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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.

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Season 14, Episode 4

The Schnur Job

Brian and Bethany Schnur hate their master bathroom. As their final house project, they are ready to demolish everything, including the closet to build a new master bathroom. With Bethany's vision, and Brian's DIY skills, they hope to get a clean start in their new master bath.

Sunday
Mar 22

12:30am | 11:30c

Season 13, Episode 9

The Velasquez Job

Jaci and Nic Velasquez have a hazardous front porch that needs to be renovated. The existing porch has been repainted and shoddily repaired numerous times, and this family thinks it's time for an upgrade. First, Jaci and Nic are planning to completely demo the existing porch. A cement staircase was hidden beneath the porch until Nic recently removed overgrown bushes that were harboring brown recluses. This staircase will have to be demoed as well, something Nic believes will be easier said than done. To finish out the demo portion of their renovation, the cement walkway leading up to the stairs will be torn up as well. The Velasquez family is planning on building a contemporary front porch after all this demo is completed. Consisting of an extended roofline, multiple steel support cables that create a 'floating' appearance, this renovation will completely change the look of their home. A new stone walkway will be laid down to add a warm and inviting finishing touch to this ambitious project. Jaci and Nic are excited to have a front porch that their children aren't afraid of, that won't injure friends and family who walk on it, and they can't wait to get started.

Sunday
Mar 29

1:30am | 12:30c

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Talmage and Rachel Hansen want to renovate their outdated kitchen and dining room.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 6

The Nordstrom Job

Natalie Nordstrom and Ben Bagwell are a young couple with limited DIY experience and lots of love. Their goal is to turn Natalie's poorly designed and outdated kitchen into an updated, usable space. Natalie and Ben know that this project is going to be a challenge to finish in five days, but with a lot of teamwork and dedication, what could go wrong?

Saturday
Aug 8

11:30pm | 10:30c

Season 13, Episode 6

The Kushner Job

Whitney and Brad Hancock are renovating their unused upstairs area into an extra bedroom or nursery. The short treads on the staircase that leads up to the area make it impossible to walk up and down, so the first step will be to demolish the existing staircase and install a new one. Once that is complete, they feel as if the entire space is too closed off, so they plan on opening up the entire area by demolishing all interior walls to start with a blank slate. The ceiling is drooping and needs to come down, a broken window and its frame will be replaced and the broken flooring will be torn out as well. When all demo is complete, Whitney and Brad will then install insulation, drywall and new bamboo floors throughout. Even after all of this work, they are planning on hiding an exposed HVAC duct somehow. With limited DIY experience, The Hancocks are overwhelmed by the sheer size of this renovation, but know that they need the extra space.

Saturday
Oct 10

7pm | 6c

Season 14, Episode 13

The Thomas Job

Jeff and Sharon Thomas are avid DIYers, who hope to finish renovating their house by overhauling their small, outdated master bedroom. However, on the journey to creating a more open, updated space, they are confronted with one surprise after another. Will Jeff and Sharon finish renovating their house or will the renovation finish them?

Sunday
Oct 11

12am | 11c

Season 13, Episode 9

The Velasquez Job

Jaci and Nic Velasquez have a hazardous front porch that needs to be renovated. The existing porch has been repainted and shoddily repaired numerous times, and this family thinks it's time for an upgrade. First, Jaci and Nic are planning to completely demo the existing porch. A cement staircase was hidden beneath the porch until Nic recently removed overgrown bushes that were harboring brown recluses. This staircase will have to be demoed as well, something Nic believes will be easier said than done. To finish out the demo portion of their renovation, the cement walkway leading up to the stairs will be torn up as well. The Velasquez family is planning on building a contemporary front porch after all this demo is completed. Consisting of an extended roofline, multiple steel support cables that create a 'floating' appearance, this renovation will completely change the look of their home. A new stone walkway will be laid down to add a warm and inviting finishing touch to this ambitious project. Jaci and Nic are excited to have a front porch that their children aren't afraid of, that won't injure friends and family who walk on it, and they can't wait to get started.

Sunday
Oct 11

2:30am | 1:30c

Season 15, Episode 3

The Hess Job

Katie and Jarrod Hess hate their master bathroom, from the uneven floors, to the barber shop stripes on the walls. They are ready to tear the whole space down. They want to demo the walls, extend out farther, fix the floors, and move the plumbing. But what they discover is an old house, means old problems.

Saturday
Nov 28

9pm | 8c

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
Dec 5

7:30pm | 6:30c

Season 14, Episode 1

The Schiding Job

Stephanie Schiding and her boyfriend, Sherrill, just bought their first condo. They're planning to completely gut their dirty and dingy kitchen and start fresh with new cabinets, new countertops, new flooring and new windows and doors. Stephanie's nonexistent renovation skills mixed with Sherrill's perfectionist attitude is surely going to cause some issues. In its current state, Stephanie and Sherrill's kitchen is truly a disaster, but with a little bit of luck and a lot of hard work, this kitchen nightmare can become the kitchen of their dreams.

