Stephen Fanuka has solutions for a master bedroom that lacks storage space and an apartment in need of an overhaul. He builds custom drawers and a closet for good friends in Floral Park, and he takes an Upper East Side apartment and makes it shine.
When their contractor abandons them mid-renovation, a Greenwich Village couple calls in Fanuka to the rescue. From troublesome doors to last-minute leaks, this job is full of challenges, so it's up to Fanuka to get the job back on track.
Every contractor loves repeat customers, so when Fanuka gets a call from old clients who want a new kitchen, he gets right to work. It should be a simple job, but when the carpenters discover structural issues, has Fanuka bitten off more than he can chew?
Stephen Fanuka steps in to upgrade a bathroom for a family friend, and he partners with George Oliphant to renovate a kitchen for a deserving family. Tempers rise when it's revealed that the bathroom ceiling and floors are uneven, but Stephen stands his ground and gets things leveled. A father and his sons are excited to see their brand new kitchen, and the amazing reveal doesn't disappoint.
Fanuka's renovating a pier de terre on the upper east side, and it's the perfect challenge for his new project manager, Abe. Every job has its hurdles, but when the problems pile up, it's up to Abe to rise to the challenge.
Fanuka's Park Avenue clients just bought the apartment next door, and it's up to Fanuka to upgrade the new space. The job is a breeze, until the client decides to expand the job, without extending the deadline.
Stephen Fanuka travels to Long Island to help his client achieve the kitchen of her dreams, and he repairs a man cave in NYC, but not without a few hiccups along the way. When he questions the placement of the kitchen island and thinks there are too many doorways, the client disagrees and sticks to her plan. Back in the city, Stephen swiftly repairs a water-damaged man cave. At the end of the day, both clients are happy.
Supermodel Erin Heatherton has an eye for interiors, so when it's time to renovate her new apartment, she teams up with Fanuka to bring her designs to life. From reclaimed wood ceilings to custom marble bathrooms, this job is exquisite.
It's a full house when Stephen Fanuka's client is living in the same space as the renovation. Two apartments in Lincoln Square are being consolidated into one for a family of five. When Stephen finds out the master bedroom wall unit was done all wrong, he flips out but recovers and takes steps to make it right. The final look of this big renovation is refined and luxurious.
Stephen Fanuka takes on one of the biggest challenges of his career: renovate and restore a massive 1860s townhouse in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. It's several thousand square feet of exquisite detail and expensive materials. With a tight deadline and a demanding client looking over his shoulder, Fanuka and his team raise their game and bring this 150 year old townhouse into the 21st century.
Stephen Fanuka is hired to restore a huge, crumbling upper west side apartment to its original glory, and at it's a job that plays to his strengths, with lots of elaborate millwork and fine detail. But when permit problems and damaged materials create unforeseen challenges, Fanuka Inc. has to play catch up to finish the job on time and in style.
Fanuka teams up with an up and coming designer to give a downtown loft apartment a major style upgrade. The bold design pushes Fanuka's team to the limit, but in the end they create a space that's as functional as it is beautiful.
Stephen Fanuka's latest client is his wife, Lisa, and this project isn't going to be easy. He guts the kitchen and first floor living space to bring to life her vision for better flow, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. With so many decisions to make, will they see eye to eye? Lisa's reaction to the reveal says it all.