Dreaming Up a Big Renovation in a Little Kitchen
A growing family settle on a house with good bones that feels just right and begins coming up with big ideas for the small kitchen.
A Modern Renovation for an Outdated Master Suite
A family of five gets a fixer after being forced out of their rental and begins modernizing the outdated master suite.
A Tired House Gets a Whole New Floor Plan
Newlyweds Jason and Shannon have run out of room in their rental. Jason has experience as a general contractor and he's not afraid of renovation challenges. Shannon, however, feels overwhelmed by what Jason's willing to take on.
A Shabby Kitchen Gets a Part-Modern, Part-Beachy Overhaul
Beverly and Lester love the neighborhood their rental is in but now they feel it's time to buy. When it comes time to renovate their new house, Lester feels strongly about design choices but she wants to put her own touch on it.
The Unlivable Living Room
A young couple races to turn an unlivable living room into a stylish, eclectic entertaining space before their move-in date.
A Small Kitchen Gets a Big Renovation
A family blows out the walls of a small kitchen for a big, modern renovation so they can have the house of their dreams.
A Wrecked Rec Room Gets a Hip Update
After growing tired of squeezing into a one-bedroom apartment, a couple buys a fixer-upper and dives into a big renovation so they can have more space and more land.
A Suburban Fixer Gets a Major Kitchen Upgrade
A couple seeks professional help after discovering the overwhelming amount of work required to fix up their bathroom and kitchen.
A young couple is ready to buy a house with more space in a neighborhood where they can walk their dogs. Their dream home would also have a pool and a teppanyaki grill.
A Worn-Out Home Gets a Sleek, Modern Master Bedroom Redo
A young couple buys a home in need of updating and give the master bedroom a modern redo.
An Eagle Rock, CA, Couple Buy a Fixer-Upper and Overhaul the Space
Newlyweds Dax and Ashley want to upgrade from their rental house and find a place they can call their own. They're hoping to find a place near Eagle Rock, CA, but she wants a Spanish-style home while he'd prefer a Craftsman.
A Shabby Beach House Becomes a Cozy Retreat with a Top-of-the-Line Kitchen
Janice and Brett just moved from Seattle to Southern California with their two children. The beach-loving family has been renting and wants to be less than two miles from the beach.
A Couple Is Ready to Buy a Place They Can Redo
Karen and Diana are ready to buy a place of their own in California's San Fernando Valley. Diana wants a Craftsman-style place with a kitchen that fits her new fridge while Karen has her heart set on a place with Spanish flair.
A Vacation Bungalow in the Hollywood Hills Undergoes Extensive Renovations
Wisconsin couple Lori and Cory have their heart set on buying a vacation home in the Hollywood Hills. Lori's hoping for something with a beachy feel while Cory's more interested in a midcentury modern house.
New vs. Bohemian Reno Space
Matthew and Christina are ready to upgrade from a condo to find more space for themselves and their daughters. Once they agree on a home, they immediately begin updates in just about every room with a focus on the main suite.
Modern vs. Charming Makeover
Fiona and Alex are ready to sell their condo and upgrade to a house. Their taste in style differs drastically but they eventually find a place and immediately begin an extensive renovation of the main suite.
A Couple Is Looking For a Bigger House To Put Their Own Stamp On
With the birth of their baby, Sarah and Skye have outgrown their current Mar Vista, CA, home. They love Spanish style homes and want a new house they can fully customize and make their own.
A Master Makeover Before Marriage
Engaged couple Ron and Gwen are looking to buy their first house together. Gwen's hoping for a ranch-style home while Ron wants a Cape Cod look from his childhood on the East Coast.
Designing a Dream Kitchen
Anastasia and Eric have outgrown their rental house in Orange County, CA, and want to buy a place of their own. After finding the perfect home, they begin on a challenging overhaul of the outdated kitchen.
Granny Chic vs. Modern
Robert and Nathan are ready to upgrade from their small guest house and buy a place of their own. Once they get the keys, they waste no time updating into the perfect blend of their different styles.
A First-Time Buyer Has Her Heart Set on A Spanish Fixer
Meghan has been living with her twin sister Lauren while beginning the process of looking for her own place. Eager to find the perfect starter home, she's looking in the Leimert Park neighborhood of Los Angeles where she grew up.
A Couple and Their Dogs Need More Space So They Buy and Renovate a Home
Rebecca and Kari have outgrown their current place thanks in part to their two dogs. Once they purchase a house near Encino, CA, the two embark upon a total re-do of the main living spaces, including the kitchen and backyard.
Buying a First Time Fixer
Newlyweds buy their first home together in Burbank, California, near their church and begin overhauls on the kitchen and bathroom.
Erica and Jeff Look For A House They Can Renovate for Entertaining Friends
Erica and Jeff are ready to buy their first home together in the LA suburbs. When they find the perfect home, Jeff's renovating prowess is put to the test when they begin work on a bathroom and kitchen makeover.
