35 Surprising Things People Discovered Inside Buildings Left By Previous Owners

Surprising Things

Every old home has its secrets, its memories, and its happy and sad times, old houses have character – from buried treasures in the crawl space and secret doors to spooky basement passages and dark attics packed with ancient valuables. The history is all around us, and if you look hard and close enough, you can find a treasure trove inside your house. Below you’ll see a list of people who made accidental ‘archeological’ discoveries when renovating and then found a way to put them to good use.

Pulled Up The Carpet At The House, And Guess What I Found!

Treasure In My Bathroom

I Was Helping My Dad Move Into His New Office, When We Found A TrapdoorThis Vintage Space Themed Wallpaper Found Under 3 Layers Of Other Wallpaper In An Old Farm HouseThe Walgreens In My Neighborhood Used To Be A Bank And They Used Its Vault As Their Vitamin SectionFriend Was Redecorating His New House And Found This Under A Layer Of WallpaperFound A Paw Print On A Brick WallThe Table At This Pub Has A Well In The Middle Of It (England)My Grandparents Have A Glassed-Over Well In Their KitchenOur New Apartment Has A Little Milk Door Under The Cabinets

My Friend Decided To Replace Her Old Carpet And She Found A Cellar Door And A Cool SurpriseMy Apartment Is An Old Police Station And Still Has The Original Cell Doors But PaintedFound Some Friends In A Mile-Long Tunnel That Travels Beneath My Apartment BuildingLost Hippie Mural Found Under My Flooded HouseFound A Message While Removing Our Cork Floor TilesMy Living Room Was Built Around A Huge Sandstone Rock

This Wall Broke Exposing Years Of Layers Of Paint

This Wall Broke Exposing Years Of Layers Of Paint

Found Some Nice Drawings Under The Wallpaper I'm Removing100-Year-Old Elevator Handle I SavedUncovered At A Times Square Construction SiteI've Been Living In My House And I Just Noticed My Back Door Handle Is A SpoonThe House I'm Staying In Has Kept Its Original Well As A FeatureSo I Just Moved Into A New Apartment, And Made A Big DiscoveryWhile Renovating My Basement We Found This Painting On The Cement Behind The WallI Recently Moved Into A 70s Porn Motif Dream Home. This Is My BathtubApparently, Disposing Of Old Razor Blades Inside Your Wall Was Acceptable In The 1950's

This Mail Slot In A Building I Was In Today Sends The Mail Down 17 Stories To The Basement. Original From 1929

This Mail Slot In A Building I Was In Today Sends The Mail Down 17 Stories To The Basement. Original From 1929

House Still Has Old-Fashioned Light Switches From Its Original Construction

My House Still Has Old-Fashioned Light Switches From Its Original Construction

This Building Has The Original 1909 Electrical Switches

This Building Has The Original 1909 Electrical Switches

Found This 20-Year-Old Promise Hidden Under The Wallpaper In Our New HouseFriend Tore Down His Wall For Renovations And Found This Mural On Another Wall Behind It

My House Used To Be A Bank, So We Use The Old Safe/Vault As A Basement

There’s A Random Chain Embedded In The Wall Of My 1930s-Era Home

There's A Random Chain Embedded In The Wall Of My 1930s-Era HomeA House My Girlfriend And I Looked At Had A Shower In The Guest Room

The Fan In My Toilet (Probably From The 70s) Has The Same Logo As Beats By Dre

My House Still Has The Original Light Switches

They Found The Old Bath Under Their Living Room

They Found The Old Bath Under Their Living Room

 

 

 

Loading...

Your Comments / What Do You Think ?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.