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Brett Waterman

Preservationist Brett Waterman brings new life to historic homes on DIY Network's 'Restored.' He focuses on homes with fascinating stories and unrealized potential hidden beneath neglect, bad renovations and ugly additions.

About the show

In each hour episode, preservationist Brett Waterman transforms one character filled house for a couple or family who owns it. Brett focuses on homes with fascinating stories and unrealized potential hidden beneath neglect, bad renovations and ugly additions.
Season 2, Episode 8

1900 Victorian Farmhouse

A young couple seeks Brett's help restoring their big 1900 Victorian Farmhouse in time for their wedding. They're hoping Brett can design a rustic kitchen, update the laundry area and add light to the interior rooms that were closed off by past modifications. Excited by the challenge, Brett creates a design plan that allows light into the house while retaining the integrity of the grand old Victorian all in time for the happy couple's big day.

Thursday
Mar 12
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 8

1922 American Colonial Arts and Crafts

Brett Waterman takes on a bright pink Arts and Crafts home with American Colonial elements. He uncovers lots of hidden features while returning the house to its 1922 roots.

Thursday
Mar 12
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 10

1928 Spanish Revival House

Brett thinks he finally gets an easy restoration job on a stunning Spanish Revival hillside mansion until he finds out it has a pink Victorian kitchen. Then, Brett uncovers hidden treasure on the old woodwork, but the homeowners don't seem to share his excitement.

Thursday
Mar 12
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 10

1905 Queen Anne Victorian Restoration

Brett receives a blast from the past when one of his old high school friends asks him to help restore her 1905 Queen Anne Victorian bungalow. Having lived in the house for 30 years, she has many unfinished renovation projects but now wants to restore the house to its original Victorian beauty and functionality. She also wants to convert her front bedroom into the work office space it was originally designed to be.

Thursday
Mar 12
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 12

Brett Waterman's 1940s California Ranch Project

Brett is horrified when a local fire chief and his wife ask him to completely gut and restore their 1940s California Ranch. Brett sets out to show them they can have a kitchen with all the modern conveniences they desire while still retaining the original cabinets and butler's pantry.

Thursday
Mar 12
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 12

The 1890 Yellow Shingle-Style Victorian

Brett strips away strange remodels and restores the beauty and functionality to a 1890s Victorian.

Thursday
Mar 12
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 6

1913 Craftsman Bungalow

Brett Waterman restores a 1913 Craftsman Bungalow for a young couple with a baby on the way. He's challenged with finding a way to bring back the natural wood in the house while still making it bright and welcoming.

Thursday
Mar 12
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 6

1918 Arts and Crafts Bungalow

Brett Waterman helps a young family with two small children restore their home after a failed attempt to restore it themselves. The house in Redlands, CA, has been in the family for generations so Brett's eye for historical accuracy is much needed. It's a big job, but Brett is up to the task of restoring the home to its architectural glory while simultaneously creating the modern functionality needed for a young family.

Thursday
Mar 12
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 6

1910 Arts and Crafts Family Farmhouse

Brett restores a 1910 Arts and Crafts farmhouse for a family who relocates from the big city to the countryside of Cherry Valley, California. The family hopes to become organic farmers and want to include elements needed for the family farm and business in the home renovation. Brett opens up the original front porch, changes the layout in the living room and guts the kitchen to install some unique cabinetry that will meet this family's needs.

Saturday
Mar 21
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

Restoring a Craftsman Bungalow

Restoration expert Brett Waterman is hired by local fireman, Bobby, to restore his newly purchased 1913 Arts and Crafts bungalow in Redlands, California. The 100-year-old home has experienced inappropriate renovations and numerous bad choices over the years. Working with Bobby and his girlfriend Kandis, Brett rediscovers the home's history and architectural features. After a number of setbacks, Brett restores the house back to its former glory, and in the process creates a surprise for Bobby and Kandis.

Saturday
Mar 21
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 10

1928 Spanish Revival House

Brett thinks he finally gets an easy restoration job on a stunning Spanish Revival hillside mansion until he finds out it has a pink Victorian kitchen. Then, Brett uncovers hidden treasure on the old woodwork, but the homeowners don't seem to share his excitement.

Saturday
Mar 21
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

The Yellow Victorian Farmhouse Facelift

Brett Waterman restores a Victorian Farmhouse with an odd floor plan. Major foundation issues complicate the project but the happy homeowners end up with a beautiful and functional house they could never have imagined.

Saturday
Mar 21
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

1928 Spanish Colonial Revival

Brett Waterman restores a classic Spanish Colonial Revival that hasn't been touched in years because the owner is a professional musician who is always on the road. Brett's challenge is to make the kitchen and bath more functional while staying true to the home's 1920s character.

