Home Town News

By Popular Demand!
By Popular Demand!

Fans Hungry for More Home Town Get a Double Helping

HGTV brings Home Town fans a two-for-one special for two weeks only — new episodes premiering Sunday and Monday nights starting Feb. 9. Here are reasons why fans can't get enough of this delectably enticing show. Read the Article

New and Notable

Ahead of the Curve
Ahead of the Curve

Erin Is an Early Adopter of the Grandmillennial Trend

She's the queen of historically accurate renovations and vintage finds, but did you know there's a whole movement around her design style? Read the Article

Home Town Shop
Home Town Shop

Buy Your Favorite Decor From 'Home Town'

Love something you saw on season four of Home Town? Erin and Ben Napier have you covered with the brand new collections in their shop, Laurel Mercantile, cleverly curated by episode. Buy Now

Nursery Inspiration
Nursery Inspiration

A Magical and Elegant Nursery for Baby Helen Napier

When the time came to fashion a nursery for Baby Helen Napier, it's no surprise that Erin thought carefully and deeply about every single detail. Check Out the Napier Nursery

Home Town - Season 4 Video Highlights

Frequent Flirting

After 11 years of marriage, Ben still loves to flirt with Erin daily.

Two Exclusive Digital Video Series

Erin'spired 16 Videos

Take a peek behind the curtain with Erin's design process as she and her team envision new possibilities for the homes featured in Home Town. New installments added weekly.

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Talkin' Shop 6 Videos

Talkin' Shop features Home Town’s Ben Napier and HGTV’s Jason Pickens in a digital series that brings comic relief to the wood shop – as well as practical woodworking and DIY tips.

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'Home Town' Featured Videos

Meet Ben and Erin Napier, and find out how they provide historic small-town houses with big love in HGTV's new renovation series, Home Town.

Home Town Recap - The Sky's the Limit

In this episode of Home Town, Ben and Erin work with a homebuyer who sets no limits on the creativity - or budgeting - behind his new home.

Season 3 Galleries

One Really Big Reno
One Really Big Reno

A House Too Big To Move?

Ben and Erin may have bitten off more than they can chew in a project for a client who wants to move then renovate her historic family home. Sometimes it’s a good idea to have a ‘Plan B’.  Find Out More

Home Town Season 2

Ben & Erin are Back
Ben & Erin are Back

Season 2 Premiere
(And Other News)

Heads up, Home Town fans. Season 2 is in full swing with new episodes every Monday. Plus, maybe you've heard, there are some other announcements of note, too.

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...And They Have Some Surprises
...And They Have Some Surprises

Catch a Sneak Peek 6 Videos

Home Town returns in second season filled with more imaginative renovations and vintage Southern charm.  And there are some revelations in store.

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The Newest Napier

Welcome to the World, Baby Helen
Welcome to the World, Baby Helen

Erin Napier Delivers Beautiful Baby Helen

Ben and Erin welcomed their first child just a week before the kickoff of Home TownSeason 2! Read the details from Erin, here.

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Sweet Soul Music
Sweet Soul Music

From Dad to Daughter: Ben's Sweet Playlist for Baby Helen

Hear how Home Town stars Ben and Erin Napier welcomed their baby girl home with music. (Get the tissues ready.)

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Exclusive Home Town Videos

Get to Know Laurel, MS 2 Videos

Get a personal tour of downtown Laurel with Ben and Erin as your guides. Plus tour the Napiers' Laurel Mercantile Co.  Watch Now

Dining Southern Style w/Ben and Erin 2 Videos

Food faves (and not-so-faves) from Ben and Erin. Plus Ben's step-by-step guide to the perfect grilled cheese.  Hungry Yet?

New + Exclusive!
New + Exclusive!

Getting Personal w/Erin + Ben 5 Videos

Who's more romantic? Who's messier? Who snores the loudest? Find out in these web-exclusive Q&A videos. Watch Now

Meet the Hosts
Meet the Hosts

Get to Know the Napiers 13 Videos

Ben and Erin Napier love small towns and old homes, and they're all about "restoring" rather than "replacing". Find out what they're all about in these video spotlights. Watch Now

Looking Back, Looking Forward
Looking Back, Looking Forward

Our Favorite Moments from Season 1

Here's a roundup of some of what made Season 1 of Home Town so great. Bonus: A sneak peek at the critters, heavenly hardwoods and babies on the way in Season 2. Read the Article

Home Town Season 1 Photo Galleries

About the Show

Erin and Ben Napier love their small Mississippi hometown, especially the old historical houses. Using found materials and old textiles, they're keeping the character of these classic homes but giving them modern and affordable updates. From Erin's imaginative hand sketches to Ben's custom handiwork, this couple is bringing homes back to life and making sure their small town's future is as bright as its past.

