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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 8

Backyard Disaster

The Campanellas are on the home stretch, but they're overwhelmed by all the work that's left to do. In the backyard, their contractor crashes an earthmover, threatening to crush a brand new drainpipe. Linda's pet parrot moves in and Phil loses his cool over building the bird a new home.

Thursday
Mar 19
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

Stephen Does it Again

It's time to raise the roof on the Gabriel's 1970s home reno project. They're now two weeks in, behind schedule and already over budget ? not off to a great start.  To add insult to injury, no one seems to be agreeing on the design layout, which is causing stress and tension between Florence, Stephen and their contractor. It's also costing them time, and time is money! Steve tries to take matters into his own hands but ends up threatening the integrity of their house. Add in a severe windstorm and their hopes of finishing their 'forever home' on time and within budget are blown away.

Friday
Mar 27
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 27
10:30am | 9:30c
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 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.

Thursday
Jul 2
11am | 10c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 14
9:30am | 8:30c
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 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 1

Fire and Flood

When they first got married, Phil and Linda Campanella bought a fixer-upper and spent four years adding on a second story, with Phil doing most of the work himself. They started a family, with two children born while under construction. Then, one night, a fire broke out. The house burned to the ground and they lost almost everything but their lives. Broke and virtually homeless, they moved in with Phil's mom. Now, we catch up with the Campanellas half-way through rebuilding their house from scratch, as they rush to give their kids their first real home.

Tuesday
Feb 2
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 4, Episode 6

Outdoor Spaces and Punch List

After months of renovating their Hawaii home, the end is in sight for the Wolensky family. But their final task may be their biggest challenge, when they attempt to turn their garbage dump of a yard into an island oasis.

Friday
Mar 18
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Jun 28
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
Aug 5
8:30am | 7:30c
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 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.

Friday
Aug 5
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Friday
Aug 5
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
Aug 5
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 7

All That Glitters

Nate reluctantly agrees to let Danielle mix glitter into the exterior stucco of the house. But when the design experiment fails, the newlyweds question their ability to finish the house on time and keep their relationship intact. And as they run out of budget Danielle fears her house won't be ready in time for her first family Thanksgiving dinner.

Friday
Aug 5
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 8

Thanksgiving Blitz

With Thanksgiving just one week away, newlyweds Nate and Danielle burn the candle at both ends to finish the house before family arrives. But as they run out of time, they realize they've also run out of budget. The idea of hosting their first family Thanksgiving dinner is looking more and more half-baked.

Friday
Aug 5
11:30am | 10:30c

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