With the accessibility of Google and a world of knowledge at our fingertips it can be enticing to try to fix things on your own. Of course, if you have minor issues around the house then look up cheap/easy ways to fix them before calling a handyman or paying some contractor. However, just because you can read how to do it online that doesn't mean you necessarily always should. Some things are definitely best left to the professionals.
The folks in this article didn't want to waste time taking their cars to a mechanic so they opted for some at-home repairs that did not meet 'optimal efficiency.' You'll see some cars that have no business being on the road, and might make you nervous just looking at.
Plus, there's a few DIY home improvement projects that should have been given to more 'capable' hands. These individuals are teaching us new and unique ways to ruin stuff.
Check out 14 people who made things worse by trying to fix them themselves.
1 - Cold compress
2 - And remember to always check your blind spots
3 - Would you drive this car? (or try to)
4 - All strapped in
5 - "Let's heat things up, shall we?"
6 - Extreme wipers
7 - Airlines are getting stingier and stingier these days
8 - Wood paneling (literally)
9 - If all else fails
10 - Headlight issues
11 - Emergency lighting
12 - How do you flush?
13 - For those days when you're stuck in bumper to bumper traffic
14 - Hot Wheels
Which of these was your favorite?