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About the show

In DIY Network's Rescue Renovation host Kayleen McCabe saves project-challenged homeowners who are in over their heads with their renovations. Kayleen points out exactly what went wrong and formulates a seven-day action plan to turn awful renovations into jaw-dropping rooms.
Season 2, Episode 4

Johnson Basement

A lot of things can happen when you get a group of guys together, and unfortunately for Tara Johnson her husband, Chris Johnson, that meant crazy drywalling. Chris and his buddies drywalled the whole basement, except for the concrete parts, and Tara is not happy. Kayleen arrives with her team to tear down what Chris has done and give Tara a basement equipped with a master suite and a family hangout.

Tuesday
Mar 17
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Vitale Barn

Danielle and Todd have a house that was built in the late 1800s, but the one big problem is their 40-year-old barn. Their goal is to turn this barn into a space they can use all year long. The building is already insulated, but these homeowners are not sure what to do next. So they called in Kayleen to warm up their barn and create a perfect place for the family to spend all four seasons.

Tuesday
Mar 17
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Argonoff Bathroom

The tile in Angela and David's master bath was falling off, so instead of fixing just one tile, they tore it all out, even the floors. Now they are stuck with a non-functioning bathroom and no tile, and they won't do anything until they decide on what tub they want. So Kayleen is stepping in to help this couple make some important decisions and get this bathroom makeover finished once and for all.

Tuesday
Mar 17
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 6

Goncalves Patio

Cleiton and Viviane Goncalves recently remodeled their basement. After the contractors left their backyard in ruins, Cleiton got a book from the hardware store and tried to build a new patio. With the hot tub creating a collapsing situation and not knowing what to do next, these homeowners called Kayleen and her crew for help. Soon they will have a super awesome, tricked-out two-story patio.

Tuesday
Mar 24
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 5

Ballard Master Bedroom

Ryan and Allison Ballard bought an old printing press studio to live in, and then shortly after realized they didn't know a whole lot about construction. With a completely blank space to renovate and no idea where to start, they were in desperate need of help. Kayleen arrives with her crew to teach the Ballards some tricks of the trade and give them the knowledge that they need for success in their renovation.

Thursday
Apr 2
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 9

Granda Kitchen

Jennifer and Joseph Granda quickly got in over their heads when they tried to remodel their kitchen. Bearing walls, aluminum pipes in the cabinets, cracking tile floors and stairs to deal with proved to be too much for these would- be renovators. Kayleen and her crew are here to get them through all of this and create a beautiful kitchen with a more open floor plan.

Thursday
Apr 2
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 4

Lentsch-Richter Basement

Margy and Josh Lentsch-Richter have a new baby and a steady flow of foster dogs. When they started renovating their basement to create more space, they got stuck on the framing. So they called in Kayleen McCabe and her crew to create a space that is more beautiful and functional than Margy and Josh could have imagined.

Thursday
Apr 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Holmes Master Suite

After Tara and Cleveland Holmes bought their dream home, they quickly discovered a huge plumbing problem and their master bathroom became un-functional. After years of sharing a bathroom with their children, Kayleen McCabe is here to fix the problem and create a kid-free space for the homeowners, complete with a glass-enclosed shower and a custom vanity.

Thursday
Apr 2
1pm | 12c
Season 4, Episode 2

Henrichs Garage

Jeremy and Carrie Henrichs tried to create a living space in their detached garage that could be a sports/workshop hangout for him as well as a zen, relaxing space for her. They soon realized that they were in way over their heads. With shotddy electrical and a wish list bigger than their skill set, they turned to Kayleen McCabe and her crew to create the space they always dreamed of.

Friday
Sep 16
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Holmes Master Suite

After Tara and Cleveland Holmes bought their dream home, they quickly discovered a huge plumbing problem and their master bathroom became un-functional. After years of sharing a bathroom with their children, Kayleen McCabe is here to fix the problem and create a kid-free space for the homeowners, complete with a glass-enclosed shower and a custom vanity.

Sunday
Sep 18
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

LaLuzerne Kitchen

After 8 years of partial demolition, Rod and Colleen LaLuzerne have given up. Rod attempted to build new cabinets for an outdated kitchen but couldn't do it fast enough. Add to that a torn up ceiling revealing a crazy amount of unexpected plumbing, and these homeowners were at a loss. They called in Kayleen to help, and she's here to tear everything out and start fresh, giving them the kitchen they have always dreamed of and much more.

Wednesday
Sep 21
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Barry Outdoor Room

Kevin and Mary Beth Barry wanted to provide a space for their kids to safely jump on the trampoline, but once the enclosure was built they quickly realized it was a horrible idea; so they started to fill in the hole. They then decided that an outdoor room would fit their family better, but they didn't know how to move forward. That's when they called in Kayleen McCabe and her crew to construct a space that will be safe and exactly what they've always wanted.

