13 Horrifying Wiring Fails That Will Keep You Up at Night

What goes bump in the night? Bad wiring jobs! Check out the slideshow for some scary examples of wiring fails…if you dare!

13 Horrifying Wiring Fails That Will Keep You Up at Night

Custom installers are no stranger to wiring horror stories, and that’s because, all too often, homeowners think they can handle the setup and cable management of their home. In fact, there is a whole Facebook group and Reddit community dedicated to showing off these horrible hack jobs. Even Picasso couldn’t find art in these messes!

Whether you’re a professional or a “DIY” type, if you have ever gotten your wires crossed — literally — then you know just how horrific the situation can get.

Take a look at the following photographs to learn what not to do when working with wires. Just try not to get too spooked!

13 Horrifying Wiring Fails That Will Keep You Up at Night

This article was originally published in CS’s sister publication, CE Pro

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Katie Malafronte is Campus Safety's Web Editor. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Writing & Rhetoric. Katie has been CS's Web Editor since 2018.

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