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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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

Jul 20
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 8, Episode 3

Media Game Room

The timing couldn't have been better for this newlywed couple who just moved into grandma's house. Josh's crew takes this room to the 21st century. Wood paneling, mauve carpet, 70s furniture, window shutters, avocado green tile and rot iron doors go away in this three day crash. The young couple gets an indoor/outdoor space perfect for entertaining friends and family.

Jul 23
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Aug 11
3am | 2c
Season 7, Episode 4

Northwestern Contemporary Basement Bar

These Seattle natives get the perfect entertaining space to host their annual Seafair parties. A storage filled basement turns into the ultimate indoor/outdoor space complete a 12' custom bi-fold doors, accordion window with a pass-through bar, media wall, reclaimed woods doors to commemorate the homeowners alma mater University of Washington, a stone clad pizza oven area, and a wet bar.

Sep 10
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Sep 10
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 2

Parlor Panache

It's a French flashback to the 30's and 40's when entertaining guests was done in impressive and luxurious parlors. Josh Temple enhances the usability of this living room and dining room by creating two sophisticated areas. First, for the living room, is an inviting cinematic sitting space featuring a fireplace accentuated by thin brick veneer and a 60-inch TV, art deco niches with a vertical aquarium backdrop, and chesterfield seating. For the dining room, there's a banquette built into a pony wall with ironwork detailing, a bar cabinet and draft tower unified with tile en pointe and sculptural spindles, a reclaimed table made from original flooring, and a hand painted silhouette of a French 75 field cannon.

Sep 21
11am | 10c
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.

Sep 21
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Nov 9
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 10, Episode 6

Atlanta's Nightclub Garage

Josh and the House Crashers gang find an Atlanta couple who need a place for the band to practice. One problem is the band is huge and another is right now there is only a two car garage for practice. This renovation begins with a complete demo of the lower floor of the home. After framing in a few new walls the space gets completely re-imagined to be a practice stage as well as a nightclub to hang out in and enjoy the music. The one of a kind custom touches include a bar and storage cabinets, album shelving, a dropped ceiling with light show built in, and huge decorative wall panels. There's also cork flooring, a gray and orange paint palette, an overhead projector with surround sound, all new lighting and furniture. The homeowners are left speechless and the band gets together to celebrate this gigantic, hip new night spot on the Atlanta scene.

Nov 23
2pm | 1c
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.

Dec 12
1pm | 12c
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.

Jan 18
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

May 9
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Sep 12
11pm | 10c
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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