Genre: House/garden, Home Improvement, How-to
Premise: With both manual and advice-based assistance provided by licensed contractor Amy Matthews, couples spend two weekends on a home renovation project designed to return the most bang for their buck. Is installing a fireplace as part of a basement makeover a good idea? How about resurfacing existing cabinets as opposed to buying them custom-made? Spending a lot of sweat equity to up the home's equity is the ultimate goal in each episode, and Matthews helps the homeowners make the proper design choices to remain in line with that objective.