We Are Slightly Concerned About these Hilarious and Idiotic DIY Repairs

Shannon Quinn - May 21, 2022
These women came up with a clever way to carry heavy groceries back home. Credit: Pinterest

5. No Car? No Problem

In this photo, we see two women who don’t have a mode of transportation to take them back and forth from the grocery store. So instead of limiting themselves to how much they can carry, they made their own invention. They decided to use two brooms together as a way to carry multiple bags of groceries. Not exactly a repair, but it does fix a problem that a lot of people have. True genius!

We don’t think this spoon will hold very long when faced with the force of a break-in. Credit: Pinterest

4. Top Notch Security

The lock in the photo above used to have a piece of metal that would slide back and forth to help keep the door closed. However, someone decided it would be a good idea to repair the door by replacing the metal lock with a plastic spoon. The only obvious issue with that is that you can easily break down a door and snap a plastic spoon in half. Whoever did this wasn’t thinking it through, but maybe it stops some people from immediately barging into the door without a lot of force.

These men are taking a huge risk with the way they’re placing this ladder. Credit: go 1 day painting

3. This Doesn’t Look Very Safe

Painting a house is one of the most common repairs. However, you should never do what these guys are doing in the photo. They placed a ladder onto the ledge of a stairwell, so it’s dangling over an open staircase with at least a 12-foot drop. All of this is hanging in the balance of a friend spotting the man who is standing on the ladder trying to paint the wall. I truly hope the man was able to get down without ending up in the hospital.

A skateboard is used to hold the cheese, strawberries, wine, and laptop instead of a proper bath tray. Credit: Pinterest

2. Skateboard Bath Tray

Rather than a repair, this next one is more of a clever DIY. Instead of using a bath tray, they decided to take an old skateboard and lay it across the tub, instead. You may want to call this “redneck engineering” rather than a repair fail. But as long as it works, there’s no issue with this, right? Let her enjoy watching Ratatouille with her glass of wine in peace.

This person figured out the quickest way to dry a pair of jeans using a blow dryer and textbooks. Credit: Awesome Inventions

1. The Quickest Way to Dry Jeans

No repair to see here. Just the fastest way to dry a pair of jeans. This person decided to put a pair of jeans on the floor, and hold it down with textbooks. Next, they used a blow-dryer to secure it to the back of the jeans and blow hot air through it. There’s no way of telling if this is truly a faster way to dry jeans than just putting them in the dryer. But people on the Internet have declared it so.