James and Kellee Harney are renovating their new home with the help of contractors. But they want to try their hand at DIY and tackle the kitchen on their own. They quickly learn that renovation is much harder than they expected. Between termites, electrical sparks and plumbing issues, this couple starts to wish they'd never agreed to do this on their own!
City girl Ally recently has moved back to the country, into a house on her grandparents farm. She loves the feel of the house but it needs some major renovations before it feels like home. The first project on the list is the kitchen so she brings her cousin Dustin along for help. Things start of smoothly, but tensions rise and these two realize that working with family isn't always easy.
Curt Otto and his fiance Leticia bought a charming, old bank building that they are converting into their home. They want to turn an old office into a rec room for entertaining. But Curt and Leticia learn that old buildings often have surprises and that surprises aren't always a good thing! Will these two be able to overcome all the challenges of an old building or will they end up wishing they had bought something new?
Greg and Lisa Anderson are not fans of the current style of their dark, outdated kitchen. The country cottage cabinets and lack of natural lighting convinces the couple to take on their biggest renovation project yet. They are optimistic in the beginning, but this couple quickly learns that renovation can be full of challenges, surprises, and even danger.
Rick and Becca Graf recently purchased a home that needs a lot of work, including the ugly, outdated kitchen. In an attempt to bring the room into the 21st century, Rick and Becca must remove the birdhouse wallpaper, stenciled cabinets that are falling apart, laminate floors, and wood paneled walls. Their DIY skills have fared well in the past on other projects, so they're confident they can get this done in no time. However, they encounter setbacks along the way and learn that renovations don't always go as planned!
Emerson and Sarah Gomez love the location of their California home, but hate the outdated guest bathroom. They're not fans of the old teal, black and white look, so they want to rip everything out and give it a fresh, new, spa-like feel. Things get off to a rocky start with demo taking longer than expected, and more bumps along the way set them further and further back. They quickly learn that old bathrooms come with many issues, and renovating does not mix well with young children.
Matt & Valerie Heath want to tear down their old deck and build a new paver patio in its place. The couple runs into a few problems along the way: including objects buried underground, unavailable tools, and a whole lot of mud.
Reece and Stephanie Fowler love everything about their home, except for their old and outdated kitchen. The couple decides its time for a renovation and they completely gut the space. The two work together to replace the cabinets, the countertops, the flooring, and even put in new appliances. Renovations are not always easy, and the happy couple experiences several surprises throughout the project.
Partners Jen and Brandi have little to no DIY experience. This is the first project in their new home, and it is a BIG one. The girls plan to take their ugly 80s bathroom out of the 20th century and bring it into this one. By removing the carpet, tearing out the shower, and tiling half the space, Jen and Brandi have a lot of work cut out for them.
Jessica and Scott Williams just want a new deck. The old one is moldy and rickety. The couple thinks they are up to the task of renovating on their own. But bugs, the heat, mud, and water damage test this couple's desire for the two-tiered deck of their dreams...at least one that they build themselves. Jessica's pampered dogs, Haley and Lucky, make several appearances in the episode.
Barrett Payne and his friend Ben Haught tear down Barrett's old staircase and try to build a new, floating, metal one. They hit a few bumps along the way, but end up with a great final product.
Victoria Kemezy and her boyfriend Brandon Klann hate their kitchen. They think a renovation is definitely in order. The execution turns out to be a little harder than expected in this episode. Tempers run high, and trouble is around every corner. Heavy hot water heaters, cuts in the flooring, and broken tile make this project pretty stressful.
Brandy and Robert Shinn hate their outdated kitchen. They plan on updating it to create more of a modern open-concept area. Unexpected critters, hidden pipes and a communication breakdown create a headache for this husband and wife team.