150 Shocking Home Photos You Have to See
We know a good DIY project when we see it, but these aren't them. Some of these are goofy, some are head scratchers and some are downright dangerous. Check these photos out, you'll definitely learn a thing or two!
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Dad must’ve thought that the kids would need a stair rail that grew along with them, so they added one more railing for each growth spurt. Believe it or not this is almost legal. At least it passes the 4-in. ball test. The problem is that there’s no returns at the ends.
Find the Fuel Oil Tanks in this Picture
If you’re painting metal, do the prep work the right way. That way your artwork will stand the test of time.
Does this ductwork make my butt look big?
If your shorts fit over ductwork, then yes. Yes it does. They do sell duct hangers that are better suited to this purpose.
Who needs a “Pee”-trap?
"See, this way the city can't monitor the water going down my drain and I don't get charged for it. And if I'm not feeling like using the toilet, I can just let loose anywhere in the basement!" Yes, it’s true. In order to work properly, a drain actually has to be connected to something.
Now THAT’S a hot lead!
Breaker Panel Convenience
Burglar Proof — Absolutely!
More Duct Tape Ingenuity
Draft hood follies
Maybe one last piece of ductwork wasn’t all this installer was short on. The draft hood above the water heater allows a draft so the warm air can go up and out. The ad hoc draft hood at the top not only doesn’t do anything, it can allow carbon monoxide back into the house.Photo: Courtesy of Structure Tech