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  • 96% of questioned tradespeople say they have been called in to fix botched jobs or DIY disasters

    Our 'DI-WHY?' feature has been a huge success since it launched, with floods of pictures and videos sent ...

    Our 'DI-WHY?' feature has been a huge success since it launched, with floods of pictures and videos sent in by our readers every month. We have been shown all sorts of DIY disasters that tradespeople ...

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  • Introducing DI-WHY?'s 'before and after' series

    Back in 2019 Professional Builder launched 'DI-WHY?', a feature both online and in the magazine, highligh ...

    Back in 2019 Professional Builder launched 'DI-WHY?', a feature both online and in the magazine, highlighting all of the DIY disasters that professional trades are called in to fix. After running for ...

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  • DI-WHY? 30th July 2021

    Professional Builder takes a look at some of our favourite DIY disasters to date. Thanks to reader Richar ...

    Professional Builder takes a look at some of our favourite DIY disasters to date. Thanks to reader Richard Colby for submitting these entries in... "Found after it had been repaired (loosest use of th ...

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  • DI-WHY? 3rd March 2021

    Another month, another handful of DIY disasters that trade professionals have been called in to fix... Se ...

    Another month, another handful of DIY disasters that trade professionals have been called in to fix... See some of the mind-blowing examples of this below. This 'DI-WHY?' entry was sent to us on Twitt ...

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  • DI-WHY? Halloween

    Every builder will have their own tale to tell of being asked to rectify a job rather less than well done ...

    Every builder will have their own tale to tell of being asked to rectify a job rather less than well done, and Professional Builder’s DI-WHY? is dedicated to exposing some of the worst examples. Hallo ...

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  • DI-WHY? 14th October 2020

    As expected, after a surge of DIY during the lockdown period, there have been a lot of DIY disasters that ...

    As expected, after a surge of DIY during the lockdown period, there have been a lot of DIY disasters that professionals have been called in to fix. Our readers have been sending in some of the most sh ...

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  • DI-WHY? We need your pictures!

    The DI-WHY? section of the Professional Builder website was launched last year and quickly became one of ...

    The DI-WHY? section of the Professional Builder website was launched last year and quickly became one of the most visited parts of the site. Understandably, the feature had a few months off during loc ...

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  • DI-WHY? 26th March 2020

    We have another batch of DIY disasters and bodged jobs spotted by our readers. The first DI-WHY? submissi ...

    We have another batch of DIY disasters and bodged jobs spotted by our readers. The first DI-WHY? submission comes from @thefaffer_diy on Instagram, who said: 'I’ll never understand why people paint do ...

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  • DI-WHY? 19th March 2020

    This week's DI-WHY? submissions were all sent in readers by email and also our Facebook community. First ...

    This week's DI-WHY? submissions were all sent in readers by email and also our Facebook community. First up, Douglas Sinden sent us this picture that he spotted at a hotel. Our second picture also com ...

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  • DI-WHY? 11th March 2020

    The DI-WHY? section of our website has quickly become one of the favourites with our readers – so do keep ...

    The DI-WHY? section of our website has quickly become one of the favourites with our readers – so do keep sending in any pictures of rubbish building work that you spot to probuildonline@gmail.com. Th ...

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