A Couple Can't Agree On a Home Since He Wants Rustic and She Likes Modern
Joelle and Nick search for a two-level home with a nice kitchen and four baths for their growing family. The biggest challenge is they don't see eye-to-eye on the style and the renovation budget continues to grow.
Getting a Home of Their Own
Ani and Allen have been living at home to save up to buy a place of their own. They are not very handy but are determined to find a fixer-upper to make their own.
The Ever-Expanding Makeover
A young Colorado couple with little renovation experience takes on an ever-expanding makeover on their new home in Boston.
Outdated Kitchen Into Dream Space
Pentagon City, Virginia, residents Seth and Simchah want to upgrade from apartment living and get more space. Major structural and safety concerns, however, threaten to derail the couple's renovation.
A Boston Couple Takes on a Major Overhaul of their First Home Together
A Boston couple buys their first house together and begins a simple kitchen update that quickly turns into a full-house renovation.
First-Time Homebuyers Take on an Over-the-Top Renovation
Newlyweds Eric and Erin have been living with roommates to save money for their first home. They're ready to ditch their frat lifestyle and set out on their own but as to what house to buy may be a hiccup in their marital bliss.
Young Architects Take On Their First Renovation in Baltimore, Maryland
Intern architects Chris and Lindsey are moving from D.C. to Baltimore, MD. Chris is all about the functional style of Frank Lloyd Wright houses. Lindsey, on the other hand, prefers an old world feel with modern updates.
Realtor Turns Contractor On His Own Fixer-Upper
New parents John and Jacki search for a baby-friendly home in coastal Connecticut. John, a realtor, has a long wish list that includes storage for his boats. Jacki, the practical of the two, wants a home they can grow into.
From Buffalo to a Fixer in Baltimore
Newly engaged Jessica and Eric just relocated from Buffalo, NY, to the Baltimore area. Watch as this soon-to-be-married couple works out their difference creating their new home and life together.
Down Under to Over Their Head
Chris, Erin and their baby Sebastian have been living in Chris's native Australia. But Australia's high cost of living and wanting to be closer to Erin's parents has prompted them to move back to her hometown of Milton, Massachusetts.
A Shocking Fixer Transforms into a Stunning Forever Home
Caitlin and Paul have been married for 5 years and spent a year living with her parents before purchasing their forever home. Caitlin wants a traditional home while Paul doesn't want to raise his kids in an old-fashioned house.
Awkward House Gets a Major Transformation
Lindsay and Scott have been renting a downtown Maryland townhouse with Lindsay's brother. Now that Scott and Lindsay are newly married and with a baby on the way, it's time for the couple to move out but they can't agree on where.
An Old House Gets a New Master Plan
Newly married Ella and Michael look for a home for their blended family of five in the quaint and pricey town of Fairfield, CT. With a long wish list of must-haves, finding a house that fits both their styles is a challenge.
Modernizing a Classic Kitchen
Alan, Jen and their dog Harry have been living in a one-bedroom, 625-square-foot apartment in Manhattan's Battery Park. They are leaving Manhattan's high real estate prices behind to look for a fixer-upper in Westchester County.
Outdated House Gets a Much Needed Makeover
Picking up her West Coast life, Fran moved to the Boston suburb of Norwood so her husband Tim could be close to his ailing mother. Once they find a place, staying on budget with a major renovation proves to be difficult.
A Young Couple's Hands-On Renovation Still Blows the Budget
A couple is ready to start a family, so they need to get out of their cramped 900-square-foot rental. To lower costs, he's willing to tackle a true fixer-upper and handle the renovations, but they still ends up blowing the budget.
Moving Out of the In-Laws' and Into a Renovation
Having recently sold their home, a family has moved in with his parents while looking for a place of their own near Port Chester, New York. Once they agree on a home, this couple still won't see eye-to-eye about their kitchen overhaul.
A Growing Family Buys an Old House With New Problems
A couple expecting their second child is ready to upgrade from their Cambridge, Massachusetts, condo to a house with more space. Things get worse, however, once they get the keys and find new problems in their older home.
High School Sweethearts Buy a Home That Tests Their Reno Skills
A pair of high school sweethearts in Burbank, California, and are ready to upgrade from apartment living. With the help of his real estate broker mom, they get the keys and waste no time starting renovations that end up being more than they bargained for.
A Connecticut Couple Tries to Blend Their Clashing Styles
A Connecticut couple struggles to blend their clashing styles as they renovate their new home with a new bathroom and gourmet kitchen.
Finish Before Their First Baby Arrives
A couple is expecting their first baby and need to upgrade from their small Boston apartment to a larger home in the suburbs. She wants a cozy Victorian without too many projects, and he wants a large Colonial where he can get his hands dirty.
A Los Angeles Couple Goes Rogue on Designer's Renovation Plans
A couple loves their current Los Angeles house, but it's right in the flight path of LAX. Once they settle on a new place in the quieter San Fernando Valley, this eager pair wastes no time starting demolition.
