The Scheman Job

The only thing missing from this old house - a screened in front porch.

About the show

Home renovation looks so easy on TV. We see a project move quickly and smoothly from start to finish – and the results are always beautiful. But somewhere between "before" and "after" there are always at least a few speed bumps – and one great story. Budgets skyrocket, tempers flare, relationships suffer. This is real life, and DIY Network's Renovation Realities proves that even in home improvement, truth is often stranger than fiction.

Videos

Season 12, Episode 3

The Boothe Job

James and Alyssa Boothe have a kitchen that just isn't their taste. They knock a wall down and attempt to totally renovate the space. Various problems arise, including an unexpected sewage pipe and a cabinet that won't fit in the door. By the end, the Boothes have a completely different opinion of renovations.

Saturday
Mar 7
8pm | 7c
Season 12, Episode 6

The Groth Job

Ashle Groth and her boyfriend Jeremy just bought the house of their dreams! They want to make it their forever home, but first, it needs some work. They've been doing lots of small renovations but the next big project is the kitchen. Ashle and Jeremy feel pretty confident in their renovation skills, but they soon realize that there's a lot more to renovation than just being handy. From confusing instructions to missing pieces, this couple starts to wonder if this renovation is against them.

Sunday
Mar 22
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 14, Episode 8

The Hansen Job

Talmage and Rachel Hansen want to renovate their outdated kitchen and dining room. They hope for the best, but as they begin, even the easiest tasks turn into a nightmare, leaving them racing to get to the finish line.

Sunday
Apr 19
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 12, Episode 7

The Behrens Job

Jeff Behrens and his brother-in-law Jose set out to turn Jeff's boring, small utility room into a laundry/bathroom combo. From demo to plumbing to framing, this renovation is one surprise after another.

Thursday
Jun 11
10am | 9c
Season 14, Episode 8

The Hansen Job

Talmage and Rachel Hansen want to renovate their outdated kitchen and dining room. They hope for the best, but as they begin, even the easiest tasks turn into a nightmare, leaving them racing to get to the finish line.

Sunday
Aug 23
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 13, Episode 7

The Hansen Job

Jennifer and David Bullinger are renovating an outdated upstairs bedroom to add some much needed space to their cramped house. The existing room is unusable except for storage, and with four kids, the Bullinger's house is practically bursting at the seams. The walls need to be gutted to install insulation and electricity, three broken windows need to be removed and replaced and a door that leads to nowhere, something of a safety hazard for their four children under six, will either need to be closed off entirely or replaced with a new door and deck addition. The sagging ceilings and beaten up floors will be demolished as well, so this truly is a complete renovation. While both are familiar with minor renovations, this project is larger than anything either has taken on before. However, they both agree that the added space is paramount, so they're willing to do anything to get it done.

Saturday
Oct 10
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 14, Episode 11

The Meyer Job

Brandi Meyer and her boyfriend, Duke Martin, live near the beach in paradise. However, their tiny, outdated kitchen is far from perfect. Therefore, Brandi and Duke try to renovate their kitchen, but one obstacle after another leaves them wondering if their kitchen in their new beach bungalow will ever look like paradise.

Saturday
Nov 21
11pm | 10c
Season 14, Episode 3

The Willis Job

Curt and Rock have been oddballs for forever, and Rock has agreed to help Curt in his backyard renovation. They want to tear down the existing deck, and make a larger, more expansive deck and plan to finish with an outdoor theater. Combined, their renovation skills are minimal, but with their sense of humor and Rock's saw something is bound to happen. They are prepared to take on the challenge!

Saturday
Jan 9
7pm | 6c
Season 15, Episode 2

The McDowell Job

Life long friends Lori McDowell and Amy Emory have teamed up together to renovate Lori's rec room. Lori has been remodeling her whole house and it's time for them to conquer the rec room. But first they have to demo everything, the kitchen, the bathroom, the floors and walls. With little experience, power tools and a lot of laughs, can these renovators handle the challenge?

Saturday
Jan 30
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 14, Episode 7

The Truka Job

Rob Truka and his friend Dane Fairfield try to renovate Rob's tacky, outdated kitchen. They start off strong, but as fatigue and stress start to set in, they quickly learn that renovating an older home is anything but easy and can even be a hazard to your health.

Sunday
Feb 7
3am | 2c
Season 10, Episode 10

The Switzky Job

Bryant Switzky and his wife, Karissa, want to open up their tiny, outdated kitchen, so they decide to renovate it together. Even though Karissa is pregnant, they are both determined to keep going...but soon find that there are some things they just can't overcome.

Monday
Feb 15
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 9

The Eubank Job

John Eubank has been slowly renovating his home in downtown Baltimore for around 2 years. The final step for him is the kitchen where he plans to demo a wall to create an open floor plan. For this renovation he has talked his girlfriend, Whitney, into helping. With her go-getter attitude, and his "experience" they feel ready to tackle the kitchen. Will this kitchen end up tackling them?

