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[#1] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 06:48:12 AM
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I took these at a house I own, after the tenant moved on. They had a dog that must be "hairless" based on these photos of the return air ductwork.

One year, one dog and poor housekeeping = nasty duct work.

Mike L likely could make something artsy from the images. I can't!


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[#2] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 07:18:22 AM
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Mind telling me what breed of dog so that I never own one?

The little guy in my avatar doesn't shed, no lanolin smell, no dander. Hell, I shed more than he does.

OT - OF!!!

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[#3] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 07:45:25 AM
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I adopted an nine year old Australian shepherd about a year and a half ago. It's a smart dog. It's a great dog. However, I'm seriously considering changing the dogs name from Sheena to Tumbleweed.
That's nothing. My dog would have blocked those ducts solid by now.

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[#4] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 07:56:11 AM
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Quote: Originally posted by Les

I took these at a house I own, after the tenant moved on. They had a dog that must be "hairless" based on these photos of the return air ductwork.

One year, one dog and poor housekeeping = nasty duct work.

Mike L likely could make something artsy from the images. I can't!


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That is one disgusting horse . . .

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[#5] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 08:26:08 AM
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Les, after running that second picture through my poltergeist scanner, I’d say these poor folks have got a serious paranormal problem. Just in time for Halloween.

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[#6] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 09:06:10 AM
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We keep a small shop vac in the house when our Siberian Husky is shedding from winter to summer and back! Yes, we vacuum the dog as well!

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[#7] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 09:41:17 AM
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Don't shoot the dog, your tenant was the slob. I see almost as much trash in there as hair. Uhm, is 'moved on' a euphemism for shot the tenant?

Note to self, never own rental property that doesn't have hydronic heat

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[#8] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 10:14:28 AM
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Look at the upside of this. The dog hair kept all of that nasty stuff from being breathed in, and there must be some insulation value as well. It's kind of a GREEN filter.
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[#9] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 11:47:48 AM
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Quote: Originally posted by gtblum

Look at the upside of this. The dog hair kept all of that nasty stuff from being breathed in, and there must be some insulation value as well. It's kind of a GREEN filter.


Gary, You need a dog. Big, hairy dog.

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[#10] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 3:05:48 PM
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Did they pay on time? Did you make your nut each month? With the next tenant, increase the rent 10% and say no pets. That will make up for your cost of cleaning up. I had a three family and charged the highest rents around for seven years, with a no pet clause. Never had a vacant for more than three weeks. The IRS loved it. So did I.
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[#11] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 3:37:49 PM
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Hey John,
Naw they didn't pay for five months and with a 5month old baby I could not evict them. Finally I shackled the doors and posted a notice of pest insecticide treatment. Fortunately I own a pest company so had some basis for action. Legally I still had another 40+ days left to the court date.

I didn't get a photo of the kitchen exhaust fan; grease, hair, mold etc. Just tore it out along with refrid, stove and counter tops. It has been a good house up to last year. Now it is nearly worthless. Things are not good in Mich!

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You actually made me snort with the horse!

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[#12] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 4:10:37 PM
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Quote: Originally posted by Les

Hey John,
Naw they didn't pay for five months and with a 5month old baby I could not evict them. Finally I shackled the doors and posted a notice of pest insecticide treatment. Fortunately I own a pest company so had some basis for action. Legally I still had another 40+ days left to the court date.

I didn't get a photo of the kitchen exhaust fan; grease, hair, mold etc. Just tore it out along with refrid, stove and counter tops. It has been a good house up to last year. Now it is nearly worthless. Things are not good in Mich!

John B,
You actually made me snort with the horse!


Big Bummer! It's called edumacation.

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[#13] Posted: 10/12/2010 - 4:20:11 PM
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I missed that is was your house the first time around. Sorry about the comedic remarks, Les.
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[#14] Posted: 10/13/2010 - 04:08:30 AM
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Quote: Originally posted by Les

Hey John,
Naw they didn't pay for five months and with a 5month old baby I could not evict them. Finally I shackled the doors and posted a notice of pest insecticide treatment. Fortunately I own a pest company so had some basis for action. Legally I still had another 40+ days left to the court date.

I didn't get a photo of the kitchen exhaust fan; grease, hair, mold etc. Just tore it out along with refrid, stove and counter tops. It has been a good house up to last year. Now it is nearly worthless. Things are not good in Mich!

John B,
You actually made me snort with the horse!


Les it sounds like you would be helping that babies long-term health if you evicted them. For the life of me, I can't understand how people can live like that.

   
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