Every year, we’re blown away by the quality and ingenuity of our readers’ renovation projects – and this year, our 10th anniversary, is no exception! Fix it with Flair 2018 features a bumper crop of contenders, all vying for the coveted title: Renovator of the Year. The Top 5 finalists’ entries have been checked, and rechecked, and the results now depend on the home renovators’ interviews with our panel of judges at the Fix it with Flair gala event on Saturday, 20 October at the Pearl Valley Conference Venue, Val de Vie Estate, Paarl. Watch this space!

The prizes

The winner will receive a R100 000 product voucher, the 1st and 2nd runners-up a R4 000 product voucher each and the 3rd and 4th runners-up a R3 000 product voucher each from BUCO and Timbercity!

Here are the finalists, in no particular order:

Talia and Nick Botha

WHERE South Hills, Johannesburg
WHAT Kitchen
COST R48 892

Daniela and Willie Gouws

WHERE Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
WHAT Entire home
COST R2 092 000

Janene Ehlers

WHERE Welgemoed, Cape Town
WHAT Trailer home
COST R120 000

Kirk and Jeannie Flynn

WHERE Springs, Gauteng
WHAT Outdoor area
COST R58 388

Nadia and Andries Botha

WHERE Mowbray, Cape Town
WHAT Loft home
COST R244 200