TV Schedule

Friday, May 29

7:00
AM
Episode 305

Team One's backyard goes from Lack Luster to a Total Wow, with an enclosed wooden overhang structure designed with a Plexiglas roof and attached to a galvanized metal water wall. A new patio is laid with narrow modular pavers and custom wooden benches are made from exotic woods. On Team 2, a dog kennel is removed and replaced with a new doggie park complete with a recycling septic tank and red hydrant. Three cylinders of Plexiglas in the center of the yard create a transparent recycling water feature. And finally, an extension of the homeowners' existing patio is made with narrow pavers and a custom, 100-year-old, reclaimed barn wood table perfect for dining.

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8:00
AM
Episode 1004

Host, Chris Grundy, is checking out all kinds of hand tools. A brand new kind of caulk gun, six-in-one pliers, a pair of snips that can do it all, and artistic knives forged by hand in Montana. Plus, we'll also take a trip to the Johnson factory to see how they're making their bamboo levels.

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8:30
AM
Episode 905

Today on Cool Tools, host, Chris Grundy's checking out everything you need for the great outdoors. We've got ergonomic tools for everything in your yard, a new Husqvarna chainsaw, and an attachment for safe cutting, easy weeding with the Fiskars Weed Eater, and a trip to Ohio to check out a snow plow for your SUV. Plus, we'll go to the Toro factory in Minnesota to see how they put together their TimeCutter.

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9:00
AM
Episode 302F

What do you do when you have a West Coast woman who misses home? You bring home to her backyard. In this incredible episode Paul builds a backyard deck that feels like a ski chalet in the mountains. This deck has everything including a circular pergola with a curved couch that surrounds a fire feature - perfect for cold nights sipping hot chocolate.

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9:30
AM
Episode 304F

Can you build an escape in your backyard that feels like one of your favorite travel spots? Absolutely. In this episode Paul and the crew take on one of their biggest challenges ever and completely transform a backyard to feel like a travel destination with an Asian flare. This yard has it all: fire features, waterfalls, and a grilling area that would make any man's heart sing. This deck takes staycation to a whole new level.

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10:00
AM
Episode 306F

This episode proves that just because you have a small space doesn't mean you can't try big ideas. Shelley and Michael want a place to relax and they've given Paul complete creative control of how to get there. Paul transforms a narrow strip of yard into a grown-up lounge filled with comfy furniture, marble-clad posts, a grilling station with a stand-up bar area and LED lights embedded into the deck that change colour. Did we mention there's a remote control for the lights? This is one lounge Michael and Shelley will never want to leave.

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10:30
AM
Episode 308F

Diane and Russ aren't your typical couple and they aren't looking for your typical deck. Diane is an artist and musician and wants a deck that reflects her creative personality. The couple also wants a space that reflects their gorgeous backyard that actually has a stream running through it. And at one point the stream has Paul running towards it. Paul decides to build the deck in the shape of a guitar, with a hot tub area that has an interactive metal sculpture above that you can actually turn, and a fire feature.

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11:00
AM
Episode 310F

Judy and Mick have lived in their home for over 40 years. They have a beautiful backyard and a deck that has seen better days. Now that they have five grandchildren who spend the summers at their home, they want to re-vamp their space into something that the whole family can enjoy. Paul decides to start from scratch and replace their old deck with a three-level space that has a bbq area, a sit-down bar, a dining space, a huge lounge with a sectional sofa, a fire table and a gorgeous cedar pergola overhead. After 40 years Judy and Mick will have the family space they've always dreamed of.

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11:30
AM
Episode 312F

Geeta and Taran want something a little different. This couple wants to take their boring backyard and make feel as if they're back home in Trinidad. Taran also wants a bbq space where he can cook large family meals. Paul can't wait. This backyard is transformed into a space that begs you to relax. There's a hammock space with white river rocks beneath and a gorgeous cedar pergola above, a bbq zone, dining area and a stone lounge with a fireplace. This yard went from a place Geeta and Taran didn't want to spend time in to a place they won't want to leave.

