A word of advice to all DIY home builders, contractors, and home architects… be sure to make enough room so both of the Jack and Jill bathroom doors can be opened at the same time without banging into one another.
Dumb Homebuilding Ideas
We often learn best from the mistakes of others! Let these dumb home building and remodeling ideas be your motivation to NOT do the same things you see here -- all for the sake of saving money or cutting a few corners.
Looking for the ideal floor plan for your home? 5 common mistakes you want to avoid and tips you should consider when planning the layout of your new home.
Keep up with your tree pruning or you may find your home’s landscape in dire need of trimming like this one! Here are the 5 tree pruning tools you need.
If you’re house hunting and find a home that suits you, don’t bother falling in love with it until you check out the other homes in the neighborhood to see if your floor plan and exterior are
Have you ever walked into someone’s home that opens to a two-story foyer and admire the height of the room and the amazing amount of light that the windows let in at the top of the foyer? Look closer next time and see if the windows are of the double hung variety. Why is that?
What could have possessed a builder to construct this over-sized garage that is attached to the front facade of such an attractive house? What’s your best guess? I have my own ideas.
I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to show this bare concrete retaining wall and an idea that would improve the look of the home exterior (and not have it be the eyesore of the neighborhood). There are many cool retaining wall options, and I like this one the best. A little stucco and a few natural rocks to cap it off and you’ve got it.
You would never expect an old graveyard right in the heart of your subdivision. Unfortunately, sometimes it happens and home sales may suffer because of its’ close proximity within the neighborhood.
The TwoDaLoo is a dual-sided toilet that allows you and a very good friend to “go” at the same time whilst you talk about the day’s events. How dumb of an idea is that?
Be careful when making your water closet floor plans. Give it a lot of thought before you implement and don’t make this mistake.
Funny home videos involving ambitious DIYers – like guys fixing roofs in a Bud Light commercial and a poor soul in a port-a-potty mishap on a construction site.
Never paint your house any of these colors unless you want plenty of attention for all of the wrong reasons!
I’ve come across another DUMB homebuilding idea. This time is has to do with bathroom privacy and the lack thereof.
You’ll find information on the effects of Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on humans but this post is mainly about how dumb it is to build a house right next to a HUGE powerline tower. It’s just my personal opinion, but that’s all that matters here.