Home is where the hell is! Photos revealing dodgy DIY, freak weather accidents and unwelcome house guests will make you glad you don’t live in any of these properties
- These photos from around the world prove that disaster can strike at any time
- Parent Influence has rounded up a series of images showing home nightmares
- In one snap someone has the worst luck when their key breaks in the lock
- And an open window means a snow day ends up going inside someone’s room
There’s nothing wrong with wanting to spruce up your home and with so many tutorials and videos available almost anyone can turn their hand to a bit of DIY.
Sometimes though even without attempting it ourselves, outside forces like the weather or an errant truck can create havoc.
People from all over the world have been capturing mishaps inside and outside the home where they have been collated in a gallery by Parent Influence.
One diabolical photo features a drain that will never be of any use, a mould remover that’s covered in mould, and an extractor fan that won’t be working anytime soon.
Here, FEMAIL shares some of the best examples…
Ouch! We bet the owner of this car will be cursing that they parked outside of the garage and not inside. It’s amazing all of those bricks and rubble from the front of the house in the US didn’t smash the windscreen of the car
Let’s hope the poor person who came home and snapped their key in the lock wasn’t desperate for the toilet. This would have needed a locksmith for sure!
POV: You’ve just come back and half of your home has been caved in by a crane – or worse still, what if you were in bed when it came through the window! Thankfully no one was in when this calamity happened
Putting together furniture is never fun but it’s not supposed to be impossible! No matter how many ways you try and make this couch work, it just doesn’t happen
Imagine you’ve just had your bathroom remodelled and look in the shower to see this travesty of engineering. What’s even the point of having a drain if it’s not going to take water away?
How long did they leave the square-shaped things on the lawn? It’s going to take some serious green fingers to rescue this grass
There’s a whole host of height-related problems that can occur when you’re on the short side but this really takes the cake
Extractor fans are supposed removes all the yucky stuff like fumes, smoke, heat, and steam but this one definitely isn’t going to work
A hole in the ceiling? What every person wants after a trip up to the attic!
Ew! This person’s place is so mouldy that even the cleaner being used to get rid of it has become covered with mildew. There’s only one option at this point – move!
One look at this photo and you’ll never forget to close the window again on a snowy day. It’s even got on the walls of this room in Svalbard, Norway
Smoke detectors are incredible life-saving bits of kit, all except for this one that had a fire inside and didn’t go off
Safety features at their finest – the door doesn’t fit the frame and if all else fails you could probably get in through the wall
Anyone who has had to get forgotten tissue residue out of their washing machine will appreciate what a nightmare it is. Now imagine a pocketful of staples escaping into every crevice
Aren’t windows supposed to keep the rain out?
Fitting a hole in the door for your cat is an adorable idea. Let’s hope the feline this was intended for can jump really high
Outdoor lights are supposed to be able to withstand the elements but this lamp found the sun way too hot causing it to melt and bend right over