Saturday
Mar 21
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

1906 Arts and Crafts House

Brett Waterman is called upon to restore a historically significant 1906 Arts and Crafts home. He brings it back to its original glory by reintroducing the closed-in fireplaces, re-instating the floor plan and replacing the 1980s kitchen.

Wednesday
Apr 1
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 6

1918 Arts and Crafts Bungalow

Brett Waterman helps a young family with two small children restore their home after a failed attempt to restore it themselves. The house in Redlands, CA, has been in the family for generations so Brett's eye for historical accuracy is much needed. It's a big job, but Brett is up to the task of restoring the home to its architectural glory while simultaneously creating the modern functionality needed for a young family.

Wednesday
Apr 1
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 8

1922 American Colonial Arts and Crafts

Brett Waterman takes on a bright pink Arts and Crafts home with American Colonial elements. He uncovers lots of hidden features while returning the house to its 1922 roots.

Wednesday
Apr 1
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

1930s Spanish Colonial Ranch Revival

Brett Waterman takes on a Spanish Colonial Revival that has had all of the beautiful original woodwork covered over with layers of paint. It's painstaking work to bring it back and the team hits some serious snags but the result is a home that takes the owner's breath away.

Wednesday
Apr 1
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 1

1913 Mission Revival Mansion

Brett Waterman helps a mother and her grown-up children restore their majestic 1913 Mission Revival mansion. He's elated when he realizes he can restore the original linoleum in the kitchen, but the homeowners may not open to the idea.

Wednesday
Apr 1
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 11

1901 Shingle-Style Victorian

Instead of selling the family home, Brett convinces a son and his mother to restore their beautiful 1901 Shingle-Style Victorian. Suffering from a 1970s wood panel renovation, Brett knows once he restores their house back to its original glory by opening up the closed-in spaces and adding some beautiful custom features, they will never want to leave their family home of nearly 50 years.

Wednesday
Apr 1
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 4

1952 Midcentury Masterpiece

A couple wants to renovate their midcentury modern California ranch home but are not sure where to begin. Brett works to blend her traditional style with his more modern tastes for an extensive and unique remodel. The massive project includes removing the front of the home to create an open air vestibule, and a surprising design choice sets the tone for one of the coolest kitchen makeovers ever.

Wednesday
Apr 1
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 8

1900 Victorian Farmhouse

A young couple seeks Brett's help restoring their big 1900 Victorian Farmhouse in time for their wedding. They're hoping Brett can design a rustic kitchen, update the laundry area and add light to the interior rooms that were closed off by past modifications. Excited by the challenge, Brett creates a design plan that allows light into the house while retaining the integrity of the grand old Victorian all in time for the happy couple's big day.

Wednesday
Apr 1
7pm | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

1940s Modern Ranch

Brett restores a 1941 modern ranch in Redlands, CA, for a couple who recently inherited the home from her grandfather. He modernizes the kitchen and opens up the living and dining room, then he surprises the couple by adding a feature found in the original blueprints.

Saturday
Apr 4
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 1

1930s Colorful Spanish Colonial Farmhouse

Brett restores a 1930s two-story Spanish Colonial farmhouse in Fontana, California. He learns the rich history of the home which then guides his design plan for the house exterior, entryway, living room and kitchen. He adds vintage charm to the balcony with custom made spindles, and the living room archway comes back to life with a hand-painted stencil design.

Saturday
Apr 4
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 2

Dutch Colonial Done Right

Brett restores a 1918 Dutch Colonial home in Upland, California for a woman moving back in with her mother. It is the family's dream to finally see the house restored to its original glory. Brett quickly learns this house is a time capsule full of discoveries, and he even meets the great-granddaughter of the original builder who provides clues to its past.

Saturday
Apr 4
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 13

1927 Arts and Crafts Bungalow

A daughter and mother call on Brett to restore a 1927 Arts and Crafts house that's lost some character over the years. While restoring the exterior, kitchen and living room, Brett unexpectedly discovers an Arts and Crafts masterpiece hidden under all the added layers. In addition to having a little design surprise of his own, Brett can't wait to see their reaction when he shows them what he's uncovered.

Saturday
Apr 4
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 3

1930 Simple Spanish Bungalow

Brett helps a recently-divorced mom who is in over her head with her cute Spanish bungalow in Riverside, California. After a discovery causes him to change directions with his design plan, he opts for a simplistic approach in his restoration of the exterior areas and kitchen.

Saturday
Apr 4
11am | 10c

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