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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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

Monday
Aug 10
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

Modern Southern Living

This patio room looked like a junkyard filled with mismatch furniture, broken windows and bug filled ceiling lights. In just 3 days, this room got all new windows, bi-fold doors, bar area, wine storage, a pass-through bar, engineered hardwood flooring and an entire set of furniture. The outdoor patio area got a facelift too with new landscaping, a custom picnic table/bench and a wine barrel kegerator.

Wednesday
Dec 2
10am | 9c
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.

Tuesday
Dec 8
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 6

Entertainment Office Loft

A 400 square foot unused space gets transformed into a multi-purpose space complete with an office area, guest loft and an outdoor theater. Butcher block desk, cabinets and banquette seating take over an entire wall. The existing door gets replaced with a glass garage door that opens out onto a patio and theater area. A custom bar cart gets built out of kiln-dried lumber and topped with coins in a chevron pattern.

Monday
Jan 4
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.

Tuesday
Jan 12
1:30am | 12:30c
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
Jan 18
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 9, Episode 7

Rustic Industrial Kitchen

In an all-out effort to drag a tiny 1970's kitchen into the 21st century, Josh Temple will blow out all stops, along with a few walls, to do it up right. Bringing in a unique combination of industrial panache and shabby chic, the team will revamp the kitchen with a custom island housing a pot rack underneath, all new hardwood floors, metal-skinned cabinets, a glass top dining table with reclaimed wood body, and a rustic wall make from repurposed wood. The result is an open, inviting space that becomes the heart of this home.

Monday
Jan 18
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 11
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 11
3pm | 2c
Season 13, Episode 10

Colorful Walnut Kitchen

A cramped kitchen with broken cabinets, outdated countertops and ugly flooring is opened up into a bright and colorful kitchen. Walnut takes center stage in this kitchen with a walnut butcher block island and swivel stool, walnut upper cabinets, walnut seating and walnut open shelving. Plus, a colorful wallpaper adds to the design!

Monday
Sep 12
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 11, Episode 4

Cigar Bar Garage Conversion

Edwin lives in a house where every room is taken by other folks and pets. The workout room belongs to his girlfriend, one bedroom is used for the dog, there's even a guest room solely dedicated to out of town company. Josh Temple is about to change it all for the aspiring rapper by turning the garage into a sophisticated dude den where cigar-smoking, fight-watching, card-playing, music-making fun can commence on a whim. The upscale lounge includes an over-sized triangle shelving unit framed in by a pair of cabinets featuring wire trimmed doors, a laminated front bar top that doubles as storage space for musical instruments and sound gear, a wall that hides the washer and dryer on one side and features a whopping 5 TV sets on the other, French doors that open out to the pool, soundproof cork floors, and a faux crocodile grid wall to swank up the livable space with style and comfort.

Saturday
Sep 17
1:30pm | 12:30c
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
Sep 29
11am | 10c
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.

Monday
Oct 24
12:30pm | 11:30c

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