House Crashers Video Highlights

Colorful and Bright House Crashers Makeover

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

Josh's Quicktips

Crashed Fireplaces

Metal Beauty

Before: Dark and Dreary

Fireplace Adds Height

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Before: Cramped and Nonfunctional

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Before: Bedroom Eyesore

Nautical Inspiration

Before: Small and Bland

Fireplace Wall

Before: Too Much White

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Chic Neutral

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Before: A Brick Wall

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A Modern Twist

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Before: No Distinct Style

Handmade Tile

Before: Too Bare

Custom Cabinetry

Before: Unsightly Brick

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A Traditional Look

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Before: Mismatched Furnishings

Modern White Marble Surround

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 8, Episode 2

Nautical Family Room

This large family room was overtaken by awkward furniture layout, floor to ceiling 70s rock wall, formica bar,dust collecting built-in cabinets and dog beds. The homeowner admits to having no style and it showed in this outdated 80s family room. Every problem is solved in this makeover with all new carpet, walk-in bar, a sleek new fireplace, dog bed area, custom desk, and a new layout perfect for watching TV.

Thursday
Jul 23
9am | 8c
Season 10, Episode 11

Beach-Like Den

A bland office with a brick fireplace, dark walls and an outdated over sized desk is transformed into a cozy beach retreat. All new cork floors, a reclaimed wood fireplace and custom desk create a bright feel. The dark walls are replaced with light walls with a unique map treatment. Plus, this area is extended to the outside with new sliding doors, custom seating, exotic deck tiles topped off by a concrete fire feature.

Thursday
Aug 6
3:30pm | 2:30c
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!

Saturday
Aug 22
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Wednesday
Oct 14
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 10, Episode 7

French Country Kitchen

A tiny bland kitchen with broken countertops and outdated cabinets is transformed into a sleek French country kitchen. The kitchen is opened up with a custom reclaimed wood island that houses a brand-new wine fridge and microwave door. Old outdated tile floors are replaced by a warm travertine stone. All new cabinets, appliances, countertops that look like leather and subway tile backsplash make this kitchen pop! Plus a custom hood and unique stools make this a one of a kind kitchen.

Thursday
Oct 29
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 11, Episode 9

Bright and Funky Kitchen

A fun San Diego couple with four young kids has a kitchen with outdated appliances, worn floor, nasty tile countertop and broken cabinets that gets completely transformed into a bright and funky kitchen with all new cabinets, appliances, quartz countertops, brand new flooring and a bright colorful backsplash! Plus, a custom walnut table, benches built from skateboards and sliding recycled barn door make this kitchen one of a kind.

Monday
Nov 9
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 9, Episode 13

French Modern Kitchen

An outdated kitchen with 1970s cabinets, old tile countertops and fireplace that never gets used gets a complete facelift with custom cabinets, marble countertops and backsplash and all new appliances. Plus, the old fireplace is repurposed into a stone niche with a wine barrel countertop. And to take things to another level, a unique table is made from a vintage door.

Wednesday
Dec 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 11, Episode 8

Winning Game Room

Strategy is the name of the game as the House Crashers crew transforms a drab, cavernous media room into a multipurpose hot spot for game playing aficionados. The guys will create 4 distinct chill zones including a wet bar with sparkling blue countertops, wine fridge and a lit-from-behind bar face. The fireplace gets a pop of flair with floor-to-ceiling textured ceramic tile that wraps around 2 walls. A media zone includes a 50-inch flat screen, brand new comfy couch, and a game inspired photographic art project. Rounding out the room is the game corner that includes a massive floating shelving unit.

Saturday
Dec 5
6pm | 5c
Season 11, Episode 13

Classy Kitchen and Party Lounge

A 20-something couple asks Josh to create an elegant, user-friendly kitchen and entertaining area for their party centric lifestyle. In order to maximize form, function and flow in the space, the crew supersizes the main entryway to open up the room while relocating the slider onto the adjoining wall. The magic continues with all new appliances, sink, wasabi countertops, dual-material backsplash, oversized center island and two-toned cabinets throughout. The party then flows into the club lounge highlighted by a custom bar cabinet stocked with a wine fridge, beefy half lap box shelves, blingy gold brick backsplash, a cocktail table inspired by champagne bubbles, a diamonds-in-the-sky ceiling light box and marbled bamboo floors throughout.

Monday
Dec 7
8pm | 7c
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.

Monday
Dec 14
8pm | 7c
Season 8, Episode 12

Dividing the Family Room

Josh finds a young LA couple that have a family room issue. The space is pretty large, but serves as everything from space for the kids to play to office to hangout for darts night with the boys. Seeing a real need for direction, Josh and the House Crashers crew first tear off all of the paneled walls and add hardwood flooring. Next the space gets divided using first a gigantic door with a distressed Union Jack flag on one side and cork board on the other. Then the rest of the room divider is custom built using huge basket weave patterned modular puzzle pieces. In addition to new furniture, lighting, paint, storage cabinets, and massive desk space, Josh also designs and builds a custom bar height table distressed with blow torches. Speechless is one of the only words the homeowners can come up with when they get to the final reveal of two completely new spaces.

Wednesday
Dec 16
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Sunday
Jan 3
7:30am | 6:30c
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
May 23
11:30pm | 10:30c
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Friday
Jul 29
8:30am | 7:30c
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!

Friday
Jul 29
9am | 8c
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.

