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Kitchen Confusion

Kim fancies herself a chef, and David wants to make her a kitchen she can really cook in.  But he’s gotten off to a terrible start and flooded their kitchen with cement!  Bryan will rein him in and start him off right so they can enjoy their fine cuisine in style.

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Previously...

Inaccessible Bath

Donna wants to turn a large bedroom into a wheelchair-accessible bathroom for her son Wesley, but she’s running out of resources and know-how.  Bryan will teach her how to make the room safe and accessible.

Sink or Swim

Rene and Owen are brothers and share the cottage duties all summer, Owen is in charge of the docks, but somehow keeps loosing them to the tide.  Rene gives Bryan the heads up on the situation and Bryan creates a plan.  Can Owen build a dock...

Italy Boots the Paint

Rosie makes an emergency call to Bryan because her mom, Pearl is two steps away from falling through the deck.  As Pearl paints away her disaster-Brian must show Pearl that paint does not get rid of the problem.  Can Bryan peel Pearls hands...

Sinking Hot Tub

CB Ross floods the porch every time he decides to go for a dip-Janice his girlfriend has had it, afraid to walk on a rotten death trap of a deck-Janice calls Bryan to help rescue her from drowning.  Bryan arrives with a siphoning hose, towels...

Basecamp Waves Good-Bye

Adam and Scott are wave experts; they have a cool wakeboard camp and spend most of their time riding the water.  After a long day in the sun, these boys/girls like to spend their time chilling on the front porch but this porch is pitiful. ...

Petite Puppy Palace

Sharon spends most of her day rescuing little doggies in need of a home-Her retired husband Paul quickly discovers the Puppy Palace he has built needs to grow in size.  With Bryans love for the furry friends and his expertise he will show Paul...

Board & Batten Critters

Deb is tired of all the critters taking up space in the walls of her cottage-Husband Chris has torn the siding away to reveal the fury critters, but is unable to find the time to shoo them away and build at the same time. Bryan saves the day and gets...

Arrested Reno

Danielle is accusing her jail guard father Andrew of attempted renovation! The crime? One bathroom shared among seven grown adults. Bryan has arrived to get this arrested renovation going for good and Andrew has no escape!

Battered Basement

Zeb's experience in building props has not helped him at all in renovating his basement. Though the props look great, they are not meant to be long-lasting. Not like the basement reno his wife is desperate for Zeb to complete. Bryan is about to help...

Off the Beaten Bath

Perfectionist Michael has lost his way. Instead of focusing on one project at a time, he moves on to others without finishing any. His wife Marci has had enough and called in the big guns - Bryan. Bryan's job is to help Michael realize that...

Little Sister Big Reno

Maya has to learn her love of interior design means only changing what's on the outside of the walls, rather than what lurks behind them. Her big sister Rebecca panicked when she found the walls and ceiling on the floor. Maya needs Bryan to put the...

Hairy Scary Reno

Carlos may be an expert hair dresser in the salon, but he's definitely not on the cutting edge of home renovations. His wife Lori may have her own personal hairstylist, but she would trade it all for a personal contractor who could create a...

Bathroom Cop Out

Chris's renovation looks more like a crime scene, rather than a bathroom. His wife Lori's patience with the unfinished reno has gone down the proverbial toilet (she doesn't have a real one yet). Bryan's here to get this cop off probation and finish...

The Ugly Deck-ling

Pierre's laid back nature is rubbing off on his attitude towards completing his disastrous deck. With a number of tiny toddlers running around the property, and a rotting deck with no safety railing, going to the cottage has proved more safety...

Busted Brother

Robyn's overseas vacation to his family cottage is about to come to an abrupt halt. He and his brother Robert helped renovate the kitchen years ago and threw it together with little thought, knowledge and especially logic! Their mother Jane is sick...

Slacker Siding

Jennifer and Dave live at their cottage full-time and Jennifer is tired of her house looking like an eye sore and not a home. Not only does Dave have his wife nagging him of the work that needs to be done, but also an outspoken father-in-law named...

Junky Bunkie

Rob's hired helper Sam is anything but helpful! Even with the motivation of having his own space at the cottage hasn't inspired Sam to convert a tool shed filled with junk into his own private space. Bryan is about to make sure Sam's lazy days of...

