Vernon & Nicole Davis learn the proper way to install a backsplash, get a tutorial on the templating & fabrication of countertops and completely open up the entire space by removing a load bearing wall.
After a self-motivated demolition. Lea Bogdan learns the basics of electrical, plumbing and framing rough-ins and the not so expected problems that come along with them. Marc also helps her understand why a good foundation is so important.
Mike & Jess Trout learn the process of removing an exterior wall and installing support beams, the importance of why and where we install soffits, and how to lay tile.
After relocating into a historic home from the West Coast, Chris & Risako Robbins get some much needed help on finishing their kitchen. Layout is a huge problem with an old home that's not so ready for modern day appliances. And with Chris being so handy, Risako gets a crash course in a few of the basics including painting and mixing grout.
Marc helps Mike & Theresa Cheshire get rid of a massive island that has been taking up most of their kitchen. They also finally get some much needed cabinets & learn about soapstone countertops. Hiding an eyesore of a radiator & installing a tile floor are also on the list quick tips for these hardworking homeowners.
In this episode Marc helps the homeowners knock down a wall to open up the space more. He also creates a new exterior entrance into the kitchen by closing up the window. Updated electrical wiring, a new layout, and eclectic features like a brick accent wall, maple finish cabinets, and 12x12 porcelain tiles with 6x6 accent tiles for the floor creates a new open kitchen that Mike & Kristen have only dreamed of.
Marc teaches sean some modern techniques to keep a traditional kitchen up to date. By creating a pass-through, adding a faux tin ceiling & some other architectural details such as wainscoting he's able to bring a new feel to a historic home just intime for Sean and Becky's new baby.
Marc helps Dan & Barbara Brown join an outdated kitchen to a preexisting dining room to add some much needed space to their home. He also replaces a preexisting window and door into with a beautiful french style door.
Samantha knew at settlement of her new home it was going to require some real sprucing. Marc shows her the best way to get the kitchen she desires with some new flashy touches.
With a new baby ready to start walking & talking Marc helps John & Danielle Rech finish tearing through layers of a 1970s kitchen and bring in some beautiful natural materials.
Greg has a history of accidents while renovating that makes Kathy weary of allowing him to work on their new kitchen. Marc teaches him the right way to make their kitchen a safe and friendly environment for their three kids just in time.
Marc teaches Chris & Aileen how to fit modern appliances into a retro style kitchen by expanding the kitchen into an adjacent room. Adding a large style island for entertaining, a new hardwood floor and some much needed lighting is also on the agenda.
Marc teams up with Good Housekeeping Magazine to help newly weds Eric & Kathryn Hollenbeck have an up to date kitchen for their growing famiy. Hardwood floor and window install are explained as well as other features of the new appliances.