One of our previous speakers at the TapRooT® Summit (George Burk) sent me these pictures.

Yes – these are real.

They should make you laugh or make you cry.

What to do when you don’t have a switch handy.
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Too many fittings cluttering up your toolbox? Here’s an idea…
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Flashing … Who needs flashing!
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I know it calls for bolts, but all I have is my nail gun.
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Innovation … plumbing vents, dryer vents, and bathroom fans, all in one roof outlet!
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A whole house fan on the cheap…200902261713


When you run short of junction boxes … Use cigar boxes!

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It’s alive! Or did the plumber just go nuts?
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What happens when a plumber decides a floor joist isn’t really needed.
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Combination breaker box and handy storage locker. Anyone ever heard of Housekeeping NI?
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Running short of outlet boxes for your HVAC? A nike box is a great substitute!

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What could possibly go wrong here?
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Maybe this is a better idea?
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More innovation … dryer vent/waterheater flu combo …
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Running low on junction boxes again. Let’s use a tin of Copenhagen!
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Need an exemption for the cover on this junction box…
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OK – try this…
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Another innovative electrical installation…
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And a true innovation … A toilet paper holder in the shower with a handy outlet for electrical appliances! This family really multi-tasks!
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If you thought any of these looked like a good idea … It’s time for remedial safety training.