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Before and after photos show remarkable transformations of rundown caravans into modern mobile homes

The Block’s Sara Vale made shock claims that the show is ‘rigged’ on Tuesday night’s episode, after she and her husband Hayden failed to win a challenge.

Five teams took part in the The Caravan Challenge, which saw contestants transform old and rundown caravans. 

Sara and Hayden’s rock ‘n’ roll-themed caravan was beaten by Jess Eva, 33, and Norm Hogan’s, 40, seventies surf culture-theme renovation which prompted Sara’s latest rant.

‘It’s rigged!’ Sara Vale (left), 31, made bold claims about The Block after she and husband Hayden (right), 45, failed to win The Caravan challenge on Tuesday night’s episode 

Before: Sara and Hayden transformed their rundown space into a Palm Springs rock 'n' roll-themed caravan

Before: Sara and Hayden transformed their rundown space into a Palm Springs rock ‘n’ roll-themed caravan

After: They opted for a seventies-inspired theme and added bright highlights to the exterior

After: They opted for a seventies-inspired theme and added bright highlights to the exterior

End result: They used vintage furniture and fixtures but failed to impress the judges. Guest judge Michael Duffy said, 'They had the best interior... They definitely lucked out, they haven't had to do a lick of paint, they haven't even done the floors. I want to know what they did for eight hours'

End result: They used vintage furniture and fixtures but failed to impress the judges. Guest judge Michael Duffy said, ‘They had the best interior… They definitely lucked out, they haven’t had to do a lick of paint, they haven’t even done the floors. I want to know what they did for eight hours’

New photos show the remarkable transformations from what was dubbed ‘The Gatwick on wheels’ into completely revamped mobile homes.

Sydney couple Sara and Hayden transformed their rundown space into a Palm Springs rock ‘n’ roll-themed caravan but failed to impress guest judges, Carlene and Michael Duffy.

‘They had the best interior… They definitely lucked out, they haven’t had to do a lick of paint, they haven’t even done the floors. I want to know what they did for eight hours,’ Michael said.

When Queensland couple Jess and Norm were declared winners of the challenge, Sara expressed her disappointment in a piece-to-camera interview.

Winners: Jess Eva, 33, and Norm Hogan's, 40, impressed the judges with their Aussie surfing theme

Winners: Jess Eva, 33, and Norm Hogan’s, 40, impressed the judges with their Aussie surfing theme

Before: The couple renovated a dull space into a more livable mobile home

Before: The couple renovated a dull space into a more livable mobile home

After: Jess and Norm transformed their ramshackle by making a bed from scratch and adding vintage touches with a brass, pink and orange colour theme

After: Jess and Norm transformed their ramshackle by making a bed from scratch and adding vintage touches with a brass, pink and orange colour theme

Charming: They kept some of the original furnishings including red cupboards and checked upholstery

Charming: They kept some of the original furnishings including red cupboards and checked upholstery

‘I don’t know how Jess and Norm won… mate this competition’s rigged,’ she fumed.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel Nine for comment. 

Jess and Norm transformed their ramshackle by making a bed from scratch and adding vintage touches with a brass, pink and orange colour theme.

They kept some of the original furnishings including red cupboards and checked upholstery.

Pilot and flight attendant Courtney Brown, 33, and Hans Baumgartner, 37, transformed their dull and lifeless caravan with a sixties-inspired aviation theme.

Before: Pilot and flight attendant Courtney Brown, 33, and Hans Baumgartner, 37, transformed their dull and lifeless caravan with a sixties-inspired aviation theme

Before: Pilot and flight attendant Courtney Brown, 33, and Hans Baumgartner, 37, transformed their dull and lifeless caravan with a sixties-inspired aviation theme

After: They were initially unsure about their theme but eventually made peace with their choice

After: They were initially unsure about their theme but eventually made peace with their choice

Neat: The couple completely revamped their space using fresh paint, unique light fixtures, plants and new furniture

Neat: The couple completely revamped their space using fresh paint, unique light fixtures, plants and new furniture

The couple completely revamped their space using fresh paint, unique light fixtures, plants and new furniture.

Guest judge Michael said their original interior before the renovation was ‘the worst one’ of the lot.

Former professional netballers Bianca Chatfield and Carla Dziwoki, both 35, from Melbourne, impressed the judges with their Glampa van.

Before: Former professional netballers Bianca Chatfield and Carla Dziwoki, both 35, from Melbourne, impressed the judges with their Glampa van

Before: Former professional netballers Bianca Chatfield and Carla Dziwoki, both 35, from Melbourne, impressed the judges with their Glampa van

After: They decorated their exterior with bright colours and flamingos 

After: They decorated their exterior with bright colours and flamingos 

Tickled pink: They transformed their dusty and worn out caravan using modern wall lights, brightly-coloured paint and furniture with gold accents

Tickled pink: They transformed their dusty and worn out caravan using modern wall lights, brightly-coloured paint and furniture with gold accents

They transformed their dusty and worn out caravan using modern wall lights, brightly-coloured paint and furniture with gold accents.

Husband-and-wife team Kerrie Charter, 48, and Spence Thomson, 46, dubbed their pre-renovation selections ‘The Gatwick on wheels’.

They revamped their ramshackle into a ‘psychedelic creation’ by adding a retro turntable, bright colour palette and modern fixtures.

Before: Husband-and-wife team Kerrie Charter, 48, and Spence Thomson, 46, dubbed their pre-renovation selections ' The Gatwick on wheels'

Before: Husband-and-wife team Kerrie Charter, 48, and Spence Thomson, 46, dubbed their pre-renovation selections ‘ The Gatwick on wheels’

After: The exterior was decorated with various colours and symbols 

After: The exterior was decorated with various colours and symbols 

Character: They revamped their ramshackle into a 'psychedelic creation' by adding a retro turntable, bright colour palette and modern fixtures

Character: They revamped their ramshackle into a ‘psychedelic creation’ by adding a retro turntable, bright colour palette and modern fixtures

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