(NEXSTAR) – April showers bring… a lot of problems for new property owners, apparently.
A pair in Oklahoma a short while ago uncovered a hidden shower stall though renovating the rest room of their new household, but the discovery came as less of a fun shock and far more of a headache for the initially-time homebuyers.
TikTok person @Mia_Bug first documented the locate late last 7 days, in a video clip that has because been viewed in excess of 1.6 million situations. In the clip, Mia’s husband can be witnessed standing in what seems to be a fifty percent-bathroom, employing a crowbar to pry off aspect of a wall straight opposite the toilet. At the rear of it, the couple finds a shower stall in determined will need of restore.
“Renovation finds… why,” Mia captioned the video clip.
In the responses section, Mia later explained that she and her spouse TJ ended up essentially built knowledgeable of the sealed-off shower when they procured the fixer-higher, though they weren’t informed of its condition. In its place, the past home owners only disclosed “a very little leak” in the shower’s drain pan, Mia claimed.
“The vendor advised us that it was closed off since [of] a leaking drain pan, and that it was a compact deal with, wasn’t likely to value much to correct, but they just didn’t have the time and electrical power to do it, so they coated it up,” Mia explained in a abide by-up online video.
Mia and TJ, who ordered the dwelling and its half-acre large amount for underneath $150,000, also acknowledged that they anticipated their fixer-upper would want serious function, but they ended up however “annoyed” that the vendor wasn’t a lot more up-entrance about the house’s condition.
Viewers on TikTok, meanwhile, were being both of those aghast and amused by the couple’s fairly disturbing discovery.
“Someone possibly died in there,” joked a single user. “Put it back again, it is haunted.”
“Oh, I cannot visualize the odor in there,” another said.
One more viewer suggested that Mia and TJ get hold of the prior property owner to recoup some of their cash, but Mia claimed it “isn’t really worth battling for.”
“The seller did not even correct what was agreed to in the contract,” she wrote.
In the times because, Mia has also documented numerous of the home’s other quirks, such as a ceiling supporter that will not shut off, a saloon-fashion toilet door, and a hole in the wall stuffed with “dirty underwear.” For now, she claims, fixing these more compact assignments will acquire priority over the damaged shower. But she’s however setting up on renovating that rest room when she gets the money.
“There are far more jobs on the leading of our checklist proper now and constrained cash,” she wrote.
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