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21 Bizarre Things People Suddenly Discovered in Their Houses

We think we know our home better than anyone else, but sometimes we’re terribly wrong. Like us, our houses may have a history and a personality of its own, which can be a source of surprises.
We live our lives in such a hurry that we rarely stop to pay attention to our surroundings, like the place we live in. But if we spare some time to do a little digging and notice the details of our space, we’d be amazed to learn how many things we’re missing every day.

We at Bright Side collected 21 photos that show the revelations some homeowners had, and they made our jaws drop to the floor.

1. “Pulled up the carpet at the house and guess what I found? Monopoly!”

2. “I found out our house is made of gravestones.”

3. “My friend just bought a new house. The old owners must’ve been geniuses.”

4. “The house I live in contains many adjacent doors.”

5. “We found a safe behind a fake electrical socket in our new house.”

6. “I’m renovating a 100-year-old house and found what looks like a samurai sword under a section of the house that had a dirt floor.”

7. “Found this 20-year-old promise hidden under the wallpaper in our new house.”

“It’s the 5th October 1997. If the Spice Girls are still popular next time this room’s decorated I’ll eat my overalls. By Dad.”

8. “This frog statue I found tied up on the roof of the house we just bought”

9. “I found a newspaper in the crawlspace of our new house today, dated October 2, 1902.”

10. “While packing my house, I found a small soap from a country that no longer exists.”

11. “At this time of the year, on a sunny day, my house number is projected onto my stairs by the etched glass in my door.”

12. “The house I stayed at for New Year’s has a hidden bedroom with a secret bookcase door.”

13. “My husband and I are buying a house with a built-in toaster.”

14. “I found this empty SIM card on the ceiling in my new house.”

15. This vintage space-themed wallpaper was found under 3 layers of other wallpaper in an old farmhouse.

16. “There’s a random chain embedded in the wall of my 1930s home.”

17. “A hidden room in my great aunt’s old house.”

18. “The previous owners of our home built a fully functional house for kids underneath the basement staircase.”

19. “This window makes my backyard look like it’s in 4 different seasons.”

20. “I moved the dryer in our new house and found $105 in the vent.”

21. “There’s a bathroom in my parents’ house that is lit by a single window and this is what happens every day.”

Have you ever discovered any secrets or peculiarities in your house? Please share them with us in the comments, we’re very curious!

Preview photo credit Nnewel/Reddit, WomanOfEld/Reddit