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Designer and renovator Kim Wolfe comes to the rescue of homeowners feeling major buyer's remorse. This former Survivor winner and mom of three uses her expert skills to reinvent lifeless spaces and make homeowners finally fall in love with their home.

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Kim Wolfe Returns to HGTV in 'Why the Heck Did I Buy This House?' Season 2

Our favorite Survivor-winner-turned-HGTV-host is back with more savvy home renovations. HGTV has all the details on Season 2 of Wh …

30 Stunning Kitchen Designs From Your Favorite HGTV Stars 31 Photos

We've rounded up some of our all-time favorite kitchens from HGTV's finest. Get ready to be inspired.

Kim Wolfe’s Most Brilliant Home Design Moves 16 Photos

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HGTV's Kim Wolfe Called on Her 'Survivor' Bestie to Help With a Special Nursery Design

If you can survive on an island together, you can put a crib together, right?

7 Things to Know About Kim Wolfe of HGTV’s ‘Why The Heck Did I Buy This House?’

She won season 24 of Survivor, and now she's host of the new HGTV show Why the Heck Did I Buy This House? We sat down with Kim Wol …

Former Survivor Winner Kim Wolfe Stars in HGTV Series 'Why The Heck Did I Buy This House?'

CBS Survivor winner Kim Wolfe knows a thing or two about thriving in the wild. Now, in a new HGTV series, she brings that tough te …

Season 1, Episode 4

Hidden Compound

A couple was intrigued by the hidden compound in their home's backyard, but its asbestos floors and unsafe electrical are too dangerous for their children. Kim pieces their outdoor space back together so that this family can have a safe place to thrive.

Friday
Dec 1
6am | 5c
Season 1, Episode 3

Crowded House

A family fell for the allure of a home that looked straight out of a 1950s TV show, but it's dysfunctional layout has them all living on top of each other. Kim Wolfe plans a redesign to alleviate their stress while preserving the house's nostalgic feel.

Friday
Dec 1
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 5

Gutted Garage to Party Barn

A family's huge garage with endless possibilities is now just a hot box full of hazards, and their home has even bigger problems. Kim Wolfe makes this busy house fully functional with a garage party space, updated kitchen and bathroom for pool guests.

Friday
Dec 1
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 7

Clash of the Decades

A couple fell in love with the nostalgic feel of their home, but the style mash-up and lack of modern conveniences are causing major buyer's remorse. Kim works to bring this clash of the decades into the 21st century while saving its quirky charm.

Friday
Dec 1
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 1

Dream Yard, Nightmare Home

A couple's dream backyard came with a nightmare of a house attached, and it's ruining their family life. Kim Wolfe reimagines their chaotic and cramped quarters into a home where a happy family can grow, just like the urban orchard they fell in love with.

Friday
Dec 1
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

A House Divided

After years of working around each other to accomplish basic tasks, a couple is desperate to find more room in their small starter home. With limited space and a tight budget, Kim Wolfe steps in to rework their dream home before they get squeezed out.

Friday
Dec 1
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Gutted Garage to Party Barn

A family's huge garage with endless possibilities is now just a hot box full of hazards, and their home has even bigger problems. Kim Wolfe makes this busy house fully functional with a garage party space, updated kitchen and bathroom for pool guests.

Wednesday
Dec 13
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

A House Divided

After years of working around each other to accomplish basic tasks, a couple is desperate to find more room in their small starter home. With limited space and a tight budget, Kim Wolfe steps in to rework their dream home before they get squeezed out.

Wednesday
Dec 13
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Kids and Chaos

A family loves that they get to live next door to Grandpa, but their own home has been completely taken over by their kids' clutter. Kim arrives to help them carve out some personal space and make the house work before they decide to give it up for good.

Wednesday
Dec 13
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 3

Crowded House

A family fell for the allure of a home that looked straight out of a 1950s TV show, but it's dysfunctional layout has them all living on top of each other. Kim Wolfe plans a redesign to alleviate their stress while preserving the house's nostalgic feel.

Tuesday
Dec 26
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

Clash of the Decades

A couple fell in love with the nostalgic feel of their home, but the style mash-up and lack of modern conveniences are causing major buyer's remorse. Kim works to bring this clash of the decades into the 21st century while saving its quirky charm.

Tuesday
Dec 26
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 1

Dream Yard, Nightmare Home

A couple's dream backyard came with a nightmare of a house attached, and it's ruining their family life. Kim Wolfe reimagines their chaotic and cramped quarters into a home where a happy family can grow, just like the urban orchard they fell in love with.

Tuesday
Dec 26
4pm | 3c
Season 1, Episode 4

Hidden Compound

A couple was intrigued by the hidden compound in their home's backyard, but its asbestos floors and unsafe electrical are too dangerous for their children. Kim pieces their outdoor space back together so that this family can have a safe place to thrive.

Tuesday
Dec 26
5pm | 4c
Season 2, Episode 8

Relaxed Rancher

A couple fell in love with the exterior of their new home, but unfortunately, that love stopped at the front door. With a dysfunction that's too much to bear, Kim and her team face the challenge of turning their confused home into a relaxing rancher.

Tuesday
Dec 26
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 8

Relaxed Rancher

A couple fell in love with the exterior of their new home, but unfortunately, that love stopped at the front door. With a dysfunction that's too much to bear, Kim and her team face the challenge of turning their confused home into a relaxing rancher.

Wednesday
Dec 27
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 6

Catfish House

A couple thought they had found a newly renovated home perfect for their family, but the perks were concealing hidden dangers behind its walls. Now, Kim and her team work overtime to confront its secrets and create a home fit and safe for their family.

Tuesday
Jan 2
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

Catfish House

A couple thought they had found a newly renovated home perfect for their family, but the perks were concealing hidden dangers behind its walls. Now, Kim and her team work overtime to confront its secrets and create a home fit and safe for their family.

Wednesday
Jan 3
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 3

Historic Hideaway

A New York couple impulsively purchased a historic home nearly 2,000 miles away, but the place is far from move-in ready. Now, Kim and her team are called on to transform this Victorian relic into a show-stopping revival masterpiece.

Tuesday
Jan 9
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 3

Historic Hideaway

A New York couple impulsively purchased a historic home nearly 2,000 miles away, but the place is far from move-in ready. Now, Kim and her team are called on to transform this Victorian relic into a show-stopping revival masterpiece.

Wednesday
Jan 10
12am | 11c

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