Bunkhouse Breakdown

Ellen and Alan live full time at their cottage and play host to bumbling grandchildren throughout the year. With a tool shed that's on the verge of collapse, Ellen thinks it's the perfect time to convert the terrible tool shed into a bubbly bunkie....

Appalling Apprentice

A little knowledge doesn't always go a long way! Despite being under the wing of a well-known contractor, poor 'Steve' attempted to impress his future mother-in-law by building a complicated deck and stairs with only the building know-how of a...

Drop of Death

Marn's dream second-storey deck is a real second-storey death trap! Her well-intentioned husband Gord has been promising a deck with a view for years, but right now the kitchen walk-out is more of a kitchen fall-out--onto the ground 20 feet...

Kitchen Crash

Amanda is a flight attendant whose plans for a new kitchen took a nose dive after she realized she had no idea what she was doing. Having gone two years without a proper stove, her boyfriend Carl is fed up. Amanda has to complete the kitchen or she...

Basement Bedlam

Grant may be the culinary king in the kitchen, but his basement has been left in raw and extra rare form. Walls are poorly framed and posts are leaning so much the room makes you dizzy. Can Bryan whip up Grant's renovation skills enough to finish the...

Lackluster Laundry

Alex's plans to finish a laundry room for his wife Muriam, have been stuck in the spin cycle since he began tearing the room a part three years ago. Muriam has wiped her hands clean of doing the laundry in the cramped space they are using now, though...

Basement Battle

Christine was a bored housewife who thought she could not only manage the house, but renovate it as well. Desperate for a kid-friendly basement area, Christine's initial excitement and her hammer got the best of her. Now her family is left with an...

Clueless Kitchen

Danny's little knowledge of even basic renovation tasks like measuring and cutting didn't stop him from completely gutting a staple room in his family's home - the kitchen. A once functioning kitchen that needed a minor cabinet makeover now looks...

Beginner Bathroom Baby

Claire's dream Master Bathroom has taken so long, the dream is slowly descending into a full on nightmare. Her husband Jason began renovating four years ago, and though the couple has its first baby, the ensuite is still in the early stages of...

Engagement Under Construction

They say you need to have something borrowed on your wedding day, but what about beforehand? Maria wishes she could borrow a professional contractor to finish the ongoing renovations in her first house with soon-to-be husband Roy. When the couple...

The Inaction Star

And the award for 'Most Procrastinated Renovation' goes to Scot's movie theatre that has been in progress for 10 years. Scot promised his wife Alina a cool game and movie theatre area when their first son was a toddler. Now her firstborn is a...

The Imperfectionist

There's a thin line between perfectionist and professional procrastinator and Joe claims to be the former, but is actually the latter. His wife Sharyn is tired of her husband's perfectionist excuse and just sees a perfectly unfinished basement. Enter...

Barley Backyard

Not only has Jeff lost his kitchen, he's close to losing his sanity. His wife Paula has taken it upon herself to pioneer the kitchen renovations in her house and has her own wacky ideas of how to do so. Bryan's used to taking on challenging...

Donald’s Dilemma

Disaster DIY is a show about Do-It-Yourselfer's who have failed at their own home renovations and are in desperate need of some on-the-job training.

Kitchen Impossible

Donald's mother is tired of hosting holiday functions because her son's kitchen has been mid-renovation for the last few years. Despite being an expert landscape artist, Donald's skills in the kitchen are novice at best. Watch as Bryan grows Donald's...

Boss of Bryan

Host and contractor Bryan Baeumler arrives to save a family from a reno disaster and teach the DIY-er how to fix his own mess.

Disaster DIY III - Set 1 - 79

Disaster DIY is a show about Do-It-Yourselfer’s who have failed at their own home renovations and are in desperate need of some on-the-job training! Host and contractor Bryan Baeumler arrives to save a family from a reno disaster and teach the...

Backyard Blues

Fran’s back yard and pool have fallen on the wayside.  A rickety fence, a shamble of a shed and putty filled cracks in the pool deck have left her kids Melissa and Michael pleading with her to get help.  Can Bryan pull Fran from the...

Family Dreams Come True Pt.2

David Paquette has found himself and his 5 children living in a structurally compromised house.  With no hot water and only a woodstove for heat Andrew Hamilton and the Local community reach out for the Help of Bryan Baeumler.  Can Bryan...

