Enjoy.

ugly tacky green gold couch sofa chair plastic cover Louisville Kentucky home house

A bedroom with pretty blue wallpaper.

ugly blue wallpaper bedroom Louisville Kentucky home house

Some kind of angel shrine in the corner with wicker & Christmas lights thrown together.

angel wallpaper border Louisville Kentucky home house

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Tags: Window Coverings · Wallpaper · Ugly Couches/Chairs · Hall of Shame - Tacky Décor · Other US Cities

Sports Blankets & Banners

March 31st, 2010 · No Comments

Oh what fun sports blankets & banners are.

Cincinnati Bengals banner in Hilo, Hawaii.

Cincinnati Bengals sports banner Hilo Hawaii home house

Arkansas blanket in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

sports blanket Fayetteville Arkansas home house

University of Louisville Cardinals sports bedspread in Louisville, Kentucky.

sports blanket University of Louisville Cardinals Kentucky home house

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Tags: Staging · Other US Cities · Bedspread

Getting To the Roof of the Problem

March 31st, 2010 · No Comments

Roof shingles are not made to last forever.  Try telling that to this San Diego homeowner.

ugly bad old worn roof shingles San Diego home house

Roofs are intended to keep the rest of the house dry.  Sometimes they rot & decay after years of neglect.  You can see through to the outside at this Dayton, Ohio home.

ugly bad old worn hole in roof rot damage Dayton Ohio home house

How many parents do you know let their young kids play on a roof?

chalk drawing on roof shingles star sisters San Diego home house

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Tags: Roof · Fixer-Upper · Water Damage · Other US Cities

Time For Updating In Louisville, Kentucky

March 30th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Holy cow!  Check out that orange and brown carpet!

ugly orange brown carpet outdated old wood paneling Louisville Kentucky home house

Can we all agree that bathroom vanity is ugly?

ugly outdated old bathroom vanity Louisville Kentucky home house

Ugly green carpet from the 1970s in the bedroom.

ugly green carpet outdated old wood paneling Louisville Kentucky home house

Red carpet in the living room.

ugly red carpet outdated old wood paneling Louisville Kentucky home house

Most kitchens don’t have a washer and a dryer, let alone between the stove and the refrigerator.

old kitchen washer dryer wood paneling Louisville Kentucky home house

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Tags: Carpet · Bathroom · Kitchen · Bedroom · Wood Paneling · Other US Cities · Grandma's House

Visit the Grand Tetons From Your Home

March 30th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Phoenix, Arizona home with a huge photo mural of the Grand Tetons.

large huge big photo mural Grand Tetons Phoenix Arizona home house

large huge big photo mural Grand Tetons Phoenix Arizona home house

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Tags: Phoenix Homes · Faux Paint & Murals

Bad Real Estate Photos

March 30th, 2010 · 3 Comments

When photographing your home for sale, take lots of photos and then edit, edit, edit.  Only the best should make the cut.  Will buyers want to see these four photos?

Bad digital processing for a Boca Raton, Florida kitchen photo.

bad poor real estate photo photography overexposed kitchen Boca Raton Florida home

Dark & shaky in Waterbury, Connecticut.  Do they have a ghost in the attic?

bad poor real estate photo photography shaky dark blurry Waterbury Connecticut home

Out of focus in Hagerstown, Maryland.

bad poor real estate photo photography out of focus blurry Hagerstown Maryland home

Drive-by shooting in Huntsville, Alabama.  It was raining, you know.

bad poor real estate photo photography Huntsville Alabama home house

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Tags: Poor Photography · Other US Cities

Dirty Flooring In Louisville, Kentucky

March 29th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Nasty!

dirty soiled stain disgusting filthy carpet Louisville Kentucky home house

Yucky!

dirty soiled stain disgusting filthy carpet garbage junk Louisville Kentucky home house

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Tags: Flooring · Carpet · Wood Paneling · Garbage and/or Junk · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Other US Cities

Odd Items On the Wall

March 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments

People have unusual decorating ideas that only they understand.

Gratuitous violins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

violin hanging on the wall Cedar Rapids Iowa home house real estate photo

Two dead fish and a net in Huntsville, Alabama.

two dead fish fishing net hanging on the wall Huntsville Alabama home house real estate

Broom with a view.  Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

broom hanging on the wall Cedar Rapids Iowa home house real estate photo

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Tags: Staging · Other US Cities

Painting Assistance Needed

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments

These five homes need help with painting.  It will help the houses sell quicker.

Phoenix, Arizona.  Crazy colors.

crazy wild bright ugly paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house

And in the next room…

crazy wild bright ugly paint colors Phoenix Arizona home house

Reno 911!  We need help.

ugly bad paint job smeared rag rolled Reno Nevada home house

Same Reno house.

ugly bad paint job smeared rag rolled Reno Nevada home house

They used a tennis ball dipped in purple paint in Huntsville, Alabama.

ugly bad paint job Huntsville Alabama home house

They prepped this Athens, Georgia kitchen for painting but didn’t finish the job.

blue tape paint prep work kitchen Athens Georgia home house

This Vineland, New Jersey home is half painted.

unfinished exterior paint job Vineland New Jersey home house

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

Cozy Little Breakfast Table

March 28th, 2010 · 8 Comments

What do you think of this breakfast table in Cedar Rapids, Iowa?

ugly old breakfast table Cedar Rapids Iowa home house real estate photo

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Tags: Faux Paint & Murals · Dining Room · Other US Cities