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12:00
PM
Episode 311F

Anne and Dave love their home, but they're ready for a new deck. The deck has some sentimental value because Dave built it 20 years ago with Anne's father. Paul decides to try and keep some of Dave's original structure but gives the deck a facelift - plus a few extra touches. In this episode we see a deck completely transformed into an entertainer's dream. There's a bbq area with built-in counters, a lounge zone that looks out over the pool and a spectacular circular enclosed dining area with stone clad walls and a cedar roof. Dave and Anne get to keep a piece of the past while having a completely new space for their family's future.

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12:30
PM
Episode 313F

What do you do when you have a hard with a strange shape? If you're Paul you take full advantage of it. In this episode Paul takes a pie shape yard and creates a triangle-shaped deck to compliment it. The deck has three areas that all encourage huge parties. There's a built-in bbq area with an outdoor fridge, a large dining area and a gorgeous lounge with comfy furniture, beautiful custom metal privacy screens and lights to warm up cold nights. Homeowners John and Olga now have the backyard space they've always wanted.

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1:00
PM
Episode 202F

Laura-Lea and Geoff have a deck that's rotting and has to go. It's so bad they'd, rather their two boys played in the front yard then out on the deck. Paul's team enters and gives them exactly what they want - a family friendly deck that has space for children to play and a space for mom and dadto relax at the end of a long day. With spots for lounging, bbqing, dining and two sets of stairs leading into the yard you have a space this family will love for years to come. The final result is spectacular.

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1:30
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Episode 204F

Danielle and Lyle survived a devastating house fire that took the back of their house and deck. Thankfully no one was hurt. To erase the past, Paul sets out to transform the backyard and create a brand-new deck that's calming, elegant and big enough for a party. The new deck design includes a bbq area with a built-in bar, a hot tub with a gazebo roof and room for a huge dining table. From now on this deck will generate nothing but happy memories.

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2:00
PM
Episode 301F

Paul and Ronit love their yard, but feel it is missing a deck. Their space has particular challenges including incorporating a beautifully landscaped pond and leaving enough green space for their playful pugs. They also want a deck that can be used for three seasons. Paul accepts the mission and builds three separate deck spaces including a breakfast bar with 700-pound glass top, a gorgeous metal fire feature, and a lounge area with hot tub that gives a perfect view of the pond.

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2:30
PM
Episode 303F

In this episode Paul gets to design a deck for Boris, an executive chef and his wife Keren. And what's the main feature? A gorgeous stainless steel kitchen with custom stainless steel pergola posts overhead. But that's not the main feature for everyone. There's also a lounge with a huge hanging fireplace and comfy cushions. Oh, and of course the putting green, which is a particular landscaping triumph. Paul and the crew fight through bad weather, heat and crazy ideas. Order up!

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3:00
PM
Episode 305F

Tom and Katrina decided that instead of a cottage they want a deck that feels like a cottage getaway. Tom also has one special request - he wants an outdoor lounge with a TV. In this episode Paul and the crew exceed all expectations by building a gorgeous deck complete with stone clad walls and posts, cedar beams, a cedar roof and an outdoor kitchen complete with a quartz countertop. This spectacular three-season space is an all round stunner.

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3:30
PM
Episode 307F

Karen and Rob have very busy lives. And a yard they don't like. They love their home and want a space outside where they can unwind. Paul wants to give this busy family a place to relax where time stands still. Paul transforms an awkward space into a place this family won't want to leave. There's a hammock, a dining area, a built-in bbq, a breakfast bar and a fireplace zone with a glass-illuminated clock where the hands don't move. Leave it to Paul to find a way to make time stand still. This family is going from having a space they don't use to a space they'll always want to be in.

