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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.