Friday
Jul 29
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 12, Episode 11

Blue and Bright Kitchen

A cramped and outdated kitchen gets one major transformation. What was once tile counters, broken appliances and ugly cabinets is now an open kitchen with a bright blue hood, blue glass tile backsplash, marble countertops and all new appliances. Plus, a custom wine cubby, a one of a kind bar and a sleek island give this kitchen a personal touch.

Friday
Jul 29
10am | 9c
Season 12, Episode 10

Palm Springs Pool House

After just a week in their new home, Edward and Shannon luck out when they convince Josh Temple to reinvent their pool house that's nothing more than a storage space. Channeling a hip cabana party vibe, they start indoors with a two-sided custom sofa that gives partyers their choice of views. The view on one side opens up to the pool with an 8 foot accordion window that becomes a pass thru bar when open, underneath is a wall of cabinets beefed up with two beverage fridges, all surrounded by an aqua blue tile backsplash that brings a splash of water indoors. Turn to the side and get ready for a wall-to-wall accordion door that leads the party outside onto a teak tiled patio complete with a fire feature in the round.

Friday
Jul 29
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 12, Episode 9

Not Your Grandpa's Kitchen

Josh Temple and his team transform a dark, old kitchen into a bright, open kitchen. To start, Josh knocks down a wall to open the space in between the kitchen and living room. In its place goes a new peninsula with built in stools that play off of the homeowner's favorite kitchen table. Old dark cabinets are replaced with light cabinets embedded with glass. Limestone countertops and beautiful gray tile play off the gray tones in the kitchen and give it some contrast. And to round out this design, a special kitchen nook is built with banquet seating, one-of-a-kind table, and geometric lighting.

Friday
Jul 29
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Jul 29
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 12, Episode 1

Throwback Media and Living Room

Everything that happens at Blog Cabin is all about going big so that no one ever wants to go home. Josh Temple and Chris Grundy take on two rooms located on the ground floor of this stunning lakeside retreat. In the media/entertainment room, the guys frame a projector screen with vintage suitcases, old speakers and radios. The nearby refreshment bar is topped with a zinc wrapped counter sanded down to mimic the sparkle of the Idaho Diamond stone fireplace in the next room. This living space features a rustic burnt cedar barn door, a floating bench made with repurposed framing material, a framed art wall made with a reclaimed 'for sale' sign from a nearby property, and a coffee table topped with the same beautiful stone found on the fireplace. Lakeside living in the Coeur d'Alene wilderness doesn't get any better!

Monday
Aug 8
6pm | 5c
Season 12, Episode 2

Slick Man Cave Garage

A garage filled with junk, a broken garage door and just a plain dark space is brought to life for a fireman and his fiancé. To give these homeowners a man cave and a place to entertain, House Crashers brings in a sleek frosted glass garage door, a concrete bar and a bifold window to the outside. Plus, the team builds a custom work table made from walnut and a fire hose bench perfect for this fireman's man cave.

Monday
Aug 8
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 12, Episode 3

Stylish Work and Party Garage

A diehard do-it-yourselfer turns his garage over to Josh to bring a sleek blend of work and play inside and out. The workspace begins with a folding room divider that blocks off the garage door and introduces rich wood textures. The work desk goes techy with a secret compartment to hide not one, but two computer monitors that are raised and lowered electronically. The long wall is skinned in aged metal, leading to the next gathering spot that boasts two whiskey bottle end tables, and a ceiling mounted flip down TV. As the guest list grows, revelers can spill outdoors onto the redwood deck that wraps all the way up to the fence to bring privacy and uniformity to this destination spot. A sexy U-shaped bench cozies up the conversation underneath an avant-garde pergola, creating a cabana vibe for VIP's only.

Monday
Aug 8
7pm | 6c
Season 12, Episode 4

Tropical Resort Lounge

When a large garage becomes the dumping ground for decade-old wedding mementos and VHS-era electronics, Josh Temple comes to the rescue to turn a ton of trash into a tropical treasure. There's storage space aplenty in the new space with three bookcases. The lounge area brings a hint of Morocco on a tiled wall featuring recessed bar shelves made of rich hardwoods, and a tiled bar built on casters and topped with a frosted acrylic waterfall edge counter. Nearby, the entertainment center boasts a 60-inch TV inside oversized hardwood shelves, and a seating area bordered by a wall of shutters to hide the new roll up garage door from view.

Monday
Aug 8
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 5

Elegant Barn

Josh Temple and his team give these homeowners the best room in their house, and it just so happens to be outside. Staggered vintage windows hang from an A-frame pergola that sits atop a massive redwood deck. A custom made wood and metal couch fits perfectly in front of the new white brick fireplace to help with those chilly nights. Outdoor cooking is taken to a new level with a prep station skinned with tile and fitted with a new stainless steel BBQ. And to help round out this design are a reclaimed liquor cabinet, a huge dining table, and one of a kind lighting.

Monday
Aug 8
8pm | 7c
Season 11, Episode 12

Open and Airy Kitchen

Tony and Melissa have a cramped kitchen that is sandwiched between an awkward dining area and a funky den with outdated fireplace. They'd like an open concept kitchen with storage, an island and a bar, and Josh rises to the challenge. He removes the wall between the kitchen and den, opening the space up and providing lots of natural light. He extends the new quartz countertop into the den space providing room for a breakfast bar, and he reworks the fireplace with ledge stone and a reclaimed timber mantel. He removes the awkward uppers and weird peninsula opening up the space between the kitchen and dining area, and adds a huge island with marble countertop. Finally, he creates a magnetic wall mounted pot rack and hidden bar for extra storage.

Monday
Aug 8
8:30pm | 7:30c

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