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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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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 13

Mid-Century Music Lounge

An outdated and boring living room crammed with music gear and overtaken by the family dog gets a complete facelift and turned into the ultimate mid century music lounge. An old faux stone fireplace is replaced with hand made subway tile and sleek white marble hearth. Worn carpet is replaced with dark hardwood floors. A custom bar with staggered shelving and hidden bar storage become the focus of the room. A new media center flanks the wall for a brand new TV. Plus, a one of a kind walnut and glass coffee table and dimensional wall panels create one hip living room.

Thursday
Aug 6
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 4

Contemporary Kitchen

These new homeowners want to update their kitchen to reflect their modern taste. Josh demo's the outdated galley kitchen and opens it up to the adjacent dining room providing a more inviting layout. New sleek cabinets are painted a bright color, the slab floor gets updated flooring and new appliances are installed. The dining room gets a custom modern dining table, and the parquet floor is painted.

Monday
Aug 10
12:30pm | 11:30c
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
Aug 19
1:30pm | 12:30c
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.

Saturday
Aug 22
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Sep 10
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Monday
Nov 9
6pm | 5c
Season 11, Episode 6

4 Star Luxury Hotel Suite

Josh Temple takes a garage being used as the family storage dump spot and blows it up into an elegant penthouse suite that is not only a space to sleep, its also a work space, rec room, gathering spot, and entertainment hub. Get ready for a voice recording corner outfitted with colorful acoustic tiles and sound gear, a bi-fold window overlooking the pool, desk space, a wall of floor-to-ceiling cabinets, a fold-down bed trimmed out in walnut and faced in upholstered panels, walnut nightstands with pull out cup holders, wallpaper and specialty painted art elements, a big screen TV, new glass entry door, and a custom game table with angle cut walnut legs.

Monday
Nov 23
7:30pm | 6:30c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 8
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Monday
Dec 14
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 2

Racing Bar/ Lounge

Licensed contractor and host, Josh Temple, travels to the hub of stock car racing, Charlotte, N.C., and with the help of professional NASCAR drivers, Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet, transforms a typical garage into the perfect place to entertain and watch racing. A Charlotte stock car fan gets his garage transformed into a racing-themed bar/lounge, complete with bamboo flooring, wet and dry bars, a custom 3-D wall treatment, access to a new backyard deck and awning, plus unique furniture made with car parts from Kasey Kahne's garage.

Sunday
Dec 27
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 11, Episode 6

4 Star Luxury Hotel Suite

Josh Temple takes a garage being used as the family storage dump spot and blows it up into an elegant penthouse suite that is not only a space to sleep, its also a work space, rec room, gathering spot, and entertainment hub. Get ready for a voice recording corner outfitted with colorful acoustic tiles and sound gear, a bi-fold window overlooking the pool, desk space, a wall of floor-to-ceiling cabinets, a fold-down bed trimmed out in walnut and faced in upholstered panels, walnut nightstands with pull out cup holders, wallpaper and specialty painted art elements, a big screen TV, new glass entry door, and a custom game table with angle cut walnut legs.

Monday
Mar 14
4:30pm | 3:30c
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Tuesday
Jun 21
2am | 1c
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

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