Five new couples arrive at The Block to find five heritage houses Scott Cam has found and transported from around Victoria. They have just 48 hours to deliver a winning bedroom to get first pick of the houses.
The five teams race to finish the 48 hour challenge and do their best to impress the judges; Neale Whitaker, Darren Palmer and Shaynna Blaze. The winning team gets first pick of the houses. Next room is the bathroom.
Our five teams start on day two of their main bathrooms. They are all busy finding trades, changing floor plans, selecting tiles and fixing problems, working double time to stay on track for room delivery in just four days.
The Blockheads all face different challenges as they approach delivery day of their bathrooms. Site foreman, Keith, shuts down one house with the team having to stay the night with their neighbours.
It's a frantic race to the finish as our couples deliver their incredible main bathrooms to the judges. Sadly one team doesn't finish in time for tools down.
The couples start demolition and planning for their guest bedroom. Clint and Hannah have some big decisions to make around their unfinished bathroom. One contestant gets some sad news.
Three out of the five couples take on a challenge to add an en suite and walk in robe to their guest bedroom. The foreman puts his foot down with one of the contestants and has bad news for another.
Emotions get the better of some of the Blockheads as they continue work on their guest bedrooms; and a practical joke backfires.
It's a tough decision for the block judges Neale Whittaker, Shaynna Blaze and Darren Palmer, delivering the closest room judging scores in block history.
The team starts work on the kids bedrooms. One of the couples house is shut down and a block surprise brings an emotional reunion.
Everyone continues to plan and work on their kids room. One team calls the first body corporate meeting and it's off to Yarra Valley for a challenge to win some much needed prize money
Scott and Shelley visit the teams and check on the progress of their kids bedrooms. There's budget worries for one couple and foreman Keith catches one contestant trying to cheat.
Block judges Neale Whittaker, Shaynna Blaze And Darren Palmer are impressed with some rooms but others fall short. One team gets the first perfect score of 10 out of 10.
The teams decide how to best use the room space and what type of room they will deliver to the judges this week, it can be anything but a Bedroom. Scott visits one couple for a budget intervention.
One team is feeling the presssure which threatens to hold up the construction of the house extensions. It’s bad news for one couple as their plans for a pool in their backyard is squashed
The team heads off for a challenge. They need to transform five rooms within the Ronald McDonald House into sanctuaries for families visiting their sick children in the nearby hospital.
It’s a push to the finish line before tools down. The teams deliver a combination of home offices and lounge rooms to block judges.
It will be a challenge this week to get the right flow, from the older style front part of the houses to the new contemporary back extensions.
The teams continue work on their living And dining rooms. A body corporate meeting results in one couple being accused of cheating.
All the teams are busy working on their living And Dining rooms when they get a visit from Scott to announce its challenge day.
It’s the final push to the finish line for the contestants to deliver their living and dining rooms. Block judges give two teams high scores but one team misses the mark.
The teams don’t have to renovate but build their master bedroom, en suite and walk-in robe: a massive 45 square meters
Everyone is feeling the pressure resulting in some of the Blockheads bending the rules and another team about to give up.
The pressure of finishing the biggest room ever in block history is starting to get to the couples. It’s a hive of activity in four of the houses but one team is three days behind.
Delivery of the biggest spaces ever on the programe is pushing everyone to their limits. Judges arrive to score the rooms.
The teams are busy preparing for their kitchen installs. Two contestants call a body corporate meeting; they need a unanimous vote to save them from being eliminated from the competition.
The kitchen installers arrive on site. Two contestants race to get their master suite and kitchen finished to avoid being eliminated from the competition.
Two contestants are working around the clock to advoid being eliminated from the competition, while the other four teams join forces to renovate and style a five-star holiday accomodation.
It’s another mad rush for the teams to fi ish their kitchens for room reveal, but some contestants find time to help one team make the deadline to advoid being eliminated from the competition.
The couples start planing their hallways and laundries. Three buyer advocates check out all the houses to give the teams feedback and the chance to win $10,000 towards their renovations.
It’s all systems go for hall and Laundry week and the couples test drive their brand new kitchens with a challenge to produce their own signature dish.
The couples have been shopping and cooking in their new kitchens to produce their own signature dish. Celebrities Kate Langbroek and Dave Hughes join Scott and Shelley to judge the winner.
The couples struggle to reach the finish line to deliver the hallways and laundries.
It’s guest bedroom week, the last room to finish inside of the house and a chance for the couples to put all of the experience they gained over the past eight weeks into practice.
The teams continue with the demolition of their guest bedrooms, along with planning for their backyards where four out of five couples are wanting to include pools.
The teams return from a challenge in the ski fields wth just a couple of days to finish their rooms. They are also planning their backyards with one team facing problems with their pool.
The contestants deliver the last room inside the houses: their guest bedrooms. The judges are very impressed with all of the rooms the teams have delivered, and the scores are high.
Excavation commences as the teams start work to deliver their massive backyards in just one week. With four of the five couples including pools and a spa, it's going to be a testing week.
Tensions are high as one couple negotiates with another two teams asking them to stop work so they can get their pool craned into their backyard. It's a race to get the concrete slabs poured ready for the install of the pools and spa.
It’s touch and go whether one team will be able to get crane access to have their shipping container pool lifted into their backyards, it’s causing major delays to the tight deadline.
It’s been an exhausting week to finish their massive backyards, but the teams deliver five stunning outdoor spaces to the judges.
The teams have one week to renovate their studio apartments and garages, totalling a massive 100 square meters. Foreman Keith and Dan visit each house to list the defects.
The teams continue with the massive task to present their studios and garages in just one week. Foremans Keith and Dan continue with their defects check list
With a massive 100 meters to renovate everyone is under the pump getting their rooms ready for a night of painting. Scott and Shelley visit the teams and check out their rooms.
What the teams have achieved in one week is remarkable as they deliever five incredible studio apartments with walk in robes and en-suites.
It’s the final week of renovations and a big job for the teams to complete landscaping of the front yards, bring their facades to life with cladding and verandas.
The teams continue work on their front gardens and have a huge amount of painting to get through, they have also been given a defects list by foreman Keith and Dan.
With just a few days left on the block to complete their front gardens and defects list the teams are giving it all they’ve got get get to the finish line.
There’s still a lot of painting to be done as the teams approach the deadline for delievery of their front gardens and facades. They meet Scott at HQ for the judges comments and scores for the last time.
The judges play a game called Pimp My Pad Block Style, where they choose their favourite rooms from across the series to create the untimate Block Pad.
Visit the teams to find out what they’ve been up to since they moved out from The Block. The houses are open for inspection as people get a chance to check out the homes.
After 12 weeks the houses go under the hammer. Couples compete for the first choice auction order and will win anything bid over their reserve with the highest over reserve taking an additional $100.000.