Episode 22 - Swindon

Retired lecturer Sandy Robertson from Swindon in Wiltshire has suffered from rising damp since she moved into her house 30 years ago. Previous attempts to rectify the situation have failed so she’s called in the Cowboys Builders team to see if they can get to the bottom of the problem once and for all.

Watch 11:45 Thursday 28 May 2015 on Channel 5

A personal tragedy has also hampered Sandy’s attempts to move forward with the build, so Laura Hamilton gets to grip with what will turn this house into a home for Sandy and also interior designer Edward Robinson enlists the help of a Feng Shui expert to help de clutter the bedroom and get some positive energy back into their lives.

So Chris Payne the lead builder gets to grips with the stubborn damp issue enlisting the experts for extra help. Meanwhile Dan Lobb looks into damp and insulation matters further and also takes a closer look at a hot topic right now - eco living and how we can all improve our homes’ efficiency.

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 22 - Swindon 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.

Chris Payne Home Improvements

Chris Payne – Build Team- Chris Payne Home Improvements -,info@cjpayne.com 01244 659405 / 07854965967

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

 Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd 

Leigh Cooper

Decorating carried out by Leigh Cooper 07564497958

My Rugstore

Rugs kindly supplied by My Rugstore 01634 751 102

Lamps & Lights

Lamp Making Kits kindly supplied by Lamps & Lights, 01223 750153

Newgate Clocks

‘Chelsea Arts’ Alarm Clock supplied by Newgate Clocks, 01691 679994


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

Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder  0845 050 1953  info@sueryder.org,

Denise O’Dwyer

Feng Shui expert consultant on screen. Contact Denise O’Dwyer, 07905 999 037 

Denise O’Dwyer

Feng Shui expert consultant on screen. Contact Denise O’Dwyer, 07905 999 037 

Total Home Environment

David Hilton of Total Home Environment 0345 260 0123 info@totalhome.co.uk


National Self Build and Renovation Centre

Filming location provided by National Self Build and Renovation Centre, 01793 847 415 

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