Episode 8 - Newbury

Today, Dan Lobb, Laura Hamilton and Edward Robinson are in Newbury Berkshire meeting Jill Moore and her daughter Nicky.

Watch 11:45 Wednesday 6 May 2015 on Channel 5

Nicky wanted her mother to move closer to her and when the house next door came on the market, it seemed the perfect answer. But once the building work was underway, problems arose cracks began to appear putting huge pressure on Jill's relationship with her daughter. Jill ended up with a toilet in her bedroom and the grind of making trips to her daughter’s house every day to have a wash.

Dan investigates how easy it is for building projects to spiral out of control and what can be done to safeguard  homeowners money. Laura gets to grips with an unusual decoration technique and helps to mend a broken relationship.  But can designer Edward Robinson create the bathroom of Jill’s dreams and will builder Gareth Hooson fix her plumbing?! The pressure is on.

Thanks to Our Suppliers

In Episode 8 - Newbury 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 Id Ltd

Interior Design by Edward Robinson ID Ltd 

Dean Taylor Property Care & Handyman Service

Painting and decorating provided by Dean Taylor. deananthonytaylor@hotmail.co.uk 07841 622484 / 0113 259 0376 


Front door painted in 'Olive Green' exterior satin wood paint, Dulux


Hallway painted in? 'Cover Story' Matt emulsion from Crown.


Redwood stable front door and Tewkesbury kitchen doors used to make boiler cupboard kindly donated by Howdens


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

Casa Bella

Plants and plant pots supplied by Casa Bella 01225 66 78 78 sales@casabellafurniture.co.uk 

Network Waste

Skips by Network Waste  skips, 0800 6521109


In store visit and Indoor tropical plants, flowers and compost kindly donated by The Hillier Garden Centre 01635 200442 

Quantity Surveyors Expert

Quantity Surveyors Expert DSG Quantity Surveyors Limited, 0204 328 498, 

Annie Sloan

Wooden framed mirror crackle glazed using Annie Sloan Crackleur paint effect products and Dark wax. Chalk Paint™ decorative paint by Annie Sloan, stockists throughout the UK 

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