22 repair hacks that should be avoided like the plague

Renovating a house takes time. Some people think of it as a weekend activity. Others have no choice, maybe because they need to sell up. And then there are those who think they're the best DIYers on the planet!

Whatever your situation, if you don't fancy doing the work yourself, getting a pro in is the best option. An option that we think the following people should have taken...

1. Not the safest way to brush your teeth

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2. A big hammer could destroy this in a second

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3. How not to keep your hard drive cool

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4. We assume the hand-dryer is broken

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5. When you have to resort to Sellotape

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6. Do not even think about switching the electricity on!

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7. OK, not a DIY fail, but still...

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8. DIY disco ball!

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9. It only wipes when you move the steering wheel!

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10. Because buckets need to be connected?

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11. When you don't have a ladder in the house

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12. Because a torch will do the job?

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13. Another use for selfie mode

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14. At least it's a way to recycle plastic bottles

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15. Make your own car boot!

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16. Almost unnoticeable...

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17. Would you stay on this plane?

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18. When the store ran out of cake candles...

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19. Car surgery

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20. Well, at least it's watertight

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21. The day the fan broke

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22. At least they used bricks...

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