The couples all had no confidence going into this week's challenge after being told they would be doing a guest bathroom. There were, however, a few major changes this season that helped the Blockheads start off on the right foot.
For starters, The Block's host Scott Cam told the teams they'd all be able to see the schedule across the next 12 weeks to help them prepare. In another Block first, the couples didn't need to pick their homes based on what the standing houses looked like — instead they got to see what the houses will look like.
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Oh, and the teams were also provided with sparkies and plumbers.
But that didn't mean the teams carried on without any challenges. Steph and Gian were hit especially hard this week with one setback after another.