Dan and Mary Gill have given their sons Kyle and Keefer a fantastic start to life. And now they want to help elder son Kyle to buy his first home. So, when Dan discovered a perfect house for sale. But it is by the local airport, which is now expanding and sits right in the way of the new runway and is destined to be demolished. To save the house, Dan calls in house truckers Randy and Troy from Ehrlichmann Movers. Moving the super wide home is a huge challenge. They have to guide Kyle's dream home under high voltage cables, across rough terrain and over precarious river crossings. To make matters even more complicated the bitter Minnesota winter closes in on them.
Doug Pilcher and his wife Mary built their dream home together in 1977. Today it is worth three-quarters of a million dollars. When built, it was set in the middle of the countryside. Today the city limits are way beyond the house and housing developments are encroaching on its views. After 34 years living there and having raised their family in it, Doug and Mary are reluctant to leave their treasured home and move elsewhere. So they call in experienced house truckers Kerry Neufeld and his crew, to save their beloved home and move it 5 miles away. This trek won't be easy. The house will be extremely awkward to lift due to its massive size and 100 ton weight. Rough terrain, power pylons and narrow country roads also threaten to make this move extremely difficult.
After making his money in real estate on the mainland, Jeremy Henderson now lives on the North Shore of Oahu Island. He found the perfect house to live in - a beautiful architect-designed house built in around 1915. But there's a catch- at the moment it is at the wrong end of the island. So he calls in local house mover Mike Faye to move the house to his site. But the house is too large to shift in one piece and Mike has to take drastic action and cut the house into 8 pieces for the move. To make matters worse the crew can only move the home in the middle of the night to avoid blocking Honolulu's busiest highway- a huge challenge.
Now that Trent and Mary Marr's two girls have flown the nest, they figured they have a change of lifestyle. Trent dreams of building up his new budding business ventures - dog training and quail hunting. And, he has found the perfect piece of land that will allow him to do just that. To help realize the dream Trent and Mary call in veteran house mover Donald Wayne and his team, to shift their cherished holiday cabin from its current site to the new plot of land. The 15-mile journey is fraught with obstacles. Donald will have to negotiate the cabin through thick forests and over narrow bridges. With the Marrs house and business dreams hanging in the balance will the move be a success?
A couple recently purchased a two-story dream home in Medicine Hat, and the only problem with it is the location. It's precariously perched on a crumbling cliff above a network of collapsing mining tunnels. In a race against time, they call in a crew to move the house. But saving it from falling into the ravine is just the beginning since the couple's new plot is on the other side of town.
A single mom in Blockhouse, Nova Scotia spends her life savings to rescue a 250-year-old cottage. It's been in her family for generations, but is slated for demolition to make way for a wider highway. She hires a team of professionals to move the cottage to a beautiful site. But on the way they've got to navigate a tricky route that includes narrow bridges, high-voltage power lines, and a steep off-road trail.
When Annalie Plaetz's parents decided to give their daughter their acres of farmland, she and husband Joe were overjoyed. But the farm meant Annalie and Joe had a daily commute of over 20 miles to farm the extra land. Building a new house was not an option with so many memories at the farmstead. So to eliminate the daily journey, they decided to move their house to the farm. They call in experienced house trucker Garvin Marcus, to lift and move their home and workshop, and take it across country to the new plot. Will both buildings survive the tricky trip unscathed?
On the vacation of a lifetime in Antarctica, partners Doug McClelland and Tony Tucker received a phone call - it was their worst nightmare. Their beloved floating home, moored in an exclusive location in downtown Vancouver, had capsized during a freak snow storm. With cherished possessions ruined, and the house a wreck, Doug and Tony were not beaten, but decided to re-build. They enlist one of the world's best naval architects, Alfonso Sotres, to design an unsinkable new floating home. Once complete a team of marine engineers has to sail the house down the busy Fraser River and out into the Strait of Georgia to get it to the new moorings. Will the house float when launched? And can it survive a perilous sea journey to reach the moorings?
Garry and Vicki Anderson built their ideal weekend getaway - a beautiful two-story wooden house - in the majestic Cascade Mountains along the banks of the raging Skagit River. But shortly after they completed their house, the river burst its banks and changed direction. Their dream home is now perilously close to falling into the river. To rescue it, they call in experienced house trucker Dell Davies, to lift and roll the house away from the brink of disaster. Will their dream home escape unscathed from a perilous journey through a dense forest?
With their grown up kids leaving the nest, a couple are ready for a fresh new start. They've got a secluded plot in Medicine Hat, Alberta. But the home they've found is clear across town. To repatriate their brand new digs, the couple calls in a crew of expert heavy haulers. But a successful delivery means navigating icy roads and risky railway crossings with a 50-tonne house in tow.
A couple are thrilled to find their 1970s dream home, but now they have to save the stunning redwood ranch from the wrecking ball. The land it sits on has been sold to a developer and if they don't move it, the house will be demolished. They've called in an elite house-moving team and their first problem is the home's size. In order to get it on the road, it will have to be cut in half.
Vancouver Islanders Red and Barb Reuther need a bigger home for their big family gatherings. Rather than extend their existing home, they find a vacant second hand house but it's a 100 miles away ... by sea! So they call in a crew of house truckers to not only haul it but also sail it to their lot. Ron Nickel's team battle high tides and strong ocean currents to lift and load the house onto a barge for a unique sea journey. Will the home's huge glass windows survive intact on this epic ocean odyssey?
A young military couple with an ambitious plan want to move their house out of the North Dakota countryside and closer to town. But when the husband is deployed to Afghanistan, the project grounds to a halt. Two years later, the house is finally ready to go. But the perilous path to its new plot is a 53-kilometre rain-soaked trek along flooded roads.