Shawnie and Zach Colohan just bought a new house and have spent weeks renovating everything. Now they plan to tackle their final and biggest project yet - the kitchen! But between plumbing leaks, broken cabinets and wet concrete counter tops, Shawnie and Zach start to wonder if they'll ever be able to move into their new home.
Firefighter Charles Kuniyoshi and his girlfriend, Ana Rivera, just bought a house and are taking on one huge project: the kitchen. With only a few days to complete this monster of a renovation, Charles and Ana give it all they've got to hold it together. But it only takes a few surprises -- and one big surprise for Ana -- to slow this project down to a grinding halt.
Ron and Pam Wylie are renovating their cramped, dysfunctional and outdated kitchen, and these two DIY pros don't foresee any problems with the task at hand. Their fragmented house, however, has other plans. Each wall hides new surprises, and the sheer size of the renovation starts to wear on these DIYers. By the end of this project, the Wylies' mental and physical boundaries are pushed to the brink.
Katie Cox and her husband Chris are new homeowners. The problem is, they can't move in until they get their nonsensical master bath under control. It's an ambitious undertaking: new flooring, a new shower, a new vanity and (most importantly) a walk-in-closet for Katie. This couple has some experience, but their "renovation train" is derailed when Chris encounters his worst nightmare...plumbing.
Stay-at-home mom Jill Parr asks her best friend Debbie to help her tear apart her old, smelly den and modernize it. At first, their boundless energy fuels a quick tear down, but when the rebuild begins, Jill's indecision brings the construction to a halt. Now one question remains: how long will Debbie stick around before heading for greener pastures?
Sierra and Brandon Fairchild just moved into their house two days ago, but they're ready to renovate their new basement for Brandon's upcoming graduation party. These two DIYers have plenty of experience, but can they handle this renovation's many surprises?
From their kitchen to their backyard, Adam and Natalie Law have spent a lot of time renovating their home. Now it's time to bring their bathroom up to date. They start off on the right foot, but as time starts to slip away, the renovation quickly goes south.
Darrielle's cousin Nigel drove all the way from New Jersey to help her completely overhaul her old, outdated kitchen and replace it with something that's more her style. Nigel has plenty of DIY experience, so Darrielle is counting on him to guide her through this gigantic project. But with limited days and a multitude of mishaps, this renovation promises to test the strength of family ties.
Newlyweds Michael and Angie Jacobs want to turn Michael's old bachelor pad into a family-friendly space. The only problem is neither of them have any renovation experience. Can these two rookies convert their nasty, old garage into a cozy family room?
Mark Weber and his girlfriend, Melissa, are setting out to renovate their master bedroom in order to make it more of a master suite. They start off determined to get their renovation done, but from an electrical scare to battling with drywall, the couple ends up struggling to finish in time.
Bill and Monica Myers love their Kansas City home. The only problem is their outdated 1950s-style kitchen. But when the couple decides to work as a team to renovate their kitchen, they struggle from the beginning to see eye-to-eye, and this renovation ends up being a battle to the end.
Lisa and Ryan Braheny want to convert their musty old basement into a cozy family room. But this renovation isn't as easy as they hoped. Between unexpected obstacles, cheerleading practice and not having the proper tools, these two inexperienced DIYers find themselves in over their heads.