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A couple's need for more light in their home ends in a bright house crash.

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Metal Beauty

Contractor and designer Chip Wade of Elbow Room replaced this family's dated brick fireplace with a metal surround for a sleek look.

Before: Dark and Dreary

The brick fireplace in this drab living room took over the space. The homeowners wanted something fresh and modern.

Fireplace Adds Height

HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa wanted to add height to her living room, so she extended her fireplace mantel to the ceiling. She kept the mantel accessories to a minimum to open up the space, but she added a signature piece of art as a bold focal point.

Photo By: HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa

Before: Cramped and Nonfunctional

HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.

Photo By: HGTV fan Remodelando

Before: Bedroom Eyesore

This bedroom had no design element, including the bland fireplace.

Nautical Inspiration

Designer Emily Henderson of Secrets From a Stylist chose a concrete fireplace surround for a rustic look. She hung a Cub Scout diagram above the fireplace and chose an ocean blue color for a nautical look.

Before: Small and Bland

The homeowners wanted their fireplace to be a focal point in their living room, but the fireplace was too small. Nothing in the space coordinated, preventing it from having any design aesthetic.

Fireplace Wall

The designers at b+g design created the illusion of more space by stretching the fireplace from one wall to the other. A Louise Nevelson sculpture conceals a flat-screen TV above the fireplace and adds a visual effect.

Before: Too Much White

The white tile surround of HGTV fan katylady09's living room was straight from the '90s. Its all-white look did nothing for the neutral space.

Photo By: HGTV fan katylady09

Chic Neutral

HGTV fan katylady09 kept the space neutral, but she refreshed it with a contemporary tile fireplace surround and a sleek mantel.

Photo By: HGTV fan katylady09

Before: A Brick Wall

HGTV fan fjames74 didn't know how to deal with the entire wall of brick in his living room. It made the space feel smaller and outdated.

Photo By: HGTV fan fjames74

A Modern Twist

White paint instantly adds a modern touch to RMS user HGTV fan fjames74's living room. The stainless steel fireplace surround enhances the contemporary look.

Photo By: HGTV fan fjames74

Before: No Distinct Style

The homeowners wanted to turn their drab living space into the ultimate master suite. The outdated fireplace didn't blend with the design style they had in mind.

Handmade Tile

House Crashers host Josh Temple of installed a handmade tile fireplace surround that acts as the focal point of the new master suite. It's so intricate that it needs only a simple sunburst mirror to dress up the fireplace wall.

Before: Too Bare

The wall behind the fireplace was too bare and made the space feel uninviting.

Custom Cabinetry

Instead of remodeling the fireplace, the designers at b+g design installed custom cabinetry for a completely remodeled look. They incorporated vibrant red accents to counterbalance the traditional architecture.

Before: Unsightly Brick

The bulky brick fireplace surround made it difficult for HGTV fan Renovatrix to decorate her living space.

Photo By: HGTV fan Renovatrix

A Traditional Look

HGTV fan Renovatrix wanted an antique look, so she replaced the brick with an intricate mantel she found online. Bronze accents complete the traditional look.

Photo By: HGTV fan Renovatrix

Before: Mismatched Furnishings

The homeowners collected the furnishings in their living space over time, but nothing coordinated.

Modern White Marble Surround

Designer Elizabeth Gordon incorporated cool blues and greens to mimic the adjacent garden. She replaced the fireplace surround with white marble to create a striking contrast with the home's Neo-Colonial architectural style.

Meet The Host

Josh Temple

An adventurous licensed contractor, Josh is confident to demolish and reconstruct both houses and landscapes.

All About Josh

About the show

It's ambush renovation at its finest when licensed contractor Josh Temple and his crew of remodeling experts surprise unsuspecting do-it-yourselfers in the home improvement aisle. When stunned homeowners win the remodeling lottery, leaky faucets turn into spectacular room transformations. You never know when you might run into House Crashers and your fix-it project turns into makeover magic.
Season 10, Episode 12

Swanky Party Room

Perhaps the only thing better than a hilltop Los Angeles home with panoramic views of the valley is a sumptuous party room that offers up some gorgeous sightseeing of its own. Josh Temple and his team will turn a salt water aquarium into a unique wet bar backed with custom wenge shelves, build a floor to ceiling 3-D fire feature skinned in Calcutta porcelain slab, fabricate a streamlined coffee table, install rich, durable laminate floors, then glam it all up with sofas, chairs, wall unit and an oversized tri-globe chandelier studded with cut crystal dangles.

