Amazing Spaces: Shed
George Clarke discovers what is really happening in the Great British shed with the Shed of the Year competition - from an intricate shell grotto inside a war bunker to a disco shed that plays the biggest festivals in the country.There's also a Dad's Army enthusiast who's built an entire museum full of memorabilia and a man who's converted his shed into a 1970s amusement arcade.George travels the length and breadth of the British Isles with his Amazing Spaces team of master craftsman Will Hardie, designer Max McMurdo and architect Laura Jane Clarke. At the end of the series the very best design will be crowned Shed of the Year.The competition is split into categories - Unique, Normal, Eco, Cabin & Summerhouse, Workshop & Studio, Garden Office, Pub and Tardis.The competition was dreamed up by Andrew Wilcox, who set up the readersheds website that hosts the competition that is sponsored by Cuprinol.
You never know what you're gonna bring home from the home improvement store — maybe some new patio chairs or a bag of cement — or it could be professional landscaper Ahmed Hassan. It's like winning the landscape lottery: Ahmed waits at stores looking for the perfect weekend warriors who could use his help. People go in thinking they're just buying a bag of mulch, but instead come home with Ahmed and his team, who completely transform their landscape. It's ambush landscaping at its best!
Selling Houses Austr
The series follows property owners who are having difficulty selling their home. The show is hosted by property expert Andrew Winter, who is joined by landscaper Charlie Albone, and interior designer Shaynna Blaze. The team initially assess the property, and then proceed with a renovation to boost the property's appeal and salability. The property is then put up for sale and the result is shown at the end of each episode.
Double Your House fo
Sarah Beeny shows families how to double the space in their homes for half the cost of trading up to a bigger property, from extensions to conversions.
This half-hour real estate series follows the brokers at the Hawaii Life realty firm and their endless stream of clients who are abandoning their 9 to 5 lives in Anywhere, U.S.A., to take hold of a Hawaii Life.
Mike Holmes is back with an all new series to help homeowners who have been victims of home inspections gone wrong.Featuring the well-known host of Holmes on Homes, this new series shines a spotlight on innocent homeowners facing massive repair bills and dangerous living conditions due to incompetence within the unregulated home inspection industry.Each show offers a unique dilemma faced by house purchasers who, misled by a vague or evasive home inspection, now face a daunting renovation or potential health threat.Disillusioned and now distrusting, they call in Mike to offer a personal Holmes Inspection and assessment and to “Make It Right”.
Two Fat Ladies
A tantalising blend of cookery and comic exploits, the award-winning Two Fat Ladies present traditional cooking and hearty meals for a generation tired of faddy diets and supermarket blandness Jennifer Patterson and Clarissa Dickson-Wright tour Britain on their Triumph Thunderbird, in their quest to rediscover the delights of traditional home cooking using the freshest ingredients.As English as roast beef, richer than suet pudding, camper than sherry trifle, with a kick like Somerset cider they are united by their enthusiasms, prejudices and their unshakeable belief in their own culinary expertise.
Brojects follows brothers Kevin and Andrew as they retreat from their everyday lives to their cottage sanctuary where they engage in challenging and often quirky DIY cottage building projects.The brothers devise imaginative projects aimed at turning their cottage into the ultimate weekend getaway.
House of Bryan
Five years have passed since Bryan and Sarah built their custom dream home in the city. Always up for a new challenge, Bryan and Sarah are back at building again - But this time, they’re uprooting their growing family from the city to the gritty countryside. And breaking Bryan’s cardinal rule of home-building– Never, ever live on site during a renovation!While they love their city home, it turns out Bryan has always dreamed of returning to his small town roots to raise his kids in the vast, open spaces of the country. His wife Sarah on the other hand, fashions herself a city girl. Watch as Sarah and Bryan go head to head on their individual visions of their home, and cope with a dramatic lifestyle change as they say goodbye to the comfortable conveniences of city life.
After three spirited home builds as husband and wife, Bryan and Sarah Baeumler take on an entirely different relationship: boss and employee! In Bryan Inc., Sarah joins Bryan’s busy construction company as a Project Manager and together they will buy, renovate and sell two luxury homes. It’s a huge learning curve for Sarah as she juggles trades, inevitable construction delays and strict budgets. Bryan is depending on his wife to rise to the new challenge, and together they struggle to find the balance between the demands of work and four very active kids.
Love It or List It
When a house no longer feels like home, homeowners are left with a big financial and emotional question: renovate or sell it? Love It or List It helps fed-up homeowners decide. In each hour-long episode Realtor David Visentin and designer Hilary Farr compete for the homeowners' final decision to stay or go.
We're traveling to some of the most exquisite beach destinations around to help buyers search for their dream homes on the sand. Follow the entire process from start to finish as each episode introduces a prospective buyer and agent and takes us along for the entire journey of their search. And for these Beach Hunters, it's all about location, location, location.
