Episode 60 - Lincolnshire

On today’s show, Alison Cork heads to Lincolnshire to meet Claire Strong and her daughter Shannon.

Watch 11:10 Friday 23 Oct 2015 on Channel 5

Their extension was built on a manhole so the water wasn’t draining away and the kitchen, dining room and the utility room were all decimated by a flash flood in bad weather... As her husband was away with his Army job, Claire and the neighbours set about ripping down the offending extension to reveal the cause of the flood – with the help of local fire-fighters...

They’ve since re-built it, but their house has never been the same since. Claire’s tried to screed the floor in the extension, but it’s too sandy – and resembles a beach. Various other DIY bodges haven’t helped matters – including some over-zealous ripping off of tiles in the kitchen...

Builder Martin Gonzalez and designer Ed Robinson parachute in to the rescue, with some help from Alison... Martin and the builders fit a new floating floor in the extension, and give Claire and Shannon a lesson in the best way of removing tiles... And Ed creates a spectacular makeover of the utility room, using an Alpine photo mural to give a sense of space on one wall...

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 60 - Lincolnshire 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.

Hurst Development Solutions

Building works carried out by Hurst Development Solutions 01189000840, 

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

 Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Murals Wallpaper

Alpine scene kindly supplied by Murals Wallpaper 0151 708 5400

Carpet right

Lino for kitchen and utility room kindly supplied by Carpet right



Bar stools kindly supplied by Made, 03442 571 888,

Shabby store

Ceiling light kindly supplied by Shabby store, contact@shabbystore.co.uk



Worktops kindly supplied by Wickes, Lincoln 

Newgate Clocks

Clock kindly supplied by Newgate Clocks



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

Registry Trust Limited

CCJ CHECKS by Registry Trust Limited, Email info@registry-trust.org.uk Telephone +44 (0)20 7380 0133


The Range

In store visit:  The Range, 0345 026 7598

Fenland Textile Studio

Expert advise from Angela Daymond Textile Teacher and Artist at Fenland Textile Studio



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