After meeting with two clients who run a yoga studio out of their downtown loft, Don and Hal draw up plans to create a multi-functional dividing screen and desk made of church organ pipes they often have at the shop. The problem is that they currently only have a few pipes in stock, so the duo head off to a closed down church to harvest enough to make the piece. There, Hal and Don have to make their way through a dark, dusty crawlspace to reach the pipes, then wiggle their way back out to salvage each and everyone. Meanwhile, back at the shop, Brian has made up his mind to turn a vintage gas canister into a vanity light by cutting into it with a grinder. Don thinks the vanity could look amazing as long as Brian doesn't blow himself up in the process.
Steve, Jennifer and their son Nolan absolutely love the outdoors. Whether they are out camping, fishing or just hanging out in the back chopping firewood, they can't get enough of the Outdoors lifestyle. The only problem is that whenever Steve comes in and out of the house he always tracks dirt through the basement. So Man Caves is coming in to give Steve and his Family an Indoor Outdoorsman Man Cave. The idea is to make half the room feel like you are outside while the other half feels like you are relaxing in a luxury fishing lodge. With all new log siding, a new custom bar, a hanging chair and all brand new flooring, Steve can feel like he is outdoors while he is in his own basement.
Fanuka teams up with old friend George Oliphant on a charity project, renovating a small house for a needy upstate family. At first, it's meant to be a cosmetic upgrade, but when the crew discovers structural problems, this facelift becomes open heart surgery.
Eric travels to the beautiful boating and fishing town of Rowayton, CT, to help make a woman's cramped farmhouse more spacious. The team starts by creating a floating staircase before removing the chimney and replacing it with a kitchen peninsula. They'll finish the job by adding a fireplace with a TV inset as well as a special feature just for her dog.
Eric visits Trumbull, CT, where a gawky kitchen-garage transition room vexes a couple of homeowners. The team gets started by raising the flooring, installing a skylight, putting in new cabinetry and a bringing in a flat screen TV. When they finish, the old and ugly eyesore will have transformed into a beautiful den and proper mudroom.
Eric visits his hometown of Shippan, CT, where he meets with a couple in dire need of their own space separate from their daughter and her friends. After getting inspiration at a local pub, Eric transforms their basement into an incredible Irish-influenced tavern perfect for getting away from the kids.
Eric travels to Darien, CT, where he meets a couple that wants to turn their basement into a hockey rink for their athletic sons. The team takes the idea a step further by converting a portion of the basement into an entertainment media center and a study for the kids. Before the project is completed, Eric will also renovate the laundry room to make it more accessible and organized.
Eric travels to Norwalk, CT, to help homeowners expand their house. The couple loves the location in a town known for its tourist attractions and beaches but their single-story ranch home has cramped bathrooms and closets. Eric and his team step in to demolish the garage wall creating the necessary space to create a fabulous master bathroom and spacious walk-in closet.
When Aaron and Michelle called the Mega Team, they never dreamed Garth would hop on a plane and travel 1600 miles to give them the outdoor living space they'd always wanted, but that's exactly what happened. Now the team has to transform their useless, small and shabby two-level deck into a double decker party zone with all the familiarities of home. 18-foot high ceilings, 11-foot tall glass panels and more audio and visual elements than they've ever seen all come together to create one mega deck.
A couple's home in Parker, Colorado, needs a major deck overhaul to take advantage of the incredible views of the Rocky Mountains and downtown Denver. A $290,000 budget allows the Mega Decks crew to design a 920-square-foot wrap-around deck, floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, outdoor kitchen with granite bar and sliding glass walls.
Colorado Springs homeowners with a half-finished deck call on Garth to complete the job and deliver the deck of their dreams. James leads the build on the 1,800-square foot dream deck that includes a huge four-season room with a skylight, an outdoor kitchen, three fire features, ornamental steel railings and a custom 7-foot wide spiral staircase. To complete the project, Garth will need to cut down three beloved 40-foot pines, which makes the homeowners a bit apprehensive. Will the ultimate deck be worth the sacrifice?
