If you're reading this, then you, too, have been sucked in by consecutive episodes of House Hunters.

And if you're at all like me, then you're also unsure as to how this HGTV obsession began.

It's like, one minute you were minding your own business, and the next minute you're wondering whether that one living room wall is load bearing or not.

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1. You've wasted entire days away watching HGTV. 

Be it House Hunters, Love It or List It, or Property Brothers, you've been sucked into the televised black hole that is HGTV on more than one occasion. 

2. The kitchen always needs updating in these shows.

2. The kitchen always needs updating in these shows.
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Plus, it's typically the most expensive room to upgrade (yes, I learned that from HGTV), so it's always a budget killer, too. 

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3. People on these shows don't seem to understand the concept of painting a room.

3. People on these shows don't seem to understand the concept of painting a room.
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Maybe these couples need to be briefed about paint and how it works before they go on the show.

4. Flip or Flop is basically about gentrification but, erm, that's none of my business.

4. Flip or Flop is basically about gentrification but, erm, that's none of my business.
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If you look real closely into the background, you can actually see low-income families being displaced.