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Here's why last night's Room to Improve outraged the entire nation... over a bathroom

The introduction of a Feng Shui expert was the final straw.

ANOTHER SUNDAY NIGHT, another outrageous edition of home renovations on RTÉ’s Room to Improve.

This week, superstar architect Dermot Bannon had a difficult mission on his hands in Meath.

Meet the Harrolds – who have moved 17 times in the last 22 years

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The ages of the family range from 6 to 95 years old – as the Harrolds have 4 kids and their grandmother lives with them as well

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First up, Dermot asks them what exactly they are looking for. “A rake of bedrooms” is the concise response

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Marrita is also a fan of Feng Shui – and this will be key to the project. The Harrolds also need a library and the house needs to go from three bedrooms to six on a budget of €250,000.

First shock of the project – the couple want a gym room added to their bedroom

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The decision to only have one bathroom in a house for seven people caused much consternation

The introduction of a Feng Shui expert sent the nation into a frenzy

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And the couple decided to lose a toilet because it didn’t fit in with the alignment of the house – and it backed on to the kitchen

Dermot clearly wasn’t keen on the Feng Shui, but he kept his cool. As always

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The fact that the couple move so much means that the Feng Shui business must be booming

The Harrold’s granny became the hero of the hour – with her old bed

All in all, the project was completed – but there were so many controversies

What’s in store for next week? We wait with anticipation #prayforDermot.

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