Doing it yourself: What’s the worst that can happen?

House crashIn retrospect, a young couple reported on today in “‘Dream house’ collapses on Sunnyside hill” should have hired experts to shore up the 1910 home’s crumbling foundation.

Check out these photos of the collapsed fixer-upper in the San Francisco Chronicle. As one neighbor opined, the couple “may have gotten in over their heads.” Fortunately, no one was hurt.