A Long-Distance Renovation
A Denver couple buys a second home in Los Angeles and tackles their long-distance renovation with hopes of creating a relaxing vacation getaway.
A Divorced Mom Searches for a Fresh Start in a New Home
A recently divorced mother with downsizing in mind looks for a home in Hamden, Connecticut, where she and her kids can get a fresh start.
A Fireman and His Family Rescue a Home in Need of Big Renovations
A Boston fireman and his family are ready to get out of their rental in Somerville, Massachusetts. When they discover the area's soaring real estate prices, they'll have to buy a home in need of massive renovations to stay under budget.
Youngest Takes on Big Reno
A police diver with Homeland Security is ready to move out of her parents' La Palma, California, home and into a place of her own. Once she finds a place, renovations start off with an unexpected expense.
A Connecticut Family Hopes to Create a Home With All-Natural Elements
A family has moved all over the world for his career as a physics professor, but they're ready to set down roots near his current job in Hartford, Connecticut. After agreeing on a home, they launch into their projects using all-natural materials.
Raising the Bar on a Ranch
A couple and their young son have outgrown their Simi Valley, California, condo. They are ready to buy a single-family, ranch-style home, and once they choose a property, they'll waste no time making updates.
Two Lawyers Argue the Case of Spanish vs. Traditional Vintage
Two married lawyers defend their conflicting Spanish versus traditional-vintage styles while searching for a new home in Los Angeles. On top of that, they both want their home to come with a large kitchen, jetted tub and be close to the beach.
A Growing LA Family Moves to the Chicago Suburbs
A couple needs a new home for their growing family, but the expensive Los Angeles market has put their dream of a large house out of reach. Now, they're moving to the Chicago suburbs with tight timeline of only one week to find their perfect home.
Stressful Suburban Renovation
A couple doesn't want to overstay their welcome at her brother's house, so they're off to find a home in the Chicago suburbs. Once they get the keys, they'll need to take on some major renovations to make the place their own.
A Newlywed Buffalo Couple Tackles Their First Renovation
A newlywed couple is ready to set down roots and buy their first home in Buffalo. They'll have to take on major renovations to transform their new house into the home they want.
Contemporary vs. Character
Newlyweds struggle to find a place with a contemporary look for him and traditional charm for her in Los Angeles' expensive real estate market.
A Growing Family Tackles a Massive Reno in Chicago
With three young children, a Chicago family has outgrown their townhouse. Ready to find a more spacious property in the suburbs, they'll try to stick to their budget while tackling bathroom, kitchen and basement renovations in their new home.
Unique House, Unique Problems
Two Los Angeles roommates search for an architecturally unique home and face a variety of structural challenges during renovation.
Making Historic Hip Again
An architect and a preservationist are in New York searching for a historic Buffalo home they can make hip again. After finding a house that suits their needs, the former long-distance couple dives into a major renovation.
A Precisely Picky Renovation
A Chicago real estate broker and his wife are ready to move out of their downtown loft and have very precise ideas about what they want in their new home.
Brewing Up a Renovation
A young couple combines Pacific-Northwest industrial with farmhouse style to bring new life to an old house in Buffalo.
A Little Help From Family
A writer and a singer are searching Los Angeles for the perfect home to raise their young son. While he loves the area's popular Spanish style, she's got her heart set on a Craftsman house, and their brother-in-law will help them every step of the way!
A Couple Rides the Renovation Wave in Southern California
An engaged couple is ready to buy their first place together, but even with a million-dollar budget, they've been unable to find a beach home in Santa Monica, California. They'll need to make some compromises to finally get a home of their own.
A Russian-American Renovation
A Russian wife and her American husband are ready to find a place of their own in Buffalo. Once they get the keys to their new home, they'll dive into a massive renovation and quickly find themselves in over their heads.
Country vs. City in Austin
An Austin, TX, family searches for a large home they can buy and renovate in time for their annual holiday party. He's a city boy and she's a country girl, so they'll need lots of land, space to entertain and a lot of compromise.
Dave and Jessica are searching for a single-family home in Burbank, California. Dave is looking for a bit of retro midcentury flair, but Jessica prefers something with a more contemporary style.
First Home, First Reno
Chicago couple Tommy and Amanda are ready to buy their first house together. He wants a raised ranch while she wants a two-story Georgian home. Can they find a place they both appreciate and make it their own?
A Young Family Searches for a Home They Can Share with the Grandparents
A young family searches for a home in California's San Fernando Valley with enough space for them and their parents who are concerned about the feng shui of the home.
A Southern Californian Woman Moves Back Home to Buy a House Near Family
A Southern California woman returns home to search for a Spanish-style fixer upper with an updated kitchen, two bathrooms and pool. The renovation will be a challenge to the very end, but it will be worth it to be near her family.
The Never-Ending Renovation
Newlyweds are searching for a home in Chicago where they can start a family. Eventually they find a place with great potential, though it may be a potential for disaster as they begin demo and embark on serious renovations.
