Posts Tagged ‘fail pic’


Plumbing: It’s All in the Detail, Right?

June 9, 2017

As we all know, it’s those thoughtful touches that make a job just right.

Which clearly isn’t what happened in these pictures!

Click on images to enlarge

Click on images to enlarge



white-trash-repairs-try-to-fall-off-again-you-stupid-thingSo tastefully done!

Have YOU stumbled upon any more examples of plumbing fitting that didn’t quite work? Got any pics? We’d be happy to give them an airing here on the blog!


Beware the Cowboys! How to Check on Tradesmen

June 7, 2017
Photo: Yahoo News / SWNS

Photo: Yahoo News / SWNS

This horrifying sight is the result of a cowboy builder in Wolverhampton, UK, digging footings for an extension. No shoring up, no props. Result: the house next door begins to subside into the trench. To cap it all, the building company responsible was found to have no insurance cover!

You can read the full shameful story by following this link to Yahoo News.

The homeowner who employed this cowboy didn’t perhaps know how or where to check up on a building company. A good place to start is a website like Check Your Tradesmen, which gives helpful advice and a wealth of links for checking credentials and known trade history.


Plumbers, Beware of the Kitten!

June 6, 2017

A tradesman ‘owned’ by a moggie! I bet that gave him paws for thought 😉

He could, of course, have bought a hard hat from TBS…


Beware, Wet Concrete! Or Not, As You Please

May 2, 2017


Every picture tells a story! Was this down to lack of cones or signage? Or unobservant path users? Or enterprising art students with an eye on the Turner Prize?

While we’re on the subject, here are a few more toe-curling moments from the world of concrete.



h17e54937It’s enough to drive you quackers!


Go Home Scaffolding, You’re Drunk!

April 20, 2017


Why keep matters simple when you can make them complicated?

This reminds us of a game of Kerplunk.

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