These builders put even your most hardened cowboy to shame.
Each year we pay out an estimated £300million in putting right the mistakes of the overzealous DIY enthusiast.
But costly mistakes aren’t amateur-exclusive. From staircases to nowhere to bizarre double toilets, what these ‘professionals’ were thinking is anyone’s guess!
It recently emerged that upgrades to the Houses of Parliament could cost the taxpayer a whopping £6billion. That figure, however, could rise further should MPs hire any of the bumbling builders responsible for these mishaps.
Check out this collection of builder fails and tell us what you think. Design fault? Budget limitations? Either way, someone’s out of a job.
Choose wisely (there is no cold tap)
Nothing like a good ole knees up
An escalator can never break, it can only become stairs
Which came first?
Stairway to nowhere
The world’s first self cleaning tap
Don’t forget the parachute
The long arm of the law