The Home Team
Join the experts as they renovate and restore a typical Australian suburban home. With DIY tips, design and landscaping, The Home Team will help you navigate your next DIY project or renovation. This season is a renovators dream as Leah McLeod, Anthony Scott, James and Julia transform an ordinary run-down 1950s suburban home with affordable DIY renovations.
20 – 26 Jan 2020: Episode 21
Anthony installs the turf out the front of the house and salvages the front porch with a solid clean and a few patches. Leah explores storage options, bench tops and appliances for the kitchen and seals the front porch. Julia heads out to discuss styling with colour.
Leah finds a calm place in kitchen and places the bar stools and talks about keeping it simple, heading into the pantry she measures up for a DIY pin board project. Anthony has handy tips for watering the garden. Leah shows of some innovative blinds. Julia does the final reveal of the kitchen and pantry.
Julia assembles the legs on the salvaged shed door dining table. Leah heads out to do some shopping for the formal living room and the family room. Anthony and Leah stain the deck. Leah meets with a real estate agent for some tips on getting the most out of your renovation. Anthony checks our fences are up to scratch before filling the pool.
One week left and the pool and the formal lounge room is all that remains. Leah heads out with the hopes to find finding a treasure for the fireplace. The lounge gets it’s skirting boards installed. Anthony paints the mantelpiece. Julia checks out the glasswork in the bathroom. Anthony heads to the nursery to look and climbing plants.
The pool regulations issues get attended to and the inspector is back to check Anthony’s work. Leah looks at how the house’s temperature can be control through an app. The pool can finally be completed and filled.
See how far the house has come in the season finale. Anthony fires up the charcoal BBQ and the gate goes in. Julia reflects on the colour scheme of the house. Julia, Anthony and Leah go on a final walk through of the house and admire their handywork.