Saturday
Dec 5

8pm | 7c

Season 8, Episode 6

The Pleuss Job

Newlyweds Jim and Ally Pleuss want to open up the living and dining room space in their new house by tearing out the walls around the staircase. But a never-ending demolition, "rolling" support walls, and a freak wheelbarrow accident leave them with nothing but a big hole in the floor.

Tuesday
Dec 22

4:30am | 3:30c

Season 15, Episode 10

The Sherman Job

Kim and Jon Sherman hate their laundry room space. With lots of kids making it messy, it's time for a change. They want to transform the space into a mudroom and a laundry room. To start they are going to blow out a wall and extend the room by 5 feet. The Shermans have their hands full with kids, a hole in their house, and a potential storm.

Saturday
Jan 2

10:30pm | 9:30c

Season 15, Episode 1

The McKee Job

Bill and Bethany McKee are prepared to knock down a wall to expose an empty space they hope to turn into their daughter's room. But the area behind the wall is unfinished, and the McKee's have never seen it. What lies behind the wall, and can the McKee's handle it?

Saturday
Feb 13

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
Feb 13

7:30pm | 6:30c

Season 14, Episode 9

The Childers Job

Karla and Jay Childers try to renovate their outdated, 1980s kitchen. However, Karla and Jay are met with one setback after another, making them wonder if they're ever going to bring their kitchen into the 21st century.

Saturday
Feb 13

8pm | 7c

Season 14, Episode 10

The Wright Job

Heather Wright and Elise Rock are close friends who have dreams of opening up a bed and breakfast. However, before they can do that, they have to create a master suite. The two ladies, who have minimal DIY skills, take on a beautiful, but outdated section of an historic mansion to create a master suite. Before long Heather and Elise feel like they are fighting against the mansion as they encounter one problem after another. Who will win, the mansion or the renovation?

Saturday
Feb 13

8:30pm | 7:30c

Season 16, Episode 5

The Richards Job

Chelsea and her fiance Chris are renovating their whole house in southern California. They plan to have their wedding on the estate, so when they say they want everything perfect, they mean it. Their next project is knocking down a bathroom and the laundry room to create a master bathroom. Chris' knowledge leads the team, and Chelsea's jokes keep it fun in this down and dirty renovation.

Saturday
Feb 13

9pm | 8c

Season 16, Episode 6

The Ruiz Job

Freddy and Christine Ruiz are ready for a new master bathroom, and nothing is stopping them. Even Christy being almost eight months pregnant is not slowing them down. With their little one on the way, they're really in a time crunch to finish the bathroom. They plan to take out the shower and bath tub, to create a relaxing oasis.

Saturday
Feb 13

9:30pm | 8:30c

Season 16, Episode 3

The Shimmel Job

Caleb and Molly Shimmel want an open concept living space. They've done some minor renovations on the house, but their next big project is the living room. They plan to take down part of a wall to open up the space, and get rid of the old walls to add new drywall.

Saturday
Feb 13

10pm | 9c

Season 16, Episode 4

The Minetz Job

Anya has roped her brother, Noah, into helping on her renovation. Noah isn't exactly sure about it, but Anya is confident that her and Noah are the ultimate renovation team. Anya wants to remodel her 'great' room, hoping to make it great once more. Noah's expertise may be lacking, but with his sister's motivational attitude, nothing will stop them.

Saturday
Feb 13

10:30pm | 9:30c

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
Feb 13

11pm | 10c

Season 14, Episode 12

The Jackson Job

Mark and Kristen Jackson, a fun, young couple, hope to create a high-end bathroom oasis and a functional master suite. However, while renovating their outdated, poorly laid out master bathroom they encounter one obstacle after another, which leaves them racing against time.

Saturday
Feb 13

11:30pm | 10:30c

Season 16, Episode 5

The Richards Job

Chelsea and her fiance Chris are renovating their whole house in southern California. They plan to have their wedding on the estate, so when they say they want everything perfect, they mean it. Their next project is knocking down a bathroom and the laundry room to create a master bathroom. Chris' knowledge leads the team, and Chelsea's jokes keep it fun in this down and dirty renovation.

Sunday
Feb 14

12am | 11c

Season 16, Episode 6

The Ruiz Job

Freddy and Christine Ruiz are ready for a new master bathroom, and nothing is stopping them. Even Christy being almost eight months pregnant is not slowing them down. With their little one on the way, they're really in a time crunch to finish the bathroom. They plan to take out the shower and bath tub, to create a relaxing oasis.

Sunday
Feb 14

12:30am | 11:30c

Season 16, Episode 3

The Shimmel Job

Caleb and Molly Shimmel want an open concept living space. They've done some minor renovations on the house, but their next big project is the living room. They plan to take down part of a wall to open up the space, and get rid of the old walls to add new drywall.

Sunday
Feb 14

1am | 12c

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