Episode 4 - Portsmouth

When Freya Perry bought her house in Portsmouth, she knew she didn’t like the kitchen and hoped that one day when she had time and money she would be able to cosmetically update. – Especially as she hated the kitchen tiles!

Watch 11:10 Thursday 30 Apr 2015 on Channel 5

So, when her beloved brother Colin offered to help her with a spot of DIY and to remove those tiles, she leapt at the chance, but tragically, a change in plan meant they only partly did the work and put the tiles on hold
Sadly, Colin her brother, died that night in a road traffic accident , and Freya has been stuck with the attempted bodged work for the last 3 years as well as coming to terms of her loss.

Freya now needs help moving forwards and getting her kitchen issues resolved.

Dan and Laura plus Ed the designer and Gareth the builder, come to Freya’s rescue and not only help with giving a kitchen facelift but also offer up plenty of storage ideas as Freya is in desperate need of de-cluttering.
Freya also needs help with making her kitchen a useable entertaining space as well as finding a solution for storing and displaying the amount of artwork she currently has; finding the inspiration to tackle the kitchen has been preventing Freya from moving on:

Dan and Laura are going to help Freya get her life and kitchen back on track and by enlisting the help of some of Freya’s closest friends, they intend to get the job done!


Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 4 - Portsmouth 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

Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Kim Teasdale

Decorating carried out by Kim Teasdale ladypainteranddecorater1@gmail.com 07552 035149

1st Choice Removals

Removals and storage by 1st Choice Removals; 01202 570970

Annie Sloan

Duck egg blue paint, Provence paint, Emile paint, French linen paint, Aubussonbule paint, 2 Paint brushes; Annie Sloan; 020 8546 0013


Kitchen Cupboard Doors supplied by Howdens. 02392 970 300 waterlooville@howdens.com 


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

The Good Cook Shop

In store Visit and Kitchen accessories donated by The Good Cook Shop; 01903 215 121; info@goodcookshop.com

Clay Station

Clay Station; 023 9229 1346;

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