Mitch and Mark had been paired with father-daughter duo Harry and Tash this week on The Block.


It’s hell week on The Block and the contestants are going to be pushed to their limits to complete the ultimate elements of their homes.

Fortunately they’re getting some additional assist from the all-stars: final 12 months’s Blockheads.

Mitch and Mark had been among the many returning contestants lending a hand, they usually have some juicy insights on how the season will finish.

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Mitch and Mark had been contestants on final 12 months’s season. Image: Andrew Murray


The Block alumni — who had been paired with Melbourne father daughter duo Harry and Tash — mentioned returning to the present as all-stars this season was “surreal”.

“Final 12 months, we had been so excited to see the all-stars, as a result of they had been folks we had watched on TV, after which this 12 months we received to be these folks,” Mark and Mitch mentioned.

“We had one of the best time and received straight again in Block mode.”

This season has include its justifiable share of controversy, between cheating allegations and the COVID-19-driven shutdown, however the pair mentioned the contestants had been all “actually beautiful.”

“There gave the impression to be a bit much less emotion than prior to now and fewer combating inside the particular person {couples}, which is definitely good to observe,” they mentioned.

Mitch and Mark remarked host Scott Cam additionally appeared “a bit softer” this season.

“Plus, nobody has been referred to as a knucklehead but,” they added. “It’s fascinating for us to observe him not be as combative with the contestants.”

Mitch and Mark assume Scott Cam has proven a softer facet this season.


The pair dished the dust on the present contestants, criticising a few of their decisions with the Hipages lever – the place contestants are given entry to a small military of knowledgeable tradespeople, freed from cost.

After days of umming and ahhing, Harry and Tash determined to make use of the lifeline on their most important bed room.

“Harry and Tash used it too late within the week, they need to have finished it from the get go,” Mitch and Mark mentioned.

“The Hipages tradies are invaluable; it’s a recreation changer, so we predict it’s higher to make use of it strategically somewhat than in a panic.”

“It’s at all times higher to cruise into instruments down than to hurry.”

Plus, the pair mentioned one of the best use of the Hipages lever is likely to be but to come back.

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“We might’ve saved it for an area the place you want extra assist like for the surface areas, a studio or rest room the place you want extra trades readily available,” they mentioned.

The all-stars had been every given $1000 to spend on a present for his or her staff, however after seeing Harry and Tash battling their rest room, Mitch and Mark determined to name within the “Hipages angels” for assist.

“Their rest room needed to be absolutely gutted so we used that cash towards Hipages trades, which gave them the chance to complete the lavatory,” they mentioned.

“In 48 hours it was ripped out, scraped again, waterproofed, tiled and signed off. I don’t assume that’s ever been finished on The Block.”

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In terms of who they’ve tipped to win, the pair mentioned the Melbourne duo may need the higher hand.

“Going off what we’ve seen, Harry and Tash’s home is in a great spot to win,” they mentioned.

“It’s received an attractive northerly side in order that they have a number of mild, area and their huge main bedroom.”

They added that Jimmy and Tam’s home was additionally properly completed, however the pair mentioned all of it trusted “the public sale gods” and getting the appropriate purchaser on the day.

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