Meet the Host

John DeSilvia

“Johnny D” earned a degree from the Pratt Engineering School. After graduation he learned the ropes with two of the world’s leading construction firms, then took the plunge and opened his own company. 

All About John

About the show

Licensed contractor John DeSilvia comes to the rescue of distraught homeowners who have seen their homes left in shambles by the contractor they hired to fix it. Bad plumbing, shoddy framing, being structurally unsound: These are the complaints that homeowners have after hiring a bad contractor. John D steps in to make everything right, but he only has a few days in which to do it. After John and his team finish their work, these homeowners won't recognize the place.
Season 4, Episode 8

Coping With a Con Man

A young couple is out of their bedroom because of water damage, leaks, and mold. John comes to the rescue to repair the leaky roof deck that has ruined their first year in their new home.

Wednesday
Aug 21
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 9

What In The Window?

John comes face to face with a job that was so poorly done that an entire enclosed porch and a bathroom will need to be demolished to be saved.

Wednesday
Aug 28
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 10

Drainy Days

John finds some of the worst mold he's ever seen when he steps in to address some serious water damage in the basement of a beautiful turn-of-the-century home. Two different contractors failed to correctly address the issue, leaving the family with a French drain to nowhere.

Wednesday
Sep 4
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 11

Down The Drain

John helps a single mom whose contractor bailed on her kitchen extension and left her and her three sons exposed to the elements. How much damage has been done is anyone's guess, and John will have to figure it out to rescue this family.

Wednesday
Sep 11
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 2

What Lies Beneath

A family's safety is at risk when an extension starts to pull away from the original house. It's ready to come down, and John has to work quickly to secure it before disaster strikes.

Tuesday
Sep 17
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

Triple Deck Threat

Three neighbors used the same contractor to build their decks, and now each one is in danger of collapse. John steps in to address all of the shortcuts and shoddy workmanship before someone gets hurt.

Wednesday
Sep 18
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Perilous Plumbing

A family is struggling to get by after their contractor ran off with money that was earmarked for major plumbing repairs. John and his plumber come to the rescue, and discover that things are even worse than they knew.

Wednesday
Sep 18
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 6

Chimney Charade

A family's home has been plagued by leaks and related water damage. Now John must completely tear down a chimney after two separate contractors failed to address the real issues.

Thursday
Sep 19
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 8

Coping With a Con Man

A young couple is out of their bedroom because of water damage, leaks, and mold. John comes to the rescue to repair the leaky roof deck that has ruined their first year in their new home.

Friday
Sep 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Drainy Days

John finds some of the worst mold he's ever seen when he steps in to address some serious water damage in the basement of a beautiful turn-of-the-century home. Two different contractors failed to correctly address the issue, leaving the family with a French drain to nowhere.

Saturday
Sep 21
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 12

Perilous Plumbing

A family is struggling to get by after their contractor ran off with money that was earmarked for major plumbing repairs. John and his plumber come to the rescue, and discover that things are even worse than they knew.

Sunday
Sep 22
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Rescue My Renovation at Blog Cabin

John travels to scenic Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to lend Chris Grundy a hand on Blog Cabin. So far, Chris has completely overhauled the frame of the 1970s cabin, but he needs rescue help with the library.

Monday
Sep 23
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 13

Rescue My Renovation at Blog Cabin

John travels to scenic Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to lend Chris Grundy a hand on Blog Cabin. So far, Chris has completely overhauled the frame of the 1970s cabin, but he needs rescue help with the library.

Wednesday
Sep 25
7am | 6c

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