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Bad Planning — Check your blueprints.

October 5, 2009

This reminds me of our last house.


We purchased a brand new house and the basement was partially finished with a roughed in bathroom.  Unfortunately, the electrical panel was placed in the corner right next to the shower and toilet plumbing.  Seriously.  I know why it was put there … convenience for the installer because that corner of the house was closest to the SaskPower box outside.

The lesson to be learned from this is to keep a close eye on everything when you are having a house built.  We didn’t because we didn’t know any better.

I wonder if there are any more lessons to be learned from Fail Blog?

2 Comments leave one →
  1. October 6, 2009 4:15 pm

    In my business, I’ve seen a bunch of horrible things like this, like a low, clear window that opens into the shower stall- or a sink forced to almost overhang a toilet. I wish I had started a photo file of complete bathroom failures.

  2. Michele permalink*
    October 6, 2009 4:53 pm

    You could start a blog!

    Seriously, I doubt that it would take long for you to build up a file full of bathroom and kitchen fails.

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