"If a job is worth doing," they say, "it's worth doing well."
As we know, though, not everybody subscribes to that belief, and never more than in their attitude to a spot of home improvement.
Call them lazy shortcuts, genius innovations, or bodge jobs – some people's attitude to DIY falls a little short of 'perfectionist', even if they do pull it off.
Now, these fails (or successes, sometimes) have been collected for our viewing pleasure on the blog There, I Fixed It. See if you can spot your own method in there...
In the above example, the key is, well, the key. Safely locked doors have had to be sacrificed for the household's kettle. A fair swap.