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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 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.

Monday
Feb 1
7am | 6c
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.

Monday
Feb 1
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Feb 1
9am | 8c
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.

Monday
Feb 1
10am | 9c
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.

Monday
Feb 1
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 3

1901 Victorian Bungalow Restoration

Brett Waterman restores a Victorian Bungalow for a military veteran and his daughter. The project grows in scale when unexpected problems are discovered and it becomes a complete restoration.

Friday
Feb 5
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.

Friday
Feb 5
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Riverside Transitional Craftsman Bungalow

Brett restores a Craftsman bungalow for a woman who had started the project with her late husband, but never finished. The homeowner is overwhelmed when she sees the house finally returned to its original beauty.

Friday
Feb 5
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 4

1923 Mediterranean Revival

Brett's new clients recently purchased their first home together, a 1923 Mediterranean Revival, and want to restore it after years of small updates from the previous owners. Brett sets his sights on the living room, dining room and kitchen, but during the demolition, he discovers the house is suffering from severe termite damage.

Thursday
Feb 18
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 5

1901 Neoclassical Victorian

Preservationist Brett Waterman helps an engaged couple restore their 1901 neoclassical Victorian home, including a new kitchen and bathroom, before their big wedding day. Brett begins work on this strict timeline by removing additions to create a spacious kitchen, stripping dated wallpaper and adding many original elements along the way to make this the home of the happy couple's dreams.

Thursday
Feb 18
8am | 7c
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
Feb 18
9am | 8c
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
Feb 18
10am | 9c
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.

Thursday
Feb 18
11am | 10c
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
Mar 3
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 7

1926 French Normandy Cottage

Homeowners Steven and Gina call in preservationist Brett Waterman to restore their recent purchase, a French Normandy-style cottage in a small cul-de-sac known fondly as "gnome court." Built in 1926, the Redlands, CA, house was a severely neglected rental for 30 years. Excited by the idea of restoring a home on the well-known street, Brett takes on the challenge but gets more than he bargains for with a leaky roof, rotten windows, missing floorboards and damaged walls. But he perseveres to turn this derelict house into the crown jewel of the neighborhood.

Wednesday
Mar 3
7pm | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Mar 3
8pm | 7c
Season 4, Episode 6

1912 Transitional Victorian Arts and Crafts

A 1912 Transitional Victorian house is a hybrid of styles, combining Victorian flourish with Arts and Crafts simplicity. Brett manages to restore the home, blend two architectural styles and find space for a new bedroom for the owners' daughter.

Wednesday
Mar 3
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 4

1911 Craftsman Cottage

With their first child on the way, homeowners are looking for more usable space and light in their 1911 Craftsman cottage. Brett finds a way to give them both while bringing the original character and charm back to their home.

Wednesday
Mar 3
10pm | 9c
Season 4, Episode 7

1926 Tudor Revival

Brett takes on the massive challenge of returning a large 1926 Tudor Revival home to its former glory. In this huge project, he restores the exterior, entryway, living room, kitchen, main bedroom, bathroom and a traditional ladies' dressing room.

Wednesday
Mar 3
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 6

1912 Transitional Victorian Arts and Crafts

A 1912 Transitional Victorian house is a hybrid of styles, combining Victorian flourish with Arts and Crafts simplicity. Brett manages to restore the home, blend two architectural styles and find space for a new bedroom for the owners' daughter.

Thursday
Mar 4
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 4

1911 Craftsman Cottage

With their first child on the way, homeowners are looking for more usable space and light in their 1911 Craftsman cottage. Brett finds a way to give them both while bringing the original character and charm back to their home.

Thursday
Mar 4
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 7

1926 Tudor Revival

Brett takes on the massive challenge of returning a large 1926 Tudor Revival home to its former glory. In this huge project, he restores the exterior, entryway, living room, kitchen, main bedroom, bathroom and a traditional ladies' dressing room.

Thursday
Mar 4
2am | 1c
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 4
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 1

1902 Queen Anne Victorian

An active family of six loves their old Queen Anne Victorian home, but the house has seen better days. Brett needs to completely reimagine the layout, which includes moving the main bedroom to make way for a larger kitchen.

Tuesday
Mar 9
7am | 6c
Season 4, Episode 2

1960 Post and Beam Modern

A midcentury modern home has lost some of its original personality over the years. After discovering Japanese influence in the home's exterior, Brett restores it while reworking the interior to include a sliding wall entrance to a large kitchen.

Tuesday
Mar 9
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 5

1927 Storybook Cottage

An unusual cottage looks like it's right out of a fairy tale, but it's lost some of its magic over the years. Brett adds details to the home to enhance the architectural style. Then, he creates a kitchen and breakfast nook fit for a storybook cottage.

Tuesday
Mar 9
9am | 8c

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