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Have you had any DIY disasters!

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JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 9 Jun 2008 22:36

i have no problem with the work

my hubby does

just the speed he does it

its took him a year to turn my loft

into a library

it still needs painting

and the carpets layed

never mind by the time its finished

i will be to old to climb up there lol xx

Anne

Anne Report 9 Jun 2008 22:34

My husband and plumbing don't mix. We have had water coming down through the light fittings and another time he lent on a pipe in the loft and fractured it, yet more water.We have plastic pipes and they have to be mended with a special adhesive which takes a while to set.
Deep Joy!!

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust***

***Julie*Ann***.sprinkling fairydust*** Report 9 Jun 2008 22:25

my hubby once removed a shelf he put up in army quarter, and left a hole in wall ,

my bedroom ceiling still has hole in thats taped up since storm damage new year 2007 so thats 17months it been there,

i now have a half started garden , and a line propped up against garage waaiting him to make concrete holder
i been hanging washing on it thinking he get the mesage

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 9 Jun 2008 22:21

Look at my post on the "locked in" thread and I think that may answer your question! lol

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 9 Jun 2008 22:20

My husband once took 6 hours to install a door bell! he had to drill a hole through the wood frame for the wire, but the drill wasn't long enough, he drilled from the outside then went and drilled from the inside but the holes didn't meet so he drilled again, and again and again the hole ended up as big as a 5p, and along with the 6 meters of wire/cable stuff he had bought (he only needed 6 foot, he hasn't done much DIY since.