A new homeowner is astonished to discover mysteries underneath the floorboards of her new home and goes on to renovate it.
Purchasing a house and setting it up to one's liking is a long, exciting and meticulous process. What makes it even more interesting is when houseowners find more surprises while rearranging things. Sometimes, people end up finding vintage wallpaper behind a wall or maybe an old-fashioned fireplace that's concealed by drywall. When such surprises happen, the aspect of setting up a new home becomes even more exciting.
TikTok user GlassyEm–who goes by @funkyglassworks–had such a surprise when she found out about an indoor pool in the house she bought. In what is now a viral video on TikTok, viewers get to see the room with normal flooring before she begins ripping up the flooring and subflooring. In the video, she shares that the entire process took a long time. But it turned out to be worth it as the woman soon found a hot tub and an empty indoor swimming pool.
In the first video, the woman shared that she planned to either turn it into an indoor koi pond or make it an atrium with lots of plants. She also mentioned wanting to restore the hot tub in some time. The video concluded with the creator sharing that it would remain an "indoor skatepark" for the time being. After some time, she posted a video to share with her viewers how much work had been done in the room.
In the follow-up video, the woman mentions in a text overlay, "We ripped out all of the sub-flooring and got to work on the beams." She then showcases a few shots of the beams in question. The video cuts, showcasing what the room looked like once all the beams were cleared, allowing her to get a proper look at the pool. In the video, she states how it was going to take a lot of work, professional guidance and money to be able to turn the space into something useful.
While the pool was left open, the woman ran into a snake problem. In another video, she showcases a small snake that seems to be lying in the empty pool. The woman picked it up and let it out, sharing that she could not wait for the contractors to begin their work. Viewers were a bit confused about the size of the snake and shared their thoughts in the comments section. @dontcallmejanet said, "I did not understand the scale of the snake at first." @wildfeckles commented, "Glad you didn't find a snake pit when you tore up the floors."
Since many individuals on the internet had been following every update with the woman's room, she finally shared a video telling everybody what she would do with the room. The woman shared how it was practical for her to turn it into an atrium rather than an indoor pool, as that was what she wanted. Moreover, she spent lots of time considering and receiving quotes from many contractors before coming to the final choice. Many people supported the woman's decision. @ezrataylor0 said, "The internet shall weep and mourn for a room that is not theirs and will be enjoyed by the people who actually own it. Long live the room."