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Contractors Reveal DIYs That Ended Up More Expensive Than Hiring Someone

Updated 3 Feb 2020 14.4k views14 items

If you’ve ever thought about performing some DIY home improvements, you might want to read about these DIY disasters and think twice. It may sound like it’s going to be cheaper in the long run to do your own handiwork, but there are some situations that simply need a professional. 

These DIY horror stories are full of walls falling down, houses filling with gasoline, and electrical wires with a mind of their own. If there’s anyone who can convince you that you shouldn’t do the job yourself, it’s these Reddit contractors describing DIY experiments gone wrong.

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