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Ready to Laugh At Some Terrible Construction Mistakes?

 With a sigh of frustration and an amused chuckle, we often find ourselves asking the question: “When will people learn that construction requires planning?”. Admittedly, not all construction takes a genius to do it, and DIY renovations can turn out spectacularly and wallet-friendly. But the time has come to acknowledge that some jobs require a professional hand, and those professionals are required to not be drunk on the job! You can chalk it down to bad planning, inappropriate inebriation, or sometimes just sheer bad luck. Whatever the cause, these construction fails will absolutely never fail to make us laugh.  

1. The best view ever

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, window with bricks on the inside

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2. I think there may be a problem with the foundation 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, support beam placed on flat cylinder of cement

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3. Air conditioners are far more vital than emergency exits 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, air conditioners blocking emergency exit

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4. Raised drains like this need to come with a flood warning

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, raised drain

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5. No drywall? No worries! 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, broken wall fixed with makeshift items

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6. These two things don’t belong together 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, tap right beside an outlet

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7. What an odd place to keep a window…

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, window placed in the middle of a stairwell

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8. A warm bubble bath is always best with a little aftershock. 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, sink and bathtub beside electrical unit

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9. “Yeah, the robbers were here for hours, but for some reason, the security camera didn’t catch any of it!” 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, security camera blocked by structure

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10. This wheelchair access ramp ended up becoming a maze. 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, extremely long wheelchair access ramp resembling maze

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11. Well, at least the first half looks like actual stairs 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, badly constructed spiral stairs 

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12. The problem with using recycled bricks 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, brick  with cell phone inside it. 

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13. Attention, parents. Look down the slide before sending your kids down. 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, children's slide with open hole at the bottom

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14. “Well, that’s where the road had to be built.” 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, tree in the middle of a road

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15. I don’t even know what happened here.

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, random disheveled broken down building 

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16. “Yeah, so we’ll put this beam right here. No, I’m sure it won’t block the emergency exit.”

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, support beam blocking emergency exit

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17. This ramp is a lawsuit just waiting to happen

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, extremely steep ramp

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18. This seems like a door that belongs in a science fiction movie 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, door made one foot above the ground

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19. If you run through this gate, you’ll break your nose on the wall. 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, gate with wall behind

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20. And she’s buying the stairway to nowhere. 

More hilarious construction fails and planning mistakes and errors, stairs to nowhere

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