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About the Host

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 episode, homeowners call on preservationist Brett Waterman to unearth the hidden potential in their character-filled homes. Brett's attention to detail and architectural knowledge leads to incredible restorations and fascinating stories.

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.

Wednesday
Jul 14
7am | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 14
8am | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 14
9am | 8c
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.

Wednesday
Jul 14
10am | 9c
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
Jul 14
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.

Wednesday
Aug 4
7am | 6c
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.

Wednesday
Aug 4
8am | 7c
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
Aug 4
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.

Wednesday
Aug 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.

Wednesday
Aug 4
11am | 10c
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.

Sunday
Aug 8
7am | 6c
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.

Sunday
Aug 8
8am | 7c
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.

Sunday
Aug 8
9am | 8c
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
Aug 8
10am | 9c
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
Aug 8
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
Aug 18
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 13

The 1955 Midcentury California Ranch

Brett opens up the floor plan of a 1950s midcentury ranch and makes the space more livable for a family of four while staying true to the original style.

Wednesday
Aug 18
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.

Wednesday
Aug 18
2pm | 1c

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