Monday September 21, 2020

Room to Improve: 10 years of tackling diamonds in the rough

Ten years on, Room to Improve continues to delight audiences and doesn’t get any easier for its host, throwing up unexpected gems and challenges

29th January, 2017
Room to Improve's architect Dermot Bannon and quantity surveyor Lisa O Brien

The 10th series of Room to Improve returns to our television screens tonight. I think it’s the only lifestyle show of its kind in Ireland to survive past 10 years.

Received thought suggests that making each series should get easier with time, but this one is the largest – at seven projects – and was possibly the most challenging so far.

On reflection, there is a common theme running through all of the episodes...

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