Family Dreams Come True Pt.1

David Paquette has found himself and his 5 children living in a structurally compromised house.  With no hot water and only a woodstove for heat Andrew Hamilton and the Local community reach out for the Help of Bryan Baeumler.  Can Bryan...

Finally Finishing

Justin needs no help starting the job it’s the finishing that has escaped him.  Holes in the floor, exposed heating ducts and a partially exposed brick wall are driving his wife Rachel crazy.  Will Bryan be able to give Justin the...

Diamond in the Rough

Steve has promised Leslie a finished laundry room in the basement and not followed through.  The lack of progress has made Leslie put her hopes out to dry.  Will Bryan help Steve  complete the job before Leslie puts him through the...

Bathroom Reborn

Graham has half done half of the bathroom and Heather has lost all her patients. Lose tiles and lack of direction has left her without relief. Can Bryan show Graham the way to fully refinish his bathroom and restore Heather’s patients.

Small Vision Kitchen

Brian’s Self proclaimed laziness has left him and his wife Miki with a constructions site for a Kitchen. Miki can’t cook (which she loves) and Brian can’t eat her cooking (which he loves).  Will Bryan be able to give Brian the...

Humane Society

For Johanne the local Humane Society has gone to the dogs. Frances, Shelagh and Andrea have tried to utilize the small facility to the best of their ability but a lack of space and know how has turned it into a real mess.  It’s up to Bryan...

Gravel

Mark has improperly pieced together his basement; use of the wrong materials and misuse of the right ones has pushed his wife Maryse over the edge. So Maryse calls Bryan to comes in to give Mark a crash course on the proper materials to use and the...

Bumbling Benny

Benny is spending too much time on the yoga mat-while his young family struggles to maneuver around his makeshift shed in the backyard. He wanted to build a storage shed and the monstrosity had to be torn down after neighbors complained. His daughter...

The Elephant

Tony wanted a 70inch television in the basement. To get this, he had to knock down the bathroom and move it into the laundry room. His wife Janice is furious because now she has no bathroom and his terrible screw up makes it impossible for her to...

Mudding Muddle

Marcello’s patience like his espresso is running short - His partner David convinced him to move out of his nice clean condo and into this money pit. He assured Marcello that he could finish the house in a couple of months. Now it’s been...

Disaster Dude

Stacey the Buddha master of calm, has had a meditative vision of her husband Kevin finishing the rec-room in their basement-Kevyn on the other hand has a vision of himself being handy, but this vision is only a bad dream. He’s glued drywall to...

Kitchen in Chaos

David is a scrambled guy. He has started renovations all over the house and never finished them. His wife Marika has finally had enough after he messed with her kitchen.  His scattered ways and lack of knowledge have destroyed every reno...

Bosnjack

Clifton and Caroline have seven children and in an effort to help makes ends meet, Clifton built a hair salon for Caroline in the house. The trouble is Clifton is clueless when it comes to home renovation. The walls are warped, the shampoo sinks...

Blundering Basement

Zubin is a hard working guy who has been running between his job and his basement disaster that he’s preparing for his son-Sandra his wife doesn’t believe Zubin is actually doing any Reno’s when he disappears into the basement night...

Hair Raising Reno

Frank bought a new house and convinced his wife Andrea that if they moved in with his parents, he could finish the house in two weeks. It’s been six months and all Frank has managed to do is gut the entire house and put down some sub...

Bathroom Boundaries

Karen and Steph are newly weds and have recently moved into the basement of Steph’s mother. In order to get some privacy, Steph tried to build a bathroom in their apartment.Unfortunately Steph doesn’t know how to frame, to drywall, to...

Tiling Crackdown

Nicole has no where to turn- her mother Bernice has been dry fitting tiles and wrapping the shower in cellophane as she attempted to do it all herself over the last two years.  Bernice really wants to do it herself, but her fear of doing...

Kitchen Calamity

Cee has been shoving paper Mache into her walls in her kitchen to attempt to hold it together- while partner Sue questions the sturdiness of Cee’s creative Reno’s.  Bryan can’t believe his eyes when he pulls the concoction of...

Family Dreams Come True

David Paquette has found himself and his 5 children living in a structurally compromised house.  With no hot water and only a woodstove for heat Andrew Hamilton and the Local community reach out for the Help of Bryan Baeumler.  Can Bryan...

Easy Bein' Green

Amy and Alex are trying to go green.  She has terrible allergies, and he doesn’t want to waste a thing, so Bryan will teach them that it’s easy to be green when doing a basement reno, using products and practices that have a great...

