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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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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 5

Bright Modern Kitchen

An ugly old kitchen with broken countertops, outdated cabinets and floor that is falling apart gets completely blown up into a bright modern space. The kitchen is transformed with new cabinets and concrete countertops, a custom island with butcher block countertops and live edge walnut bar. Plus, a small nook gets a funky door wall treatment and custom seating to create a unique eating space.

Saturday
Aug 22
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Saturday
Aug 22
3pm | 2c
Season 9, Episode 12

Luxury Suite, Spa Retreat

Master Crasher Josh Temple goes all in to give the parents of young kids two distinct adults-only living spaces. Dad's quest for a sports-centered bar is met with a wine barrel keg wall, a custom poker table for six, stadium suite seating to watch the big game, durable bamboo flooring, and hexagon storage shelves to stash away the gaming supplies. Mom's peaceful reading lounge is separated by three floor to ceiling panels of glass, and features a hypnotic rain curtain water feature to drown out the sounds of the raucous guys.

Monday
Nov 9
7pm | 6c
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.

Monday
Nov 23
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 13

Outdoor Wine Bar Café

Comfortable with DIY projects, these homeowners faced a challenge with their oddly shaped breakfast nook. The small space was a magnet for junk and unsuitable for entertaining. With room to expand to the outside, new French doors open out onto a new teak deck. A wine bar gets built with custom cabinetry and granite with a butcher block and marble cheeseboard. A travertine tile floor and wine barrel inspired wall treatments top off this crash.

Wednesday
Dec 2
12pm | 11c
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
Dec 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.

Sunday
Dec 27
8:30am | 7:30c
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!

Tuesday
May 3
2am | 1c
Season 12, Episode 7

Massive Master Bedroom

A hot and unused recreation room is transformed into a master bedroom retreat complete with a one of a kind wall treatment, a walnut king sized bed with TV lift in the footboard, plus a tranquil custom water feature. Drum side tables flank the brand new bed plus, all new windows, flooring and insulated walls make this the perfect bedroom for this Grand Rapids family!

Monday
Aug 8
9pm | 8c
Season 12, Episode 11

Blue and Bright Kitchen

A cramped and outdated kitchen gets one major transformation. What was once tile counters, broken appliances and ugly cabinets is now an open kitchen with a bright blue hood, blue glass tile backsplash, marble countertops and all new appliances. Plus, a custom wine cubby, a one of a kind bar and a sleek island give this kitchen a personal touch.

Sunday
Aug 14
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 12, Episode 4

Tropical Resort Lounge

When a large garage becomes the dumping ground for decade-old wedding mementos and VHS-era electronics, Josh Temple comes to the rescue to turn a ton of trash into a tropical treasure. There's storage space aplenty in the new space with three bookcases. The lounge area brings a hint of Morocco on a tiled wall featuring recessed bar shelves made of rich hardwoods, and a tiled bar built on casters and topped with a frosted acrylic waterfall edge counter. Nearby, the entertainment center boasts a 60-inch TV inside oversized hardwood shelves, and a seating area bordered by a wall of shutters to hide the new roll up garage door from view.

Tuesday
Sep 6
2:30am | 1:30c
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.

Monday
Sep 12
9pm | 8c
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.

Friday
Dec 30
12pm | 11c

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