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Colorful and Bright House Crashers Makeover

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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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 9, Episode 10

Hip Portland Master Bedroom

A dark garage attached to a small house in Portland, Oregon is converted into a master bedroom retreat giving this family of five a much bigger living space. What was dark exposed wood and a junky storage garage is completely transformed into a bright master bedroom with eight-foot folding doors, a custom headboard, a living art door and all new floors. Plus, a newly sectioned off space becomes a mudroom with all custom storage, porcelain floors and reclaimed wood storage.

Saturday
Mar 28
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 9, Episode 9

BEACHSIDE BEDROOM

Josh Temple takes this couple to task for displaying their outdated collection of VHS tapes and dusty old marionettes front and center in the shabby bedroom! Their penance is working tirelessly for three days to transform the dowdy space into a serene beachscape. Josh is bringing in a modern paneled wall housing the marble-surround fireplace and limestone hearth, built-in shelves that hide a safe for valuables, a foot-of-bed cabinet that hides a 40-inch TV, a king sized bed and headboard, ocean-inspired flooring, and paneled doors that open up to the backyard. The result is seaside luxury located 50 miles inland.

Wednesday
May 13
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Sunday
Sep 13
10:30am | 9:30c
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!

Monday
Sep 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Nov 30
8:30pm | 7:30c
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.

Monday
Nov 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 11, Episode 11

Kitchen Lodge Retreat

An outdated kitchen with brown countertops, old wallpaper, dated appliances and a funky window gets blown up into a high-end kitchen lodge retreat complete with all new appliances, brand new cabinets and countertops, open shelving against a ledge stone wall, a bi-fold window, custom copper wine rack and a one of a kind walnut light fixture. Plus, this kitchen bleeds into a living room that gets it's own makeover with a fireplace facelift, all new flooring and tons of furniture.

Monday
Dec 7
9pm | 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.

Saturday
Dec 26
10:30am | 9:30c
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 10, Episode 1

Industrial Rustic Living Room

A hideous living room with stained carpet, lava rock fireplace, broken sliders to a hot closed in patio is completely transformed into a sleek industrial rustic living room. In three days, the 1970s fireplace is torn out and replaced by a concrete fireplace with a live edge mantle, a metal media wall with pallet media center are showcased with a 60 inch TV, plus the room is opened into a new open patio divided by 18 foot sliding glass doors.

Thursday
Jan 7
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 8, Episode 1

California Modern Family Room

An uninviting family room turns into an airy, light-filled modern space by adding a new wall of glass. An unused doorway go away, while a hidden door is used to camouflage a funky entryway. The space gets cozy with a new wood ceiling, laminate flooring and a graphic wall design. The outdoor space becomes a usable entertaining area with a modern metal-topped pergola and functional seating area.

Monday
Jan 18
5pm | 4c
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 11

Rustic Speakeasy Lounge

Josh brings the speakeasy vibe to the back of this garage transformation when he meets hobby remodelers David and Milena. New bar and liquor storage are built, but slight touches give it that truly vintage feel. New lounge furniture, a huge one-of-a-kind white oak coffee table, and dim lighting transform this room into an era where bootleggers ruled the street. A 12-foot paneled sliding door opens up to a new outdoor patio with lounge furniture that help turn this whole space into a perfect cozy place for a party to take place.

Tuesday
Sep 20
1:30am | 12:30c

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