Season 5, Episode 12

Should We Stay or Should We Go? This Mega Den Will Decide It

The Gusts bought their home in a hurry, and now Dana wishes they hadn't. As a last-ditch attempt to convince her to cancel the moving men, Dave has called in Anitra and the Mega Dens team to transform their unused attic loft into the best room of the house! The space has been (and will always be) a play area for their three sons, so organization and storage is key. A series of custom built-ins will contain the clutter and are designed to make the most of the funky ceiling angles and actually make the room feel taller than it is. Mom gets handy for the first time ever with tools and helps prep a secondhand dresser for Anitra's most smashing paint job ever, a super-stylish Union Jack flag across the entire thing. The old stair railings are replaced, and the existing columns get an easy facelift with sleeves constructed from simple one-by lumber to become architectural statements all their own. Finally, the team tucks a built-in bed into one of the dormers for sleepover parties or impromptu relaxing in a swanky Mega Den that convinces Dana that her house is way cooler than she ever realized.
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Contemporary Den with Hardwood Brown Floors

A den with hardwood brown floors is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Black and Gray Den with Brick Fireplace

A black and gray den with a white brick fireplace is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Traditional Den with a Silver Chandelier

A traditional den with a silver chandelier and matching curtains is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Baseball Themed Den with Functional Bar

By transforming a wall into a functional bar and updating the paint, cladding walls with wood and adding unique furniture, Mecadon created a sophisticated baseball themed den for the whole family.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan/ Getty

Contemporary Den with a Green Sectiomnal

A contemporary den with a green sectional and wood coffee table is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Front Door Turned Coffee Table

An old door finds new life as a coffee table. The rustic finish is perfect for a family room -- you can put your feet up, spill soda on it, not use your coaster – it doesn’t matter – it'll all add to the natural, rich patina.

Brown Rustic Den with Movie Area

The attic is now a family friendly living space that is complete with a custom bar, dance floor, red painted wood chandeliers, old wood door wall, games and a movie area, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

Rustic Den with a Black Leather Sectional

A rustic den with a black leather sectional is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Rustic Den with Red Painted Wood Chandeliers

The attic is now a family friendly living space that is complete with a dance floor, red painted wood chandeliers, games and a movie area, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images

Brown Traditional Den with a Black Banquette

A traditional den with a wood table and a black banquette is shown, as seen on DIY Network's Mega Dens.

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