Jun 4
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 11, Episode 1

Modern Garage Blowout

A dark and cramped garage full of exercise gear and boxes is transformed into a chic living space complete with two glass garage doors giving this new garage an indoor outdoor feel. In three days, Josh and his crew build custom storage, a walnut ping pong table that doubles as a dart board and one of a kind closet doors. It all opens up to an outdoor area with a concrete fireplace, redwood seating and a sleek awning.

Jul 7
2am | 1c
Season 11, Episode 1

Modern Garage Blowout

A dark and cramped garage full of exercise gear and boxes is transformed into a chic living space complete with two glass garage doors giving this new garage an indoor outdoor feel. In three days, Josh and his crew build custom storage, a walnut ping pong table that doubles as a dart board and one of a kind closet doors. It all opens up to an outdoor area with a concrete fireplace, redwood seating and a sleek awning.

Sep 28
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 11

Hearth of the Home

A young couple in search of a more chill space for entertaining and relaxing take Josh Temple up on his offer to transform their living and dining room into a connected, welcoming gathering spot for friends and family. In the process, their oversized wall housing a standard fireplace gets a sleeker frame without sacrificing warmth. The new burner offers views from the front yard through to the back and includes a floor-to- ceiling leather tile face, inset TV, and a beefy hearth hugging the structure. The spacious new layout embraces people hubs like the bar cabinet with wraparound storage shelves, mirrored backsplash and wine fridge, a rustic dining table topped with patina'd metal framed in mix-and-match chairs, and accordion doors that beckon party-goers into the backyard. Add in custom multi-leveled bookshelves anchored by a sumptuous hardwood floor, and this Pacific Northwest space is set to heat up a lifetime of celebrations.

Oct 14
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 9, Episode 5

Bright Modern Kitchen

An ugly old kitchen with broken countertops, outdated cabinets and floor that is falling apart gets completely blown up into a bright modern space. The kitchen is transformed with new cabinets and concrete countertops, a custom island with butcher block countertops and live edge walnut bar. Plus, a small nook gets a funky door wall treatment and custom seating to create a unique eating space.

Oct 14
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 10

Black Kitchen, Tan Dining Room

What kind of room do you build for a couple who seem to be afraid of color? How about a black kitchen and a tan dining room! Josh Temple and his crew bring a vibrant pop of elegance to this dated, gloomy combination living space. They pump up the palette in the kitchen with a brand new stainless steel sink and appliances, wood grain and black cabinets, and porcelain flooring throughout. In the dining area, the brick fireplace gets skinned with a metal surround while grandma's hutch is replaced with a modern/industrial floating shelf system complete with framed sliding glass doors on a DIY metal track. The dusty roofline alcove is dressed up with a box light wall, and the whole space becomes a gathering hotspot thanks to a remarkable dining table embellished with a center strip of metal.

Dec 21
4pm | 3c
Season 10, Episode 10

Serene Library and Sunken Living Room Combo

Josh Temple tackles his most challenging renovation to date to turn a cold, mishmash space into 2 distinct but welcoming gathering spots. The top level features a quiet reading library complete with a sleek partition, cushioned storage bench, and a picture frame panel that doubles as a railing. Below, all new dual pane windows and a slider will add light while a brand new firebox lined with floor to ceiling porcelain tile brings in much needed warmth. The room is rounded out with all new furnishings, plenty of bookshelves, a Z-shaped glass top coffee table, a side table with a built in lamp, and rich birch hardwood throughout.

Dec 21
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 14

Holiday Party Headquarters

These homeowners want to make their great room more inviting, so Josh Temple, licensed contractor and host of DIY Network's House Crashers, takes on the challenge by creating the ultimate holiday entertaining mecca. A boring fireplace is transformed with cement tiles, a rustic mantle and a gas insert. A custom bar with tin ceiling tiles is built adjacent to a 10-foot folding door which opens up to a huge new deck. Finally, the space is decked with all the holiday trimmings.

Jan 3
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 8, Episode 6

Phoenix Bar Lounge

These bartenders get their dream bar lounge complete with custom cabinetry and a custom bi-fold window that opens out to a pass-through bar. An unused niche becomes a liquor cabinet with library ladder access. Bi-fold doors open out to a new patio with redwood seating and concrete block fireplace. Old furniture gets replaced with a custom wood pool table that converts into a dining table.