Friday
Sep 30
7am | 6c
Season 5, Episode 5

Wilson Basement

Nick and Savanna began to remodel their bad basement four years ago. Nick did the demo, and started a few projects, including having a new support beam installed. However, the beam was not installed correctly, and Nick quickly realized he didn't have the skills to finish all these projects, so the basement has sat neglected for four years. Now, Kayleen McCabe and her crew are on hand to banish this bad basement, and turn it into a pub-style playground that both adults and kids can enjoy. Along the way, they'll install proper support, add a bath, reclaim the fireplace, and build a bar that's truly one-of-a-kind.

Friday
Oct 28
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

Scobel Barn

Jessica and Dave Scobel started to renovate the old barn on their property to provide extra living space. When they started investigating they found that dozens of pigeons had made a home in the roof. They began to clean up the mess but just couldn't figure out how to prevent a return. So they called in Kayleen McCabe and her crew to clean things up and create a space that is warm and inviting.

Tuesday
Feb 14
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

Lentsch-Richter Basement

Margy and Josh Lentsch-Richter have a new baby and a steady flow of foster dogs. When they started renovating their basement to create more space, they got stuck on the framing. So they called in Kayleen McCabe and her crew to create a space that is more beautiful and functional than Margy and Josh could have imagined.

Wednesday
Feb 15
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 5

Sweet Master Suite

Leon Stor had big plans when he bought an old church building to turn into his home. His master suite is sub-par and he tore through a wall only to find an illegal stack of plumbing. He decided to call in Kayleen McCabe and her crew to fix the problems and create a space worthy of the name 'bachelor pad.'

Thursday
Feb 16
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Holmes Master Suite

After Tara and Cleveland Holmes bought their dream home, they quickly discovered a huge plumbing problem and their master bathroom became un-functional. After years of sharing a bathroom with their children, Kayleen McCabe is here to fix the problem and create a kid-free space for the homeowners, complete with a glass-enclosed shower and a custom vanity.

Friday
Feb 17
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 7

McNew Bedroom

Carl McNew and Steve Hunter were looking for their extra bedroom to be relaxing and somewhat of a retreat, but after the walls came down they couldn't make decisions on what to do next, ending up stuck with exposed insulation. Now Kayleen McCabe is here with her crew to make the homeowners visions come to life and create a relaxing and functional guest suite.

Saturday
Feb 18
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

Girten Basement

Holly and Bryan Girten fell in love with their house because of the huge basement. But, after a flood caused by bad landscaping and old windows, they thought their basement was beyond repair. They fixed the landscaping and windows and are ready for their basement to be usable, but don't know how to continue. So they called in Kayleen McCabe to create a space that is perfect for parties and relaxing.

Sunday
Feb 19
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 9

Garcia Basement

Dana and Tony Garcia have started to finish off their enormous basement themselves, but have had no success. The concrete floors and exposed framing still remain, and they have no idea how to disguise the support beams that are in the middle of the room. They called in Kayleen McCabe for help, and she's here to turn their basement into a second living space complete with a kitchenette.

Monday
Feb 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Larson-Bailey Kitchen

Renee Larson and Keith Bailey are stuck in their kitchen renovation. With a load-bearing brick wall that needs to come down and outdated appliances, these two are deadlocked in demo--but Kayleen McCabe is here to help. She and her crew will take down the brick wall and deck out this kitchen with every modern convenience, giving Keith and Renee everything they wanted.

Tuesday
Feb 21
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Ejiasa Bedroom

Over a year ago Kayleen rescued Onyi Ejiasa's disastrous basement, creating an office and media room. But he didn't learn his lesson, and now he's attempted to tackle his master bedroom and seems to have lost his notes from before. So, Kayleen McCabe is here to take Onyi back to school, teaching him how to finish off this ripped up space in serious style.

Wednesday
Feb 22
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

LaLuzerne Kitchen

After 8 years of partial demolition, Rod and Colleen LaLuzerne have given up. Rod attempted to build new cabinets for an outdated kitchen but couldn't do it fast enough. Add to that a torn up ceiling revealing a crazy amount of unexpected plumbing, and these homeowners were at a loss. They called in Kayleen to help, and she's here to tear everything out and start fresh, giving them the kitchen they have always dreamed of and much more.

Thursday
Feb 23
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Poppleton Bathroom

Joe and Christina Poppleton tore out their ugly bathtub six months ago. Since then, Joe was able to install new vanities and do a little bit of tiling, but got stuck on everything else. Now, Kayleen is here and she's going to completely change up the layout and finish off the space with the most interesting bath and shower these homeowners have ever seen.

Friday
Feb 24
4:30am | 3:30c

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