A Young Family Searches for A Home With Enough Space for 6'7" Dad
A young family with a dad who is 6'7" searches for a home in Culver City, CA, where they can all feel comfortable.
Little Houses, Big Costs
Jamie and Emliee are ready to buy their first home together in Austin, TX. They compromise on home styles and find the right house but they run into challenges during renovations and may have to rethink their plans.
A Couple With a Baby On the Way Hurries to Find a New Home
A couple expecting their first child hurries to find and renovate a new home in California's San Fernando Valley. He wants a traditional ranch, but she's hoping for a more contemporary place.
A Young Couple Struggles to Stay Injury-Free Through Reno
Heather and Jesse search for a Long Beach, CA, house where they can start a family. When they find the right house, they tackle a major kitchen and master suite renovation that tackles them right back.
Unexpected Expenses Threaten a Chicago Family's Remodel
Kay and Todd are expecting their second child and must hurry to find and renovate a larger new home in Chicago. Plumbing issues and unexpected expenses threaten to keep them from finishing before the baby arrives.
A California Couple Sets Fire to Their Renovation and Gets Amazing Results
Kim and Troy want to find a house with scenic views, a pool and lots of light. They find a fixer-upper but structural issues, floods and fire dangers hinder their renovation progress.
California Home Rush
Two expecting parents are faced with some surprises as they rush to finish a massive renovation of their new California home before their baby arrives.
When Reno Hurts so Good
A comedian and his wife look for the humor in the major renovation of their midcentury California home.
A Reno for the Whole Family
John and his wife Audrey are on the hunt for a larger home in Austin, TX. Once they find a place they both adore, their problems are far from over as they realize their big ideas might be outside the reach of their modest budget.
A Reno Fight To The Finish
Recently married fitness trainers Michael and Leslie flex their muscles on a big remodel in the heart of Chicago.
Making Room in Austin, TX
A young family has recently moved from New York City to Austin, Texas, to work in the growing tech sector. She loves the cozy charm of a bungalow but he prefers the clean lines in midcentury modern homes.
Two Chicago Lawyers Make a Case for Taking on a Full House Renovation
Two Chicago lawyers look for common design ground as they move out of her parents' house and renovate their first home together.
Fixin' To Reno
Texas transplants tackle renovations in their new California home but discover issues only family can fix.
Hot Mess Overhaul in Chicago
A Chicago family wants a major fixer upper to remake as their dream home and has their work cut out for them when they see homes that haven't been touched in decades.
Fashion Blogger's Dream Closet
A Los Angeles couple tackles the ultimate master suite plus a fashion blogger's dream closet in their first home together.
Doubling Down on Renovation
A California couple is looking to leave their small condo for a single-family fixer-upper in pricey Redondo Beach.
Out of Their Comfort Zone in Chicago
A Chicago cold snap puts a deep freeze on a couple's major house renovation that involves gutting the kitchen and updating the master bathroom.
Reno Dreams Down the Drain
A family of six moves closer to Burbank, CA, to reduce their commute but they end up facing broken pipes and stinky renovation conditions in their new home.
Newly Engaged Couple Plans a Renovation and a Wedding at the Same Time
An engaged couple tries for happily ever after with a wedding and a renovation of their Los Angeles home.
Reno From Floor to Ceiling
Newlyweds Alan and Lucy love Chicago but not their tiny apartment so they're looking for a spacious home in the suburbs. Alan wants a Victorian-style home but Lucy would prefer a Cape Cod house with a dedicated tea room.
Reno Budget Down the Drain
A California family hopes to find a home with a large backyard and an updated bathroom. But with deal-breakers like his hatred of round design elements and her disdain for drains in the middle of the shower, it won't be easy.
Engineering a Renovation in Austin, TX
Computer engineers Cory and Caitlin are ready to take the plunge and buy their first home in Austin, TX, but they disagree on what they want. When they find their happy medium, renovations prove much harder than expected.
Picture-Perfect Kitchen Redo
A young couple loves Redondo Beach, CA, but being a food blogger, she wants a large rustic kitchen with more counter space and natural light for photographs while he prefers something more masculine and industrial.
Three Agents, One Renovation
A couple gets pushed out of their comfort zone during a full-house renovation in Burbank, CA.
A Reno That Ruffles Feathers
Chad and Kelsie are eager to buy their first home in Austin, TX, with designated areas for their lifestyles. Once they find a house and start renovations, the couple finds out it's not everything it's cracked up to be.
Sinking Kitchen, Rising Budget in California
A California couple faces major heat during a kitchen renovation as they burn through their budget. After they find their perfect place, they find themselves knee-deep in construction problems.
Our First Family Fixer
A family of four is looking for a toddler-friendly place with a big yard, large kitchen and enough space to grow in Eagle Rock, CA. After encountering unexpected costs, they create a stunning interior and backyard paradise.