Food Safari takes you on a culinary journey across Australia. Presenter Maeve O'Meara has spent most of her life seeking out great food, recipes and the clever people who make simple ingredients sing. Her access-all-areas camaraderie with everyone from three-hat chefs to passionate home-cooks results in a series that feeds food enthusiasts’ desire for insider knowledge.
Poh Ling Yeow is yet another living, breathing example of how coming second in a reality competition is no loss.She strolls into her very own ABC series with little more introduction than the success of MasterChef. She’s also probably the first reality contestant in Australia to land their very own series. Others who have been given hosting opportunities, were opted to established brands.Poh is a name just about everyone in the country knows. And even if she was given a second chance on TEN’s reality series (eliminated then returned), she is remembered for her skill, grace and cheer.
Buying the Beach
Life's a beach for the American families looking for their own piece of paradise in Destination America's newest property series BUYING THE BEACH. Join prospective homeowners as they take their lifestyle to a new level, touring three unique beachfront properties in coastal locations like Texas, Mississippi, Florida, and the Outer Banks. Along the way, they will soak up the sun as they preview the adventures that await them in their new beach home.
We've seen more than our fair share of sizzling cheeseburgers, monster pizza slices and intimidatingly thick and juicy steaks over the years. But of all the down-home and delicious chow-down joints Adam Richman visited from coast to coast, there are the proud and the few so finger-licking good, they're simply unforgettable. In each themed 30-minute episode of "Amazing Eats", we're celebrating America's most delicious, biggest and best of the best. From the most massive of meals served at a single table, to the tallest standing sandwiches in history, we're embracing it all. Each episode takes on yet another subject of the people's choices of chow - the meatiest, the most fried, the spiciest and the sweetest. (Source: The Travel Channel)
Great British Garden
Britain’s rich horticultural history is being lost. More and more front and back gardens are paved over - for development, for parking spaces, or because families don’t have the time or inclination to manage these spaces.The trend for easy-to-maintain lawns, patios and paving has also led to a decline in traditional gardens full of flowers, plants and trees to the extent that some of our most iconic flora and fauna have all but disappeared.Step forward the BBC’s most-loved gardening experts, who are determined to turn us back into a green-fingered nation once again.
Jamie Oliver does what he loves most: cook for his mates. From musicians to fashion models to magicians, everyone is invited back to the Oliver flat for a meal they'll never forget. Follow Jamie on shopping expeditions to his favorite stores and get tips and insight on his selections. Then enjoy that inimitable Jamie style as he rustles up a heap of excitingly good Food.
You Can't Turn That
The Great Australian
The Great Australian Bake Off will see 12 home baking enthusiasts put through a series of gruelling elimination challenges, baking a mouth-watering selection of cakes, pies, tarts, pastries, bread, biscuits and desserts, all in the hope of being crowned Australia's Best Home Baker.Made exclusively for LifeStyle FOOD, this Australian version of the hugely popular The Great British Bake Off features Matt Moran and Maggie Beer as the judges, and Claire Hooper and Mel Buttle as the hosts.
Kevin McCloud's Man
Kevin McCloud wants to buy himself a beautiful piece of woodland, roll up his sleeves and build a cabin in the woods. He has decided that everything has to be made by hand from his woodland, and if it not, then it has to be sourced from somebody else's rubbish.Together with a hardy band of friends and experts, Kevin is going to reuse, repurpose and recycle almost all the materials for his bold building in rural Somerset. A place where he can unhook himself from the madness of modern life and live in a different way.Can a simple, more creative life make you happier?
The New Yankee Works
In this PBS series, craftsman Norm Abram demonstrates how to build quality furniture in one's own workshop using traditional carpentry techniques. Abram also gives pointers on restoring and caring for antique furniture, along with short history lessons regarding famous craftsmen of America's past.
National Geographic Channel goes off the map to kick off its first do-it-yourself series, Building Wild. Paulie, as he is known, has partnered with woodsman and master fabricator Pat "Tuffy" Bakaitis on a cabin design and construction business called Cabin Kings. These "Cabin Kings" are construction's odd couple: Paulie is a city boy at heart and Tuffy is a gruff, logical woodsman who has never heard of Starbucks. But together, this duo creates unbelievable wilderness getaways, transforming discarded materials into fabulous contraptions and overcoming outrageous building challenges along the way.
At Home with Amy Sed
Amy Sedaris cordially invites you into her home, where she will show off diverse but necessary homemaking skills, from death-bed etiquette, to gutting a fish, to crocheting miniature sweaters for a mice infestation, to entertaining your husband's business associates. As always, Amy will give it her best shot to entertain guests, increase her know-how and her can-do, and attempt to work out personal issues.