Episode 12 - Didsbury

There’s a musical theme to today’s show as Dan, Laura and Edward wax lyrical whilst helping this family!

Watch 11:45 Tuesday 12 May 2015 on Channel 5

Emilie and Tom live together in a two up two down Manchester terraced house in Manchester with their “tribe” of four children two each from previous relationships. The couple wanted to extend their house for their new family and in particular they wanted to transform their basement into a den for their children.

The hope was it was going to become a teenage lair or “fungeon” where all the children could bond over video games, play their music loudly as well as their guitars and drums; a space where all the siblings could have fun and spend quality time together. Unfortunately their dreams haven’t quite gone to plan and it’s up to Dan, Laura, Gareth and Edward to get this build back on track.

Can Edward find his teenage kicks and get into the mind-set of a 15 year old, will Dan be able to find out what went wrong with this build and why Building Control is so important, can Gareth help fix an uneven floor and will Laura ever stop playing those drums?!

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 12 - Didsbury of Cowboy Builders and Bodge Jobs we worked with many generous, talented suppliers across the exterior and interior of the house build and refit. Click the link below and find out more about who helped us on this episode.

Hooson Development Limited

Building Services supplied by Hooson Development Limited, Garethhooson@hotmail.co.uk, 07886 682 733 

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd


Dean Taylor

Painting and decorating provided by Dean Taylordeananthonytaylor@hotmail.co.uk  07841 622484 / 0113 259 0376



Carpet and flooring protection kindly supplied by Packexe; 01392 438191 sales@packexe.co.uk 


Paint purchased from the Valspar range at B&Q Accent colours painted in ‘Fresh Squeezed R138E’

Brand interiors

Brand interiors, Broadstone Mill Branch, 0161 432 9652


Aedis Group

Onscreen building expert from Aedis Group building specialists, 07710 304223 / 01925 273 070


Carpet, underlay and fitting kindly supplied by UNITED CARPETS, 0800344442


Fabric in ‘Mod Geek Binary Retro Orange Geekly Chic Records White & Super Lucha Libre Natural’; kindly supplied by Frumble Ltd, 07982 253749


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