Gutting a House and Wallet
Now that they have a young son, Lars and Katherine would like to trade their cramped Los Angeles rental for a spacious three-bedroom house. Once they find the right home, rising costs cause them to rethink their renovation plans.
Newlyweds Run Their Own Reno
In Austin, TX, a newly-married realtor and general contractor tackle their first remodel together as the budget soars.
Makeovers, Money and Music
California homeowners have to face the music when their remodel doesn't go as planned. He wants a music studio and she wants an open kitchen for entertaining. Can they handle the massive renovation and get everything they want?
Austin Rain and Renovation
A newly engaged couple is on the hunt for their first home together near their families in Austin, TX. Despite facing structural and budgetary issues, they find and renovate a place that fits both of their conflicting tastes.
Giving Kitchen Renovation Their Best Shot
A family complicates their first-time home buying experience by renovating their new kitchen. They hope the renovation results in a home interior that fits both his eclectic taste and her desire for simple style.
Overcoming Recession in Austin
An Austin, TX, family is looking to start over after losing their home during the recession. With the help of their relatives, this family is able to overcome setbacks and put together a beautiful home they can call their own.
Redoing a Budget-Eating Fixer
A couple looks for a contemporary but rustic home where they can raise their daughter. After finding a property and beginning renovations, they make an unsettling discovery that costs almost a third of their budget to fix.
The Reno on the Lake
Andrew and Robin are searching for their dream home in Maine. They want something big enough for their four growing children right on a lake and it's all hands on deck as they tackle a massive renovation.
A Puppeteer and His Fiancee Overhaul the Kitchen in Their New Home
A puppeteer and his fiancee settle on their first home in West Hollywood, CA, and face a few nasty surprises during a complete overhaul of the kitchen and master bath.
An Eye-catching Renovation
An Austin, TX, couple is eager to buy their first home so they can start a family. Renovations begin when they choose a home but they face one costly issue after another, as well as some bold design decisions.
A Husband-and-Wife Doctor Team Attempts to Revive Their New Home
A husband-and-wife doctor team purchase their first home together, but their designer and contractor struggle to keep up with the renovations while second-guessing the couple's design decisions and frequent mishaps.
Reno Life is a Beach
A California couple tackles unforeseen electrical upgrades as they find and renovate their dream home by the beach.
Military Family Reno Battle
A military family faces a number of issues involving design, mold and even health while renovating their Austin, TX, dream home.
Surf, Sand and Reno
A long-time renter struggles through budget issues and problematic renovations with hopes of having her own beach-chic home for her and her pets in Manhattan Beach, CA.
Renovation in the News
After selling their house, a growing family is pressed for time as they attempt to renovate their new Silver Lake, CA, home before their move-in date.
Saying I Do During Renovation
It's a race to the finish line as an engaged couple struggles to complete the renovations on their beach home before walking down the aisle.
Three Generations, One Big Makeover
A single mother enlists the help of her real estate agent mom to find a fixer-upper for her and her nine-year-old daughter in Austin, TX. After they decide on a home, the three generations join forces to tackle the renovation.
Vintage Reno, Vintage Problems
A couple looks for their first home in Glendale, CA. After they find a house, they roll up their sleeves and start the renovation, but their vintage home turns out to have lots of vintage problems hidden beneath the surface.
Silver Lake Style Debate
A Silver Lake, CA, couple is eager to leave their rental but have drastically different tastes in style. When they finally agree on a house, they face a tough renovation to get the home of their dreams.
Reno Written In The Stars
A couple buys a home near their furniture restoration business in Silver Lake, CA, and quickly learns that renovating a house is very different than restoring furniture as they rush to complete the renovation.
Bigger Family, Bigger Kitchen
A growing family is ready to buy a bigger home in Glendora, CA, but differing wish lists forces them into buying a home in need of major renovations. Will compromises still bring this family the home of their dreams?
New City, New Renovation
After years of moving around the country for work, a couple is ready to put down roots in Nashville, TN. They decide on a home and start renovations, but run into some road blocks with their new kitchen design.
A Smaller Home With Big Issues
A Franklin, TN, couple downsizes to a house that needs major renovations throughout. They hire a designer and contractor, but even the experts couldn't predict the various problems they discover hidden in the home.
Old Charm, New Home
A California couple picks up an outdated fixer upper with a confusing floor plan and attempts to transform it into the vintage home of their dreams.
An electrician's family opens up walls and literally moves mountains while upgrading from a small condo to a large family home with storybook charm.
Retro Kitchen, Modern Problems
A first-time homebuyer faces dangerous asbestos flooring and old rotted ceilings while renovating the retro kitchen in his Nashville home.
Renovating Walls and Wardrobes
A newly engaged couple leaps into adulthood by buying and renovating their very first home together in California.
Big Reno Plans, Big Problems
An LA couple with a baby on the way closes on the perfect home but immediately feels they've bitten off more than they can chew. From major plan changes to misplaced doors, this renovation proves to be a challenge at every turn.
