Host John DeSilvia takes on a new house with severe water damage, which is causing its brick veneer to separate from the face of the house.
John DeSilvia has to work quickly to secure an extension pulling away from the original structure, and the safety of the family is in John's hands.
John DeSilvia comes across an enclosed deck and bathroom so poorly renovated it's almost laughable, until he finds out how much the homeowners paid for the renovation. Things get worse as John peels back the layers.
Visiting a turn-of-the-century home with water damage in the basement, John DeSilvia learns two other contractors were paid to remedy the problem but failed to install a proper French drain and left dangerously high mould levels.
A contractor fails to deliver after taking a woman's life savings, so what starts as a kitchen renovation turns into a teardown for John and his team.
John DeSilvia rescues three decks on behalf of three separate families who all hired the same contractor, and each deck turns out to be more dangerous than the last.
John DeSilvia fixes two bathrooms for an elderly woman who was cheated by a contractor. John finds out that the plumbing has been improperly routed.
After hiring two incompetent contractors, a family continues to be plagued by water damage and leaks in their home. John DeSilvia will have to tear down their chimney in order to fix the problem.
John must act swiftly after realising that a sinking kitchen floor is jeopardizing the safety of a young family, and he races to prevent the floor from falling into the basement.
A young couple copes with water damage and mould in their bedroom after being overcharged for unsightly patchwork that leaves them with even more water.
A single mother hires a contractor to build an extension onto her kitchen, but he bails on the project before making the space watertight.
Tommy and Wendy's contractor runs away with their money and leaves them with residual water damage making their entire ground floor unusable.
In Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, John DeSilvia lends a hand working on the library at the Blog Cabin, installing a double-sided fireplace, wall-to-wall bookshelves and a custom butcher's block worktable.