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Colorful and Bright House Crashers Makeover

This couple gets a bright makeover from the outside in. House Crashers helps make this living room and outdoor space shine.

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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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

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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 9, Episode 2

House Crashers at Blog Cabin

Josh Temple Crashes Blog Cabin and has big plans for the living and sunroom. The Blog Cabin is one blank slate so Josh completely transforms the living space in just three days. A reclaimed mantle is rebuilt to house a brand new TV and automated lift. Plus, a stair area becomes a seating and storage area. This crash goes above and beyond when a sunroom gets old dock boards as a ceiling treatment and some 100 year old stumps are reused for a one of a kind coffee table.

Wednesday
Jul 22
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 11, Episode 2

Arched Mediterranean Kitchen

Josh Temple takes on one of the ugliest kitchens in House Crashers history to bring an international flair to this LA couple. They'll gut the place top to bottom, then build an enchanting mecca for all things gourmet gastronomy. Two entrances and the range hood are faced in Moroccan arches that lead to colorful teal lower cabinets and clean white uppers. All new appliances include a 6-burner cooktop accentuated by a sweet curved pattern backsplash and silver laced travertine floor tile. Two rolling kitchen islands inlaid with stainless steel and trimmed in mahogany doubles the portable counter space, while a custom maple and mahogany cutting board with two matching barstools unify the space with elegance and the ultimate in usability.

Monday
Aug 10
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 8, Episode 10

New Orleans Master Retreat

Josh and the House Crashers crew find a couple who need a new bedroom in the Big Easy. The space is large and long, with much of it wasted, and offering very little storage. Starting with the floor, this room gets a complete transformation which includes a bed made of reclaimed doors with a footboard which houses a automated TV lift. A new closet is built into the corner and custom cabinetry clads several walls. Antique french doors are installed, vintage windows are used to create a small room divider while new lights and paint take the room over the top.

Wednesday
Aug 19
11am | 10c
Season 11, Episode 7

Long Island Classic Kitchen

House Crashers crashes Long Island and takes on one needy kitchen! These homeowners have a kitchen with old cabinets, broken appliances, worn flooring and hideous T-bar ceiling but that's all transformed into an elegant, classic kitchen! This former eye sore of a kitchen becomes the main event for this house including a custom dining table, all new cabinets, appliances and glass backsplash, plus a custom bar and bright new dining room.

Saturday
Aug 22
1pm | 12c
Season 8, Episode 13

Outdoor Wine Bar Café

Comfortable with DIY projects, these homeowners faced a challenge with their oddly shaped breakfast nook. The small space was a magnet for junk and unsuitable for entertaining. With room to expand to the outside, new French doors open out onto a new teak deck. A wine bar gets built with custom cabinetry and granite with a butcher block and marble cheeseboard. A travertine tile floor and wine barrel inspired wall treatments top off this crash.

Sunday
Sep 13
9am | 8c
Season 8, Episode 7

Modern Arizona Sunroom

This sunroom was just a hot storage space with no real function. In three days, the room is completely torn down- all the way to the foundation and rebuilt into a high end wine room with a new tall ceilings with custom reclaimed treatments, custom sliding doors to hide the laundry, modern wall treatments and high impact windows and doors. Plus, the room has all new purpose as it becomes a wine lounge, with a custom bar, cotton wood dining table and a hide away beer pong table with an Arizona twist!

Monday
Sep 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 10, Episode 4

Bungalow Kitchen

With baked goods on the line, Josh Temple goes to work to bring a young couple the perfect dream space to whip up a lovely crostada. He'll turn their stark, dated, blah galley kitchen into a mind-blowing culinary paradise. The team will convert the laundry room into a spacious pantry with floor-to-ceiling cabinets with a rolling butcher block island and an oversized lightbox note pad. In the kitchen, all new appliances compliment the marble countertops and waterfall edge bar, luxury vinyl floors, mosaic marble backsplash, subway tiled accent wall, and a wood block dining table.

Monday
Nov 23
1pm | 12c
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.

Saturday
Dec 26
9am | 8c
Season 9, Episode 8

Cat Crazy Convertible Sunroom

Josh Temple and the House Crasherscrew try and rescue a huge sunroom that has been turned over to eight cats. The renovation begins with three walls of glass being imploded at once. What follows is a complete remake of this useless room. First fixed, bifold and accordion glass panels are added to three walls. Next Josh shows the homeowners how to create custom elements for the room like white wall panels, a wooden rug and a beautiful game table. The room is capped off with an indoor/outdoor bar with it's own redwood deck, new paint and lighting and all new designer furniture. When it's time for the final reveal, the homeowners are speechless and the cats have to start looking for a new room to dominate.

Thursday
Jan 7
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 12, Episode 8

Modern Hipster Kitchen

The living room of this hipster heaven home feels artsy and inviting, but one step into the kitchen smacks of a gloomy, dated, depressing waste of space. Josh Temple takes the unimpressive room from tragic to transcendent by introducing alluring splashes of color along with huge heaps of cool. It all starts with a kitchen island outfitted with a cookbook shelf and plenty of drawer and cabinet space, an inside-out countertop divided by an accordion-style sit-on-top window, sleek modern barstools, a beefy mixed wood light fixture and extra long plank vinyl flooring in four mesmerizing colors.

Monday
Aug 15
6pm | 5c
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.

Saturday
Aug 20
7am | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Nov 22
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 12, Episode 6

Classy Pass Thru Bar & Kitchen

From the first moment Josh Temple first sees Tracey and Nicole's mauve (emphasis on brown) L shaped kitchen, his desire to sledgehammer out a few walls comes to fruition with a beautiful and functional result. The kitchen remodel starts with a pass-thru bar into the living room. To bring function to the heart of the home, the guys move the stainless sink, dishwasher and fridge onto a whole new wall, add sweet white cabinets, natural quartzite countertops flecked with platinum, luxury vinyl floors, a window overlooking the den, and a wall-mounted TV. In this two-fer project, the guys take on the dining room as well, bringing in an octagonal pub table, a juice and coffee bar and lots of custom wine storage.

Thursday
Dec 21
9:30am | 8:30c

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