Trading Sales for Sweat Equity in TN
Newlywed real estate agents are ready to buy and renovate their first home in Franklin, TN. These pros quickly find that selling a house and restoring one are very different, and the older the home, the more the surprises.
A High-Stress Renovation
A couple is ready to put down roots with their young son in Valley Glen, CA, but they face skyrocketing home prices. Once they find a place, the renovation begins and their budget quickly shrinks thanks to a new HVAC system.
A Heated Reno in the Desert
After years of visiting Palm Springs, CA, Susan is ready to make a commitment and buy a home there. She finds a home with potential, but once renovations begin, structural issues and mold challenge Susan to stick with the project.
Budget Buster Remodel
A Southern California couple wants to turn a fixer-upper into the perfect home for them and their daughter. When they start renovating every single room, they run into a slew of problems like water leaks and structural issues.
Big Reno for Little Brother
A big renovation gets even bigger when a new homeowner thinks outside the box. His older brother may have to step in to make sure he doesn't get too far over his head.
Midwest to East Coast Makeover
After relocating to Massachusetts, a Midwestern family has limited time to find a home that fits their personalities. After they settle on a vintage home, they find that remodeling an older home comes with some costly surprises.
Budget Troubles, Reno Woes
A musician and his wife begin an ambitious renovation on a dated family home in Silver Lake, CA. Things quickly unravel as they uncover a host of big-ticket problems.
A Mile High of Work in Denver
A Denver couple is eager to trade their current place for a larger family home. Once they settle on a house, they dive into the top-to-bottom renovation, tackling everything from asbestos issues to structural challenges.
Big Family, Big Renovation
A Southern California family finds a house large enough to accommodate their growing needs after a few renovations. They begin in the kitchen, but the couple's ambitious attitude nearly pushes their budget to the breaking point.
Learning the Renovation Ropes
A couple upgrades from their condo into a home in Charlestown, MA, but the renovation project requires them to deal with structural surprises, unforeseen permitting issues and a decision that may impact their open-concept design.
Goodbye Rent, Hello Reno
A Los Angeles couple trades renting for a practical home perfect for entertaining. However, they must hire help to tackle multiple projects and deal with issues from expensive electrical problems to back-ordered materials.
A Nerve-Racking Renovation
A Massachusetts couple looks for their perfect starter home in Swampscott. They're able to stay under budget with a fixer-upper, but they quickly realize renovating a home requires making tough decisions.
Sweat, Tears and Budget Fears
California newlyweds find the perfect fixer-upper in the San Fernando Valley and quickly learn that renovation isn't as easy as it looks on TV.
Engaged In a Renovation
An engaged couple is ready to settle down in a new home before their wedding. After finding a house, their emotional and financial stress begins to take a toll when an unexpected hailstorm damages their kitchen on day one.
Baby on Board for Big Reno
California parents-to-be need a bigger home before their baby arrives. After getting the keys to their new home, stress levels and their budget start to rise when leaking pipes, floor problems and fireplace hazards are revealed.
The Reno That Flew the Coop
A Colorado couple with a new baby and six pets wants to move out of their cramped home into one with more space. After agreeing on a style of home, their budget takes a hit when they discover a hidden structural problem.
Working Through Bathroom Blues
New parents lock in a home close to both of their families and make plans for the remodel. But their renovation proves overwhelming, so they enlist an interior designer and contractor to help turn their house into a perfect home.
Renovation With A Catch
A family takes on a fixer-upper in California and things get costly after some trial-by-error renovations. They bring in a designer and contractor, but they're forced to use some of their design budget when more problems arise.
A Heated Kitchen Renovation
A Denver couple is open to buying a house that needs work and quickly begins renovations after finding a home. However, their contractor and designer have their hands full trying to please both of their vastly different tastes.
A Rogue Renovation
A family of Texas transplants purchases a California home that comes with a lot of required renovation. While their contractor and designer help them face problems, decisions made off the books could delay the entire project.
Flipping Over Renovations
A Massachusetts couple is juggling a new baby and a big renovation of their starter home. They flip their layout to get more space and their dream kitchen, but the project faces obstacles in the form of mold and supply delays.
A Budget To Burn
California newlyweds tackle renovations in their dream home but a dangerous electrical issue threatens to burn everything down. After months of living through renovation, they must call her parents in to help get everything done.
A Mini Horse and a Mega Reno
A couple that's planning to add a mini horse to their household races to find, buy and renovate a home and barn near Denver before their wedding. However, they struggle to agree on upgrades when their budget starts to snowball.
A Renovation For Two, Please
A California couple decides to buy and remodel a home that reflects their two distinct styles, but structural problems, termite-infested beams and damaged flooring leave them wondering if they need to rethink the layout.
Creating a Chef's Kitchen
After years of renting, a Colorado couple wants a home with a fabulous kitchen and lots of space. They choose a home and start a kitchen overhaul, but unexpected flooring and electrical problems take a big bite out of the budget.
