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Simple House Building / December 15, 2021

A same sex couple labelled 'superheroes' after they adopted four vulnerable children with severe medical needs saw their bungalow replaced with a state-of-the-art five-bedroom home in a heart-warming TV show.

Garry and Kyle Ratcliffe, from Sheppey, Kent, adopted Haydn, 13, who has cerebral palsy; Bella, 11, who has Down's Syndrome; Curtis, six, who is severely epileptic, blind and has cerebral palsy, and Bella's sister Phoebe, six, who is physically healthy but suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder.

The family had been living in a cramped three-bedroom bungalow, full to the brim of medical supplies and room for little else.

Nick Knowles and the DIY SOS team come to their rescue by knocking down the tiny house and building a completely new five-bedroom home from scratch in just nine days - something they have never done before.

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DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles (far left) with Kyle (L) and Garry (R), and their four adopted children, (front row L-R) Haydn, 13, Bella, 11, Curtis, six, and Phoebe, six. The DYI SOS team knock down the family's bungalow and re-build a five-bedroom home from scratch

The family had been living in a cramped three-bedroom bungalow, full to the brim of medical supplies and room for little else. The team decided to totally revamp it by knocking it down and starting again

The finished house after the DIY SOS team completely demolished the bungalow that was previously standing

Over 100 volunteers plus Nick Knowles and his DIY SOS team pitched up to take on the almighty challenge, which was filmed in 2016.

They built the family a much-needed home, complete with state-of-the-art medical technology, including cameras to monitor the children, within the extremely ambitious time frame.

Nick Knowles admitted it was a 'nerve-wracking' build, with added pressure of making it a forever home which the children could really thrive in.

Garry, a headteacher of two schools and Kyle a stay-at-home father said the reason behind their multiple adoptions was because they were determined to give the children a better start in life - but felt they were failing because of their small house.

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