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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.