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Top 10 epic DIY fails

July 28, 2016

Mistakes happen to even the most seasoned DIYer, but this list of 10 epic DIY fails is truly dumbfounding.

As you well know, I consider myself a weekend warrior, filling my free time with DIY projects to beautify my house and yard. And, although I don't like to admit it, I do make the occasional mistake. Sometimes I use the wrong tool or I install something incorrectly. Mistakes happen to even the most seasoned DIYer, but this list of 10 epic DIY fails is truly dumbfounding.

According to Popular Mechanics: "When it comes to sprucing up our homes, we've all had that moment when we realize we've bitten off more than we can chew (the feeling usually sinks in around the second coat of streaky paint). But while some novice mistakes are common, we have to wonder what these not-so-intrepid DIYers were thinking."

To learn more, read "10 Totally Cringeworthy Home Improvement Fails" from Popular Mechanics.

About the Author

Alexis Gajewski | Senior Content Strategist

Alexis Gajewski has over 15 years of experience in the maintenance, reliability, operations, and manufacturing space. She joined Plant Services in 2008 and works to bring readers the news, insight, and information they need to make the right decisions for their plants. Alexis also authors “The Lighter Side of Manufacturing,” a blog that highlights the fun and innovative advances in the industrial sector. 

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