With help from their contractors, Ginger Zee and Ben Aaron gut their house to the studs, remove walls and expand the floor plan. Their friends and family also lend a hand, including Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, Amy Robach and Lara Spencer, who join Ginger’s painting party in the series’ second episode. Along the way, Ben and Ginger face the unexpected set-backs and surprise expenses of the renovation, such as asbestos removal and unusable original flooring, with a can-do attitude and plenty of humor.
“I don’t know how to do any of this stuff,” chuckled Ben. “I thought ‘escrow’ was a soup!"