Expansive 1950s Ranch

Tamera got creative with this expansive 1950s ranch-style home.

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Bargain Mansions - Video Highlights

Let There Be Lighting

Rustic charm meets urban elegance in this updated Missouri farmhouse.

About the Show

For home restoration expert Tamara Day, there's no such thing as a home that's too big! This Kansas City native and mother of four specializes in restoring the neglected large homes that others are too scared to take on. She brings these big beauties back to life so that new families can move in and love them again.

About the Host

Tamara Day

Tamara Day is the host of DIY Network’s new series Bargain Mansions. A native of greater Kansas City, Missouri, this mother of four specializes in large, neglected houses that would intimidate most.

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Season 1, Episode 8

The Swing of Things

Tamara continues working on an 1892 Craftsman and struggles to add a master bathroom. Then, she finds a way to repurpose floor boards into a porch swing, but her plan to reuse a clawfoot tub hits a snag because of a narrow doorway.

Tuesday
Nov 17
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

The Mural of the Story

Tamara Day works on restoring a 1909 Craftsman home, opening up its meandering layout and ripping out the tacky additions that have stripped this house of its original charm. She saves vintage light switches and a wallpaper mural that could be the showpiece of the dining room if she can keep it from being destroyed during renovations.

Tuesday
Nov 17
5am | 4c
Season 1, Episode 10

Clowning Around

Tamara Day continues renovating a 1909 Craftsman home, transforming a small bedroom into the master bath. She saves and refurbishes French doors, vintage sinks and a tub from the house, while adding modern elements like a sauna. During the walk-through with her contractor, Tamara discovers the creepiest thing she's ever found in a home.

Tuesday
Nov 17
5:30am | 4:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Posthaste in a Shirtwaist

Tamara renovates a 1908 Shirtwaist home that was abandoned by the previous renovator. She refurbishes original corbels for the walls and builds a custom range hood for the open plan kitchen. Later, she creates a charming den using wainscoting and tile.

Sunday
Nov 22
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 8

From Old to Bold

Tamara revives a 100-year-old Shirtwaist home while accenting the original woodwork. She decides the kitchen is too small and moves it to the dining room. Later, she uses bold design choices to fit the home into the young, contemporary neighborhood.

Sunday
Nov 22
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 4

Tidal Wave of Tile

Tamara revives a neoclassical Colonial by updating the kitchen, parlor and breakfast nook while preserving its historic charm. Then, she converts the 1,200-square-foot, unfinished attic into an incredible master suite.

Sunday
Nov 22
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 7

Classic Meets Modern Farm

Tamara turns a large, old farmhouse into a country living-style home. She creates an open floor plan, transforms the dreary main suite and adds country charm and character throughout the entire property.

Sunday
Nov 22
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

Soffit Saga

Tamara takes on a 1979 property with a confusing style. She opens up sight lines by removing soffits in the living room and kitchen, and she pulls out the midcentury modern design with elements like shiplap and brass.

Sunday
Nov 22
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 10

On the Wings of a Dovetail

Tamara renovates an '80s home in need of some TLC by adding her unique style to the front and back yards. Then, she removes dated elements throughout the house and creates a breathtaking kitchen and main suite bathroom.

Sunday
Nov 22
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 13

Race to the Finish

Tamara tackles a 1952 Traditional home with a massive open concept living space. She triples the size of the mudroom and chooses a stunning surround for the living room fireplace. Later, Tamara and her dad race to find the perfect dining table.

Monday
Nov 23
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 13

Race to the Finish

Tamara tackles a 1952 Traditional home with a massive open concept living space. She triples the size of the mudroom and chooses a stunning surround for the living room fireplace. Later, Tamara and her dad race to find the perfect dining table.

Tuesday
Nov 24
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 14

Can't See the House From the Trees

Tamara tackles a Colonial-style home with a yard that's been seriously neglected. She must tame the overgrown grounds before putting traditional Kansas City charm into the interior with a brand-new kitchen and main suite.

