Bob Young and Christine Parisi transform a dilapidated Denver Victorian into a modern, urban loft masterpiece with lots of delicious extras.
Shaun Parvez transforms his family's 2800 square foot ranch home in Washingtown Township, New Jersey into a colossal 10,000 square foot French Provincial manor.
The Evans family originally set aside a budget of $650,000 and six months to expand their Atlanta rancher into a 5000 square foot modern Craftsman. To their surprise, they easily surpass both benchmarks.
The Knowles take their Seattle house from plain and boring to modern and fabulous, adding on 1100 square feet in a transformation that looks nothing like the original.
Beth Brooks is tripling the size of her home and creating a 7000 square foot two-story oasis in suburban Atlanta. She wants to keep the Spanish style of the house, as well as the lovely atrium, but the rest of the house gets an outstanding update including eco-friendly features.
Massey and Keith Pitts' blah and boring Colorado mountain home is transformed into a big red barn with corrugated steel siding. And yes, that's a silo housing the formal living room.
The Hansens' cozy 1200 square foot brick colonial home is Falls Church, Virginia is morphing into a spacious 3800 square foot craftsman-style home. Their design plan will not only ensure that the home stays true to the feel of the neighborhood, it will also be the most high-tech, eco-friendly house on the block.
William and Trang Smith are taking their bungalow in Arlington, Virginia from 1600 square feet to an amazing 4,000. They want to make massive changes, while maintaining the home's character, and they have a budget of $300,000.
The Gruels have set a budget of $550,000 and a timeline of seven months to more than double the size of their 1400 square foot home. To stay true to the style of their Atlanta neighborhood, the front of the house won't change much; they're saving the dramatic changes for the back.
The Shermans plan to transform their 51-year-old 1400 square foot split-level house into a piece of suburban nirvana that's two-and-a-half times its current size. With an open floor plan, enhanced flow from room to room and colors that placate, this New Jersey family has a half a million dollars to do it all.
Steve Weltyk and Rene Stratton have set aside a budget of $400,000 and five months to transform their worn, 1900 square-foot ranch home in suburban Chicago into a modern farmhouse that's double the size, including the addition of a second floor.
The Cockes have set aside a budget of $350,000 and six months to expand their home to 6,000 square feet. This Decatur, Georgia couple plans to oversee every aspect of the renovation themselves to bring their dreams to life.
The Blantons are tripling the size of their tiny house in Seattle, transforming their cramped, outdated home into a spacious 3,400 square feet. The budget is $300,000, but they're saving big with husband Troy also acting as the general contractor.
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