Jan 3
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 11, Episode 5

Sunroom Kitchen Lounge

Josh and the House Crashers crew take on three rooms at one time including a kitchen, sunroom and a lounge. The crash starts with ripping out kitchen cabinets and smashing sliding doors. The renovation continues with a new ten foot triple sliding door, gray laminate flooring, and refinished cabinets. The custom touches include a full bar with walnut countertop, gigantic communal table and a repurposed rolling cart converted into a rolling coffee station. In the end this LA couple is ecstatic over the three rooms in the final reveal.

Mar 11
12pm | 11c
Season 12, Episode 12

Ultimate DJ Lounge

Josh Temple and his team turn a dark dungeon of a basement into the ultimate DJ Lounge. A new bar and DJ station are the centerpiece of this design with concrete countertops, brick veneer, and new big screen TV. Sleek flooring and resin pocket doors play up the cool vibes along with one-of-a-kind record boxes that spell out the word 'House'. A new lounge area with a light up wall art piece is the perfect place for friends to sit back and listen to stylish beats. Light up posts and custom glass pendants round out this design for the perfect party spot to dance till the wee hours of the morning.

Aug 15
8pm | 7c
Season 12, Episode 7

Massive Master Bedroom

A hot and unused recreation room is transformed into a master bedroom retreat complete with a one of a kind wall treatment, a walnut king sized bed with TV lift in the footboard, plus a tranquil custom water feature. Drum side tables flank the brand new bed plus, all new windows, flooring and insulated walls make this the perfect bedroom for this Grand Rapids family!

Sep 4
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 10, Episode 8

Bali Bedroom Retreat

Josh Temple knows it'll take a whole lot more than a dab of concealer to renovate this makeup artist's bedroom. He'll rip through astroturf carpet remnants and a multitude of cobwebs to transform a chaotic bedroom into a Balinese retreat. In three days, the crew will craft a luxurious raised bed platform with bedside tables, new windows and a panel door all atop a renewable bamboo floor. Then they'll bring the outdoors in with a spacious deck-turned chill zone featuring a water fountain trickling down a pebbled wall, a slate skinned firebox, a copper and wood shelving unit, and a tropical reed-like table.

Sep 11
10am | 9c
Season 13, Episode 1

Old-School Lounge

Josh Temple and his team turn a bland living room with outdated cabinets and beige carpet into a funky lounge. They create a custom mahogany bar and a unique sliding wall panel to give this lounge a cool midcentury modern vibe.

Nov 22
9am | 8c
Season 13, Episode 2

Modern Log Cabin

Josh Temple and his crew transform a ho-hum living and dining room into the ultimate modern log cabin space. They create a stacked stone fireplace, a live-edge dining table, a one-of-a-kind walnut reading chair and a polyhedron coffee table.

Nov 22
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 13, Episode 3

Neo-Colonial Bedroom

Dreams of an inviting, sumptuous bedroom come true for Blair and Jennifer as House Crashers reinvents a forgotten storage room. Josh and the team deliver with an oversized sleep space with plenty of storage, a library sitting area and a clean-burning fireplace.

Nov 22
10am | 9c
Season 13, Episode 4

Comfortable Living Space

Josh and the crew turn a tiny living room into an entertainment area with a bar that expands into an amazing kitchen. The custom bar, fireplace and sleek dining table make this the ultimate hangout space.

Nov 22
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 13, Episode 5

Rustic Curb Appeal

Josh Temple and his team transform a boring dirt lot into a rustic entertainment space. They create a huge redwood deck with built-in benches, a dining table, a cooking station and a warm lounge space with a one-of-a-kind walnut couch.

Nov 22
11am | 10c
Season 13, Episode 6

Vintage Wine Locker

New parents Andrew and Rachel crave a swanky adult getaway to shoot the breeze while their favorite sports teams shoot the hoops. The solution? The charming collision of an upscale wine cellar and a high-end locker room, with a wet bar and two wine fridges, butcher block countertops and a sports-themed sitting area.

Nov 22
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 13, Episode 7

Free-Spirited Kitchen

Josh Temple and the team open up an uncomfortably close kitchen and transform it into a romantic and whimsical space. They create a cobalt blue kitchen island with a bowling alley wood countertop, new French doors and a custom bar for entertaining in style.

Nov 22
12pm | 11c
Season 13, Episode 8

Modern Casita Shower Lounge

Josh Temple and the crew take on three separate spaces for one very cool couple. They first tackle a cramped guesthouse and give it some casita style with a solid walnut bed. Then they give the outdoor shower an overhaul with a privacy wall, floating bench and an overhead showerhead. Lastly, the courtyard gets an oversized concrete bench, a fire pit and a mahogany awning to tie the entire space together.

Nov 22
12:30pm | 11:30c

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