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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 6

Delancy Basement

Zeb and Heidi have a huge empty basement, after they took some time to clean out everything that had collected down there, and now they want to create a family space and a bedroom for their teenage daughter. However, they have no skills to complete this renovation and have gotten only as far as laying down tape lines for room separations. Kayleen is on hand to help create the perfect basement space for this family.

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

Walker Theater

Ken Walker built his house ten years ago to his own specifications. Now his girlfriend Michelle is ready to move in, but the house is not designed for two people to live in. This couple needs help. And since Ken is a big gamer and movie watcher, they need a room that will block sound from traveling through the whole house. Kayleen is on the case to build a new soundproof room that will make both of these homeowners happy and allow Michelle to feel right at home.

Tuesday
Mar 17
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 4

Mejia Kitchen

Tomas and Natalee Mejia wanted to open up their kitchen/dining room area. Stopped in their tracks by a load-bearing wall they tried to tear out, they have been living in an unsafe mess for nearly three years. Thank goodness they found Kayleen! She and her crew are going full blast to revamp the kitchen and provide the open floor plan these homeowners have been wanting.

Tuesday
Mar 24
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 10

Walker Theater

Ken Walker built his house ten years ago to his own specifications. Now his girlfriend Michelle is ready to move in, but the house is not designed for two people to live in. This couple needs help. And since Ken is a big gamer and movie watcher, they need a room that will block sound from traveling through the whole house. Kayleen is on the case to build a new soundproof room that will make both of these homeowners happy and allow Michelle to feel right at home.

Tuesday
Mar 24
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Domsch Basement

Austin Domsch got a little bit demo happy trying to renovate his basement. When he ran into electrical wires, his wife Jill made him stop for fear of electrocution. With no idea how to complete what they started, Austin and Jill called in licensed contractor and host Kayleen McCabe. Kayleen and her crew will help Austin finish the demo and build Jill and Austin the cozy family/guest room they've dreamed of.

Tuesday
Mar 24
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Klosowski Living Room

Needing room to entertain, Matt and Linda Klosowski wanted to remove their cumbersome fireplace and replace it with an entertainment center. Their attempts at demolition led to all kinds of problems, so they called in Kayleen and her crew to get rid of the fireplace and create the space they need to host their friends and family.

Thursday
Apr 2
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Thursday
Apr 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Monday
Sep 19
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.

Wednesday
Oct 19
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
Oct 20
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.

Friday
Dec 9
7am | 6c
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 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
Season 5, Episode 1

Gomolka Kitchen

Stephanie Gomolka and Arawan Gajaviva hate their kitchen but love everything else about their house. They tried to knock down a wall, but never committed to it because of some wiring and a thermostat. They now find themselves completely stalled, and are in desperate need of help. So Kayleen McCabe is here to get them rolling again. She plans to open up their space, and give them a layout that is inviting and functional.

Saturday
Feb 25
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 2

Hopping Master Suite

Katherine and Ben Hopping unexpectedly found themselves in a bathroom remodel. After trying - and failing - to fix the leaks all over their house, they ended up not using their master bath at all. Now, Kayleen McCabe and her crew are here to help them reclaim their unused bathroom, and turn it into something spectacular. Of course, they'll also fix some plumbing problems along the way.

Sunday
Feb 26
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

Brown Great Room

Jeremy and Dana tried to renovate their kitchen, but quickly found themselves in over their heads - and Jeremy may have made things worse with some creative wiring solutions. They've already bought their cabinets, but haven't even begun to figure out where to put them, so their brand new cabinets have been sitting in the garage for months. The kitchen connects to the living room and dining area, but an awkward and boxy layout keeps the space from living up to its full potential. Now, Kayleen McCabe and her team are ready to tear down the walls and take this space out of the box. Along the way, they'll set the electrical straight, configure the cabinets, and uncover the great in this great room.

Monday
Feb 27
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.

Monday
Mar 27
4:30am | 3:30c

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