Homeowner Jeanne Panuczak teams up with General Contractor Adam Berlin to determine how to get the most bang for her remodeling buck and settles on the living room.
Because he is in the Air Force, homeowners Marc and Kim Chaney have to move every three years, so when they decide to remodel their kitchen, they need a reliable return on the investment.
Homeowners Sam McGibbon and Lia Matarrese are on a tight budget and, with the help of general contractor Adam Berlin, they decide to tackle a project that will stretch that budget to the limit.
Joel and Laura Cantalamessa are tired of their 80's era master bathroom, and with the help of General Contractor Adam Berlin, they decide to roll up their sleeves and begin the remodel they hope will bring a return on their investment. Smart planning gets the couple the granite countertops they want to go with their new cabinets, faucets and shower stall. After two weeks, the moment of truth arrives as their realtor returns to determine if the $5500 investment that brought their bathroom into the 21st century will pay off by increasing the home's value.
Dave and Anne Husted are parents with two children and limited square footage when general contractor Adam Berlin shows up and recommends that they increase their living space with a basement remodel.
John and Colleen Rauscher's 1970s basement is holding their $265,000 house back. With an $8,000 budget and the help of host Amy Matthews, they roll up their sleeves and bring the basment back to the future. With their liveable space doubled, how much will their home value increase?
Most of Matt and Anita Seitz's house is updated and attractive, but their outdated kitchen is dragging down their home's value. They get busy installing a tile floor, hanging new cabinets and replacing their countertops. With host Amy Matthews helping them maximize their $15,000 budget, will their renovated kitchen make their home's value skyrocket?
Ron and Dawn Watson are armed with $15,000 and awesome DIY skills. Add host Amy Matthews to the mix, and they get to work building an outrageous home theater room for him and a home office for her. But will these renovation projects add to the home's value?
The Glenn kids off to college so Dave and Melanie are on a budget. With only $5,000 to spend and with the kitchen and the family room to renovate, the Glenn's have to choose the project that will give them the best return on their investment without breaking the bank.
Kim Karsh and her three kids are in need of some extra space, and especially an extra bathroom. Can Kim totally demolish her Brady Bunch basement, add two bedrooms, a family room and a bathroom and still stay under her $15,000 budget?
Doug and Jeanette Ekstrand and their three young kids are in love with their old house, but its old yard is a problem. With some creative thinking, a $10,000 budget and a little help from Amy Matthews, see how they can enhance their home's curb appeal and transform a tired exterior into a great yard everyone can enjoy.
The Larned's are ready for a remodeling project but with a baby on the way and a $20,000 budget, will their DIY skills be enough to update their kitchen in time for the due date, and make some dough in the process?
Kim Douglas is a commercial Landscape Architect, but her backyard could use a little of her expertise. With some help from Amy Matthews, a landscaper boyfriend and a $10,000 budget, find out if Kim can add a patio, pergola and water feature to create a backyard oasis -- and still gain home equity.
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