Furniture starts arriving at the house as Bryan has to stay strong while he braces for what arrives at the house. Issues come up at the eleventh hour as Sarah’s chandelier in the front entrance makes Bryan hangry!
Bryan finds time to work on his own projects including one that Sarah doesn’t know about. Just when they thought they were past having issues in the powder room, Bryan discovers the hard way that when it rains, it pours.
Lots of progress on the interior and warmer weather has Bryan thrilled he can begin work on the exterior landscaping. In the past, Sarah has been hands-off on making design changes on landscaping, but this time when she gets involved Bryan ends up paying the price literally. Bryan finds out Sarah’s keeping secrets from him and his frustration grows when he finds out about a plan for an indoor tree.
The project really opens up as Sarah and Bryan break down the last wall between the old and new house. Bryan finds time for an old project close to his heart and tries to make progress on it without Sarah finding out.
Feeling good about getting to the drywall stage, Bryan is adamant that they keep the build moving forward. The only problem is the powder room is stuck at the studs stage because Sarah is dragging her heels on choosing a vanity. Bryan's frustrations hit an all time high when this small powder room becomes a powder keg.
As Sarah and Bryan try to nail down the layout so they can frame and get to the drywall stage, Sarah and her designer Trish have a big fit over a tiny powder room. Just as they think they’re back on track, Bryan and Sarah go on a family vacation only to come back to yet another problem, this time at the hand of their electrician.
Fresh off the completion of an incredible addition in the country, Bryan itches to keep the renovation momentum going. Rather than take a much-needed break, Bryan instead breaks into the untouched existing house without Sarah’s full approval. Bryan’s pricey vision for a vaulted ceiling over the foyer doesn’t sit well with Sarah whose design budget is being kept on a tight leash.
Bryan’s used to Sarah’s changes, but can’t believe the "paint" in the butt he’s experiencing upstairs. The team pushes to finish the second floor, but the light at the end of the tunnel fades quick when Sarah has to re-pick design finishes at the eleventh hour.
Bryan pushes Sarah and Trish to finalize the tile floor in the wine room, but he realizes things are quickly unravelling. Tired of changing things after the fact, Bryan takes matters into his own hands.
Six weeks late, the main floor tiles finally arrive for installation. Sarah micromanages Bryan on a feature wall detail in Quintyn’s room. Bryan learns the hardway that annoying things happen in threes when Sarah, his electrician and a temperamental machine ride his patience.
Sarah changes her mind on a design finish that sets Bryan back in a big way. The plan to make progress on the addition while living in the existing home gets derailed when major repairs to the old house take priority.
Bryan is used to working against the elements, but the timing couldn’t be worse when he has to leave town for work. Mother Baeumler is forced to battle Mother Nature on her own that almost brings the house down.
The seasons have turned and Bryan is ready to get this reno going. As soon as Bryan excavates the first bit of earth, he hits a major snag and the project comes to a screeching halt.
Bryan continues to deal with the perils of the long and cold winter, without an end in sight. The Baeumler family takes the kids away for Spring break, but learns a hard lesson - when Bryan’s away, Mother Nature will play.
A freak ice storm derails all work on site as the Baeumlers just focus on keeping warm and cleaning up the broken trees on the property. Bryan pushes to get to drywall stage, but Sarah changes the electrical plan in the Master Bedroom for the fourth time which makes Paul their electrician want to throw in the towel.
In the interest of being done, Bryan makes the final call on finishes without Sarah’s input, which doesn’t go over well. The Baeumlers reveal their finished main floor and revisit their best and worst moments of the whole build.
Resolved to never have another leak in the old house again, Bryan re-does the entire roof, but has to beat an impending rainstorm that’s moving in fast. A sudden and unexpected trip pulls Bryan off site for a week. When Bryan returns Sarah and Adam show him the fruits of their labour with some sour results.
Bryan bites the bullet and takes care of some major work on the existing house that ends up with some stormy results. The addition is ready for hardwood flooring, but Bryan may not be ready for the bill.
Winter may be behind them, but Spring showers have rained all over Bryan’s parade as water may have permanently stained the limestone on the exterior. Bryan wishes he could slam the door on a purchase Sarah made. Plans are underway for a big and unexpected surprise for Bryan that he won’t ever forget.
As the weather turns colder, Sarah and Bryan’s relationship goes up in flames as they butt heads on features in the Great Room and Kitchen.
Sarah recruits the help of a designer who has the difficult task to make both Sarah and Bryan happy. As the demo gets deeper, Bryan realizes country living could bite him in the butt.
Bryan starts to lay the foundation for the addition onto the back of the existing home and realizes tying in both structures is not going to be easy. Bryan keeps some key details from Sarah and commits his biggest fowl yet!
Bryan convinces a reluctant Sarah to begin a brand new chapter in their lives - uproot the family and comfortable city life and move to the country! The plan sounds good on paper, but they quickly realize selling their first home and building their next home doesn't play out like they hoped.
It’s all done, after six incredible months we get to see what all the hard work has brought. Bryan and Sarah get to walk around the house and reminisce about the good and the bad times. We see room by room the incredible work done by Bryan and his team, a not to be missed episode.
Bryans gets to do his space in the house, the basement or as he calls it the “mancave”. Not content with the usual big screen TV , Bryan installs a huge projection home theatre, complete with retractable screen. He also builds his own private steam room, using soap stone and a lot of Adam’s hard labour.
Rebecca helps Sarah choose colours for the walls, it almost goes according to plan.... almost.
Now that the drywall is complete, Bryan is looking forward to begin work on the outside of the house. But when Bryan realizes the measurement of a concrete footing is off, his plan to build an elaborate deck doesn’t go as smoothly as he had hoped. Bryan’s stress level soars when he realizes there has been a delay in ordering interiors and he puts more pressure on his wife Sarah and designer Rebecca to get moving. Things get a lot tenser when Bryan takes matters into his own hands and a tiny bathroom tile causes some big headaches.