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Bathroom Design Fails That’ll Make You Do a Double Take

While creative, these DIY bathroom projects are hysterically horrible.

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Ceiling Tub Spout

The bare-all window isn’t even the strangest part of this bathroom arrangement. Yup. The whirlpool tub fills from the upstairs toilet! Genius! Plus: Learn the best way to clean bathroom chrome here.

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Backward Toilet Tank

How in the world can a tank get put on backwards? Maybe read the directions the next time you install a new toilet.

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Innovation Out of Necessity

Or this homeowner could’ve just mounted the toilet paper holder on the wall. See some really amazing bathroom updates that don’t cost a fortune.

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Showerhead Tub Faucet

Not sure this style of tub faucet will increase a home’s resale value. Also, looks like they’ll need to know how to remove mold on bathroom walls.

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There’s Enough Room for a Sink…Really

Genius! With this setup, you can wash your hands and your feet at the same time! A small bathroom requires a certain amount of planning.

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No Words…

OK, maybe “eeeeeeeeeeew.”

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Waterpark Shower

I don’t think this shower would meet the new low-flow requirements. But it’s sure makes a nice set of grab bars.

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Bath Fan Faux Pas

Proof that you should always measure twice, cut once. But really, it would’ve saved this homeowner tons of time.

Plus: Do you know why you should never bring your cell phone into the bathroom?

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Replacement Toilet Tank Lid

Expecting the toilet to grow sideways, Tom planned ahead. Installing a new toilet was far too much work.

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That Shower Might Be a Little Low…

After mom and dad moved out, the toddlers decided to make the bathroom more user-friendly. But when they grow up they’re gonna have to install a new shower.

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A Porcelain Throne for the Uninhibited

So much for the one place a guy can be left alone! Delores wanted to make sure that she could give Ron additions to his to-do list at all times. Time to plan out some bathroom walls!

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Which problem-solver would you choose?

There are always options when it comes to buying a toilet – some better than others.

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Duct Tape and Tile Combination

It isn’t what most interior designers would recommend, but…

This tile was undoubtedly installed over greenboard instead of cement board and is completely falling apart. Regrouting isn’t an option.

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Bath Fan in Shower Stall

Well, let’s hope this bath fan is efficient. It’s certainly going to get its fair share of steam. File this one away for later: How to clean mold and mildew in the bathroom.

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Stick Shift Toilet

So, I sit backwards, project my video game on the tank, and use the flusher as a joystick. Might be time to replace this old beauty.

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Toilet Paper Door Stop

Just keep the toilet paper stocked and this homeowner has a double-duty fixture!

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Outlet Placement That’s a Little Less Than Ideal

And you’ll see a very conveniently located outlet right where it’s needed. There are several things to keep in mind when you’re roughing in wiring.

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Tub Inside Shower

You never know when you’ll walk to take a shower after your soak. Next, check out seven before and after bathroom makeovers you can do in a weekend.