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Relaxed Outdoor Daybed Under Contemporary Pergola

A contemporary pergola is transformed into a private outdoor room with flowing white curtains, an oversized daybed, artwork and a cool light pendant.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan ©2012, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Cozy Pet Nook With Orange Pillows

Orange throw pillows and a dog bed are nestled inside this nook, creating a cozy relaxation spot for the family pet.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan ©2013, HGTV/Scripps Network LLC. All Rights Reserved

Master Suite with Moveable Bed

The bedroom utilizes the angled roof line to frame the moveable and convertible bed and is accented by bold blues and gray colors. The bed can be place at the headboard/couch or placed in front of the window for a beautiful lake view. After the master suite renovation by licensed contractor Chip Wade, the Van Hattum's now have a beautiful master suite and bathroom which combines their love for the old world style and modern conveniences in Atlanta, Georgia. Before the renovation, the previous homeowners left a half-finished suite, an angled roofline and lots of unused space, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room. (after)

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White Contemporary Shelving Unit With Steampunk Clock and Rolling Ladder

These shallow indented shelves are perfect for decorating around the large, steampunk-style clock in this contemporary scene, as seen on HGTV's Elbow Room. The black, gold, silver and copper on the clock create an industrial look against the traditional white and gray painted shelving unit. A rolling ladder is a unique addition and allows access to all levels of the display.

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Resort-Inspired Bath

Contractor Chip Wade of Elbow Room designs an open floor plan master suite. Hotel-style mirror panels act as a central divider between the bedroom, vanity area and large walk-through closet. The entire space evokes a resort-like feel at home.

Photo By: Jeff Herr - AP Images © 2013, HGTV/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Contemporary Backyard Patio With Fire Pit

A contemporary backyard patio features a grill and fire pit.

Photo By: Jessica McGowan ©2012, DIY Network/Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Contemporary Great Room with Natural Light

As seen on HGTV's Elbow Room, Chip Wade and his team successfully combined the Overdyke family's screened in porch with their family room to create this giant, contemporary living room. By adding an all glass wall, Chip has been able to retain the natural light of the outdoors while adding modern luxuries such as the plush furniture and gas log fireplace.

Contemporary Foyer with Wrap-Around Stone Benches

A stone, wrap-around bench doubles as stairs and seating in this bright, white contemporary foyer. Green accents and a rope stair rail are modern touches that pop.

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Multi-Functional Ottoman in Family Room

The Parkers wanted to make sure that there was something for everyone in their new living space, so Chip and his team made sure to include lots of seating. The living area also includes a multi-use ottoman (pictured) for everyone in the family including the dog with a nail salon, gaming station and dog bed. This creates a central area for the kids to work and spend time with their parents, as seen on DIY Network's Elbow Room.

White Living Room With Orange Rug and Modern Gray Sectional

An orange rug anchors this bright and airy modern living featuring a gray sectional and round woven chairs.

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Chip Wade

Chip began working with his father at an early age – and over the years developed an interest in carpentry, landscaping and renovation.
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About the Show

In each episode of HGTV's Elbow Room, host Chip Wade helps a family who has outgrown their home devise and undertake an ingenious, large-scale renovation, custom remodel or home addition that's perfectly suited to the family's living needs.
Season 3, Episode 10

A Barn to Dwell, Not Smell

The Jordan family moved from the city to the country and bought a barn that they want to transform into their dream home, the problem is no contractors will touch this project. Designer/ contractor Chip Wade saddles up for the challenge to design a space for both animals and humans to live in. He removes 2 of the horse stalls and the ceiling of the floor above to create a huge family room and kitchen with 30 foot ceilings, and a picture window looking out to the horse stalls.

Tuesday
Oct 14
10am | 9c
Season 31, Episode 12

Trampoline lounging, Chip Wade designs a fun backyard for both kids and adults

The Jackson family wants to change their huge back yard into the ultimate gathering space to entertain their large extended family. Designer/contractor Chip Wade extends the living space outside where the kids and the adults can play, by extending the porch, installing a outdoor kitchen, a fire pit, soccer field and trampolines.

Tuesday
Oct 14
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 13

Chip Wade Designs a Backyard full of FunSports Activities With a Sophisticated Italian Aesthetic

Vince and Cathy Zappa live on busy street and they worry because their kids play in front of the house because the backyard is a mess of dead leaves and pine needles. Designer/contractor Chip Wade solves this dilemma by creating an outdoor living space action packed full of sports activities with a sophisticated Italian aesthetic, complete with a new deck and dining area, and a play court with a life size chess board and movable basketball goal.

Tuesday
Oct 14
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Contractor/ designer Chip Wade renovates a unfinished attic.

