Episode 62 - Glamorgan

On today’s show, Alison Cork and Dan Lobb travel to Glamorgan, to meet Kay and Richard Thurstan.

Watch 11:10 Tuesday 27 Oct 2015 on Channel 5

Richard’s a serial bodger, with a series of DIY disasters left in his wake over the last 10 years. The loo’s frighteningly wobbly, there’s a large hole in the bedroom wall and the spare bedroom’s now got damp, which means their beloved grandkids can never stay on sleepovers.

Builder Martin Gonzalez and designer Ed Robinson set about fixing those niggling little issues in the bathroom and also tackle creating a spare bedroom the grandkids will be thrilled with the hope being there’ll be no more sofa surfing for Richard and Kay!

With the help of Martin’s damp fixing skills, Ed’s design know how and some very cute themed kids’ wall stickers, the teams create a whole new space for the grandkids. Which allows them to finally stay over with granny and grandpa...

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 62 - Glamorgan 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.

Tile Giant

Tiles, grout and adhesive kindly supplied by; Tile Giant

Home Essentials

Colourway three drawer bedside table - Pink kindly supplied by; Home Essentials

Oakdene Designs

Bespoke Panda Prints Deisgn © Toru-SanogawaPolka Dots – Spring Collection 1 & 2, Space Planet Wall Stickers and Homely Cat” Vinyl Wall Stickers in Purple kindly supplied by; Oakdene Designs 


Telstar Lava Lamp Rocket in Orange & Green Chuppi Lamp Kindly supplied by; Mathmos

Newgate Clocks

Medium Covent Garden Alarm Clock; Newgate Clocks

Lights 4 fun

Sunflower Fairy Lights Lunar Spaceman Fairy Lights kindly supplied by;Lights 4 Fun Pink 

Price Right Home

Walltastic Space Adventure Wall Mural, Solar System Single Duvet Cover and Pillow Set Fashion Butterfly Single Duvet Cover and Pillow Set Kindly supplied by; Price Right Home


Dunelm Gloss Ruby Table Lamp – Cream Kids Space Mission Blackout Pencil Pleat Curtains Kids Bright Butterflies Blackout Eyelet Curtains kindly supplied by;Dunelm

Leader Stores

Flair Kiddy Play Rocket Rug 70x100cm and Flair Kiddy Play Butterfly Pink 90x90cm, kindly supplied by;Leader Stores

Bath Store

Bath StoreBathroom Furniture Shower seat with stainless steel frame V Grab Rail with Soap Dish

Sugar and Spice

 In-Store Visit:  Sugar and Spice The Arcade Church Street Pontypridd CF37 2TH 


Walls: Biro Blue Premium Matt Emulsion; Heirloom Peony Premium Matt Emulsion kindly supplied by Valspar

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Edward Robinson ID Ltd

Suzannah Perkins

Suzannah Perkins Painter & Decorator 07824996993 thepinkpainter@live.com

Hurst Development Solutions

Martin Gonzalez Hurst Development Solutions


Packexe 01392438191 Carpet and Flooring Protection

ADI Leak Detection

Expert: Adrian Morgan from ADI Leak Detection 0800 731 3843

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