Danielle is accusing her jail guard father Andrew of attempted renovation. The crime? One bathroom shared among seven grown adults. Plus, an unfinished basement family room. Bryan arrives to get this arrested renovation going for good and Andrew has no escape.
Perfectionist Michael has lost his way. Instead of focusing on one project at a time, he moves on to others without finishing any. His wife Marci has had enough and called in Bryan. Bryan's job is to help Michael realize that unfinished projects are not so perfect.
Carlos may be an expert hair dresser in the salon, but he's definitely not on the cutting edge of home renovations. His wife Lori may have her own personal hairstylist, but she would trade it all for a personal contractor who could create a functioning kitchen. Bryan has to expand Carlos's tool belt to include more than just scissors and shears.
Pierre's laid back nature is rubbing off on his attitude towards completing his disastrous deck. With a number of tiny toddlers running around the property, and a rotting deck with no safety railing, going to the cottage has proved more of a safety hazard, instead of a relaxed vacation. Pierre's sisters Beth and Sandra are about to put an end to Pierre's peaceful vacation and transform the ongoing project from death trap to delightful deck.
Jennifer and Dave live at their cottage full-time and Jennifer is tired of her house looking like an eye sore and not a home. Not only does Dave have his wife nagging him of the work that needs to be done, but also an outspoken father-in-law named Bill. Bryan's not only going to help Dave get the siding on the house, but also Bill off Dave's back.
Ellen and Alan live full time at their cottage and play host to bumbling grandchildren throughout the year. With a tool shed that's on the verge of collapse, Ellen thinks it's the perfect time to convert the terrible tool shed into a bubbly bunkie. But can Bryan get Alan to buckle down and build the bunkie from the ground up?
Marn's dream second-storey deck is a real second-storey death trap. Her well-intentioned husband Gord has been promising a deck with a view for years, but right now the kitchen walk-out is more of a kitchen fall-out onto the ground 20 feet below. Bryan rescues this renovation from turning into a real life catastrophe.
A little knowledge doesn't always go a long way! Despite being under the wing of a well-known contractor, poor 'Steve' attempted to impress his future mother-in-law by building a complicated deck and stairs with only the building know-how of a novice. Bryan helps 'Steve' build a safe deck and stairs to prevent not only a steep drop off a cliff, but also a steep drop in approval from Steve's future mother-in-law.
Rob's hired helper Sam is anything but helpful. Even with the motivation of having his own space at the cottage has not inspired Sam to convert a tool shed filled with junk into his own private space. Bryan is about to make sure Sam's lazy days of summer are more work and less play.
Robyn's overseas vacation to his family cottage is about to come to an abrupt halt. He and his brother Robert helped renovate the kitchen years ago and threw it together with little thought, knowledge and especially logic. Their mother Jane is sick of using an old bathroom vanity as a countertop space. She wants Bryan to teach one of her sons how to renovate properly.