JASON & SARAH
Daily coffee count:
Jason - 6 Sarah - 4
This is the couple that just about all of us will back – they’re super relatable and down-to-earth. The hardworking couple has been stuck mid-reno for the past decade – it was one of those jobs that just got away from them. Unfortunately, Jason, a plumber, injured his back and ended up in bed for six months, which put them well behind the eight ball. Now they’re hoping to give their three kids a kick-start and finally finish off their build.
Their strengths will be finishes, trade relations and management but Sarah did struggle in the first few weeks, after realising the rawness of the show. For the first few weeks, you’re sleeping in a derelict house with no roof and the toilet is a solid muddy hike away through a Melbourne winter night. It’s not exactly five- (or even one-) star living.
Starting off strong with an impressive first few weeks, this determined couple found it hard balancing the dreams they had for the rooms with the harsh reality of furniture stock supply (you can really only buy what’s on the floor) and the constraints of a working week. Jason and Sarah want to honour the history their building presents and it’ll be exciting to see how they fuse that classic style from a past era, with today’s striking modern features.