To the delight of its cult followers, Arrested Development returned to the world (on Netflix) with an all new 4th Season of episodes after being unceremoniously cancelled by Fox in 2006. The groundbreaking and critically acclaimed show’s return was greeted with a warm reception and a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series.
To the uninitiated, the fictional Bluth family from the TV series live in a model home in the “Sudden Valley Subdivision built and owned by the Bluth Company.” The running gag on the show is the outwardly beautiful home at the start of the series begins to rapidly deteriorate thanks in-part to questionable and shoddy construction and ethics.
As a current first-time home shopper, I can only imagine how annoyed I’d be at buying a nice looking home, only to have its walls crumble around me bit by bit! But the fact that the Bluth family live in the faulty home they built and tried to sell makes it pretty ironic and funny.
Although the cracking walls and foundation issues are of their of their own doing, let’s take a tour through the Bluth home to see what home repairs can be made to make it livable once again.
The Bluth Home – Looks are deceiving
By all outward appearances this home is symbolic of the kind of place we all want to own one day. The first floor features a large open kitchen and dining area, cozy living room and an upstairs with 3 bedrooms with their own ensuite baths! However, as you’ll see below, there are several structural issues with this property that would need immediate remediation to make it livable…and safe. If you’re into that ‘sorta thing.
I’m no contractor or home inspector but it appears as if this house is falling apart; not metaphorically either. The structural damage isn’t limited to the cracking interior walls as the exterior shows alarming signs of decay or faulty construction. I’d recommend the Bluth’s run away as fast as they can while they get engineers on-site to see what can be done about their crumbling “model” home.
Cosmetic Touch Ups
In addition to the apparent foundation problems in the Bluth home, they also seem to have some anger management and self control issues that are adversely impacting potential …read more
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