Gail and Mike built their home from the ground up, but now it’s beaten down. Sick of dated rooms and a show-all shower, Gail wants Todd to find a grown-up house. Can Jillian work wonders so sentimental Mike can keep Gail at home?
Stay-at-home Dad Neil has one foot out the door of his impractical house. Sick of no storage and fighting over one bathroom, he wants space. Can Jillian put Neil at ease or will Todd give Randi big reasons to leave her tiny home?
After living away for ten years, Kelly and Gene don’t recognize their neglected home. Jillian thinks an amazing kitchen and spa-like bathroom will do the trick, but Todd tempts with a downsized home and simpler lifestyle.
Newlywed Shar loves her husband Dave, but not his house. It’s got an old, rundown kitchen and hideous ensuite, and it’s making her blue. Can Jillian bring back that lovin’ feeling or will Todd steal their hearts with something new?
With baby number four due any day, Laila and Dan challenge Jillian with a tight budget, a tighter deadline and a huge reno on a tiny, old house. Todd’s mandate is to find space galore, but his cool, modern homes may leave Laila cold.
Alison and Frank’s majestic, oceanfront home is now more burden than blessing. Can Jillian’s stunning kitchen and ensuite upgrades convince them there is fun in function? Or will Todd’s scaled down solutions prove less is more?
Odd angles and a bad layout give Mark a case of buyer’s remorse, but Katie loves their area and pool. Todd’s challenge? Find an epic basement in an upscale home while Jillian faces water issues that could dry up her reno budget.
Sherri and Jeff plan to retire but timing is everything. She says there’s still life in their old home, but he says cash out now and move on. Can Jillian restore this tired home or will Todd’s acreage be their ticket out of town?
Hoping for a West Coast dream home, Brenda and Marcos got a reno nightmare. Handyman Marcos has everything half done and Brenda is over it. Can Jillian make this a house to come home to or will Todd find a new Oceanside place?
Her dated, split-level home and killer commute are driving Aleksandra crazy, but Vincent thinks their house has great bones aching for a redesign. Can Jillian’s open-concept reno trump Todd’s modern home with location on its side?
A dark home with a cramped layout has Linda wanting out, but Chris has no plans to leave their lakeside house. Can Todd find them a new place with no compromises or will Jillian wow them with an exciting “open house” of her own?
For Teri, his home’s city location trumps its awful layout and dated interior but Kim craves a spacious, modern house without bars on her windows! Can Jillian wow them with a major redesign or will Todd find their new dream home?