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Colorful and Bright House Crashers Makeover

This couple gets a bright makeover from the outside in. House Crashers helps make this living room and outdoor space shine.

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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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

Monday
Aug 10
7pm | 6c
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
Oct 29
5pm | 4c
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 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.

Tuesday
Dec 1
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 10, Episode 3

Factory Glam Kitchen

A tiny outdated kitchen gets completely blown out and rebuilt into a vintage glamorous kitchen. What was a cramped kitchen, with tile countertops and old appliances is transformed into a long spacious kitchen with a vintage locker island, a walnut industrial dining table, blue vinyl floors, and custom banquette. Plus, all new appliances, new cabinets and gold finishing touches make this one chic kitchen.

Wednesday
Dec 2
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.

Tuesday
Dec 8
12:30am | 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.

Sunday
Dec 27
9:30am | 8:30c
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 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.

Sunday
Aug 14
9am | 8c
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.

Sunday
Aug 14
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Saturday
Aug 20
9am | 8c
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
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.

Friday
May 5
9am | 8c
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.

Friday
May 5
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Friday
May 5
10am | 9c
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.

Friday
May 5
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Friday
May 5
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
May 5
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Friday
May 5
12pm | 11c
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.

Friday
May 5
12:30pm | 11:30c

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