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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 5

Romano Bathroom

With their bathroom's rotting floor joists and torn-down walls, Mike and Marissa Romano are scared to go any farther in their renovation of the space. Lucky for this couple, Kayleen knows exactly what to do. She brings in her crew and gets started on correcting the structural issues of this room and is on a mission to give these homeowners a relaxing master bathroom.

Tuesday
Mar 17
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Holman-Jensen Living Room

Troy Jensen and Vincent Holman bought their house five years ago with intentions of flipping it, but then they fell in love with the place, or at least most of it. When their renovations began, these homeowners wanted to create an urban loft feel in their living room but got stuck when they discovered a load-bearing wall in the space. So they called in Kayleen and her crew. She's here to tear down the wall and give the guys the modern, industrial feel that they are looking for.

Tuesday
Mar 17
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 3, Episode 2

Rowe Garage

Drew Neilson and Kristy Rowe tried and tried to finish their garage into an office space for Kristy, and failed each time. After contractors ripped them off, they were at a loss of what to do next. So they called on Kayleen, and she arrives with her crew to fix contractor-created problems and give Drew and Kristy an awesome finished garage without that "finished garage" feel.

Tuesday
Mar 17
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 2, Episode 11

Holman-Jensen Living Room

Troy Jensen and Vincent Holman bought their house five years ago with intentions of flipping it, but then they fell in love with the place, or at least most of it. When their renovations began, these homeowners wanted to create an urban loft feel in their living room but got stuck when they discovered a load-bearing wall in the space. So they called in Kayleen and her crew. She's here to tear down the wall and give the guys the modern, industrial feel that they are looking for.

Tuesday
Mar 24
5pm | 4c
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 24
5:30pm | 4:30c
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 13

Shea Front Yard

David Shea and Lauren Greco hate their front yard. They have pot-holes the size of ponds in their driveway and there is no shade. They want to entertain but are embarrassed of the front of their house. Kayleen is here to tear it all up and put it back together to be the perfect yard for a front yard party.

Thursday
Apr 2
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Thursday
Apr 2
1:30pm | 12:30c
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 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
Sep 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.

Wednesday
Sep 21
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.

Friday
Dec 16
7am | 6c
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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