The Block 2020 episode 16 recap: in a hectic week contestants ship the most effective Block bogs ever

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In every week when COVID-19 was three days from shutting down the nation, the contestants in some way managed to ship the most effective 5 bogs The Block has ever seen.

There wasn’t a nasty determination amongst them, and the voting was as shut because it’s ever been, and Scott Cam paid tribute to the contestants earlier than delivering the judges’ verdict.

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He mentioned after final 12 months’s Block he had vowed to make issues simpler for future contestants.

“I promised myself we’d by no means do a Block that arduous once more, and right here we’re, doing a Block whereas the remainder of the world goes to hell,” he says. “You’ve proven nothing however a combating spirit all the best way.”

Maybe hardest hit have been Sarah and George, who had the loss of life of Sarah’s grandmother to deal with, in addition to pre-ordering each tiny merchandise wanted for the remainder of The Block construct and creating their grasp ensuite.

STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY SEPT 20 9PM Sarah and George's master ensuite bathroom

Sarah and George’s efforts in a attempting week scored them an ideal 10 from Neale Whitaker.


They have been rewarded with their efforts with an ideal 10 from Neale Whitaker, and whereas it wasn’t sufficient to safe them the win, Sarah was chipper.

“I don’t give a s. t!” she says. “We bought a ten!”

Their black bathtub, black trims and black fittings paired with blush pink subway tiles laid vertically alongside small white sq. tiles, white subway tiles laid horizontally and sq. ground tiles had the judges lauding their chutzpah in defying the cardinal rule of not having too many alternative tiles in a single house.

“It blends superbly,” choose Shaynna Blaze says. “That’s what I like about design. If you end up assured, you recognize the principles and may break them.”

Harry and Tash got here a cropper with these guidelines throughout visitor toilet week, and whereas they’ve once more chosen three totally different kinds of tile, this time they did it proper.

Their inexperienced vertically laid subway tiles have the judges oohing and aahing, and their skylight, black and brass fittings, double bathe and stylish white basins and bathtub are declared good selections.

STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY SEPT 20 9PM Harry and Tash's master ensuite bathroom

4 totally different tile selections didn’t hurt Harry and Tash’s probabilities this week.


They lose marks for his or her bathe display not reaching the tile line. They made the identical error final week however Harry didn’t suppose a 10cm shortfall would matter.

“Why would you try this?” a puzzled Shaynna asks.

Daniel and Jade’s ensuite is hidden behind wardrobe doorways, and opens as much as a Alice in Wonderland of matte marble ground tiles, matching gloss variations on the bathe wall and an epic two partitions of fiddly and arduous to put fish scale tiles which Daniel was lifeless towards due to the toll he knew it could tackle their tiler.

Different Block tilers advised him they’d stroll off the job relatively than tackle such a job, nevertheless it ended up being a grasp stroke, with the judges loving the selection.

They lose factors for not selecting an extended vainness, once they had the room for one.

“I’ve bought cosmetics for days and I prefer to unfold them round,” Darren Palmer says.

STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY, SEPT 20 9PM Jimmy and Tam's master ensuite.

Jimmy and Tam fastened their walk-in gown catastrophe by making a separate ensuite.


Jimmy and Tam are on a mission to indicate the judges they listened to their harsh suggestions from final week. They’ve closed the door of their walk-in gown and moved a wall to repair the issue of getting their ensuite solely accessible through a stroll by a rest room.

They’ve chosen blush pink subway tiles, brass fittings, pink concrete basins, an arrogance which matches their mattress head and bedside tables, fashionable terrazzo ground tiles and skylights.

They solely factor they don’t have is a shower, as a result of their rejigged wardrobe doesn’t enable them sufficient house for one.

“If we didn’t have the others to match to I might say it is a good measurement for a pair. If I used to be a purchaser I would favor an even bigger walk-in gown than a shower in my ensuite as a result of I can put a shower in the primary toilet,” Shaynna Blaze says.

They do lose factors for not having acceptable over vainness lighting, nevertheless it’s a minor quibble simply fastened.

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Luke and Jasmin lastly rating a win with their grasp ensuite.


Luke and Jasmin have pulled out all of the stops to win this week.

They’ve a curved wall, round skylight, $6000 black stone bathtub – which they chipped moving into the room – fluted bathe display and rolled brass fittings of their whopping 10.5 sqm room.

They are saying they’ve as soon as once more determined to go together with their guts relatively than the period of the house.

“I don’t know the way 1910s it’s,” Jasmin admits. “I wouldn’t name it a 1910s toilet, I’d name it a rest room that’s going to promote a home in Brighton.”

STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY SEPT 20 AT 9PM Luke and Jasmin's master ensuite bathroom

Luke and Jasmin’s curved wall round skylight and rolled brass fittings impressed the judges.


Fortunately, the judges don’t totally agree.

“That is distinctive. They’ve given us a really fashionable toilet however they’ve remained devoted to these interval cues,” Neale Whitaker says.

Considered one of their basins is just too near the bathe display, and the toilet roll holder is within the mistaken place, however different that than the judges can discover little fault.

It’s going to be a detailed one, so Jimmy and Tam determine to make use of the bonus level they received final 12 months, and Luke and Jasmin can’t conceal their disappointment. Final season a state of affairs identical to this practically triggered World Warfare III to breakout, however this 12 months their use of the purpose sees them tie for first place with Luke and Jasmin, so warfare is averted.

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Tying for second place is Harry and Tash and Sarah and George, with Daniel and Jade coming final, with a rating that will have seen them win in lots of different weeks.

STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL SUNDAY SEPT 20 AT 9PM Daniel and Jade's master ensuite bathroom

Daniel and Jade got here final, with an extremely excessive rating.


FINAL SCORES

1 – Luke and Jasmin 29

1 – Jimmy and Tam 29

2 – Harry and Tash 28.5

2 – Sarah and George 28.5

3 – Daniel and Jade 28

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