Brian and Liza are parents of a growing family in the St. Louis Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, and although they love their little rambler house, they're feeling cramped in its two bedrooms and one bathroom. Brad and Heather Fox step in to renovate the family's existing house to make it bigger, but certain restrictions keep them from fully meeting the couple's wish list. So Brad and Heather present another option to Brian and Liza that requires a leap of faith on a 1940s rambler around the block.
As their kids get bigger, a couple realizes they are outgrowing the house they have been in for 10 years. Brad and Heather help them choose between renovating their dated, cramped home or finding another home altogether. A successful renovation would have to expand the space, fix the choppy layout and incorporate a rustic midcentury modern style.
Two children and a possible third have Jay and Abby Brown looking for more space, but they love their location. Brad and Heather want to add serious square footage, whether the Browns stay in their current home or buy a new one.
A couple wants to raise their family in the same suburb where they grew up, but it's not a family functional place to live. Brad and Heather can expand their square footage, but they can't renovate the neighborhood. It might be time for a move.
Foster parent Jen Baumgarten can’t imagine leaving her neighborhood and giving up her neighbors' support, but she has to have more space for her family or risk losing them. Brad and Heather vow to save the day on a limited budget.
A newlywed couple wants to start a family, but feels their house is just too small. They do love its architectural design, though, and their neighborhood. Brad and Heather help them choose between staying put and renovating their home or starting from scratch.
Joe and Brittany Matthews want more space, and their 100-year-old house will sell quickly in their community with a great return on their investment. But Brittany holds an elected seat in their district, and moving would mean stepping down.
Brad and Heather must bridge the divide between Lauren and Ben Stauffer. Lauren feels a connection to their beautiful home that she designed, but with baby number two quickly approaching, Ben is ready for more house, now.
Ryan and Lianna have decided to take their relationship to the next level and invest in their house or buy a new one and renovate it. They need more rooms and space for their dog, and they love their neighbors, but wish they were closer to the lake.