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4:00
PM
Episode 309F

Conrad and Cristina have a unique challenge with their backyard. They need a yard to accommodate their family of nine. That's right - this busy couple has seven children. They need their deck and yard to be a play space for the kids, a low-maintenance space for the parents, and a great hangout and eating area for their family as it grows up. Paul and the gang fight through snow, rain and cold in an effort to create exactly the deck this incredible family needs. With a dining area, built-in benches, a play structure and a bbq zone, this deck has it all. Their deck incorporates everything they want and it gives this family a unique space that will grow with them.

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4:30
PM
Episode 407F

No one likes maintaining a deck, and Cheryl and Andrew are proof of that! They want to replace their rotting cedar deck with a low maintenance version that has all the fixings. Paul's got the perfect solution, a deck that's surfaced completely in stone! This one's got a ton of add-ons, a massive hot tub, a covered BBQ that's connected to the house by a heated walkway, a fire table, a water feature and, finally, backlit translucent stone privacy screens! Not only will Cheryl and Andrew have practically no maintenance to do, they can also spend all of their free time relaxing on their luxurious new deck.

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5:00
PM
Episode 406F

Darren and Delaine desperately want their backyard to accommodate their four children and large extended family, but realize their scattered collection of lawn furniture is not cutting it. Faced with a rare pie shaped lot, Paul goes all out with a creative semicircle design that includes chunky cedar beams and overhead awnings that enhance the deck's outdoor amphitheater feel. There's a comfy lounge zone, a built-in BBQ with a stone-clad base, and a central waterfall and sun lounging zone. Darren and Delaine can finally entertain their relatives in style!

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5:30
PM
Episode 405F

A young urban couple with two young daughters, Ileana and Lawrence want both beauty and function in their backyard. Paul designs a modern deck with a perfect blend of the two. A massive BBQ nestled in a marble countertop sits on the upper level beside a dining zone, and curved stairs lead down to the yard and children's play structure. The lower lounge zone is surfaced in an elegant stone, and is joined to the upper level by a see-through outdoor fireplace. Ileana and Lawrence can enjoy their new urban escape relaxing under towering stainless steel beams and hidden by cedar privacy screens.

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6:00
PM
Episode 404F

With an awesome backyard swimming pool, Anita and Ken decide to finally upgrade the tired concrete patio that surrounds it. Paul dives headfirst into this deck build and creates two connected areas, an upper lounge zone with a fire table and a trio of waterfalls that cascade into the pool, and a lower dining zone complete with a harvest table and outdoor kitchen. Anita and Ken can finally escape the sweltering summer sun under the shade slats and retractable awning of their awesome new poolside retreat.

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6:30
PM
Episode 403F

Tamara and Steve have big dreams for their shaded backyard, they want a modern style deck that can accommodate dinner parties for up to thirty people! Paul is up for the challenge and builds a multi-level modern masterpiece, complete with a large dining and bar area, two shady lounge zones and a second story BBQ walkout. Twin fire tables and a built-in lighting and sound system mean Tamara and Steve can entertain outdoors almost the entire year round.

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7:00
PM
Episode 402F

As busy parents always running two active kids to and from soccer games and tournaments, Lionel and Sonia want a true backyard oasis for the adults to enjoy. Going all in, they enlist Paul to completely remake their entire backyard! The makeover includes a unique circular island deck that is surrounded by waterfalls and a moat, and a complete outdoor kitchen and dining zone. With a pergola topped by shade sails and backed by decorative privacy screens, this deck provides Lionel and Sonia a true exotic escape from their suburban setting.

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7:30
PM
Episode 401F

After ten years of living with an empty backyard, Kenneth and Tutran realize it's time to turn their backyard patch of grass into a family escape. With two young children, they want their deck to be multi-faceted, enough space for the adults to entertain, but also with a shaded place to relax as they watch the kids play. Paul comes up with a three-deck layout that includes a dining zone with a covered BBQ, a central lounge deck with curved cedar beams and a retractable awning, and a secondary lounge area to soak up the sun. There is plenty of room on this innovative deck for Kenneth and Tutran's young family to grow into.

