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.
DJ and Molly Malinowski bought a charming home as a young couple, but three kids later, they've run out of space. DJ and Molly want to convert their unused attic into a playroom for their kids. They have high hopes for this project, but with limited DIY skills, they start to realize that their dreams might be too big!
Keith and Karen Eyer want to update their boring and ugly basement. They desire to bring their basement into this decade by removing panel walls and a dingy drop-ceiling. The smelly carpet that their dogs often mistake for grass will be torn out and replaced with hardwood floors, and french doors will be installed to create privacy in the area. Karen thinks this will be a quick and easy job, but Keith does not share the same opinion. Will Karen's optimism prevail or Keith's realistic outlook set the tone for this renovation?
Hannah and Josh Ramsey have a massive home in Dallas, Texas. However, the whole house needs some work. Their newest renovation project will be their largest yet, converting two extremely small bathrooms, two bedrooms and a laundry area into one large master suite. Josh has a few DIY skills, but Hannah's knowledge of renovations both starts and stops at painting. The Ramseys have a big project on their hands, but they're eager to finally have a master suite they can be proud to call theirs.
Roommates Hank Owen and Stephen Palmer want to turn their wasted space into a man cave. The room currently houses a bunch of couches and is too dark. Although their renovation skills are minimal, they try to pull it off with some interesting tactics and their sweet karate moves.
John and Aleta Lynch love their historic home in downtown Phoenix. But with a historic home, comes some quirks they want to change. They plan to open up their kitchen for a more practical space. With a wall separating the dining room and the kitchen they hate how closed off it feels. With a lot of laughs, and some handiness, the Lynch's really have their work cut out.
Matt Yunker and his girlfriend, Anna Wakulchik, love the old charm of their 1897 home, but hate the dysfunctional kitchen. The cabinetry is limited and there are very few functioning drawers. They want to be able to entertain in this space, but must make some drastic changes before they can invite anyone over. Matt has attempted DIY projects in the past, but he knows to expect the unexpected when it comes to this historic house. With a new puppy at home, they face even more setbacks that they did not plan for. Will the issues of an old home and a needy puppy distract them...or will they be able to change this prehistoric kitchen from old and outdated to modern and new?
Courtney and Jeremy Zelwin have a split level basement that they'd like to open up and finish out in order to give their kids more space to play. They've worked on other projects in their house together before, so they're excited to get started on this large task...but from the beginning, electrical issues and communication problems cause tensions to rise. And while they want to get this done for their kids, the couple quickly learns that children and renovations do not mix well!
Mike and Claudia are over their master bathroom. The hate runs so deep that they have never used the shower once, and have lived there for over a year. But with 4+ people using one bathroom, they're ready to renovate. Mike and Claudia want to rip everything out, and even open up their closet to make the space larger.
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.
Lindsey and Dave Leker love their home, the location, and the space. But with every house there are some problems. Their master bath is not a master space, and the shower in the hallway bathroom barely works. Their plan is to demo both bathrooms and create one larger space for the family to use. But with old bathrooms come old plumbing and old drywall. Can this couple handle it?
Carolyn Ossorio and her husband Paul hate their old, rundown master bathroom and want to make it useful again. They quickly realize that is easier said than done in this episode. Although this couple knows how to work together, a bloody hand and busted plumbing put their patience to the test.
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.