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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HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa's living space wasn't a comfortable place to hang out because of the cramped space and outdated furniture.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 It made the space feel smaller and outdated.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 8

Bali Bedroom Retreat

Josh Temple knows it'll take a whole lot more than a dab of concealer to renovate this makeup artist's bedroom. He'll rip through astroturf carpet remnants and a multitude of cobwebs to transform a chaotic bedroom into a Balinese retreat. In three days, the crew will craft a luxurious raised bed platform with bedside tables, new windows and a panel door all atop a renewable bamboo floor. Then they'll bring the outdoors in with a spacious deck-turned chill zone featuring a water fountain trickling down a pebbled wall, a slate skinned firebox, a copper and wood shelving unit, and a tropical reed-like table.

Thursday
Aug 6
2pm | 1c
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.

Tuesday
Aug 11
3am | 2c
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
Sep 10
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 9, Episode 3

Indoor Outdoor Living

An unused room gets a bonus crash with a yard and room remodel. The inside gets a custom painted floor, walnut media cabinet and 12' bi-fold doors that open to a revamped yard. An old storage shed gets replaced with an ironwood deck, slat wall, and day bed. The outdoor kitchen is complete with Spanish terracotta tiles, BBQ, pizza oven and beverage center.

Monday
Sep 14
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Monday
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.

Monday
Sep 21
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 9, Episode 3

Indoor Outdoor Living

An unused room gets a bonus crash with a yard and room remodel. The inside gets a custom painted floor, walnut media cabinet and 12' bi-fold doors that open to a revamped yard. An old storage shed gets replaced with an ironwood deck, slat wall, and day bed. The outdoor kitchen is complete with Spanish terracotta tiles, BBQ, pizza oven and beverage center.

Thursday
Jan 7
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.

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

Friday
Mar 11
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Friday
Apr 29
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Tuesday
Jun 14
2am | 1c
Season 12, Episode 8

Modern Hipster Kitchen

The living room of this hipster heaven home feels artsy and inviting, but one step into the kitchen smacks of a gloomy, dated, depressing waste of space. Josh Temple takes the unimpressive room from tragic to transcendent by introducing alluring splashes of color along with huge heaps of cool. It all starts with a kitchen island outfitted with a cookbook shelf and plenty of drawer and cabinet space, an inside-out countertop divided by an accordion-style sit-on-top window, sleek modern barstools, a beefy mixed wood light fixture and extra long plank vinyl flooring in four mesmerizing colors.

Sunday
Sep 4
7:30am | 6:30c
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!

Thursday
Dec 8
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
9am | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
11am | 10c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 13, Episode 9

Family Style Kitchen

Josh Temple and his team transform a falling apart, dirty mess of a space into a contemporary family style kitchen. A kitchen island with 3-inch live edge walnut countertop and waterfall edge is the centerpiece to this design. New windows, banquet seating, and concrete round table are the perfect out-cove for some additional family seating. New shaker style cabinets and white quartz countertops wrap the kitchen along with an accent of blue subway tile. New wood flooring, cool geometric lighting and all new appliances give this space that perfect modern touch.

Wednesday
Apr 19
12pm | 11c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 19
1pm | 12c
Season 13, Episode 13

Fish Tank Living Room at Blog Cabin 2016

The living and dining rooms at the Blog Cabin 2016 get the ultimate remodel. A blank slate is customized with a fish tank room divider encompassed by wooden scales that resemble a fish. A live-edge dining table is enhanced with a green epoxy treatment and topped with glass. Plus, a one-of-a-kind coffee table gets built from several different cutouts and then burned to create an art piece.

Wednesday
Apr 19
1:30pm | 12:30c

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