Budget Dumpster aims to inspire do-it-yourself projects throughout the United States. In some cases, these DIY projects do not go exactly as planned. It is important to know what to do, but it is just as important to know what not to do. Here is Budget Dumpster’s list of DIY Fails!

Let’s begin in the bathroom. This is the most common place for do-it-yourself fails. Installing the necessities in a bathroom can be very difficult. If/when things go wrong, many people do not take the time to start over and do things properly because the bathroom is usually only used by the homeowner. Take a look at these “innovative solutions” in the bathroom.

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This was likely installed by a college engineering major. We’ll give him points for creativity, but this will not last for long.

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From simply a hygiene standpoint, Budget Dumpster can not endorse this toilet fix.

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Having the appropriate hardware for the job is DIY Projects 101.

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You may think you have done everything right and then you can’t even close the door.

Let’s take a step out of the bathroom and move to the rest of the house. Many of these DIY fails are out of pure laziness or lack of planning. Always take your time to check and double-check to ensure you don’t make our NEXT list of DIY Fails.

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This is actually a much more common problem than you may think! It is very time consuming to repair and it usually goes without getting fixed.

This could have been avoided by reading the instructions.

This could have been avoided by reading the instructions.

It is essential to have the equipment or you will fail.

It is essential to have the correct equipment or you will fail.

Some times its cheaper and easier to just buy a new one!

Some times its cheaper and easier to just buy a new one!

Now that we have covered the mishaps that can take place within the home, we can move on to the outside DIY fails. Usually these are on display for the whole world to see. Take a glance at these images below to serve as a guide of what NOT to do!

This DIYer took instructions to board up the window too literally.

This DIYer took instructions to board up the window too literally.

Every day begins with a few bumps.

Everyday begins with a few bumps.

These steps completely negate the purpose of the ramp...

These steps completely negate the purpose of the ramp…

Hopefully a fire alarm is not pulled at this building.

Hopefully a fire alarm is not pulled at this building.

Nice paint job but just poor planning.

Nice paint job ruined by poor planning.

That’s it for DIY fails at home, but there are many more do-it-yourself fails to see on the road. These can be very dangerous for both you and other travelers. Some of these quick fixes could be used to avoid the law, but in the long run, it will not be worth it!

You may think this is lazy, until you see the picture below.

You may think this is lazy, until you see the picture below.

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This DIY Fail does have some level of creativity, but seems you may need a passenger to pull it off.

This DIY Fail does have some level of ingenuity, but seems you may need a passenger to pull it off.

If it's good enough for a plane, then why not a car?

If it’s good enough for a plane, then why not a car?

Budget Dumpster want to provide do-it-yourselfers the opportunity to effectively accomplish their waste removal project. Usually that means renting a roll off dumpster to take care of the trash associated with every job. Contact Budget Dumpster to assist on your next DIY and you can be confident your project will not fail!

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