Restoration expert Brett Waterman is hired by local fireman, Bobby, to restore his newly purchased 1913 Arts and Crafts bungalow in Redlands, California. The 100-year-old home has experienced inappropriate renovations and numerous bad choices over the years. Working with Bobby and his girlfriend Kandis, Brett rediscovers the home's history and architectural features. After a number of setbacks, Brett restores the house back to its former glory, and in the process creates a surprise for Bobby and Kandis.
Brett Waterman gets the chance to restore an enormous Arts and Crafts home with six bedrooms for a family that grew from four children to eight children in just two years. Brett brings the master bedroom back to life and creates a new bathroom upstairs. Downstairs, he completely reconfigures the kitchen to work better for this large family.
Brett Waterman restores a Victorian Bungalow for a military veteran and his daughter. The project grows in scale when unexpected problems are discovered and it becomes a complete restoration.
Brett restores a Victorian Farmhouse with an odd floor plan. Major foundation issues complicate the project, but the happy homeowners end up with a beautiful and functional house they could never have imagined.
Brett takes on a Spanish Colonial Revival that has had all of the beautiful original woodwork covered over with layers of paint. It's painstaking work to bring it back and the team hits some serious snags, but the result is a home that takes the owner's breath away.
Brett restores a 1913 Craftsman Bungalow for a young couple with a baby on the way. He's challenged with finding a way to bring back the natural wood in the house while still making it bright and welcoming.
Brett restores a classic Spanish Colonial Revival that hasn't been touched in years because the owner is a professional musician who is always on the road. Brett's challenge is to make the kitchen and bath more functional while staying true to the home's 1920s character.
Brett takes on a bright pink Arts and Crafts home with American Colonial elements. He uncovers lots of hidden features while returning the house to its 1922 roots.
Brett restores a 1947 postmodern ranch back to its post-World War II style for a military veteran and his wife. However, he has to make some tough decisions when the homeowners want to get rid of the original kitchen tile.
Brett thinks he finally gets an easy restoration job on a stunning Spanish Revival hillside mansion until he finds out it has a pink Victorian kitchen. Then, Brett uncovers hidden treasure on the old woodwork, but the homeowners don't seem to share his excitement.
Brett restores a Craftsman bungalow for a woman who had started the project with her late husband, but never finished. The homeowner is overwhelmed when she sees the house finally returned to its original beauty.
Brett strips away strange remodels and restores the beauty and functionality to a 1890s Victorian.
Brett opens up the floor plan of a 1950s midcentury ranch and makes the space more livable for a family of four while staying true to the original style.