The Mega Decks crew is faced with the most difficult task to date, delivering side-by-side penthouse decks to neighboring couples in a historic Denver, Colorado, high-rise. The only way to get building materials to the rooftop of the 6-story building is with a crane, and the build team scrambles to carve out space amid multiple crane deliveries. In the end, the crew completes $500k Mega Decks complete with indoor/outdoor rooms, top-of-the line grill stations, an Alaskan cedar hot tub and a 180-square-foot artificial lawn on a penthouse rooftop.
Garth travels to the Lone Star State to build its first mega deck. Following the mantra "Everything's bigger in Texas," Garth unifies a disjointed patio, doubling the floor space and quadrupling the covered living area. The $325,000 deck is finished with fire pits, a swim spa and a mesquite bar top.
A mountain home in Conifer, Colorado, gets a $375K deck with a wall-sized stone fireplace, a hot tub that seats 12 and a grill kitchen. Jason's team is pitted against Mother Nature, however, when an icy road leads to a delivery truck crash.
Garth and his team brave sub-freezing temperatures in Idaho to build a $590k multi-level deck with four distinct living areas. The indoor-outdoor space features a pizza oven, a mezzanine-level bar overlooking the Snake River and an infrared sauna.
A multi-generational Texas family transforms the existing deck of their Estes Park, CO, vacation home into a luxurious Mega Deck. The rustic Colorado mountain-themed masterpiece features a gable roof that's seamlessly tied into the home's existing architecture with a skylight that pours in natural light. Inside, a rustic great room gets natural log siding and a floor-to-ceiling fireplace with custom masonry. The finishing touches include a new bar-and-grill station and a hot tub, adding a total of 1,000 square feet to the original deck.
In Castle Pines, Colorado, the crew has a $350,000 budget for a contemporary-style mega deck with a curved, hand-cut stone fireplace, sleek steel pergola and pizza oven. But building outdoors in winter subjects the crew to dangerous icy conditions, and a simple oversight threatens the pergola build. Additional mega-features on this project include a 70-inch TV, state-of-the-art grill and fire pit finished with Colorado buff flagstone.
A former Mega Decks customer buys a new house and needs a new deck. Can designer Andy and the build crew live up to the client's heightened expectations and deliver a second mega deck that beats the first? Jason leads a $225,000 build that includes a complicated roof on existing architecture, a soaring tongue-and-groove ceiling with a skylight, a floor-to-ceiling fireplace with an articulated mounted TV, a state-of-the-art grilling station, four seating areas, moveable glass walls and a 14-foot fire rail with stone masonry.
Transforming a home's 20-year-old wooden deck with views of Pikes Peak, Colorado, into a $400,000 mega deck requires a complete demo and rebuild, complete with 13-foot-tall stone wood-burning fireplace, sliding glass panels to enclose the living area, gas fire pit, two dining areas and a grill station complete with granite countertops and a kegerator. Plans also include redoing a kids' play deck and a master bedroom deck. The challenge is that the property sits on the side of a cliff, with 40-foot drops off the deck level and no access from the postage stamp-sized backyard. Master builder James resorts to innovative building methods to get the job done, all while battling 60-mph wind gusts, blinding fog and death-defying heights.
The only downside to spending weekends in this custom log cabin in the mountains of Breckenridge, CO, is its scrawny open-air deck that's only useful a few days a year. To help this tiny deck achieve mega status, massive 40-foot-long Western red cedar logs are trucked in from Canada and diamond-studded chainsaws are used alongside heavy machinery to begin the transformation. The finished product will have a three-tier pizza oven with granite serving station, a six-foot gas fire rail with custom masonry and extra tall glass panels to maximize this luxe log cabin's majestic views.
Paige and her husband Raf share a house they bought at an auction with Casey and Catrina, who have a specific buyer in mind. They put the house high up in the trees on their buyer's plot of land, while Paige and Raf combine their different styles to create one modern house.
Casey and Catrina are excited to buy a duplex at auction that Catrina plans on turning into a single family home. However, Casey surprises her with twin buyers that have different tastes in style and want to keep the home as a duplex.
Chris and Stacy built their house 8 years ago, but never finished the master bathroom. Without the proper motivation, they're stuck using the shower as storage space. Watch as host Jeff Devlin kicks things into gear and finally pulls this project together featuring awesome 3D mosaic tile, DIY zinc countertops, and a combination of rustic and modern design elements.