Structural inspectors aren't the only ones who can tell if you're living in a shitty home. Plumbers can do that too. Recently, a plumber who goes by the nickname Bfizzle shared just a fraction of all the weird stuff he has seen on the job (unfortunately, Verizon lost a bunch of photos when he changed phones), but it's clear that too many contractors simply don't care what they're building.

#1

Your Sewer Is Blocked

Your Sewer Is Blocked

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Human #1,232,867
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1 year ago

That's a masterpiece! Well done, nature.

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"I'm 27 and live in the greater Seattle area. Been a plumber for 2 years and an apprentice 3 years before that," Bfizzle told Bored Panda. "I'd say one of the most common reasons I get called is because a house has cheap plumbing. For example, if you buy a $50 toilet, you're going to have issues with it in the near future."

Even a leaky faucet can become a big deal. For example, if it drips just once per second, it still can waste more than 3,000 gallons of water per year.

#2

Candles Left On The Toilet Tank

Candles Left On The Toilet Tank

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Kaisu
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1 year ago

Why exactly are people burning candles in the toilet in the first place? For some mood lighting when you're shitting?

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"Another big thing is that home builders don't ever think ahead, I had to replace a shower valve yesterday and there was a fireplace behind it so the only way to access it was to smash the tile inside the shower," the plumber explained.

#3

In A Chinese Restaurant

In A Chinese Restaurant

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Human #1,232,867
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1 year ago

What was the specialty? Soup? (sorry, I'm bad)

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According to the professional, the easiest way to make sure your plumbing is in good condition is to make sure it's up to code. "The plumbing code exists for a reason, and just because an inspector passed off on it doesn't mean it is. Inspectors don't go in your crawl space and aren't really even tested on their code knowledge. A certified plumber will know."

#4

Reach For It

Reach For It

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Magpie
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1 year ago

How is this even possible??? Was it installed by a giraffe who has no idea of human biology???

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#5

I Guess It Works

I Guess It Works

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European other
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1 year ago

Just a modern addition

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#6

What Did You Eat Sir?

What Did You Eat Sir?

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Francis
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1 year ago

:-O that poor animal!

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#7

Neat Tub Shower

Neat Tub Shower

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Daria B
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1 year ago

It's like when Super Mario finds a bonus stage filled with coins. ♥

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#8

Also Found Digging

Also Found Digging

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Jon S.
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1 year ago

This one is much more interesting than a bottle!

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#9

Don't Like The Leak? Put A Cork In It

Don't Like The Leak? Put A Cork In It

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Human #1,232,867
Community Member
1 year ago

Wait for it... 3,2,1...

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#10

The Day After Taco Bell

The Day After Taco Bell

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Francis
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1 year ago

oh shit...

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#11

Homeowner Did A Remodel, Needed To Downsize The Shower

Homeowner Did A Remodel, Needed To Downsize The Shower

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European other
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1 year ago

Well if it works

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#12

A Repurposed Toilet

A Repurposed Toilet

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Martti Laurson
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1 year ago

Why was plumber called?

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#13

Why Does My House Smell Like S**t?

Why Does My House Smell Like S**t?

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Ameya Sute
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1 year ago

What is that stuff??!?

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#14

Homeowner Fixed His Own Leak

Homeowner Fixed His Own Leak

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Johnny Farnen
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1 year ago

Obviously this plumber was never in the navy. This is SOP for emergency leak repairs. (Though the Navy's is a water activated resin in fiberglass, rather than this DIY automotive glass and resin.)

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#15

This Is Why Your Faucets Have Low Flow

This Is Why Your Faucets Have Low Flow

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JAYDA SHUTTER
Community Member
1 year ago

ew

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#16

Yet Another Handyman Special

Yet Another Handyman Special

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Annemarie Mattheyse
Community Member
1 year ago

Oh yes, that is special...

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#17

Big Apprentice, Small Crawl Space

Big Apprentice, Small Crawl Space

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European other
Community Member
1 year ago

He's not big

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#18

That's Not How Grounding Works

That's Not How Grounding Works

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Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

# panic mode ON #

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#19

Another Repurposed Toilet

Another Repurposed Toilet

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Magpie
Community Member
1 year ago

Ewwww

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#20

The Handyman Special

The Handyman Special

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European other
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1 year ago

Looks waterproof

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#21

Don't Flush Tampons

Don't Flush Tampons

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European other
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1 year ago

Look like teabags. Tea anyone ?!

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#22

How Not To Stop A Leak

How Not To Stop A Leak

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Kathleen Cochran
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1 year ago

Ok? What is that?

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#23

No Words

No Words

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Daria B
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1 year ago

Ahahahaha! I like the quote, though. If you have poop related health problems especially.

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#24

This Is Why Your Kitchen Drain Backs Up

This Is Why Your Kitchen Drain Backs Up

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Annemarie Mattheyse
Community Member
1 year ago

YUUUUUUCK!!!

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#25

An Old Water Heater

An Old Water Heater

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Human #1,232,867
Community Member
1 year ago

just need bit of paint...

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#26

That's Not How Venting Works

That's Not How Venting Works

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Sonja
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1 year ago

Curly

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#27

Hose Bib Leaking? Slap Another Valve On!

Hose Bib Leaking? Slap Another Valve On!

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DrGirlfriend
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1 year ago

Ahahaha this is almost genius

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#28

How Not To Stop A Leak

How Not To Stop A Leak

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M Dream
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1 year ago

you have to do sth until plumber comes!

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#29

Found Underground

Found Underground

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Harry Larter
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1 year ago

Guess you don’t need to fix that toilet then...?

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#30

That's One Way To Replace A Water Heater

That's One Way To Replace A Water Heater

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Rench
Community Member
1 year ago

I don't blame him for leaving it. Those things are really heavy when they're filled with sediment.

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