Kitchen Confusion

Kim fancies herself a chef, and David wants to make her a kitchen she can really cook in.  But he’s gotten off to a terrible start and flooded their kitchen with cement!  Bryan will rein him in and start him off right so they can...

Vile Verandah

Tremayne is trying to fill his dad’s shoes and fix the verandah on their historic century home.  But so much has gone wrong that Bryan will have to come in and teach him how to start fresh and make the two-tiered verandah structurally...

Inaccessible Bath

Donna wants to turn a large bedroom into a wheelchair-accessible bathroom for her son Wesley, but she’s running out of resources and know-how.  Bryan will teach her how to make the room safe and accessible.

Shed in Shambles

Bill fancies himself a handyman, but his wife Joe-Anne disagrees.  She’s tried to cover his reno mistakes with decorative touches, but now that the raccoons have moved into their ramshackle shed, she’s calling for...

Double Disaster

Aaron and Evadne bought a fixer-upper as their first home, and both are eager to get their hands dirty.  He’s tried to reno the laundry and she’s tried to fix the basement window.  They’ve both made a mess but want to...

Kitchen Catastrophe

Donna’s husband Chris refused to fix their outdated and badly damaged kitchen, so while he was visiting home in Greece, she took matters into her own hands.  She demolished the kitchen, but didn’t know what to do next, so...

Living Dangerously

Single dad Dan has two young daughters and is living in a messy and potentially dangerous incomplete reno.  During the demolition, he had grand plans, but really doesn’t know how to put them into action.  Bryan shows him how to make...

Basement Rescue

Paul has started to reno the basement to add some much needed space to the crowded house.  His wife Lisa is concerned that he really doesn’t know how to proceed, and that he might be making some dangerous choices!  Lisa calls Bryan to...

Space Wars

Doug and Kim have some space issues.  The laundry room is in such bad need of repair that she won’t even let her three sons in there to learn how to do their own laundry.  But Doug has done so much wrong that he’s ruined the...

Bathroom Bust

Paul is determined to finally finish the boutique bathroom his wife Heather has always wanted.  But the last reno Paul did was so terrible, that she’s begging Bryan to come in and teach him how to do it right!

Cracked Up Kitchen

Joe is a Baker by trade, and wanted a brand new kitchen at home, but didn’t follow directions, so every tile in his kitchen is cracked, the dishwasher rattles so much it’s put a hole in the wall, and his wife Tosha is embarrassed for...

Bedroom Breakdown

Tamara has had it with Paul’s perfectionism.  He started to reno the bedroom almost a year ago, and doesn’t know what to do next—so rather than do it wrong, he’s stopped altogether.  Winter’s coming, and with...

Office Fallout

Mike gutted a second floor room to make it into an office, and thought it was going to be a piece of cake to fix—until two major structural problems brought him to a screaming halt. Before he could even start the reno – half his upstairs...

Bummed Out Basement

22-year-old Scott promised his mother he’d renovate her basement, so he could move in and save money for a new place.  He’s started, but he’s so wet behind the ears that he doesn’t know where to turn next.  Bryan...

Kitchen Blues

Bill’s wife Joan has been reluctant to let him renovate the kitchen, because the ‘thrifty’ renovations he has done in the past were poorly done, using leftover materials, badly fitted into the space.  Bryan will teach Bill how...

Buyers Regret

Greg and Tracey have bought their first house and it’s a real fixer-upper.  Greg thinks that he’s up to the task, but he’s made a real mess of his dining and living room.  Can Bryan give Greg the know-how to make some...

Trailer Disaster

Les wants to sit and enjoy his time at his vacation home, but the deck he built out of found lumber and old pallet is falling apart and is a hazard to walk on!  What was supposed to be a relaxing spot is now a headache.  Watch Bryan teach...

Bathroom Blunder

Bob has a handyman father-in-law who wants Bob to do the best for his daughter, Laura.  Bob doesn’t know the first thing about renovation but tried his hand at it anyway, and made a huge mess of their small bathroom.  He wants to make...

Plastic-Wrap Deck

Ed and Jocelyn want to add to their living space by closing in their deck. DIY guy Jocelyn has made a complete mess with makeshift fixes like covering it in plastic sheeting and attaching roof joists onto the outside paneling.  It looks junky,...

