Brother Vs. Brother Season 2: Photo Highlights From Episode 1

Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott return for season 2 of Brother Vs. Brother , and this season's competitors are the toughest yet. See before-and-after photos of both team's episode 1 renovations.
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Photo By: Stephanie Diani / Getty Images ©2014 HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

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Jonathan Vs. Drew

The Scott brothers are back for another round of Brother Vs. Brother action. Team Drew took the first season, but it's anyone's game this time around.

Guest Judges: David and Hilary

To decide which team added more value, your other favorite HGTV duo served as this week's judges: Hilary Farr and David Visentin from Love it or List It.

Team Jonathan

Team Jonathan's new set of hopefuls, left to right: design student Peggy Tart, builder Adi Shuruk, real estate agent Stayce Smith, architectural expert Rick Schwarz, project manager Joe Schwarz.

Team Drew

Drew's new squad of contestants, left to right: licensed Realtor and real estate investor Thomas Brown, interior designer Melissa Roche, builder and stylist Drea Clark, licensed Realtor and house flipper Jennifer "Six" Hawn, self-taught interior designer and builder Eric Eremita.

First Challenge: How Much Is It Worth?

To determine which team gets to choose the first house, Drew and Jonathan ask the crews to estimate the value of a 2,000-square-foot rancher built in 1951.

And the Winner Is...

Team Drew estimated the home could be listed at $413,900, while Team Jonathan's estimate was much higher at $442,000. The home's actual value? $438,000. That means Team Jonathan could either choose the home they'd seen or a new-to-them property. The team chose the second property, leaving Team Drew to make over this home.

Creating a Game Plan

Each team will have 3 days and $25,000 to make over their properties. Team Jonathan's house is a 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath ranch home built in 1956. At the start of the competition, it was valued at $404,000.

Team Jonathan: Living Room, Before

Homeowners David and Tracy want an updated treatment for their retro fireplace.

Team Jonathan: Fireplace Planning

Brothers and architectural experts Rick and Joe take on the fireplace project, include a wall removal to open up the home's entryway.

Team Jonathan: Fireplace, After

Rick and Joe added marble tile all around the fireplace and a textural concrete treatment. "That I think was time well spent, and with the wall gone, it’s the first thing you see. It's a huge impact," said judge and Love It or List It host Hilary Farr.

Team Jonathan: Living Room, After

New furniture and accessories, plus a bright coat of paint, added vibrancy to this once-bland living room.

Team Jonathan: Living Room, After

After an investment of $10,573, this revamped room added $15,133 of value to the home.

Team Jonathan: Bonus Room, Before

This large bonus room wasn't exactly a design bonus when the homeowners invited Team Jonathan into their space.

Team Jonathan: Bonus Room, Before

In addition to a playroom, the homeowners use this space as an office.

Team Jonathan: The Bonus Room Plan

Design student Peggy was immediately drawn to the bonus room. She planned a full transformation, with new furniture and paint. Builder Adi took on the flooring and finishing.

Team Jonathan: Bonus Room, After

A clean, organized office space sits atop the newly-installed wood floors.

Team Jonathan: Bonus Room, After

A family space for play and relaxation replaces the disorganized pile of toys. "I’m not a fan of multi-purpose rooms, but this works," said judge and Love It or List It host David Visentin.

Team Jonathan: Bonus Room, After

After a $4,543 investment, this designer-perfect office and living space added $7,386 of real value to the home.

Team Drew: Woman Down

After Drea fell ill, the team was left with just 4 players to do a 5-person job. Here, Drew helps the team prioritize their design plan.

Team Drew: Bathroom, Before

Homeowners Julie and Eugene requested a bathroom intervention. The team's plan: Replace the L-shaped vanity with a tub and shower combination, add a linen closet and replace the toilet with a more compact model to allow ample room for door clearance.

Team Drew: Bathroom Demo

Builder and designer Eric got a little territorial about this project — he asked Jennifer (aka "Six") to move on to another room so he could own this one.

Team Drew: Bathroom, After

This run-down bathroom was falling apart. Eric added all-new features, like this bright new double vanity. He also combined a tub and shower and added a linen closet. The $5,659 investment resulted in $10,000 of added value.

Team Drew: Living Room, Before

This massive stone fireplace was another eyesore the homeowners couldn't wait to put behind them.

Team Drew: Living Room Demo

Interior designer Melissa took on this massive project in the living room. After first attempting to remove the stone treatment to expose the brick underneath, she discovered the structural integrity wasn't up to par.

Team Drew: Living Room, After

Melissa went with plan B: Cover the previous fireplace with a new wall, then add a sleek, modern tile fireplace in its place.

Team Drew: Living Room, After

A rustic, reclaimed wood mantel offers contrast to the modern fireplace lines.

Team Drew, Living Room, After

A sectional sofa adds ample seating to this fireplace room. After an investment of $2,675 (plus lots of sweat equity,) the room added $5,600 of value to this home.

Team Drew: Front Room, Before

Six moved to the front room after Eric decided to take over the bathroom project. Simple updates and a layout fix are all this room needed.

Team Drew: Front Room, Before

Large-scale furniture made this dining area seem cramped.

Team Drew: Front Room Design Plans

Six removed a half-wall by the front door to open up the space and modernize the room.

Team Drew: Front Room, After

New furniture and a new layout plus a modified entryway with new flooring completely changes the look and feel of this space.

Team Drew: Front Room, After

Cozy yet contemporary furniture and bold patterns update this room.

Team Drew: Front Room, After

A new light fixture, fresh accessories and new round table are a better fit for this dining area.

Team Drew: Front Room, After

After an investment of $3,230 in this space, the improvements added $6,300 of value.

Which Team Will Win?

Drew, Jonathan and the judges tour the homes and make their calculations before choosing which team added more value. And the winner is...

Team Jonathan!

Team Jonathan added $40,500 of value to their property in just three days, while Team Drew added just $32,000. The good news? Since Drea went home sick, all four contestants on Team Drew will stay in the competition.

Jonathan: 1, Drew: 0

New season, new scorecard. Who will win the next challenge? Tune in Sundays at 9/8c to find out.