Rescue Renovation Videos

Light Strip Crown Molding

Strip lighting hidden behind crown molding adds a soft glow to this room.

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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 2

Hughes Kitchen

Steve Hughes wants to marry Jen Brewster, but Jen won't move in until his kitchen is renovated. Trouble is, neither of them knows what to do with the space. With big dreams and a hutch that's in the way of everything, this couple needs help. Kayleen and her crew come to the rescue to give Jen and Steve the kitchen of their dreams.

Tuesday
Mar 17
9am | 8c
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 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 9

Rankin Kitchen

Allison and Seth Rankin have become claustrophobic in their old, tiny kitchen. They had plans to knock down a wall between two rooms to build a new kitchen, completely from scratch. But when they broke into the wall, they had questions about whether or not it was load-bearing, so they stopped and called Kayleen. Kayleen and her team are here to knock down the wall and build this family their dream kitchen, to order.

Tuesday
Mar 24
4pm | 3c
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 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 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 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 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.

Thursday
Apr 2
12pm | 11c
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 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.

Sunday
Nov 1
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 15

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.

Thursday
Jan 21
10am | 9c
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 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.

Saturday
Sep 17
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 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.

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

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