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.

Episodes

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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
Mar 19

11:30am | 10:30c

Season 3, Episode 3

Bathroom Bickering

With construction moving into high gear, Stephen and Florence slow things down to go over their bulging budget and uncontrollable schedule. They soon realize that they need to do more construction work themselves in addition to doing something they never thought they'd have to do. After sorting that out, Stephen and Florence hit the design stores for some shopping and get down to business with a couple DIY projects. Just when they think they've got things under control, Steve gets a call from the contractor with news that grinds everything to a halt.

Friday
Mar 27

10am | 9c

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.

Wednesday
Jul 1

8:30pm | 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 2, Episode 4

Bathroom Bust Up

Linda's got big plans for her luxurious master bathroom, but she's also got major last-minute changes - including a killer bathtub that doesn't fit and a new light fixture. It's going to fall on Phil to figure out how to reframe the tub and install the new wiring before the drywall crew needs to close up the walls in this part of the house.

Thursday
Jul 2

9:30am | 8:30c

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.

Thursday
Jul 2

10:30am | 9:30c

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 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 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.

Thursday
Jan 28

7:30pm | 6:30c

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 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 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.

Tuesday
Feb 9

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 2, Episode 10

Moving In and Moving On

After 7 years, 2 kids, and 1 tragic fire, the Campanella family has finally finished their house. They are no longer a Family Under Construction - now they're settling for good into a showcase home with more comfort and style than they ever dreamed of. But before they can sit back and relax, they have to tackle moving their stuff from storage, and making sense of the chaos.

Thursday
Feb 11

4:30am | 3:30c

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.

Thursday
Feb 11

7:30pm | 6:30c

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.

Thursday
Feb 18

7:30pm | 6:30c

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.

Thursday
Feb 25

7:30pm | 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.

Thursday
Mar 3

7:30pm | 6:30c

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.

Thursday
Mar 10

7:30pm | 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 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.

Friday
Mar 25

7:30am | 6:30c

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