15 Odd Solutions People Thought Of That Actually Got The Job Done

Do you subscribe to that adage, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it?" Well, if you do, you will love these odd solutions that actually work, hee-hee.

I'm such a fan of people who think fast on their feet when it comes to making their life easier. You could say the same about #LifeHacks or solutions to everyday problems. I don't know about you, but I dig them very much.

1. This DIY Pool

I have to admit to you I've always wanted to have a pool. But as you know, they're pretty pricey, no? Well, it didn't stop this person from coming up with a much cheaper option. Okay, I'm stealing this idea, ha, ha!

2. This DIY Truck

My fiancé is currently looking for a reliable truck that's also compact. And I can tell you they're definitely not easy to find. I guess this person faced the same issue, and they decided to just make one themselves.

3. This Unusual Fire Pit

Oh my gosh, what am I looking at here, you might be asking. Well, let me tell you, my friend. This clever gentleman turned an old washing machine drum into the coolest fire pit. Wow!

4. This Old-School Bath Time

You do know what they say desperate times call for desperate measures. This family faced no running hot water, but they still came up with a smart bath time solution for the kids. Kudos to them!

5. This Ultimate Fix

Is it just me, or does this person think body shops are highly overrated? I wonder how far they're going to get before this becomes a total wreck? Let's take a vote. Shall we? I say about one day.

6. This Tractor Trailer Idea

This is what happens when you own a tractor, but you really want to camp somewhere. As you can see, where there's a will, there's a way. And so they did what they had to do.

7. This Natural Solution

This is the perfect example of nature cooperating for once. I wonder who and how they came up with this unconventional solution here. I have to say, I'm quite impressed and baffled at the same time, hee-hee.

8. This Toaster Idea

Bread just doesn't taste the same without being toasted. Am I right? Well, that's probably what this person thought too, and they had to come up with a way to get their toast the way they like it. No toaster, no problem.

9. This Busted Refrigerator Door Fix

If you don't know how to fix that broken fridge door, it's not as hard as you might think. Go outside and look for some sticks. They should do the trick. It definitely worked out here.

10. This Door Handle Solution

If your door handle ever breaks, don't cry, instead, think of a good fix. Here's an idea for you. I bet you can find an empty jug that you can rig into something like this.

11. This Fancy Mixer

Ladies, who needs an expensive mixer when you can make one yourself? All you need is an old electric fan and some mixing tools. I don't know how well this actually works, but it's worth a try, no?

12. This Fun Ride

If you ever wanted to know what it would be like to take a ride in a grocery cart, now's your chance, ha, ha! Somebody was actually selling this contraption on Facebook marketplace. I wonder if it's still there.

13. This Wannabe Car Maker

OMG, what? I can honestly say I've never seen anything like that. I'm pretty sure it isn't street legal, but it's quite ingenious, no? How did he even manage to do that? Inquiring minds want to know.

14. This Rather Effective Doorbell

Oh my goodness, hehe. What do we have here? Our doorbell was broken for a while, and I wish I've come up with this solution. It's pretty priceless, no? I have to admit I love it.

15. This Unconventional Way To Seal An Envelope

I understand why some people use a sticker to seal their envelopes — that glue can taste so bad! But what do you do when you run out of stickers? I guess a bandage will do the trick.

Isn't it cool to see what people can come up with when they're desperate?

I mean, the ingenuity here speaks for itself, no? Have you ever thought of an odd solution to a problem that seemed to work like a charm? I really need to know, so share it with all of us below.