Kitchen Collapse

Tony Armstrong is the king of temporary fixes.  He has a large kitchen (and a large family) that needs some permanent solutions.  Can Bryan help Tony learn how to do the job right, once and for all, so he doesn’t have to do the same...

Pet Project

Julius is the dive-in type, and he ploughs into renovations without any foresight.  His wife Angie is grateful that he’s tried to make a dog house, cat house, and garbage shed, but he’s made a complete mess of each project, and...

Bathroom Blowout

Scott is in deep trouble.  He’s started, and stalled, a bathroom reno at potty-training time, and wife Catherine is furious with him.  Their daughter can’t make it all the way down to the basement in time, and their tiny...

Emergency Entrance

Ulrike is a DIY dynamo who single-handedly dug and built a walk up entrance to her basement.  Unfortunately, she didn’t do it to code and has been shut down twice by the city building inspector, leaving a big mess in front of her...

Wrecked Room

Karen is fed up with her husband Robert’s attempts to fix and finish the family rec room.  They have a young son who needs a safe place to play, and Robert doesn’t have the first clue about renovation.  On the flip side,...

Kitchen Attack

Martin doesn’t know where to turn - his wife Karen got a hold of some power tools and ripped apart the kitchen.  Just when Bryan thinks he’s seen it all, an even bigger structural disaster is exposed in the ceiling.  Will...

Double Decker Disaster

Mary Galati loves her husband Omar, but he’s made a huge mess of their front porch, and everyone can see. She’s also worried that he’s not taking the right steps to make the upper balcony safe and sturdy. Bryan walks Omar through...

Failing Bathroom

Marie is embarrassed to say she knows her husband Brian needs to learn a thing or two about renovations. She’s been waiting for their master bathroom to be finished for more than a year now. They’re both teachers, but this bathroom gets...

Main Floor Mayhem

Tammy says her fiancé Albi wanted to fix up the main floor of their family home, but he’s made a big mess and doesn’t know where to turn. Worst of all, he’s made some electrical blunders that could put their children at...

Hell's Kitchen

Stella loves to cook, and her husband Gary has promised to fix up her kitchen. Instead, he’s landed himself in some hot water with his half-hearted attempts at renovation. Gary’s first marriage suffered because of a reno gone...

Knock-Down Nightmare

Shreve’s wife Candice called him at work to say she’d knocked down some walls to open up her at-home work studio. She says it’s common sense that such a narrow house would have all the support in the outer walls—but...

Hopeless Home Gym

Tracie and her husband love to work out together, but their sloppy home gym makes Tracie want to wear blinders. Her husband Brian is a firefighter, but physical fitness doesn’t necessarily make him construction-savvy. Watch Brian and Bryan go...

Living Room Lapse

Mark has made a few feeble attempts to fix up the living room, but his wife Janice’s patience is running out. He doesn’t know what he’s doing, and he’s making a huge mess ripping out plaster walls, and messing up the...

Electrical Nightmare

Bryan and the crew are shocked to learn that Stephanie’s children are playing in this dangerous death-trap basement. The bad electrical work is putting their lives at risk. Stephanie’s ex Kevin has offered to help, but without the...

Small Kitchen, Big Mess

Tom may have a small kitchen, but he’s made some big mistakes all on his own, and his wife Jane has had it! She’s calling in Bryan to teach Tom how to put the pieces together, but Bryan has never seen such a dreadful drywall job! Will...

Bathroom Bungle

Stephanie thought she and her husband had the know-how to reno their kids’ bathroom. Instead, they’ve made mistake after ridiculous mistake. Stephanie is tearing her hair out—and her husband Jason is about to lose his in a bet...

Death-Trap Deck

Stewart is in the middle of a back deck reno gone wrong, and his wife, Ulrika is nervous he’s going to do some serious damage—to himself! He’s really underestimated the structural requirements for a project like this, and needs...

Marital Blitz

Caroline Crawford was promised a kitchen 18 months ago – but in her mind her husband Gord is a procrastinator who has cut a few too many corners in disastrous kitchen reno. Caroline has threatened to leave him if he doesn’t fulfill his...

Agonizing Addition

Kelly has been living in half a house for sixteen years, waiting for her husband Glenn to finish what he started. The addition is agonizingly close to being done, but firefighter Glenn is too busy helping others to finish this reno. Even if Bryan...

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