About the Hosts

Erin Napier

With a keen sense of style and a background in graphic design, Erin brings the vision to the renovations in HGTV's Home Town.
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Ben Napier

Ben is passionate about preserving and celebrating the history of old homes, and his building and woodworking skills help form the foundation of the husband-wife Home Town team.
All About Ben
Season 1, Episode 10

Military Family Finds Small Town Charm in Mississippi

A well-traveled serviceman and his wife settle down after finding a job in small town Mississippi. Ben and Erin have been given an all-in budget and are tasked with satisfying the couple's wish list that includes a historic home with a chef's kitchen. They come back with two choices: a cozy Cape Cod-style house with a small kitchen and a charmless exterior or a slightly larger home with interesting architectural details and a welcoming front porch. Ben and Erin make the couple's dreams come true by creating a home dripping in charm that includes a French provincial chef's kitchen and a handcrafted work table.

Tuesday
Feb 18
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 4

Our Little Secret: Everybody Wants a Porch

With bonus features and pop-ups, watch as Ben and Erin reveal their own little secrets as they inject a home with a deluxe kitchen, a classic Southern porch and highlight the original architecture.

Tuesday
Feb 18
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 2

Inspired by the Sea

A woman who has been renting for years is ready to buy a home, and her wish list includes a master bathroom with a big bathtub. Ben and Erin capitalize on the charm of the house and design a Nantucket-inspired kitchen and a stunning master suite.

Saturday
Feb 22
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 7

Colorful Custom Cottage

A local restaurant owner and grandmother is looking to buy a house and settle down. She has an all-in budget of $85,000 and a wish list that includes a spacious kitchen and a place to garden. She chooses a cottage that Ben and Erin inject with her shining personality, adding unique touches to create a stunning kitchen with a custom-built rolling island and a handmade raised garden bed.

Saturday
Feb 22
2pm | 1c
Season 4, Episode 6

Restoring a Craftsman

A couple from Alabama is excited to settle down in a small town for the next phase of their lives. Ben and Erin help them choose a forever home and give it a historic renovation complete with a gorgeous master suite, custom kitchen and screened-in porch.

Saturday
Feb 22
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 6

Move It or Lose It?

Robyn and Cassidy want to move Robyn's great-grandmother's house to a new plot of land, but Ben and Erin are skeptical that the home could survive the move. With a budget of $100,000, Ben and Erin transform a cozy cottage in town into a dream home to present the couple with a safer option.

Saturday
Feb 22
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 8

A Little Rough, A Little Refined

Caroline and her husband, Corey, are moving home to follow her dream of opening a men's store. With a budget of $150,000, they're hoping to find a house that matches their authentic, early-century style and has an office worthy of their new business. Ben and Erin Napier show them two houses, and after the couple makes a choice, they use some unique solutions to open up the space and embrace its authentic style. The stunning transformation includes an office reminiscent of an old English library, a hand-cut brick backsplash and a piece of art from the home's history.

Saturday
Feb 22
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 8

An Old Familiar Place

After being away for 30 years, a woman dreams of retiring in the small town where she has fond memories of her childhood. With her all-in budget of $120,000, Erin designs an elegant, airy home while Ben creates some unique builds including a laundry chute and a custom screen door.

Saturday
Feb 22
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 3

The Church House

A minister and his wife are offered a clergy house, but the home is cramped with their family of seven. Ben and Erin share their vision for updating the space and show the couple The Collins House to give them a second, larger option.

Saturday
Feb 22
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 2

Home Is Where the Art Is

An artist wants to raise her teenage son in the small town near their friends and family. With a budget of up to $200,000, her wish list includes plenty of room to welcome visitors and a dedicated art studio. Erin embraces the opportunity to design for a fellow artist by designing a home with bold patterns balanced with a calm color palette. They dedicate an entire room to an art studio customized with thoughtful furniture built by Ben and dip-dyed drop cloth curtains created by Erin.

Saturday
Feb 22
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 2

An Island For All

A long-time local teacher looks for a house where she can entertain her large family. She has an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a large kitchen and family living area to host her big family get-togethers. Once Ben and Erin have shown her two possible homes that need a little love, the work begins transforming one of them into a stylish, welcoming oasis where the whole family will be comfortable. Even better, they're able to use beams and cabinets from the original house to build a stunning custom table and kitchen island.

Saturday
Feb 22
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 2

An Island For All

A long-time local teacher looks for a house where she can entertain her large family. She has an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a large kitchen and family living area to host her big family get-togethers. Once Ben and Erin have shown her two possible homes that need a little love, the work begins transforming one of them into a stylish, welcoming oasis where the whole family will be comfortable. Even better, they're able to use beams and cabinets from the original house to build a stunning custom table and kitchen island.

Sunday
Feb 23
12am | 11c
Season 3, Episode 2

Home Is Where the Art Is

An artist wants to raise her teenage son in the small town near their friends and family. With a budget of up to $200,000, her wish list includes plenty of room to welcome visitors and a dedicated art studio. Erin embraces the opportunity to design for a fellow artist by designing a home with bold patterns balanced with a calm color palette. They dedicate an entire room to an art studio customized with thoughtful furniture built by Ben and dip-dyed drop cloth curtains created by Erin.

