Episode 38 - Littlehampton

Laura Hamilton and Edward Robinson return to see how the Lewis family are faring after their first visit.

Watch 11.10 Thursday 18 June 2015 on Channel 5

Will they have pushed their build project on? Will they have had the confidence to get up and do it themselves? For six years, Gordon and Lisa Lewis and their three children, Jason, Sophie and Daniel were too embarrassed to invite neighbours and friends round to their house. Difficulties with their builder had resulted in an incomplete extension and the knock on to this; a miserable existence living in a rut in a cold and depressing house.

When the team first visited, the Lewis’ had run out of money. But they weren’t just stuck financially, emotionally too, the lack of communal space had had an isolating effect on family relationships. The children stayed in their rooms, Lisa sat in the car as she hated the house and Gordon felt helpless and guilty that he had let his family down.

The team turning up proved to be a ray of hope in a desperate situation. Although Gareth Hooson and his boys couldn’t fix the roof, Laura was determined to try and make the Lewis’ dreams come true.

When Laura and Edward revisit, we see the results of Laura’s hard work - a new roof is being laid. Edward gives Gordon and Lisa tips to create their perfect kitchen and they themselves are brimming with positivity.

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 38 - Littlehampton 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.

Francesca Parratt

Decorating carried out by Francesca Parratt 07956 073 251 Pennyflip3shroom@aol.com


Newgate Clocks

‘Mini Quad’ Clock supplied by Newgate Clocks, 01691 679994


Network Waste

Skips supplied by  Network Waste, 0800 652 1109


Packexe

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


Wallpaper Direct

Orla Kiely wallpaper kindly supplied by Wallpaper direct, Wallpaper Direct , +44 (0) 1323 430886, help@wallpaperdirect.com.


Annie Sloan

1x Palome, 1x clear wax, brushes supplied by Annie Sloan, 01865 713 089


CWM Roofing

Roofing and labourers supplied by CWM Roofing, 01273 278266


The Range

 The Range, Telna, 0845 026 7598 The Range


Citizen Advice Bureau

Citizens advice expert,

On screen expert with Dan, contact Sandy O’Neill 01903 725 960


MB Roofing

Roofing and labourers supplied by MB Roofing, mb roofing, 01273 819808 - 07956 998965


SIG Roofing Supplies – Brighton

Roofing supplies from SIG Roofing Supplies – Brighton

 - 01273 430444 


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