Entries Tagged as 'Garbage and/or Junk'

Emergency Kits

September 18th, 2017 · No Comments

Help yourself to a Mountain Dew.

Safety first. Two fire extinguishers just in case.

Entry without carpet on the left. Kitchen in the back left. Dining in the back right. Living room with stained carpet to the right.

Dining room with extra carpet. And emergency kits.

The dark carpet helps camouflage the stains.

Hallway, no carpet.

Opposite view, hallway, no carpet.


Guest bathroom. And there’s the guest!


Another view of the bedroom. Did we have to see the bras?

Back yard. With outdoor carpeting.

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Tags: Afghan Blanket · Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Fixer-Upper · Flooring · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · People In Photos · Phoenix Homes · Staging

Drive-By Homes

September 13th, 2017 · 2 Comments

First impressions matter.

Proceed with caution.

Bad roof.

Pretty in pink.

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Tags: Chandler, AZ Homes · Curb Appeal · Fixer-Upper · Garbage and/or Junk · Phoenix Homes · Roof · Window

Trash Day

September 11th, 2017 · 3 Comments

Save! Yes, save everything. Keep it all.

Collect more.

Put everything on display.

It’s fun to sleep in the living room when the bedrooms are full.

A case of foam lunch trays might not be enough.

Keeping the blinds closed makes a Phoenix home feel cooler in the hot summer.

Fine dining.

Kinda ironic that the trash can is empty.

At least the sink is empty, thank you.

Tidying up the kitchen was obviously a back burner agenda item.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Clutter · Dining Room · Garbage and/or Junk · Kitchen · Living Room · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Wallpaper · Window Coverings

Tornado In Kingman?

September 8th, 2017 · 8 Comments

Did a tornado or hurricane hit this Kingman, Arizona house? Good grief.

What happened?


Disaster scene.


This is a different fireplace than the one in the above photo.

What happened up there?

Messy bedroom with a hole in the ceiling.

Another hole in the ceiling.

And now an even bigger hole!

Explain that! The Kool-Aid guy visited?

Tanks, but no tanks. We’ll pass.

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Tags: Bathroom · Bedroom · Ceiling · Clutter · Fireplace · Fixer-Upper · Foreclosure · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Living Room · Other Arizona Cities · Water Damage

Shady Patios

August 18th, 2017 · 4 Comments

Cluttered covered patio.

This one’s worse.

But the prize goes to this one.

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Tags: Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · Patio · Phoenix Homes

Get Organized At Office Depot

August 15th, 2017 · 2 Comments


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Tags: Clutter · Garbage and/or Junk · Living Room · Phoenix Homes

Y Ask Y

August 9th, 2017 · 2 Comments

Most buyers would love a soaking tub. How about this one? It’s from a Goodyear, Arizona home being sold as a short sale.

Not sure why someone would need four pair of scissors at the ready.

The kid did pick up his room. Now to shampoo the carpet.

Cluttered garage. [The photo was blurry]

Above the covered patio is a sundeck! See the table up there?

Storage shed included.

Concrete blocks and scrap wood included too.

Two TV sets and a vacuum cleaner also included.

The owners were too tired to clean up the back yard.

This house could be yours, in six months when the bank approves the short sale.

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Tags: Back Yard · Bathroom · Bedroom · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · Patio · Weeds

Garage Sale

August 2nd, 2017 · 3 Comments

Four-car garages are usually highly desirable. Usually. [Apache Junction, Arizona]


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Tags: Clutter · Dirt, Dust, & Filth · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Other Arizona Cities · Paint

It Could Be Worse

July 12th, 2017 · 5 Comments

You never know when you’ll need a can of paint next to your bed.


Cozy room.


Another view of this room.


Play room with toys.


Another bedroom.


Living room.


Another view of the living room.


The kitchen is the neatest room in the house.


Knotted curtain in the kitchen. And a fly swatter.


Stained mattress in another room.




Over in the garage, the gas water heater was removed.


The toilet was added without a building permit. They installed it on a wood platform instead of installing a proper drain.


Washer and dryer are missing.


Oh, look. They added a yellow shower. Golden shower?


Covered carport out front is a convenient feature.


Spacious back yard.


So much to see.


Bars on the windows in case someone tries to steal their precious belongings.


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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Hall of Shame - Messy · Kitchen · Laundry Room · Phoenix Homes · Staging · Toys · Window Coverings

Happy Fourth of July!!

July 4th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Today is the 4th of July.


Everyone is proudly displaying the American flag.


The flag is a symbol of freedom. Freedom to use it as a window curtain. Freedom to acquire and keep things (except when selling).


The flag encourages you to work harder.


The freedom to convert a covered patio into a living space and covering the fireplace with the American flag.


We are grateful the bed was made.


Happy 4th of July!


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Tags: Back Yard · Bedroom · Clutter · Garage or Carport · Garbage and/or Junk · Holiday Décor · Mesa, AZ Homes · Other Arizona Cities · Phoenix Homes · Staging