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 7

All Bricked Out

Tamara takes an 1892 brick Craftsman that was converted into three apartments and tries to restore it back into a single-family dwelling while keeping original details. She and her dad attempt to recover a vintage pocket door that was enclosed inside a wall and update the home's electricity without destroying the brick walls or using conduit.

Wednesday
Jun 24
5am | 4c
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.

Wednesday
Jun 24
5:30am | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Catwalk Craziness and When One Barn Door Closes

Tamara takes on a 1900 Kansas City Shirtwaist-style home containing a living room with a catwalk instead of a ceiling, and she also creates a reading nook and closet to complete the fourth bedroom.

Monday
Jun 29
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 3

Rhapsody in Beige and A Pain in the Deck

Tamara Day transforms a contemporary home that's devoid of any character, installing huge windows, resurfacing a fireplace veneer and also creating a home theater and an immense deck and patio for entertaining.

Monday
Jun 29
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tamara's Tudor Tutorial and Shower Showstopper

Tamara takes on a 1927 Tudor house and moves the small kitchen, outfitting it with a large island and eating nook. She also enlarges the master bathroom to transform the home into a showstopper.

Monday
Jun 29
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.

Monday
Jun 29
9am | 8c
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.

Monday
Jun 29
10am | 9c
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.

Monday
Jun 29
11am | 10c
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 master bedroom and transforms the basement into an awesome game room where the family can relax.

Monday
Jun 29
12pm | 11c
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.

Friday
Jul 10
10am | 9c
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 master suite and adds country charm and character throughout the entire property.

Friday
Jul 10
11am | 10c
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.

Friday
Jul 10
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

Lady and the Damp

Tamara takes on a water-damaged French Provincial in Leawood, Kansas, and must completely overhaul the neglected basement. Then, she infuses French flair throughout the house while creating a large open floor plan that’s perfect for entertaining.

Friday
Jul 10
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 5

Catwalk Craziness and When One Barn Door Closes

Tamara takes on a 1900 Kansas City Shirtwaist-style home containing a living room with a catwalk instead of a ceiling, and she also creates a reading nook and closet to complete the fourth bedroom.

Sunday
Jul 19
7am | 6c
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 master suite and adds country charm and character throughout the entire property.

Sunday
Jul 19
9am | 8c
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
Jul 19
10am | 9c
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 master bedroom and transforms the basement into an awesome game room where the family can relax.

Sunday
Jul 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.

Sunday
Jul 19
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 2

Corbels, Chaos and Skylight Surprise

Tamara sees great potential in a 1938 cottage and constructs a cathedral ceiling and two cedar corbels for the entrance. Her renovation plans also force her to cut into the roof, and she struggles to install a full bath and enlarge the master suite.

Tuesday
Jul 21
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 1

Raise the Roof and Master Suite Heaven

Tamara Day gets creative renovating a 1950 ranch-style home updating the exterior with faux stone, using a second-story addition to create three new bedrooms and gutting the master suite.

Tuesday
Jul 21
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 6

Bumming About the Plumbing and Mirror, Mirror

Tamara tackles a 1905 Kansas City Shirtwaist home that's short on bathrooms. She restores the front door, updates the fireplace, and she also doubles the size of the walk-in closet and enlarges the master suite.

Tuesday
Jul 21
8am | 7c
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
Jul 21
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 7

Tamara's Tudor Tutorial and Shower Showstopper

Tamara takes on a 1927 Tudor house and moves the small kitchen, outfitting it with a large island and eating nook. She also enlarges the master bathroom to transform the home into a showstopper.

Tuesday
Jul 21
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 2

Lady and the Damp

Tamara takes on a water-damaged French Provincial in Leawood, Kansas, and must completely overhaul the neglected basement. Then, she infuses French flair throughout the house while creating a large open floor plan that’s perfect for entertaining.

Tuesday
Jul 21
11am | 10c
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.

Tuesday
Jul 21
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 4

All About the Island and A Closet Fit for a Queen

Tamara tackles a 1905 Colonial, overhauling an ugly kitchen and tacky dining room. Also, she creates a 900-square-foot master suite and converts a sun porch into a closet.

Monday
Aug 3
6am | 5c