Sally and David’s
entire life, including their house, revolves around cycling. When their two
teenage boys started dreaming of the Olympics, this bike-obsessed family
upgraded to a larger house with enough space for a dedicated training room.
They’ve happily filled their living room with bicycles but the rest of their
main floor is cramped and doesn’t support their active lifestyle. Drew and
Jonathan take on the family room, kitchen, dining room and bike room leaving
this family with a forever home that works for their lives both on and off a
Irina and Dean bought their tiny two-bedroom
home after being told they weren’t going to be able to have a family. They
loved their cozy house so much they got married in the backyard and soon after
found out they were having a baby. A couple years later, they welcomed their second
child. Irina and Dean credit this house for making their dreams come true but
since becoming a family of four this two-bedroom home no longer works for them.
Drew and Jonathan totally rethink the main floor so that this miracle family
can stay in the home they love.
Tanya and Sean bought their home as newlyweds
just starting out. There were things they didn’t love, but it was in the right
area and had a beautiful back yard. Over the years, their house has become the
hub where all of their family gathers for holidays and celebrations. But the
closed-off main floor layout and outdated features have cramped their style
both while entertaining and in their everyday lives. Now, 15 years later and
with Drew and Jonathan’s help, they are finally able to take on a major
renovation and turn this starter house into the home of their dreams.
Amy and Kate fell in love with a vintage home
in an urban neighbourhood filled with friends for their young twin boys. But nine years later, some of the charm of their character home has worn off. Amy and
Kate agree that if they’re going to stay, the house needs a major update but
they can’t agree on exactly what needs to change and how. Drew and Jonathan
step in to overhaul the entry, living room, dining room and kitchen leaving
them with a home they’ll both love for years to come.
Amy and Dominic both grew up in forever homes.
Staying put and raising kids in one house is somewhat of a family tradition.
This young family loves the location of their single-story home, but the cramped kitchen and awkward main floor layout doesn’t
work for their busy lives. In order to keep their Forever Home family tradition
alive, Jonathan and Drew overhaul their entry, living room, dining room and
Tamara is immensely
proud of the suburban home she bought all on her own. A single Mom of two
teenagers she looked for a house in a great school district and close to
family. Problem is, the house lacks space for teenage hangouts and family
baking sessions, two things that are near to her heart. Jonathan and Drew take on the living room,
dining room, kitchen and powder room leaving Tamara and her kids with a home
where all of their family and friends can hang out in comfort and style.
Rina and Nilesh were
newlyweds when they bought their home in a family-friendly neighborhood. Two
kids and seven years later they’re still in love with their house but are
increasingly frustrated by the dated kitchen, total lack of storage and closed
off main floor. Jonathan and Drew overhaul the kitchen, living room, dining
room and entry leaving them with a fresh modern Forever Home that will work for
years to come.
Michelle and Chris were high school
sweethearts who knew they wanted to make their home in the same neighborhood
where they grew up. Now, they are raising their two girls right where they want
but their single-story house is so worn out and tired that their kids are
embarrassed to bring over friends. Jonathan and Drew overhaul the kitchen,
living room, dining area and basement leaving them with a forever home in which
they can all be proud.
Sixteen years ago, Vanessa and Michael bought a
house in the same neighborhood where Vanessa grew up. It’s a short walk to
school, Grandma lives two doors away and it’s the only home their two teenage
boys have ever known. But while the couple put their all into raising
their family, they neglected to give their aging house the love it needed. Drew and Jonathan step in and overhaul the
tired living room, kitchen and dining room leaving them with a forever home
ready for the next chapter.
Agostino and Jennifer’s two young daughters are the fourth generation to live in this compact family home. It has been well loved for generations but the house is showing its age and the cramped layout just doesn’t work for this modern family. Jonathan and Drew leave all the history and charm while totally transforming the kitchen, dining space, living room and master bedroom ensuring this Forever Home works for generations to come.
Kate and Gavin moved into their classic Vegas
house as newlyweds. Since then, they’ve welcomed two kids and now Kate’s Mom,
Maryanne, into the home. The house’s vintage character is part of the charm but
the old school layout doesn’t work for their modern family. Plus, they now need
a separate living space for Maryanne, that gives her privacy but also has
enough space for visits from the grandkids. Jonathan and Drew leave all the
classic charm while totally transforming the kitchen, dining room, mud room and
an in-law suite for Maryanne.
As newlyweds, Erika and Ben bought a large
6-bedroom house with the dream of filling it up with a big family. Three
children later, this family loves their home but the awkward main floor layout
leaves some rooms underutilized while others are worn out from years of over
use. Jonathan and Drew tackle the
kitchen, living room, dining room and mud room leaving them with a Forever Home
where every inch works for the chaos of family life.