It’s actually not that difficult to renovate a home by yourself. At least, this thought is widely broadcast by the various TV shows about repairing homes. However, those who’ve dared to take this step are well aware that things are totally different in reality and even the tiniest detail might be fatal when it comes to your perfect repair.

Enlighten found 17 renovation “masterpieces” on the internet. The people who did these, didn’t realize what they had done until it was too late.

1. Built-in home appliances, but wait…

Vassili / Pikabu2. Evacuation exit with an obstacle

AryanRacyNotEnough / Reddit3. Extremely controversial solution for the bathroom

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4. When you placed the alarm button next to the light switch and realized the mistake too late:

realChester / Reddit5. A sink that causes certain… associations

fluffytoast12 / Reddit6. The most secret of all secret rooms you’ve ever seen

trialbytrailer / Reddit7. When you wanted it to look modern:

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8. The longer you look at this shower, the more it seems that something is wrong with it.

real_zexy_specialist / Reddit9. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: modern day

bahrwit / Pikabu10. “My girlfriend’s view from the bed of our hotel room…”