About the show

Stephen and Florence Gabriel’s family is growing. With a two and a four year old, they have outgrown their townhouse and have found their dream home, but it will require a complete renovation, including adding a second story to accommodate their needs. Florence has her eyes set on making this renovation the best it can be on a shoestring budget. On the other hand, Stephen wants everything without being all that money conscious. With Stephen and Florence's ideas differing, and two active kids ruling the roost, it may be more than they bargained for in DIY Network's Family Under Construction .
Season 2, Episode 3

Living In Chaos

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions. Phil's having trouble making progress on the house because his wife can't make up her mind about the decor. Linda hires an interior designer to help, but that just adds to Phil's stress - each new feature they choose adds to his construction to-do list, and impacts their budget. At the same time, the family struggles to find normalcy while living in a half-built house that's dusty, noisy and infested with mice.

Thursday
Mar 19
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Move in Madness

Phil and Linda Campanella are desperate to move their family out of their temporary room at the in-laws - where they've been living for two long years. Their new house is still not even close to complete, but they still plan to camp out and rough it on the construction site. Now they're rushing to finish the drywall, plumbing and make the staircase safe, so they can move in. But bad weather and a big argument over the stairs threaten to derail their plans.

Thursday
Jul 2
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Living In Chaos

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions. Phil's having trouble making progress on the house because his wife can't make up her mind about the decor. Linda hires an interior designer to help, but that just adds to Phil's stress - each new feature they choose adds to his construction to-do list, and impacts their budget. At the same time, the family struggles to find normalcy while living in a half-built house that's dusty, noisy and infested with mice.

Thursday
Jul 2
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 4

Creative Kitchen

Living through a renovation has been challenging for the Wolenskies, but the challenge only gets harder when the construction takes over the kitchen. With their budget running low, electrical problems looming, and the family yearning for a home cooked meal, Alan and Jenny have to get creative to complete this crucial stage of their renovation.

Wednesday
Oct 14
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Onwards and Upwards

The Gabriel's dream of ditching their rental is slowly coming true. It's time to tackle their second floor so that they can move in to their new home once and for all. To help make it a reality, they must finish off the boys' bedroom, boy's bathroom, create a 'His and (mostly) Hers' den and install the hardwood floors. The only problem? Florence has very little confidence left in Stephen's handyman skills but must let him take charge so they can continue saving money. With Florence micromanaging Stephen's DIY project and Stephen having to make a variety of design compromises, this couple puts their playful relationship to the test.

Tuesday
Dec 29
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Main Floor Mission

Stephen and Florence quickly realize that living through a home reno with two young boys is not as easy as they thought; even with a finished second floor. Together, they decide to shift their focus from finishing their master bedroom to completing the kitchen and main floor. With this home reno far from being done, it's imperative they stay within their tight budget of $35,000 and even tighter schedule ? not something this couple knows how to do very well. Florence decides to invite their friends over to help take the pressure off. BUT, when Stephen and Florence decide to throw a 'Thank You' party in their new kitchen, Florence runs into a problem that could leave her guests hungry for the night.

Tuesday
Dec 29
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 6

Plumbing Problems

The Campanellas rush to finish their bathrooms but the finish plumbing causes major confusion. The plumbers installed the wrong valves and two bathrooms have to get ripped out. Linda and Phil blame each other for dropping the ball, as the pressure of living under construction pushes them past the breaking point.

Sunday
Feb 7
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Cops and Robbers

Phil and Linda can't find common ground in the design for their new yard. Phil wants a lawn but Linda hates grass and insists on a giant patio. But then they're hit by a burglary and work grinds to a halt. Phil and Linda are forced to work together to fight off a financial meltdown and get the project back on track.

Monday
Feb 8
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Yard Transformed

The Campanellas still have final details to finish inside house, but the yard is in desperate need of a complete makeover. In between shopping trips and last-minute DIY jobs, they call in family and friends to help jumpstart the yard work. After truckloads of plants, a cement crew and a ton of hard work, their mud-pit of a dirt lot is transformed into a garden oasis the whole family can enjoy.

Wednesday
Feb 10
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Office Turns Master

Since the renovation began, parents Alan and Jenny have had to give up their bedroom - and with tensions running high, it's time for them to get to work on their master suite. Turning Alan's office in to a bedroom is a challenge, but when they endeavor to add a shower to a tiny half bath, the job becomes impossible to handle on their own.

