(NEXSTAR) – April showers bring… plenty of complications for new property owners, evidently.
A couple in Oklahoma recently uncovered a concealed shower stall though renovating the lavatory of their new house, but the discovery came as much less of a enjoyment surprise and far more of a headache for the initially-time homebuyers.
TikTok user @Mia_Bug very first documented the uncover late very last 7 days, in a movie that has since been considered more than 1.6 million situations. In the clip, Mia’s spouse can be seen standing in what seems to be a half-lavatory, applying a crowbar to pry off element of a wall immediately opposite the rest room. At the rear of it, the few finds a shower stall in desperate need of repair service.
“Renovation finds… why,” Mia captioned the movie.
In the remarks portion, Mia later defined that she and her partner TJ had been really produced informed of the sealed-off shower when they acquired the fixer-upper, even though they weren’t informed of its condition. As an alternative, the former property owners only disclosed “a small leak” in the shower’s drain pan, Mia claimed.
“The vendor instructed us that it was closed off mainly because [of] a leaking drain pan, and that it was a smaller repair, wasn’t likely to price much to take care of, but they just didn’t have the time and electricity to do it, so they protected it up,” Mia stated in a comply with-up movie.
Mia and TJ, who purchased the dwelling and its 50 percent-acre large amount for less than $150,000, also acknowledged that they anticipated their fixer-higher would need major work, but they were being however “annoyed” that the seller was not extra up-entrance about the house’s ailment.
Viewers on TikTok, meanwhile, were equally aghast and amused by the couple’s relatively disturbing discovery.
“Someone in all probability died in there,” joked one particular consumer. “Put it back, it is haunted.”
“Oh, I can not envision the odor in there,” one more reported.
One more viewer recommended that Mia and TJ get hold of the prior homeowner to recoup some of their funds, but Mia claimed it “isn’t truly worth preventing for.”
“The vendor didn’t even correct what was agreed to in the agreement,” she wrote.
In the days because, Mia has also documented several of the home’s other quirks, together with a ceiling fan that will not shut off, a saloon-type toilet door, and a gap in the wall stuffed with “dirty underwear.” For now, she states, fixing these lesser tasks will acquire priority about the damaged shower. But she’s nevertheless scheduling on renovating that rest room when she gets the funds.
“There are far more jobs on the major of our list right now and minimal funds,” she wrote.