Midwest Meets West Coast Reno
A Burbank, CA, couple must live through a tough renovation with soffit issues and budget concerns that leave them rethinking their design plan.
So Long Mom, Hello DIY
A couple with construction experience tests their limits when mold and structural issues arise during their first home renovation.
Small Reno, Big Projects
A couple begins a small renovation project that quickly turns into a full house remodel with a skyrocketing budget.
Expectant parents take on part of the renovation on their Denver, CO, home with hopes of finishing before baby arrives.
A Grand, Glam Gut Job
A California couple that's saved money flipping houses is ready to put all they've learned into renovating their dream home. However, after finding multiple structural issues, material upgrades cause their budget to skyrocket.
Couple's Kitchen Nightmare
A couple living with her parents wants a home of their own. But after getting the keys to their new place, they must face a renovation nightmare to fix structural issues, lead problems and a termite infestation.
A Mountain of Problems
A couple buys their first home in Denver, CO, and quickly realizes they're in over their heads with problems. With help from their designer, they must tackle abatement obstacles, plumbing complications and issues with the floors.
A Wall of Problems
After realizing their current home is too small, Ron and Sylvia find a place they can transform into their dream house. However, they face budget additions and construction challenges that may force them to rethink their designs.
A Place for Mom in California
A California couple looks for a home with a space they can convert into a guesthouse or mother-in-law suite. Before renovating, they uncover several expensive and time-consuming surprises, including lead-based paint and asbestos.
Reno Budget Up the Chimney
New parents are ready to trade a rental townhouse for a home in California's San Fernando Valley. Work on their master bathroom and kitchen progresses until an unexpected chimney problem threatens their plans and their budget.
This Reno is History
A real estate developer and his fiancee are thinking outside the box when it comes to buying their first home together, but transforming a unique property into a livable home takes more than just creative ideas and a big bankroll.
A Renovation in the Clouds
A family attempts to turn a builder-grade house in Denver, Colorado, into the home of their dreams, but different tastes lead them to second-guess all their style choices, and installation problems threaten their move-in date.
Open Concept Conundrums
A MA family says goodbye to their cramped condo and hello to a more spacious fixer-upper. But a tricky layout and unexpected reno surprises leave them with no choice but to recruit their parents to pitch in and drive down costs.
Flying Into A Renovation
A young Denver couple wants to move out of her sister's place and into a home of their own. But with opposing views on the amount of renovation they want to tackle, they must work together if they want to get to the finish line.
A Reno Rollercoaster
Attorneys in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles are tired of renting. Navigating a competitive market, they land their first home together, but costly structural issues and long delays have them close to calling it quits.
Vexed by a Vintage Reno
When a Denver couple tackles the renovation of a vintage home, they uncover vintage problems that could derail them from ever moving in. From electrical issues to floor joist problems, every fix takes a bite out of their budget.
A Renovation Lesson
A Massachusetts couple dives headfirst into home ownership, renovation and married life. While they learn home renovation skills on the fly, they also learn the art of compromising in order to keep costs down.
Renovating For A Reception
Colorado newlyweds plan to renovate their new home to host their wedding reception. But adding a party deadline to a renovation just increased their stress level, and may possibly drain their wallets.
The Wife Runs the Reno
Denver natives are searching the city for a larger home for their family of four. He bought their current home before meeting his wife, so she thinks it's her turn to get what she wants.
A Renovation Surprise
Midwestern transplants are leaving their Burbank, Calif., rental for more space and a better commute. They find a home, move in and begin a huge renovation -- only to find out they're expecting.
A Family Affair
Newlyweds face multiple surprises including abatement and potentially having to dig up a large part of their yard while renovating their first home together in West Hills, CA.
Reno's On, But Nobody's Home
A New England couple learns they're in over their heads while attempting to renovate a larger home for their growing family.
Goodbye Parents, Hello Reno
A Denver, Colorado, couple temporarily lives with her parents while they search for a new home to raise their two young sons. But between home style and design style, they both have wildly different visions of what looks best.
By Land or By Cell
A Denver couple takes on a top-to-bottom renovation hoping to get out of the city but problems arise once the project is complete.
This Reno is the Cat's Meow
A self-proclaimed "un-handy" couple finds themselves swimming in red after their Los Angeles renovation expenses begin piling up.
American Dream, Reno Reality
An Australian couple attempts renovations on their first home in California's San Fernando Valley while having the flu.
Beach Budget Blowout
A family of five bites off more than they can chew while taking on a fixer upper in Manhattan Beach, California.
An Underground Renovation
A Denver couple must learn how to brush off the renovation dust and try, try again if they want to finish their first home together.
A Tale of Two Bathrooms
A family may have to make some hard renovation decisions after completing their tricky Los Angeles house hunt.
Bidding War, Battling Reno
A Massachusetts couple with two small children faces a renovation that quickly spirals out of control.
Big Ideas, Bigger Problems
A couple of new parents with no renovation experience jump right into a remodel in the Los Angeles area. The projects soon add up and costs climb higher as they lean more and more on professionals to get them to the finish line.
