These young new homeowners have a kitchen stuck in the 1960s--from yellow and brown tile to an outdated linoleum floor and nasty wallpaper, nothing was quite their style. To create an entertainer's kitchen, a wall is taken out to create more real estate. To add personality, they build custom hanging shelves from walnut plywood and even create a one-of-a-kind honeycomb wine rack to hang on the wall. Plus, custom stools take center stage around an all new island complete with recycled countertops and all-new cabinets. Finally, a funky backsplash and two-tone flooring make this a hip kitchen to cook in!
Licensed contractor and host, Josh Temple, travels to the hub of stock car racing, Charlotte, N.C., and with the help of professional NASCAR drivers, Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet, transforms a typical garage into the perfect place to entertain and watch racing. A Charlotte stock car fan gets his garage transformed into a racing-themed bar/lounge, complete with bamboo flooring, wet and dry bars, a custom 3-D wall treatment, access to a new backyard deck and awning, plus unique furniture made with car parts from Kasey Kahne's garage.
A tired 3,000-square-foot Veteran's hall gets a total makeover to create a fine bar for retired soldiers in a total of three days! From floor to ceiling, this popular hangout is completely transformed. A modern bar with concrete countertops replaces an old vinyl bar. An old airplane wing is cleaned up and turned into a one-of-a-kind table. And, an original tree ridge beam is exposed and highlighted with surrounding lath boards that run up the ceiling, creating a clean, open room. Plus, a brand new fireplace, all new floors and metal wainscoting make this Veteran's hall a unique place to hang out!
An outdated kitchen filled with mismatched furniture gets completely gutted and replaced with all new cabinetry, appliances, Brazilian hardwood flooring, wine storage and wine inspired stools. The utility closet turns into a walk-in pantry and their dining table gets a facelift.
Licensed contractor, Josh Temple and crew, crashes a southern California family's chaotic and uninspiring family room. This room transforms into a warm and open great room with hard wood flooring, a homework bar and repurposed desk. In addition, converging pocket doors set off a new laundry area, complete with stackable washer dryer and a counter for folding clothes.
These first-time homebuyers have a strange, unused room at the back of their cute new home. With dark walls, no natural light and a storage mudroom attached, this space needed some attention! In three days, licensed contractor and host, Josh Temple, and his crew knocked out a wall and brought in natural light with glass accordion doors. The old mudroom was opened up to become a large bar, faced with painted wood slats that are secured to the wall in a zigzag-like pattern. Plus, custom nesting coffee tables and benches are made from scratch.
An unused formal living room is converted into a master bedroom, allowing a young couple to sleep on the same floor as their kids. By adding a tray ceiling, his and her closets, a window seat, a colorful fireplace and a custom headboard, the space goes from ratty to romantic in three days.
A dark basement that once served as a bar with ugly wood paneling, outdated bulky bar and no natural light is converted into a nature inspired master bedroom for this couple! What was once a low ceiling dark basement becomes a spa like retreat complete with a painted slat wall that serves as a custom headboard and custom wood stump side tables. Plus, the view from the bed is now a glass tile fireplace surrounded by cabinets and open cabinets. To top it off, they install a twig art ceiling treatment over the bed.
An uninspiring family room is transformed into an eco-friendly theater room complete with bamboo flooring, a slat wall staircase, LED lighting, repurposed leather media wall, vintage lumber, and a recycled marble sofa table.
Josh Temple gets a taste of his own medicine when a big fan chases him down the aisles of the home improvement store. Her persistency paid off because this family's broken and outdated kitchen is completely transformed into a bright vintage inspired kitchen. What was once old cabinets, tired appliances and outdated tile is redone with sleek white countertops, a one of a kind custom hood, all new cabinets and a colorful wood backsplash. Plus, this kitchen goes above and beyond with a chalkboard feature wall surrounded by old cookbook pages as wallpaper. Add all new appliances, beautiful French doors and handmade panels to hide the laundry, and this kitchen is complete!
Ashley and Ryan are first time homeowners with an outdated living room. In three days, House Crashers transforms their space and busts into an ugly bonus room to create a nature inspired living and dining space. Old hardwood floors, an eye sore of a fire place and green bonus room are completely gutted and turned into one large space for entertaining complete with a copper dining table, an all new sandstone fireplace, custom light box, wood ceiling treatment and more!
Homeowners Marc and Belkis Williams love to entertain but their house is just too small. They've made the most out of their backyard but it's not picture perfect. The crew takes advantage of the mild Los Angeles weather and creates an indoor-like feel outside that's perfect for entertaining.
Josh and crew head to coastal Maine to build out a living room House Crashers style. In 3 days, Josh turns the living room into a comfy, inviting space using reclaimed and rustic materials. A shelving unit and message center are built to help organize the space, while a window seat is added to emphasize the water views, and an antique card table is repurposed into a coffee table.
These homeowners want to make their great room more inviting, so Josh Temple, licensed contractor and host of DIY Network's House Crashers, takes on the challenge by creating the ultimate holiday entertaining mecca. A boring fireplace is transformed with cement tiles, a rustic mantle and a gas insert. A custom bar with tin ceiling tiles is built adjacent to a 10-foot folding door which opens up to a huge new deck. Finally, the space is decked with all the holiday trimmings.
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