15 Terrible Yet Resourceful Appliance Repair Fails

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8. Do not rely on the remote control

This great solution to a broken TV not only fixes the device but gives a whole new aesthetic to the ordinary home appliance.

15 terrible but resourceful device repair fails
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9. Wash your hands with hot water

This solution to a hot water shortage looks crazy and super dangerous. But you still have to applaud the genius of thinking. The water comes out of the faucet, into the new water bottle tube, and then into a chopped kettle where it is heated and then used. Simply!

15 terrible but resourceful device repair fails
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10. Sometimes a cup of tea is enough

A cup of tea can fix many problems, but what to do when the kettle is broken? This smart but slow solution harnesses the power of tea lights to boil water. We’re not exactly sure how long this project took, but we’d recommend just getting an electric tea kettle to save on burning all those candles.

15 terrible but resourceful device repair fails
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11. Don’t forget to rinse

The toilet is a truly critical part of any household, so DIY repairs on this appliance always come with extra pressure to get it right. In this person case, they surely tried to fix the problem. But we’re not sure if it’s worse than when we started.

15 terrible but resourceful device repair fails
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12. Let me call you back

While modern phones don’t give much of a chance for DIY opportunities. This retro phone could last longer thanks to the careful placement of a screw. I’m not sure if the network has improved, but it certainly looks very difficult.

15 terrible but resourceful device repair fails
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13. Fold keyboard

Nothing beats a little origami to fix something. This enterprising home appliance repairman managed to fix a broken keyboard with some clever paper folding and some DIY graphic design.

15 terrible but resourceful device repair fails
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14. Save the water

Water is a precious resource and it is important to save as much as possible. This is especially true if you have a leak that you just can’t fix. In this case, that very weak looking drain carries the toilet line drip back to the sources.

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