Two Contractors, One Wild Ride
A couple wants a spacious home where they can start a family. After buying a place, they jump straight into renovations with his fellow contractor and face a string of problems, including installing a half-ton support beam.
Two Dads, One Tough Renovation
Two dads with a young son buy a bigger home in Southern California, but more space creates more renovation projects. Design plans change when one of them goes out of town, but the choices may not be for the better.
My Dad, My Renovation Hero
A Southern California couple with three young children finds a new house large enough for their family and starts a major overhaul. While they struggle through a kitchen remodel, his dad takes the lead on other projects.
Type A Reno
He's laid back. She's Type A all the way. They're ready to work through their differences to find a new house for their family. But once they start renovating, and money starts going out the door, it gets harder to see eye to eye.
Reno With a Roomie
A recent transplant to Denver, CO, is ready to buy a home but doesn't know a lot about renovation. She turns to her friend and roommate for advice, but even with guidance, she finds out how tough a major renovation can be.
Facing the Reno Music
Newly married musicians are looking to buy a bigger home that can house all their instruments. They soon realize that putting in some sweat equity is the only way they'll get a house that truly reflects their creative side.
Till Reno Do Us Part
A Boston couple's relationship is put at risk after they buy a problematic fixer-upper for their rapidly expanding family.
A Los Angels law enforcement officer and his wife take on some of their renovation work themselves after surprise expenses begin piling up.
We Made It
A young family saved for years to buy a home of their own. But while he's focused on safety and structure, she wants bling. And once renovations start, they see that their dream make take more work and cash than they thought.
Second Guessing Her First Reno
A first-time buyer is moving across town to be near her tight-knit family in Valley Village, California.
Swipe Right for Reno
They met on a dating app and this couple is ready to buy a home together. At nearly seven feet tall, everything he does is big, including renovation projects. She wants him to think about how much money those projects will cost.
When Positive Meets Practical
A Southern California family wants to trade their rental for a home with lots of land. But her sunny disposition bumps into his practical outlook, and the massive renovation has them both struggling to keep a positive attitude.
Girl Power Reno
A Denver therapist wants to prove naysayers wrong by buying and renovating a home with her two female roommates. Armed with only enthusiasm and girl power, they navigate the pitfalls of a kitchen and bathroom renovation.
Fine German Engineering
A couple looks for a home in California where they can expand and escape their neighbors. He wants everything to be white and she prefers a colorful palette, and when renovations begin, those stylistic differences are magnified.
Finding Her House and Her Voice
A single woman is ready to buy a home on her own, but her friends and family all have opinions about what she should choose. If she wants to end up with a dream home that's truly hers, she'll have to learn to find her own voice.
Wicked Winter Reno
A Boston couple is ready to ditch their cramped condo and find a home in the suburbs. After locking in a home, however, things quickly go off course when uncovered sewer pipes cause a redirection in the design plan.
Turning Quirky Into Charming
A couple decides to renovate their first home in Denver but soon learn that old houses come with expensive problems, like replacing 70-year-old pipes. With setback after setback they begin to worry they've taken on too much.
A Reno of Historic Proportions
Two empty nesters are searching for a historic home on the North Shore of Boston. He is hoping to find a fixer-upper chock full of character, but she has reservations since he has been known to make changes without looping her in.
A Reno With No End in Sight
With a growing family, this Southern California couple needs more space. He dreams of a do-it-yourself fixer-upper, but she worries that his perfectionist approach could mean a major project would take forever to finish.
The Mother of All Renovations
As the son of a designer, he has ideas about their next family home. But she's focused on finances and determined to rein in his expensive tastes. Emotions and costs run high as he brings in his mom to help with the work.
On the Family Fast Track
Childhood sweethearts dive into the competitive Southern California market to find their first home. She wants as few projects as possible to avoid delays, but her contractor dad is confident big renovations will be no problem.
This Reno Takes Two to Tango
A busy choreographer needs help finding a house with enough space for her dogs and her dance moves. With a first-time buyer's budget, getting what she wants will be tough in the hot Southern California real estate market.
This Reno is No Bed of Roses
These first-time buyers are tired of renting. He wants a home in the city with an open layout and plenty of space, while she wants a smaller suburban home with a cozy feel and a huge yard for her garden.
A Groovy Kind of Reno
This family is ready to leave their condominium. He's all about finding the perfect vibe, but she's worried they'll wind up in a money pit. And once renovations start, problems pile up and they both struggle to stay positive.
Building a Future Together
As an architect, he's eager to put his stamp on a fixer upper. But she's never even lived in a house before, leaving her nervous. And once they agree on a home, her love of the colors clashes with his minimalist style.
A Midcentury Retro Renovation
A couple tries to find a home in LA -- he wants an authentic midcentury style home, while she prefers a practical option that is budget-friendly. They quickly discover that restoring an older home can reveal hidden problems.