Jonathan and Drew battle once again to find the next home improvement expert. This season, ten competitors face fiercer challenges, more surprises and various styles of homes that desperately need renovating. In this premiere episode, each team must makeover a ranch home. Team Drew starts off with a major setback. And Team Drew discovers a renovation nightmare. Both teams race to finish their projects. And in the end, the losing team receives shocking news.
The teams makeover cottage homes, and encounter unexpected challenges. Team Drew gets entangled in budgetary woes, while Team Jonathan takes on too many projects. To add to the pressure, Jonathan and Drew decide to test their teams in new ways. Some team members pass the test, and a handful fail at it.
The competition intensifies as the teams face off in a double elimination challenge - meaning two people from the losing team will go home. Their challenge is to makeover Craftsman-style homes in three days. Both teams discover these 100-year-old homes are riddled with a variety of structural and hidden problems. The winning team gets closer to $50,000. And the losing team must send two of their own packing.
In a surprise twist, a competitor switches teams, which creates new alliances - and new tensions. The teams then are given colossal Colonial homes, both of which are in desperate need of help. Early in the challenge, Team Jonathan loses a team member to an injury. And personality clashes at Team Drew's house put their renovations in jeopardy. Half-way through the competition, the six remaining contestants fight for a place in the semi-finals.
Down to the semi-finals, both teams battle it out to renovate ranch-style homes. But as the five remaining competitors race to the finish, they encounter some major problems -- structural issues in one house, accidents the other house, and even an explosion. With $50,000 at stake, who will make it to the end?
In an emotional season finale, the last four competitors renovate tract homes with one-track minds -- to win the $50,000 prize. It's a nail biting, nail-pounding fight to the finish. And when the pressure mounts, one team member has an emotional breakdown. While the other house, another competitor struggles to not let down his team. Jonathan and Drew jump into action, and to help their teams sprint to the end. Ultimately, the brothers can select only Brother vs. Brother champion.