Monday
Nov 30
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 14

Can't See the House From the Trees

Tamara tackles a Colonial-style home with a yard that's been seriously neglected. She must tame the overgrown grounds before putting traditional Kansas City charm into the interior with a brand-new kitchen and main suite.

Tuesday
Dec 1
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 12

On Par For Glory

Tamara renovates a 1960s Colonial home that's lacking character. She brings the property's potential to life by designing spaces to enjoy the outdoors and incredible views. Then, she creates a stunning kitchen and makes sure light pours into every room.

Monday
Dec 7
9pm | 8c
Season 3, Episode 12

On Par For Glory

Tamara renovates a 1960s Colonial home that's lacking character. She brings the property's potential to life by designing spaces to enjoy the outdoors and incredible views. Then, she creates a stunning kitchen and makes sure light pours into every room.

Tuesday
Dec 8
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 11

Lofty Designs

A contractor friend asks Tamara to work her magic on a 1948 ranch house. She installs a herringbone walkway and solves a dilemma while whitewashing the brick. Then, she adds a study space and upgrades a shared bathroom for kids.

Monday
Dec 14
11:01pm | 10:01c
Season 3, Episode 11

Lofty Designs

A contractor friend asks Tamara to work her magic on a 1948 ranch house. She installs a herringbone walkway and solves a dilemma while whitewashing the brick. Then, she adds a study space and upgrades a shared bathroom for kids.

Tuesday
Dec 15
2:01am | 1:01c
Season 3, Episode 6

Pump Up the Basement

Tamara updates a 1978 Tudor home by brightening up and enlarging the dark kitchen. Then, she improves the flow in the main bedroom and transforms the basement into an awesome game room where the family can relax.

Wednesday
Dec 23
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 8

From Old to Bold

Tamara revives a 100-year-old Shirtwaist home while accenting the original woodwork. She decides the kitchen is too small and moves it to the dining room. Later, she uses bold design choices to fit the home into the young, contemporary neighborhood.

Wednesday
Dec 23
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 10

On the Wings of a Dovetail

Tamara renovates an '80s home in need of some TLC by adding her unique style to the front and back yards. Then, she removes dated elements throughout the house and creates a breathtaking kitchen and main suite bathroom.

Wednesday
Dec 23
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 14

Can't See the House From the Trees

Tamara tackles a Colonial-style home with a yard that's been seriously neglected. She must tame the overgrown grounds before putting traditional Kansas City charm into the interior with a brand-new kitchen and main suite.

Wednesday
Dec 23
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 1

Out With the Old, in With the Bold

Tamara uses her design expertise to modernize an outdated, 1970s Tudor home. She gives the kitchen a much-needed upgrade and renovates two uninspired living spaces on the first floor into statement rooms.

Tuesday
Jan 19
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 5

Cistern Act

Tamara buys a 1910 Victorian farmhouse and wants to add a half bath to the first floor, but a misplaced staircase may pose a problem. On the second floor, she adds a massive master suite and a large kids' bedroom.

Tuesday
Jan 19
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 3

Posthaste in a Shirtwaist

Tamara renovates a 1908 Shirtwaist home that was abandoned by the previous renovator. She refurbishes original corbels for the walls and builds a custom range hood for the open plan kitchen. Later, she creates a charming den using wainscoting and tile.

Tuesday
Jan 19
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 7

Classic Meets Modern Farm

Tamara turns a large, old farmhouse into a country living-style home. She creates an open floor plan, transforms the dreary main suite and adds country charm and character throughout the entire property.

Tuesday
Jan 19
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 11

Lofty Designs

A contractor friend asks Tamara to work her magic on a 1948 ranch house. She installs a herringbone walkway and solves a dilemma while whitewashing the brick. Then, she adds a study space and upgrades a shared bathroom for kids.

Tuesday
Jan 19
2pm | 1c