I will be the first one to admit that I am not very good at sheet rocking and taping. I don’t do it often enough and it takes a bit of finesse that I just don’t have. Well, whoever was attempting to do this repair is obviously not qualified to even pick up a taping knife. This was inside next to the front door of an investment property in Minneapolis.
Here is the wall they were trying to repair (click on the picture to make it larger):
Now the wall repair is not why it ranks as a Stupid Property Repair. Take a look at this next picture. They didn’t even bother to remove the switch plate when they mudded in the Sheetrock. They figured just a little more taping mud around the switch plate was what they needed! It is actually inset in the wall about a 1/4″. Nice!
If you have a Stupid Property Repair, take a picture and send it to me. It just might make a post of shame!