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With a little resourcefulness, designer Nuala turned townhouse around inside six weeks

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Entrepreneur Nuala Campbell credits her life-long insomnia with helping her completely gut and remodel a three-storey, four-bed townhouse in just six week.

Entrepreneur Nuala Campbell credits her life-long insomnia with helping her completely gut and remodel a three-storey, four-bed townhouse in just six week.

Nuala Campbell £25k Home restoration. Kitchen before restoration.

Nuala Campbell £25k Home restoration. Kitchen before restoration.

Living room after restoration

Living room after restoration

Kitchen after restoration.

Kitchen after restoration.

Entrepreneur Nuala Campbell credits her life-long insomnia with helping her completely gut and remodel a three-storey, four-bed townhouse in just six week.

Entrepreneur Nuala Campbell credits her life-long insomnia with helping her completely gut and remodel a three-storey, four-bed townhouse in just six weeks.

The 38-year-old special effects artist spent seven hours every evening working on the property (right), after spending her days running her two businesses.

After getting the keys to the property, off Belfast's Ormeau Road, she and her husband Frankie (38) unearthed a woodlice infestation, urine soaked floorboards and rotting food in the kitchen cupboards.