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8:00
PM
Episode 101

After years of constant relocation, retired military officers Joe and Maddie have decided to turn their Colorado home into a dream retirement. The Mega Crew is challenged to build a two-story $200,000 deck that takes advantage of a pristine two-acre wildlife-filled backyard, and can be used year 'round. Four months later, the new Mega Deck in the treetops has an outdoor kitchen and living room, a new fire pit and retractable glass walls.

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8:30
PM
Episode 102

Mark loves his cliffside log home in the Rocky Mountains, but the small existing deck doesn't take advantage of the million-dollar view. The Mega Crew is challenged to build a $600,000 cliff-side deck that takes advantage of the panoramic mountain scenery and allows Mark to enjoy the frosty winters outside on his deck. After six months of construction, the Mega Deck is finally complete and homeowner Mark gets a tour of all the new features including a top-of-the-line barbecue grill and hot tub.

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9:00
PM
Episode 103

Twenty years ago, Brad and Ronnie built their dream home in the heart of the Black Forest, on the outskirts of Colorado Springs. They've got gorgeous mountain views and five acres of land, but their patio and decks are faded and cracked. With four separate outdoor spaces in the front of their home, the Mega Crew is challenged to update the entire façade. The plans call for an outdoor living room with fire pit, an outdoor kitchen, three pergolas, two roof top decks, a swim spa and a large water feature.

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9:30
PM
Episode 104

John and Bonnie have a very large family and a very small deck. And with their six adult children living nearby, they really want a place for the family to gather. So, they've decided to turn their old deck into the ultimate party deck. The Mega Crew is challenged to build a $300,000 deck that takes advantage of the gorgeous views and adds 1700 square feet of outdoor living space. The plans call for a comfortable living room with gas fireplace, a state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen, sliding glass walls, a dining area and a fire pit. The four-season living space will also feature some of the best ideas when it comes to improving outdoor privacy.

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10:00
PM
Episode 105

Ed and Becky have two growing children, and they live next to a golf course. But their old deck just isn't working. It's weathered and crumbling, and can only be used a few months a year. So they challenge the Mega Crew to build a $200,000 deck that will serve as the ultimate spot to barbecue and relax next to the links. The plans call for an outdoor living and dining room with a state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen, sliding glass walls, bench seating and a fire pit. The four-season living space will also feature a hot tub and spiral staircase.

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10:30
PM
Episode 106

Newlyweds Whitney and Joey have just purchased their dream home in an exclusive gated community. While they love the inside, the existing deck has some serious issues. It's old, rotting and doesn't fit their needs. Plus, their aging dog is having trouble using the stairs. So, they challenge the Mega Crew to build a $200,000 deck complete with an outdoor kitchen, state-of-the-art hot tub and a custom staircase for their small dog. The design plans also call for a circular outdoor living room with rounded gas fire pit and pergola, a second seating area with fire pit located near their new hot tub, and a custom iron staircase.

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11:00
PM
Episode 101

Three headstrong siblings inherit an overgrown, uninhabited island in the Bahamas and are given the task of turning it into a vacation paradise. From glass bottomed over water bungalows to luxury tree houses and deluxe cabanas, each episode we'll see them build a different dream beach getaway. Can this family put their egos aside and work together to turn the run-down Rose Island into the ultimate tropical retreat? Or will battling the elements and each other make Building the Bahamas impossible?

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11:30
PM
Episode 108

Katie and Charlie have just purchased their dream home and now want to make the most of their spectacular views. They've got a big budget and even bigger ideas. They challenge the Mega Crew to build a $600,000 deck that maximizes the gorgeous views, and adds 1000 square feet of outdoor living space. The plans call for a two-story water feature, a custom pizza oven and patio, an outdoor living room, an outdoor kitchen, sliding glass walls, and four large fire features to keep them warm all year long. It's one of the most dramatic decks the team has ever built.

