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 3, Episode 7

Basement Battles

The Gabriel's are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel but they can't slow down just yet. There are still two major reno projects yet to be completed and are $40,000 over budget. Stephen and Florence have an emergency re-group to realistically figure out what they can accomplish with their unfinished basement. Florence would like a kids play area and an in-law suite while Stephen would like an open concept man cave. To help save some money, Stephen again agrees to get his hands dirty, which leaves him in charge of the basement layout plans. What could go wrong!? When Stephen has to go away on business, Florence is more than happy to take over. Little does Stephen know, Florence has a surprise for him up her sleeve.

Friday
Mar 27

12am | 11c

Season 3, Episode 8

Front Yard Finish Line

Stephen and Florence are out of money and out of patience but still have their front yard to finish. It's time for them to get creative with their curb appeal and keep their fingers crossed for a smooth sailing project. However, nothing ever seems to go as planned for the Gabriel's. With their total home reno now costing a quarter million dollars, construction dilemmas and delays simply cannot happen anymore if they are to finish with some dignity. BUT with their front lawn destroyed from construction, a brand new, wonky garage door and their second floor balcony integrity being threatened? their house just might end up being the ugly, unfinished house on the block.

Friday
Mar 27

12:30am | 11:30c

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.

Friday
Mar 27

11am | 10c

Season 3, Episode 6

Master Bed Madness

Florence and Stephen have been through a lot during this reno which makes the master bedroom the perfect project to complete next. It's time for them to focus on each other and create a little private getaway from the rest of the house. The only trick is they have $10,000 for the whole space and, as per usual, Stephen is already making expensive decisions on his own ? a recipe for more relationship rows. Add design disagreements and a delivery error into the mix and you've got a very unhappy couple. Florence loses her patience and decides to take a back seat approach, which leaves Stephen to finish off their master bedroom.

Friday
Mar 27

11:30am | 10:30c

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.

Thursday
Jul 2

12am | 11c

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
Jul 2

12:30am | 11:30c

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 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 5

Kitchen Nightmares

Tensions are high and funds are low. Phil and Linda throw a whole bunch of money at the kitchen, as they try to finish the heart of their home. First they build the kitchen island, but then Linda changes her mind and Phil has to move it. Even though Phil has a laundry list of building projects to tackle, he reluctantly joins Linda to shop for high-end appliances.

Thursday
Jul 2

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.

Thursday
Jul 2

10:30am | 9:30c

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.

Thursday
Jul 2

11am | 10c

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
Jul 2

11:30am | 10:30c

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