Renovating a home is stressful enough, even without a shady contractor or a DIY disaster. Check out these cringe-worthy tales - and lessons learned - from House Beautiful's Facebook fans.
1. Language Barrier
"I was a city girl who had moved to the country. When the crew digging the foundation for our addition told me that they hit our septic tank, I had to ask them to explain to me what that was exactly. Yuck!"
2. Ceiling Setback
"We asked the contractor to redo our popcorn ceiling with a lightly textured finish. Well, the contractor hired a sub contractor, and he applied that texture to every wall, ceiling, and surface in the kitchen! All of it had to be scraped down, sanded, and smoothed out. It set the project back weeks."
3. Bathroom Bust
"My husband was getting out of the military, and my daughter and I moved in to our new home about a month before he did. We got a great deal, but it needed some major remodeling. My dad and I started by