The Renovators – Peter Is A Renovating Robot
The Renovators apparently had their wrap up party last week which must mean the houses have finished. This might explain when I did a quick drive by of Marrickville shop there was someone painting the gate, and it was not a Renovators contestant.
And that should have been a job that they could have done as it is not very technical. This has been one of the criticisms of this season that there needs to be more renovation and less challenges.
Even though the ratings have not been great for this show, people who have been talking to me about it really want to see what it can be like with a few tweaks.
Tonight the first challenge was a concreting challenge, and how embarrassing for Keenan who is a concretor who was struggling to make top three.
I know I complained about gratuitous shots of Hayden Quinn on Masterchef, but for some reason I don’t have issues with Channel Ten showing shots of Keenan in his singlet on a building site. My excuse is he is doing something that relates to the subject of the show – renovating.
Anyway Peter who was doing the challenge by himself won. He did have a smaller area to concrete, however it was an amazing effort. The Blacktown Fibro team were through to the white room challenge, as were Keenan and Melissa.
The white room challenge was to turn it into a banquet room. There were three styles to choose from. Peter picked elegant Victorian, and he also picked team inner city terrace to help him. He showed just how savvy his is by saying he would give them 40 per cent of the prize which would give them $4000 worth of white goods if they won. This was a nice incentive to make them want to work their patootie’s off for him.
Blacktown Fibro picked the Moroccan theme, and the Green team were left with early Australian.
Robyn Holt was a tad hysterical when she said”Now Mike has never been to Morocco, but he now knows where it is. Luckily August has travelled there….” Well Robyn had not queried that Peter had not visited the Victorian England, nor the Green team early Australia.
There was tension on the Green team who had the khaki team to assist them. Suzanne could not contain her type A personality and was trying to instill her opinion and did not appear to like Melissa’s colour choices.
Melissa was bitching about everyone bagging her. They were not bagging her but the colour. She said stormed off sobbing “You have not idea.”
Peter Ho gave her a pep talk and she was meant to go back in and take control, but meekly she just said to Keenan she was happy with the green which all the others had liked in the first place.
The Morrocan room looked like a Tree of Life shop. It was just too much.
The judges were critical of Peter’s vinyl flooring, but he knew he would not finish if he did wooden floor boards.
Peter ignored Peter Ho’s hints about the size of the rug under the table but it did not matter as he won the challenge.
Peter really is one of the contestants that deserves to win the competition. He is a standout competitor.