Epic building fail!

Quick, easy, and cheap, all these things sound great right? Well, when it comes to home improvement and maintenance projects, cheaper isn’t always better. Investing in your home by focusing on durability and safety will improve your home’s value and may just save you from results like this:

Foundation and siding fail!

Foundation and siding fail!

 

 

 

These are what we here at Planet Clark like to call “epic building fails.” Whether it’s shoddy contracting or poor planning, these kinds of fiascoes will put your family and your home at risk. Check out the pictures below to see some of the most epic of building failures.

That top-of-the-line suspension system and high-tech fan make this the best attic ventilation system $5 can buy

That top-of-the-line suspension device and high-tech fan make this the best attic ventilation system $5 can buy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medusa’s wiring is a fire hazard, just give it time.

Medusa’s wiring is a fire hazard, just give it time.

An innovative use for plastic water bottles, but it won't be long before water is pouring out of this pipe.

An innovative use for plastic water bottles, but it won’t be long before water is pouring out of this pipe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

plane

Yes, someone actually lives here.

 

On second thought, I think I'll just hold it.

On second thought, I think I’ll just hold it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maybe, just maybe, it's better to fix and prevent roof leaks then rely on a system like this.

Maybe, just maybe, it’s better to prevent and fix roof leaks then rely on a system like this.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can avoid issues like these by hiring a licensed, insured and bonded contractor and getting the proper permits for your projects. Permits ensure value and safety by paying for professional plan review and inspection that verifies the work in your home is completed to building safety code.

You can learn more about safe and smart building practices at the following resources:

Think Permit
Verify your contractor
Clark County Building Safety

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