Friday
Feb 26
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Tear it Down

Newlyweds Nate and Danielle experience non-stop setbacks as they race toward their Thanksgiving deadline. After they gut their sunroom, their contractor finds wood rot and he recommends tearing down and rebuilding the entire structure. Nate sees red as his budget gets blown up by unexpected expenses and schedule setbacks.

Friday
Aug 5
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 3

Office Turns Master

Since the renovation began, parents Alan and Jenny have had to give up their bedroom - and with tensions running high, it's time for them to get to work on their master suite. Turning Alan's office in to a bedroom is a challenge, but when they endeavor to add a shower to a tiny half bath, the job becomes impossible to handle on their own.

Friday
Oct 7
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

Onwards and Upwards

The Gabriel's dream of ditching their rental is slowly coming true. It's time to tackle their second floor so that they can move in to their new home once and for all. To help make it a reality, they must finish off the boys' bedroom, boy's bathroom, create a 'His and (mostly) Hers' den and install the hardwood floors. The only problem? Florence has very little confidence left in Stephen's handyman skills but must let him take charge so they can continue saving money. With Florence micromanaging Stephen's DIY project and Stephen having to make a variety of design compromises, this couple puts their playful relationship to the test.

Friday
Jan 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Contractor for a Day

With just two months to gut and remodel their entire home, Nate's new contractor throws out his back the day before construction begins on the kitchen addition. Any delay in pouring the foundation will throw off the entire remodel, so Nate decides to move ahead anyway. But the demands of running a jobsite on a tight deadline might prove disastrous for Nate's small budget and his perfectionist ways and Danielle fears the construction is testing their marriage as their first anniversary approaches.

Tuesday
Mar 28
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 1

Kids' Rooms Kickoff

The Wolensky family kicks off the renovation of their Hawaii home, beginning with the upstairs bedrooms for the kids. But it's construction by trial and error, and while Alan learns renovation the hard way, the rest of the family gets their first taste of living in a construction zone.

Tuesday
Mar 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Tear it Down

Newlyweds Nate and Danielle experience non-stop setbacks as they race toward their Thanksgiving deadline. After they gut their sunroom, their contractor finds wood rot and he recommends tearing down and rebuilding the entire structure. Nate sees red as his budget gets blown up by unexpected expenses and schedule setbacks.

Tuesday
Apr 4
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 2

Problematic Bathroom

How hard can it be to renovate a bathroom? The Wolensky family is about to find out when they take on their upstairs bathroom. Demolition comes quickly, but when hidden problems are exposed, Alan and the family may have bitten off more than they can chew.

Tuesday
Apr 4
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Father Knows Best

Newlyweds Nate and Danielle decided to save money by living with Danielle's dad in her childhood home while working on their house. But the time and stress of commuting to the renovation and working late into the night is taking a toll.

Tuesday
Apr 11
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 3

Office Turns Master

Since the renovation began, parents Alan and Jenny have had to give up their bedroom - and with tensions running high, it's time for them to get to work on their master suite. Turning Alan's office in to a bedroom is a challenge, but when they endeavor to add a shower to a tiny half bath, the job becomes impossible to handle on their own.

Tuesday
Apr 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 5

Hiding Under the Carpet

Newlyweds Nate and Danielle finally start work on their family room when their contractor discovers asbestos tiles under the old carpet. This setback threatens to derail their aggressive construction schedule and causes Danielle to question her ability to move into their home.

Tuesday
Apr 18
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 4

Creative Kitchen

Living through a renovation has been challenging for the Wolenskies, but the challenge only gets harder when the construction takes over the kitchen. With their budget running low, electrical problems looming, and the family yearning for a home cooked meal, Alan and Jenny have to get creative to complete this crucial stage of their renovation.

Tuesday
Apr 18
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Blueboard Blues

When a sub-contractor fails to show up to plaster the new walls on the first floor, panic ensues when newlyweds Nate and Danielle realize their schedule is falling apart. While Nate is challenged to quickly devise a plan B, Danielle must start scaling back on the finishes she can no longer afford.

Tuesday
Apr 25
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 5

Living Room Reno

After months living in their Hawaii home under construction, things are finally looking up for the Wolenskys - it's time to renovate their living room, which should be an easy task. But small delays snowball into big problems as the family inches towards completing their renovation.

Tuesday
Apr 25
7:30am | 6:30c

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