Homeowners Loren Soloman and Seth Einstein struggle with sharing an uninspiring home office. She works from home during the day and he studies for his MBA at night. The problem is that their office is a hodge-podge of work out gear, clothing, and random furnishings. Contractor/ designer Chip Wade wants to repurpose the room into a spare bedroom while renovating their unfinished attic space into an office for two. Chip demos the attic and creates a one of a kind feature -- a hydraulic floor that can serve as a workout area or raise up to be a table. He also gets custom glass shelves made that doubles a door, and outfits the his-and-hers office with contemporary furnishings. There is no place like this home office.

Wednesday
Nov 12
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

Chip Wade solves a family's dilemma to move with a kitchen/great room renovation

Tom and Beverly Maiellaro and their 3 boys have out grown their house and they can't agree on wether they want stay or find a new home. Designer/contractor Chip Wade wants to convince Tom that he can renovate the kitchen and living space to hold large gatherings. Chip starts with tearing down walls to create great room, and renovates the kitchen to accommodate Tom's cooking needs with a custom walnut and maple butcher block, a new pantry with a unique sliding counter top to hide messes when entertaining. and to keep the boys entertained Chip builds a den area with built in seating and storage.

Tuesday
Nov 18
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Chip Wade remodels an unfinished basement into a guest suite for long family visits and to brew beer

David and Kerstin Adelman often have family visiting for long periods of time so they want to use their unfinished basement as a guest suite and family room. Designer/contractor Chip Wade rips out the back wall and installs a glass panel window to open the space up. He adds custom milled wood paneling through out and since David loves to make home made beer, Chip has an electric brewing system installed.

Tuesday
Nov 18
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 12

Chip Wade remodels a cavernous basement into a multi-use living space for foreign exchange students

Renee, and her daughters love hosting foreign exchange students, but haven't been able to since moving into their cramped space. Designer/ contractor Chip Wade turns their cavernous basement into a bright and fun living space for the family and their visitors to enjoy, with multi-level spaces for students to study and sleep.

Tuesday
Dec 16
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Chip Wade remodels an unfinished basement into a guest suite for long family visits and to brew beer

David and Kerstin Adelman often have family visiting for long periods of time so they want to use their unfinished basement as a guest suite and family room. Designer/contractor Chip Wade rips out the back wall and installs a glass panel window to open the space up. He adds custom milled wood paneling through out and since David loves to make home made beer, Chip has an electric brewing system installed.

Tuesday
Mar 10
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 2

Chip Wade creates a one of a kind bedroom that works as a family space as well as master suite

Sara and Josh Howell are a young couple with a little daughter and one on the way. Their master suite has become the epicenter of the home and they need more space to congregate. Designer/contractor Chip Wade creates an open floor plan by utilizing the unused rooms nearby. He remodels the master bathroom to include a custom tub with a molded seat made from a light weight concrete product. He opens access to the nursery by installing a swinging partition wall, allowing them to keep an eye on the baby with the option to close the door for privacy. Then to create a living room space, Chip installs a retractable bed that pushes into the wall to become a couch. This one of a kind bedroom is now works as a family space as well as master suite.

Tuesday
Mar 10
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 5

Backyard Battleground, Chip Wade transforms an empty backyard into the ultimate play area for boys.

Greg and Carla are in desperate need of a backyard that their 3 boys can play in with all of their neighborhood friends. They call on designer/contractor Chip Wade for help. Chip is able to transform their empty backyard into the ultimate play area for boys, with touches of sophistication for the adults.

Saturday
Jun 27
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 9

With another one on the way, an expecting couple turns to Designer/Contractor Chip Wade for help.

The homeowners are awaiting the birth of their second child which means the grandparents are quick to follow! Problem is, Chris and Helen have nowhere to put them now that they'll be turning the guest bedroom into a nursery. Designer/Contractor Chip Wade proposes utilizing the space that the carport is currently occupying and turning that into a guest bedroom that would double as an office for Chris when the in-laws are not around. Chip and his crew are able to create an innovative way of separating the guest bedroom to the main living area. And as a surprise for Chris and Helen, Chip decided to renovate the kitchen as well! But the homeowners are not the only ones who received a big surprise: Helen gives birth earlier than anticipated, throwing the entire renovation into turmoil.

Tuesday
Jul 14
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

Designer/Contractor Chip Wade turns a cramped home office into a functional and large space.

Julia and David run a graphic design business out of their home. The only entrance to the office is through their master bedroom. They feel very unprofessional when they have clients over and ask them to walk around their bed. And with two small children, the space gets even smaller. Designer/Contractor Chip Wade comes up with a plan to enlarge their present office and give them a more professional entrance that would satisfy their taste in design and functionality. But there are a lot of parts to this renovation which leaves a lot of room for problems, including delivery delays and a frustrating issue with the new stairway.

Monday
Jan 11
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 4, Episode 6

Destination: Backyard

Clete and Lauren are in desperate need of a backyard that they can enjoy. They call on designer/contractor Chip Wade for help. Chip is able to transform their unused backyard into 3 creatively designed destinations for socializing, reading, and playing.

Monday
Mar 21
7:30am | 6:30c

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