10+ People Who Should Never, Ever Attempt A Home DIY Again

Home improvement projects can save you a lot of money when you do it yourself. And they can also be so satisfying when you realize you are able to tackle a problem without professional help.

On the other hand, some jobs are simply better left for a specialist. So as a little warning to you check out these home DIY projects that failed miserably.

1. But Safety First

Reddit | TheCreatorLovesYou

I can't stress this enough, please don't do this at home. Somehow I don't think this is a safe fuse replacement. This looks frightening to me.

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2. A Bad Patch-Up Job

Reddit | Mouthmouthmouth

I understand frustration can sometimes take over but leaving a job in a condition like this will simply not solve the problem. Really?

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3. Where's The Doorknob?

Reddit | pointlessdavid42

Is this the most clever doorknob replacement idea or the silliest thing you have ever seen? Somehow my vote goes for the latter.

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4. Electrocution Shower

Reddit | MieranManmal

I think the only solution, in this case, is to either gut the shower or move. Unless you're looking for some kind of different rush.

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5. Toilet Problem

Reddit | acidmine

Those with tight spaces might appreciate this little home DIY fix. While it doesn't look too pretty it seems to do the trick. What do you think?

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6. Duct Tape To The Rescue

Reddit | xerozeroxero

Why spend money on some expensive door fix when the good ol' duct tape is all you need. Looks so professional. No?

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7. Mighty Surprise

Reddit | TheCreatorLovesYou

Imagine popping those outlet covers up to uncover this hidden mess. Wow, talk about a bang up job here. I'm being sarcastic of course. Yikes!

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8. Leak Stop

Reddit | ackovacs1

Who needs to hire a plumber when you can just use your own ingenuity to fix that leak in your bathroom. You're the DIY king, aren't you?

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9. Cardboard Patch

Reddit

And here's another genius toilet fix for your viewing pleasure. I'm not sure how long this one will last but somehow I don't think they really care.

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10. Pipe Fix

Reddit | TomBakerFTW

It seems that pipes are the culprits when it comes to household problems but fear not, there's always a clever home DIY solutions like this one.

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11. Roofing Around

Reddit | Uatatoka

Getting your roof fixed on the cheap can be a tall order but it didn't seem to faze a homeowner with this DIY solution. Interesting!

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12. Carpet Fix

Reddit | facaded

So this seems like an obvious solution to that carpet that doesn't fit under the door. Right? I mean, why bother making the door fit?

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13. Pamper It Up

Reddit | C0L0RUM

There must be a reason for that leaky ceiling but why investigate further when you came up with a genius fix for that leak.

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Next time you think you can fix that household problem all by yourself just remember these miserable fails.

Giphy | Chicago Fire

And don't say I didn't warn you. You can thank me later.

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