Season 1, Episode 12

Smashing a Deck, Hot Tub and Shed to Make Way for a Fabulous Outdoor Entertainment and Play Space

Jason Cameron brings a Sledgehammer to Christa and Josh McAlpins' house. He gives them 30 seconds to choose the rooms that they hate the most. Josh and Christa's choice is their ugly backyard deck. When Jason hands over the sledgehammers, homeowner Christa reveals that she's pregnant and can't swing the hammer. Jason steps in to help Josh get the job done, but will Josh have enough time to demolish the deck, the hot tub and the falling down shed before turning his attention to the outdated bathroom? Time runs out on the bathroom project, but Jason delivers on his promise to redo the backyard. He adds a huge new deck with an incredible play space for the couple's two-year-old daughter. Jason also shows how to create a custom grill space complete with a manufactured stone finish.
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Jason at Blog Cabin 2014

With his hard hat on and sledgehammer in hand, Jason prepares to knock down some walls, on location with DIY Network's 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, Florida.

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Photo of Jason in front of Demolished Wall

Jason takes a break from smashing through attic walls to pose for a picture with his sledgehammer.

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Jason Prepares for Demolition

Don't let that smile fool you. Jason Cameron is ready to smash everything from eggs and peanut butter to walls and attics in this photo gallery. Tune in to the all-new show Sledgehammer every Wednesday 10/9c to see his demolitions and renovations.

Photo By: Jeff Childre, Photographer ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Jason Removes Studs

Inside, Jason removes wall studs in the attic during the demolition phase, as seen on DIY Network's Sledgehammer.

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Game Room Dining

This game room features dark green bench seating and wood furniture, as seen on DIY Network's Sledgehammer.

Gray and Orange Chairs

Gray and orange chairs match the gray and orange nook, as seen on DIY Network's Sledgehammer.

Jason's Egg-Cellent Smash

The concentration on Jason's face says it all. After his first semi-failed attempt to smash eggs, he's stacked the dozen on top of each other to get the best impact.

Jason Poses with his Sledgehammer

Host, Jason Cameron with his sledgehammer before entering into a home to start the demolition phase of the renovation, as seen on DIY Network's Sledgehammer.

Photo By: Jeff Childre, Photographer ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Jason Poses with Pooch

Jason Cameron takes a break from smashing things to spend some quality time with adorable furry guest, Charlie, at the 2014 Blog Cabin in Winter Haven, Florida.

Photo By: Tony Flora/ AP Images ©2014, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Small, Contemporary Kitchen

This small, contemporary kitchen features a table for dining, as seen on DIY Network's Sledgehammer.

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