Shows that show how to work around the house are quite popular. Here is our list of the top ten home improvement shows. You can watch these shows on streaming services like Hulu, Netflix, or Amazon Prime. If you live outside the US, you can still use Hulu with the help of the VPN.
This Old House
An American home improvement show, This Old House is a franchise that also includes magazine and a website. The series started in 1979 and is still going strong. Each episode follows the renovation of old houses, and nowadays concentrates more on luxury and high-end homes.
House Hunters is about families trying to find the perfect home for them. Every aspect of the owners' needs in a home is discussed and the show connects with viewers at a very emotional level.
This is an 8-season show that aired from 2000 to 2008. In this show, neighbors work in teams in each other's homes with just $1,000. The goal is to completely redecorate both the homes within the budget in two days.
Property Brothers is a Canadian show featuring the Scott twins, Jonathan and Drew. The show follows the brothers who allow couples to see a vision for their new homes and help them find and fix them up.
A British show, Grand Designs focuses on elaborate home improvement projects, focusing on energy savings and space optimisation. It is hosted by Kevin McCloud, who delves into some pretty interesting and luxury buildings.
Extreme Homes is all about funky new designs. The show started in 2012 and showcases some of the most bizarre homes around the world. There is not much practical learning from the show, but it gives you an insight into the most unique properties in the world.
Design on a Dime
Have $1,000 to spare for your home? Then get on it and get ideas for how to change your room into something completely different. This show has a lot of tips for recycling and reusing old items to create new ones. It's perfect for those who have little to spend but love to keep a perfect home.
Beachfront Bargain Hunt
Beachfront homes are traditionally the stronghold of the ultra-rich, but you might stand a chance with a more reasonable budget. The show features retired people searching for reasonably budgeted homes facing the sea. The show helps them find good homes and renovate them according to their requirements.
Another old show commenced in 1968, Gardeners' World is a British gardening program. If your home has a garden and if you have the least interest in growing interesting things, then this is the show for you! This BBC show is tied to the Gardeners' World magazine.
The New Yankee Workshop
DIY projects are the rage. Home carpentry can open up great opportunities for home improvement for home owners. This is what The New Yankee Workshop explores with Norm Abram giving tips on how to fashion your own furniture and restore old furniture. The show also gives some historical information on antique furniture.
If you want to jazz up your home or just want to plan ahead for buying your dream home, check out the above shows. Watching some of these episodes can help you with ideas. After all, there is nothing more satisfactory than working on your home.
November 04, 2017 | 0 comments