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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 2

1915 Arts and Crafts

Brett Waterman gets the chance to restore an enormous Arts and Crafts home with six bedrooms for a family that grew from four children to eight children in just two years. Brett brings the master bedroom back to life and creates a new bathroom upstairs. Downstairs, he completely reconfigures the kitchen to work better for this large family.

Friday
Jan 10
2pm | 1c
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
Jan 10
3pm | 2c
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.

Friday
Jan 10
4pm | 3c
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.

Friday
Jan 10
5pm | 4c
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.

Friday
Jan 10
6pm | 5c
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.

Friday
Jan 10
7pm | 6c
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.

Sunday
Jan 19
12pm | 11c
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.

Sunday
Jan 19
1pm | 12c
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.

Sunday
Jan 19
2pm | 1c
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.

Sunday
Jan 19
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 9

1947 Postmodern Ranch

Brett restores a 1947 postmodern ranch back to its post-World War II style for a military veteran and his wife. However, he has to make some tough decisions when the homeowners want to get rid of the original kitchen tile.

Sunday
Jan 19
4pm | 3c
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.

Sunday
Jan 19
5pm | 4c
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.

Sunday
Jan 19
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.

Monday
Jan 27
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.

Monday
Jan 27
8am | 7c
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.

Monday
Jan 27
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.

Monday
Jan 27
10am | 9c
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.

Monday
Jan 27
11am | 10c
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 3
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.

Monday
Feb 3
12pm | 11c
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.

Monday
Feb 3
1pm | 12c
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.

Monday
Feb 3
2pm | 1c
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.

Monday
Feb 3
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.

Monday
Feb 3
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 9

1920s Spanish Eclectic

Erin and Jack recently moved to California and fell in love with Spanish architecture. Having found their cute 1920s Spanish eclectic home, they want to update the kitchen, add an ensuite bathroom and dressing room to their master bedroom, and plant a drought-tolerant garden, all the while remaining true to the Spanish style. Wanting to restore the house, but not knowing what steps to take first, they ask Brett to help them realize their vision for their house. Using original style cabinetry, colorful Spanish accents including handmade tile in the kitchen and bathroom and creating a new floorplan for the master bedroom area, Brett restores the home surpassing even Erina and Jack's wildest expectations.

Monday
Feb 3
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 5

Mystery of the English Cottage

A young family has purchased a 1920s English cottage in Redlands, California, for their forever home. But something is funky with the living room, and they can't figure out what. Brett solves the mystery, removing all the 1970s additions.

Monday
Feb 3
6pm | 5c

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