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 Post subject: Absolute must see TV.
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Todays "Homes under the Hammer"

The very last "finished" job they visit is something else.





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PostPosted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:09 am 
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Let me guess- they had `enlisted the help of friends and family and called in a few favours` to get the house redecorated?

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Toxteth O`Grady wrote:
Let me guess- they had `enlisted the help of friends and family and called in a few favours` to get the house redecorated?
Just watch it back mate. Pause it in the odd place and pay particular attention to the tiling and joinery.

It's a sight for sore eyes.

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For those who aren't having the day off to get over flu and therefore don't have time to watch it, here's some highlights.

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He said "I've never done any DIY before, but I'm quite" (he never actually said what). He gave it a go though, bless him. He was on to a loser right from the start really anyway with what he paid for it.



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Thanks Mike

It's a real eye opener isn't it?

It's an "after" that's worse than most "befores" isn't it?

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Just watched on I player.... a real shocker. FYI the pics above are "after"... :shock: :shock: :shock:

House had subsidence as well as many other issues; guide price £ 30 K, bloke that bought it hadn't seen it inside or read the legal pack so paid summat like £ 87 K and had to cough up the sellers fees another £ 10 K...

If you are watching on bbc I player skip forward to about 53 mins to see the (almost) finished result.

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It certainly is an eye opener.
It isn't my favourite example though..... this fella building a driveway is;

Sub-base preparation

Membrane and sand

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Files are mp4, but should play in a browser with luck

This just happened to be on the telly whilst I was in the process of laying some paths for someone and I had to chop it up into 3 parts to mail it to them.

I especially like the PPE when using the whacker plate;
Goggles, check.
Gloves, check.
Ear defenders, check.
Oversuit, check.
Knee pads, check.
Back brace, check.
Dust mask, check.
Boots. . . . . . . .. nah, some old trainers will do.


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all 3 files show the same mud pie... ???

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wine~o wrote:
all 3 files show the same mud pie... ???

my bad, fixed it now.


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This thread needs moving to rogues gallery. I'll move it in a mo.


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Depressing the level of idiocy around, or rather people believing they can make a quick buck. The finish of the other two properties was not much better mind you ... at least this guy had no money.


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Just watched it on iplayer, I didn't know that Stevie Wonder did tiling and decorating :lol:


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ian gibson wrote:
Just watched it on iplayer, I didn't know that Stevie Wonder did tiling and decorating :lol:


He doesn't...

His guide dog did that. :hiding:

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Just watched it on iplayer, I didn't know that Stevie Wonder did tiling and decorating :lol:


He doesn't...

His guide dog did that. :hiding:


Is that why it's so ruff?

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wine~o wrote:
ian gibson wrote:
Just watched it on iplayer, I didn't know that Stevie Wonder did tiling and decorating :lol:


He doesn't...

His guide dog did that. :hiding:


Is that why it's so ruff?




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