There’s nothing wrong with wanting to spruce up your home and with so many tutorials and videos available almost anyone can turn their hand to a bit of DIY.
Even if you don’t try it yourself, external forces such as the weather and an unruly truck can sometimes cause havoc.
All over the globe, people have taken photos of their mishaps and put them in a gallery created by Parent Influence.
One diabolical photo features a drain that will never be of any use, a mould remover that’s covered in mould, and an extractor fan that won’t be working anytime soon.
FEMAIL has some great examples here…
Ouch! It’s likely that the car owner is going to curse the fact they left their garage door open. Amazing that all those rubble and bricks from the US’s front didn’t break the car’s windscreen.
Let’s just hope that the man who came back and put the key in the lock was not desperately looking for the toilet. For this to have happened, you would definitely need a locksmith!
POV: You’ve just come back and half of your home has been caved in by a crane – or worse still, what if you were in bed when it came through the window! It was an unfortunate accident that no one was inside when it happened.
Although putting together furniture can be tedious, it is not impossible. It doesn’t matter what you do to make it work.
You just got your bathroom remodeled. Now, look into the shower to witness this terrible piece of engineering. If it doesn’t take away water, what’s the point in having a drain?
For how long were these pebble-shaped items left on the lawn? This grass will need to be saved by someone with serious green fingers.
While there are many height-related issues that may occur if you’re short, this is the most serious.
Extractor fans purport to remove all the nasty stuff such as smoke, heat and steam. But this extractor fan is going to fail.
Is there a hole in your ceiling? After a visit to the attic, what every person needs?
Ew! The moldy condition of this person’s home is such that the cleaning agent used to remove it has become contaminated with mildew. There’s only one option at this point – move!
This photo will make you forget every time you go outside on snowy days. It’s even got on the walls of this room in Svalbard, Norway
These smoke detectors can save your life.
Safety features at their finest – the door doesn’t fit the frame and if all else fails you could probably get in through the wall
Anybody who has ever needed to wash away a piece of tissue from their machine will know how frustrating it can be. Think about how many staples could get into any crevice.
Window aren’t supposed to stop the rain from getting in?
It’s a cute idea to make a hole for your cat in the front door. This is a great idea! Let’s just hope that the cat it was meant for will be able to jump very high.
Although outdoor lights should be weatherproof, this lamp was unable to resist the elements. The sun just too hot caused it to melt.