Sunday
Feb 23
3am | 2c
Season 4, Episode 7

Can This House Be Saved?

When she turned 18, a young woman inherited her family home that had been sitting abandoned for years. Now 21, she comes to Ben and Erin to see if the house can be saved with her $120,000 budget or if her money is better spent on another property.

Sunday
Feb 23
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 7

Can This House Be Saved?

When she turned 18, a young woman inherited her family home that had been sitting abandoned for years. Now 21, she comes to Ben and Erin to see if the house can be saved with her $120,000 budget or if her money is better spent on another property.

Monday
Feb 24
2am | 1c
Season 2, Episode 3

Countryside in the City

A couple is ready for a different pace after living in the country for years. Erin and Ben create a haven in the city for them complete with handmade print wallpaper made by a local artist and a set of dining room buffets created entirely from one of the house's demolished rooms.

Monday
Feb 24
4am | 3c
Season 2, Episode 4

Southern Italianate Charm

Ben and Erin Napier get the opportunity to find and restore a home for some longtime friends. They're hoping to find a historical house with a porch and cozy charm. Ben and Erin show them two houses: The Thompson House where the Italian style potential is masked by bad design and The Carmichael House whose mix of 1920s and 1990s styles will be expensive to redo. Ben and Erin then use creative solutions to convert mismatched design elements into a beautiful historical house complete with a custom-built ottoman and a unique outdoor entryway cabinet.

Monday
Feb 24
5am | 4c
Season 1, Episode 1

Big Renovation in a Small Town

Ben and Erin help Ross and Laura find their small town dream home with a friendly porch and a space for Laura's growing pottery business. Ben and Erin restore the couple's chosen home full of family treasures to look like it was decorated over time.

Monday
Feb 24
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 10

Military Family Finds Small Town Charm in Mississippi

A well-traveled serviceman and his wife settle down after finding a job in small town Mississippi. Ben and Erin have been given an all-in budget and are tasked with satisfying the couple's wish list that includes a historic home with a chef's kitchen. They come back with two choices: a cozy Cape Cod-style house with a small kitchen and a charmless exterior or a slightly larger home with interesting architectural details and a welcoming front porch. Ben and Erin make the couple's dreams come true by creating a home dripping in charm that includes a French provincial chef's kitchen and a handcrafted work table.

Monday
Feb 24
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 9

Room to Grow

A couple with two kids are in desperate need of more space and hope to find a home with a big yard and studio for his work with an all-in budget of $200,000. After showing them two great options, Ben and Erin transform their choice into a modern, spacious farmhouse that includes a chicken coop made from a dilapidated children's playhouse.

Monday
Feb 24
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 9

A Modern Millennial Makeover

An engaged couple is ready to buy a home of their own so they can start the next chapter in their lives together. With the help of their families, they have an all-in budget and a wish list that includes a master bathroom with a soaking tub and a place where they can read and study. After helping the couple find the perfect home, Ben and Erin give the home a colorful millennial makeover that includes a charming book nook and stunning master suite.

Monday
Feb 24
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

A Quiet Place to Call Home

After renting his whole life, a local pastor is ready to settle down in a house that will give him enough space for his cooking and gardening hobbies. Ben and Erin show him two options -- The Lindsey House shows a lot of potential with its charming, brick exterior and spacious kitchen, but the low-priced McRae House gives them a lot of room for imagination. Ben and Erin give the house a Creole cottage makeover, adding bright colors and a cozy study as well as a spectacular chef's kitchen and a custom-built gardening bench.

Monday
Feb 24
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 13

Putting Down Roots

After falling in love with the small-town energy and hospitality, a couple that was recently recruited by the local hospital looks for a place to live as they start their new jobs as doctors. They have an all-in budget of $200,000 and a wish list that includes a historic home and a place to entertain as they make new friends. Ben and Erin's dazzling makeover includes a new kitchen and a stunning open-concept entertainment space.

Monday
Feb 24
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 7

Can This House Be Saved?

When she turned 18, a young woman inherited her family home that had been sitting abandoned for years. Now 21, she comes to Ben and Erin to see if the house can be saved with her $120,000 budget or if her money is better spent on another property.

Monday
Feb 24
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 5

Our Little Secret: Small Town Life Awaits

With bonus features and pop-ups, watch as Ben and Erin reveal their own little secrets as they restore a craftsman cottage to give a Canadian couple a true Southern experience in their new vacation home.

Monday
Feb 24
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 2

Sit a Spell

Southern living can often be encapsulated with one word -- porch -- a space Ben and Erin believe is just as important as the living room. The duo takes a look back at some of their favorite porch renovations.

Monday
Feb 24
9pm | 8c

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