DIY bathroom fails occur more often than not. DIY Projects are all fun and games until things don’t go as planned. In most cases, those who have huge success with their DIY projects have already mastered some of the required skills. In other words, it’s not their first rodeo. If you’re a first time DIY-er and your intricate bathroom remodeling project had zero hiccups, then we’re impressed! But truthfully, this is RARELY ever the case.
Most people get so excited about the end result that they overlook the hard work and mastery that go into to designing a beautiful bathroom. Moreover, oversight of the scope of your project needs can cost you big time.
In fact, a study by Improvenet revealed that 63% of their surveyed participants regretted doing their remodeling project by themselves. It also stated that 1 in 3 of these DIY-ers sought out professionals to redo their work. Now these aren’t projects that cost a few hundred dollars, so you can imagine the amount of time and money wasted.
We wanted to show you some bathroom remodeling fails so you could see for yourself.
Incorrect measurements, improper installations, and inexperience in general are all factors that played into the outcome of these projects.
DIY Bathroom Fails: Sinks
DIY Bathroom Fails: Tile
DIY Bathroom Fails: Showerheads & Faucet
General DIY Bathroom Design Fails
When it comes to complex home projects, we strongly advise that you hire professionals. If you’re a Southern California home owner in need to professional assistance, contact us. We’re here to ensure proper installation and quality workmanship. Exact measurements, permitting, design styles, we’ve got you covered! Call us at (844) 824-6247 to schedule your FREE in-home consultation.
Jace Darling, Owner, American Home Remodeling