Amanda is a flight attendant whose plans for a new kitchen took a nose dive after she realized she had no idea what she was doing. Having gone two years without a proper stove, her boyfriend, Carl, is fed up. Amanda has to complete the kitchen or she may end up flying solo.
Grant may be the culinary king in the kitchen, but his basement has been left in raw and extra rare form. Walls are poorly framed and posts are leaning so much the room makes you dizzy. Bryan whips up Grant's renovation skills to finish the basement.
Alex's plans to finish a laundry room for his wife, Muriam, have been stuck in the spin cycle since he began tearing the room a part three years ago. Muriam has wiped her hands clean of doing the laundry in the cramped space they are using now, though that won't last long since the couple's first baby is due in a few short weeks. Bryan feels the pressure to help Alex finish the laundry room in order to combat the mountain of dirty baby clothes on the horizon.
Christine was a bored housewife who thought she could not only manage the house, but renovate it as well. Desperate for a kid-friendly basement area, Christine's initial excitement and her hammer got the best of her. Now her family is left with an unusable space surrounded by mismatched cabinetry and a crumbling foundation. Bryan surprises Christine with some newfound handy skills and both find something lurking behind a cabinet that's a first in Disaster DIY history.
Danny's little knowledge of even basic renovation tasks like measuring and cutting didn't stop him from completely gutting a staple room in his family's home - the kitchen. A once functioning kitchen that needed a minor cabinet makeover now looks like the shoddy inside of an abandoned shack. His wife Margarite can't stand eating holiday dinners from the living room couch any longer. Bryan steps in to help Danny get this family eating off the couch.
Claire's dream master bathroom has taken so long, the dream is slowly descending into a full on nightmare. Her husband, Jason, began renovating four years ago, and though the couple has its first baby, the en suite is still in the early stages of framing. Claire gets Bryan's help to tell Jason that this bathroom break from finishing the project is up.
They say you need to have something borrowed on your wedding day, but what about beforehand? Maria wishes she could borrow a professional contractor to finish the ongoing renovations in her first house with soon-to-be husband Roy. When the couple first bought the home, she agreed to a minor wallpaper makeover, but now the entire main floor is completely gutted and unlivable. With an upcoming wedding looming, Bryan has to get this couple out of Maria's parents house and teach Roy a few construction and hopefully marriage tips!
And the award for 'Most Procrastinated Renovation' goes to Scot's movie theatre that has been in progress for 10 years. Scot promised his wife Alina a cool game and movie theatre area when their first son was a toddler. Now her firstborn is a teenager, the couple has two more kids and a basement room filled with Scot's toys, games and hundreds of collectibles. Alina has nominated Bryan to help Scot avoid winning a lifetime achievement award for best unfinished renovation.
There's a thin line between perfectionist and professional procrastinator and Joe claims to be the former, but is actually the latter. His wife Sharyn is tired of her husband's perfectionist excuse and just sees a perfectly unfinished basement. Enter Bryan, ready to show Joe that being a perfectionist is unproductive and attempt to perfect some of Joe's unhandy skills.
Kim has put up with the family's beastly backyard ever since the family moved in five years ago. Her husband, Dave, a comic artist, who is used to being the teacher, has everything to learn about renovations. Bryan mentors Dave into becoming the superhero of this renovation and rescue this troubled backyard.
Donald's mother is tired of hosting holiday functions because her son's kitchen has been mid-renovation for the last few years. Despite being an expert landscape artist, Donald's skills in the kitchen are novice at best. Bryan grows Donald's handy skills to make his kitchen look as good as his garden.
Not only has Jeff lost his kitchen, he's close to losing his sanity. His wife, Paula, has taken it upon herself to pioneer the kitchen renovations in her house and has her own wacky ideas of how to do so. Bryan's used to taking on challenging renovations, but how will he fare with this challenging homeowner?
Blame stubbornness, lack of know-how, or both, but Gabriel's backyard has taken a backseat in upkeep over the last few years. Her idea of fixing the fence is using coat hangers to keep fence boards from falling down. Her daughter, Carolynna, needs an ally in Bryan to open her mom's eyes to the rough state of the backyard and help her realize she needs to relinquish control. Bryan has his hands full with this huge backyard and Ms. Gabriel's even bigger personality.