People Share the Costly Design Mistakes Made During Home Updates

Home improvement! Hilarious photos of failed renovations reveal why sometimes it’s best to leave good enough alone – from a collapsing balcony to a dining room with a toilet

  • People shared terrible mistakes when renovating homes on the American site Daily Stuff
  • Photos show ill-considered designs like dining room toilets
  • Unhappy homeowners ended up with failed driveways and toilet roll in bathtub

Home improvements were a top priority for many people during the lockdown after spending more time at home, but sometimes it’s best to leave well enough alone.

People have shared photos of very bizarre and ill-conceived interior renovations on the American entertainment website Daily things.

One sanp shows a hapless homeowner having a toilet and sink in the dining room, while another ended up with a heater blocking access to a room after it was awkwardly installed in a doorway.

These hilarious but unfortunate mishaps will serve as a warning to anyone considering renovations that it is always wise to hire an experienced professional or risk disaster.

People have shared examples of very bad designs on the American entertainment website Daily Stuff.  A hapless homeowner ended up with a very dangerous balcony propped up on broken wooden beams, collapsing under the weight of a hot tub

People have shared examples of very bad designs on the American entertainment website Daily Stuff. A hapless homeowner ended up with a very dangerous balcony propped up on broken wooden beams, collapsing under the weight of a hot tub

Should have planned better!  This unfortunate resident had to make a hole in his balcony to put in a street lamplantaarn

Should have planned better!  This unfortunate resident had to make a hole in his balcony to put in a street lamplantaarn

Should have planned better! This unfortunate resident had to make a hole in his balcony to put in a street lamplantaarn

Provide unforgettable meals!  It's unclear why they ended up toilet and sink in the dining room, but it's definitely a big set failure

Provide unforgettable meals!  It's unclear why they ended up toilet and sink in the dining room, but it's definitely a big set failure

Provide unforgettable meals! It’s unclear why they ended up toilet and sink in the dining room, but it’s definitely a big set failure

Reaching new heights!  The architect behind this wooden staircase didn't leave enough room for someone above average height to reach the second floor without risking a head injury

Reaching new heights!  The architect behind this wooden staircase didn't leave enough room for someone above average height to reach the second floor without risking a head injury

Reaching new heights! The architect behind this wooden staircase didn’t leave enough room for someone above average height to reach the second floor without risking a head injury

Fixer Upper!  Someone made a homemade shower head by tying a bottle to the pipe and drilling holes in it

Fixer Upper!  Someone made a homemade shower head by tying a bottle to the pipe and drilling holes in it

Fixer Upper! Someone made a homemade shower head by tying a bottle to the pipe and drilling holes in it

Heated situation!  The owners of this home should ensure that a heater is installed in their doorway

Heated situation!  The owners of this home should ensure that a heater is installed in their doorway

Heated situation! The owners of this home should ensure that a heater is installed in their doorway

Crash design!  The owner of this house will soon be in trouble if he tries to park his car in the garage

Crash design!  The owner of this house will soon be in trouble if he tries to park his car in the garage

Crash design! The owner of this house will soon be in trouble if he tries to park his car in the garage

It won't stop us now!  This badly positioned door stopper completely misses the wall

It won't stop us now!  This badly positioned door stopper completely misses the wall

It won’t stop us now! This badly positioned door stopper completely misses the wall

A hilly problem!  The owner of this house decided they wanted a driveway after all, and had a very steep driveway built up to the garage, so let's hope they are good at starting hills

A hilly problem!  The owner of this house decided they wanted a driveway after all, and had a very steep driveway built up to the garage, so let's hope they are good at starting hills

A hilly problem! The owner of this house decided they wanted a driveway after all, and had a very steep driveway built up to the garage, so let’s hope they are good at starting hills

Water bad idea!  Installing the toilet paper holder in the shower and out of reach of the toilet is a failure on so many levels

Water bad idea!  Installing the toilet paper holder in the shower and out of reach of the toilet is a failure on so many levels

Water bad idea! Installing the toilet paper holder in the shower and out of reach of the toilet is a failure on so many levels

The owner of this house had a creative situation when they realized their patio door was lower than their stone floor, cutting just enough space to open it.

The owner of this house had a creative situation when they realized their patio door was lower than their stone floor, cutting just enough space to open it.

The owner of this house had a creative situation when they realized their patio door was lower than their stone floor, cutting just enough space to open it.

A cheeky window!  You don't have to be shy to use these toilets, which are placed near a bay window

A cheeky window!  You don't have to be shy to use these toilets, which are placed near a bay window

A cheeky window! You don’t have to be shy to use these toilets, which are placed near a bay window

If it fits... The owner of that house cut the door frame and door to fit the corner of their wall, which was too small

If it fits... The owner of that house cut the door frame and door to fit the corner of their wall, which was too small

If it fits… The owner of that house cut the door frame and door to fit the corner of their wall, which was too small

Carpet diem!  A bright spark decided to proceed with the floor, despite the fact that the tiles and carpet are not properly aligned

Carpet diem!  A bright spark decided to proceed with the floor, despite the fact that the tiles and carpet are not properly aligned

Carpet diem! A bright spark decided to proceed with the floor, despite the fact that the tiles and carpet are not properly aligned

Not fantastic!  There wasn't enough room for this fan to run normally in the corner of the room, and the arms made holes in the walls

Not fantastic!  There wasn't enough room for this fan to run normally in the corner of the room, and the arms made holes in the walls

Not fantastic! There wasn’t enough room for this fan to run normally in the corner of the room, and the arms made holes in the walls

Let that sink in!  This ill-fitting sink's faucet can't reach to the left side of the sink, making it unusable at best

Let that sink in!  This ill-fitting sink's faucet can't reach to the left side of the sink, making it unusable at best

Let that sink in! This ill-fitting sink’s faucet can’t reach to the left side of the sink, making it unusable at best

You won't get far!  The garage of this house had a driveway that doesn't reach the street, with a tree planted in front of it

You won't get far!  The garage of this house had a driveway that doesn't reach the street, with a tree planted in front of it

You won’t get far! The garage of this house had a driveway that doesn’t reach the street, with a tree planted in front of it

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