Thursday
Mar 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 15, Episode 8

The Ramsey Job

Anthony Thomas and his mother, Lisa Ramsey, have been renovating Anthony's 106 year old house. They're finally ready for the biggest project, the kitchen. They need to demolish everything in the space and start new. But with a house over one hundred years old anything can lay behind those walls.

Thursday
Mar 24
11am | 10c
Season 17, Episode 2

The Tatge Job

Evan and Melanie Tatge cannot stand their current bathroom. With a tub they never use taking up space, they both agree a renovation is in order. Due to being amateurs, they run into some problems along the way. They power through leaky water pipes and vanities that don't fit in order to achieve their dream of a spacious, walk-in shower and a floor that perfectly matches their bedroom.

Saturday
Jul 23
6pm | 5c
Season 16, Episode 1

The Bartelski Job

Chris and Allie Bartelski are going crazy sharing a bathroom with their 5 year old, and 2 year old. They are ready for some privacy so they plan to create a master suite out of their bedroom by knocking out the closet and turning it into a bathroom, and tearing down the ceiling to expose the dormers. With a lot of laughs, a lot of power tools, and a dash of math skills, these homeowners are ready for the challenge.

Saturday
Jul 23
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 16, Episode 7

The Perala Job

Adam and Erika Perala are renovating their attic to get a little more space for their daughter. But with a 91 year old house, nothing is ever easy. They tear down the wood paneling to find some rather interesting items left from an old homeowner. But with some problems they didn't plan for, these renovators are struggling to finish.

Saturday
Jul 23
7pm | 6c
Season 16, Episode 8

The Hagemann Job

Jon and Cindy Hagemann are ready to renovate their old bathroom. But there is one major problem, a cast iron lowered tub. But the Hagemann's soon discover figuring out how to remove the tub is only half the problem.

Saturday
Jul 23
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 16, Episode 11

The Kolstad Job

Ian Kolstad and his girlfriend Amanda Waite are high school sweethearts that just bought their first house together. They are not a fan of the drab bathroom and want to completely change the look. They think renovating will be easy, but with no experience and no help, will the renovation go as planned?

Saturday
Jul 23
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 12

The Kennedy Job

Mary Grace Kennedy just bought her first house in her hometown. She wants to revamp her out of date kitchen. With her dad by her side, she is certain they can tackle the daunting task of renovating this outdated house. Mary Grace struggles with various tasks of the renovation and finds out that sometimes daddy still knows best.

Saturday
Jul 23
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 17, Episode 3

The Escamilla Job

Natalie Escamilla and Jim Fell hate their 1950's bathroom. Since it's current, outdated condition has been deemed unlivable and entirely too small, it's time for a renovation. With a tub that won't fit and sewage seeping out of the toilet, this couple faced more obstacles than they initially thought possible.

Saturday
Jul 23
9pm | 8c
Season 17, Episode 4

The Hillebrand Job

Kayli Hillebrand hates her old kitchen. She enlists the help of her best friend, Megan Langford, to tear it apart and start new. Although these two work well together, they never imagined what sort of problems they would encounter. After a run-in with rats inside the walls, this is a renovation neither girl will soon forget.

Saturday
Jul 23
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 17, Episode 3

The Escamilla Job

Natalie Escamilla and Jim Fell hate their 1950's bathroom. Since it's current, outdated condition has been deemed unlivable and entirely too small, it's time for a renovation. With a tub that won't fit and sewage seeping out of the toilet, this couple faced more obstacles than they initially thought possible.

Sunday
Jul 24
12am | 11c
Season 17, Episode 4

The Hillebrand Job

Kayli Hillebrand hates her old kitchen. She enlists the help of her best friend, Megan Langford, to tear it apart and start new. Although these two work well together, they never imagined what sort of problems they would encounter. After a run-in with rats inside the walls, this is a renovation neither girl will soon forget.

Sunday
Jul 24
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 16, Episode 11

The Kolstad Job

Ian Kolstad and his girlfriend Amanda Waite are high school sweethearts that just bought their first house together. They are not a fan of the drab bathroom and want to completely change the look. They think renovating will be easy, but with no experience and no help, will the renovation go as planned?

Sunday
Jul 24
3am | 2c
Season 16, Episode 12

The Kennedy Job

Mary Grace Kennedy just bought her first house in her hometown. She wants to revamp her out of date kitchen. With her dad by her side, she is certain they can tackle the daunting task of renovating this outdated house. Mary Grace struggles with various tasks of the renovation and finds out that sometimes daddy still knows best.

Sunday
Jul 24
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 17, Episode 1

The Grey Job

Casper Grey and David McKenzie want to keep their tight-knit family together, but David needs a little more personal space. In order to achieve this, they have decided to turn the dingy, unlivable basement into a modern, fully functioning apartment for David. This way, he can be available to help with his grandchildren while still being able to live his bachelor lifestyle.

Saturday
Jul 30
8pm | 7c

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