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 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.

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 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 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.

Friday
Jan 29
7:30am | 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 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 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
Jun 28
11am | 10c
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 1

House Under Water

Stephen and Florence Gabriel have been married for 8 years but have been getting into each others' way for at least the last two ? no longer does their cramped townhouse function for their family of four. With two boys under the age of three, they need a whole lot more space and now money for that matter. After searching high and low for their dream home, they've come to the realization that in order to get what they want, they will have to buy a dump, completely gut it and add a second floor. In true Gabriel fashion, neither of them can get on the same page, which is already costing them time and money. Then a $15,000 scare threatens to put major cracks in their budget and renovation plans!

Tuesday
Jan 17
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 18
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Thursday
Jan 19
4:30am | 3:30c
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
Jan 20
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Saturday
Jan 21
4:30am | 3:30c
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.

Sunday
Jan 22
4:30am | 3:30c

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