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12:00
AM
Episode 103

Twenty years ago, Brad and Ronnie built their dream home in the heart of the Black Forest, on the outskirts of Colorado Springs. They've got gorgeous mountain views and five acres of land, but their patio and decks are faded and cracked. With four separate outdoor spaces in the front of their home, the Mega Crew is challenged to update the entire façade. The plans call for an outdoor living room with fire pit, an outdoor kitchen, three pergolas, two roof top decks, a swim spa and a large water feature.

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12:30
AM
Episode 104

John and Bonnie have a very large family and a very small deck. And with their six adult children living nearby, they really want a place for the family to gather. So, they've decided to turn their old deck into the ultimate party deck. The Mega Crew is challenged to build a $300,000 deck that takes advantage of the gorgeous views and adds 1700 square feet of outdoor living space. The plans call for a comfortable living room with gas fireplace, a state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen, sliding glass walls, a dining area and a fire pit. The four-season living space will also feature some of the best ideas when it comes to improving outdoor privacy.

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1:00
AM
Episode 105

Ed and Becky have two growing children, and they live next to a golf course. But their old deck just isn't working. It's weathered and crumbling, and can only be used a few months a year. So they challenge the Mega Crew to build a $200,000 deck that will serve as the ultimate spot to barbecue and relax next to the links. The plans call for an outdoor living and dining room with a state-of-the-art outdoor kitchen, sliding glass walls, bench seating and a fire pit. The four-season living space will also feature a hot tub and spiral staircase.

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1:30
AM
Episode 106

Newlyweds Whitney and Joey have just purchased their dream home in an exclusive gated community. While they love the inside, the existing deck has some serious issues. It's old, rotting and doesn't fit their needs. Plus, their aging dog is having trouble using the stairs. So, they challenge the Mega Crew to build a $200,000 deck complete with an outdoor kitchen, state-of-the-art hot tub and a custom staircase for their small dog. The design plans also call for a circular outdoor living room with rounded gas fire pit and pergola, a second seating area with fire pit located near their new hot tub, and a custom iron staircase.

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2:00
AM
Episode 101

Three headstrong siblings inherit an overgrown, uninhabited island in the Bahamas and are given the task of turning it into a vacation paradise. From glass bottomed over water bungalows to luxury tree houses and deluxe cabanas, each episode we'll see them build a different dream beach getaway. Can this family put their egos aside and work together to turn the run-down Rose Island into the ultimate tropical retreat? Or will battling the elements and each other make Building the Bahamas impossible?

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2:30
AM
Episode 108

Katie and Charlie have just purchased their dream home and now want to make the most of their spectacular views. They've got a big budget and even bigger ideas. They challenge the Mega Crew to build a $600,000 deck that maximizes the gorgeous views, and adds 1000 square feet of outdoor living space. The plans call for a two-story water feature, a custom pizza oven and patio, an outdoor living room, an outdoor kitchen, sliding glass walls, and four large fire features to keep them warm all year long. It's one of the most dramatic decks the team has ever built.

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3:00
AM
Episode 101

After years of constant relocation, retired military officers Joe and Maddie have decided to turn their Colorado home into a dream retirement. The Mega Crew is challenged to build a two-story $200,000 deck that takes advantage of a pristine two-acre wildlife-filled backyard, and can be used year 'round. Four months later, the new Mega Deck in the treetops has an outdoor kitchen and living room, a new fire pit and retractable glass walls.

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3:30
AM
Episode 102

Mark loves his cliffside log home in the Rocky Mountains, but the small existing deck doesn't take advantage of the million-dollar view. The Mega Crew is challenged to build a $600,000 cliff-side deck that takes advantage of the panoramic mountain scenery and allows Mark to enjoy the frosty winters outside on his deck. After six months of construction, the Mega Deck is finally complete and homeowner Mark gets a tour of all the new features including a top-of-the-line barbecue grill and hot tub.

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4:30
AM
Episode 811

Michael Symon is an Iron Chef and has hosted numerous Food Network shows. For his very own man cave, Michael wants a gym where he can stay in shape for the grueling hours he works in his restaurant. Tony and Jason better be able to stand the heat in the kitchen so they can give this chef a recipe for fitness.

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