Remodeling horror stories

House hunters can be very demanding, fussing over any little shortcomings. They wouldn't have to look at these houses.

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Ghastly plumbing
Ghastly plumbing
A previous owner badly wanted another bathroom upstairs and didn't care much where. The result: Discharge and water pipes come out from the living room ceiling.

Maybe guests would consider the pipes a conversation starter. Maybe not.

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Last updated January 24 2011: 10:43 AM ET
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