Brothers Wayne and Sean Bodenstab call house hauler Kerry Neufeld and his team to lift and shift their family cabin from the shores of Lake Kipabiskau, 150 miles to Sean's leisure resort where they can make more use of it. The cabin holds many special memories of their family holidays they've had there, so to keep it intact is very important to them all. But with trees blocking the main road to the resort, the only way the crew can haul it to the new site is to wait until the lake freezes solid, and then build an ice road to roll the house across. Several attempts to haul houses across frozen lakes have ended in disaster. Will Sean and Wayne's beloved cabin make the journey without sinking into the icy abyss?
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?
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.
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.
In 2008 Chuck and Connie Turbeyville watched in horror as their town was flooded in a deluge of water, caused by Hurricane Ike. Their home for over 20 years, where their son Chuck Jr had taken his first steps, was ruined along with the rest of the town. Connie and Chuck never want to go through such a disaster again. So they take the risky decision to buy a new house and move it to a site outside the flood zone. They call in expert house mover, Joe Matyiko - one of America's most experienced movers - to undertake the huge challenge. Jo Matyiko has to guide the house around tight turns and under dangerous cables before finally tackling the steep hill up to the new site. All of which threaten the house almost as much as the river below.
Serial house movers built a successful business by buying unwanted homes, moving them, renovating them and selling them for a profit. But then they lost everything and are now starting over from scratch. With loans from investors, they're back in business, hauling a stunning heritage home across the ocean to a new site on Vancouver Island. The future is looking up. That is, if the house arrives in one piece.
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.
Since they met Graham and Sharon Harkley have shared a love for the Fraser River, enjoying a variety of water-based hobbies and the wildlife. They like it so much, they buy a river mooring and decide to build a giant floating home. A team of architects designs the family a three story aquatic mansion. Then a fearless tug man face the challenge of a lifetime - sail the house across the state to reach its new moorings. Will the floating house survive the river journey on it's epic odyssey?
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?
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.
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 family in Seattle has found the perfect starter home for their daughter. But the 90-year-old building is on the wrong side of the city and that means a huge headache for the haulers. With help from a tugboat crew, they sail the house around downtown's treacherous traffic. But back on dry land, disaster looms as the wheels threaten to come off the daughter's dream home.
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.