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We can't all be Macgyver

Everyone remembers MacGyver right? The man who could make an arch welder out of jumper cables, a generator, and 50¢ in quarters?  He was the king of do it yourself.  Unfortunately, not many people have the skills he did.  Check out some of our favorite wannabe MacGyver fails.

Need a new headlight? No need to take your car to the auto shop when you have some flashlights, bungee cords and electrical tape lying around the garage.

 flashlight

http://wonderfulengineering.com/60-most-ingenious-and-funny-diy-ideas-solutions/

Want to quickly cool a room without having to spend money on a ceiling fan? All you need is some duct tape and a small fan for this custom and efficient focal point. 

fan

https://www.instagram.com/p/tNtXigo4SL/

Short on space, but want to add another half bath to your house? No worries – just install a toilet and half a door for this space-saving solution.

toilet

http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/home/renovation/news/a32031/home-improv​ement-fails/

No need to waste money on a costly shower head if your dream is to bathe under a waterfall. Simply install the nozzle from your garden hose for a customizable shower experience.  

showerhead

http://www.dailydawdle.com/2012/08/25-horrible-and-hilarious-fixes-25-pics.html

Nothing wakes you up faster on a cold, winter morning like air conditioning blasting in your face. Easily replace a missing control knob in your car with a valve wheel handle so you can change the heat settings with ease and for a fraction of the cost of a new knob from the car dealer. 

knob

https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1ob8kv/my_dads_solution_whe​n_a_control_knob_broke_off_in/

Do you have a favorite MacGyvered fix you’ve seen? Send to us at marketing@laco.com or on our Facebook!

 

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