A family that has faced hardship has their dilapidated house completely rebuilt while they are away on vacation for a week.
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A family that has faced hardship has their dilapidated house completely rebuilt while they are away on vacation for a week. While early episodes renovated houses, the usual approach is to tear down the house on the first day and build a brand new, usually much larger, one, fully furnished. The houses are customized to the families, with rooms reflecting the interests of, especially, the children, and special technology for any unusual medical conditions. Host Ty Pennington usually has a "secret" project which is only revealed when the family sees it. The construction is accomplished with the help of a large army of blue-shirted volunteers and a wide array of sponsor-donated products and services. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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3 December 2003 (USA)  »

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A nagy házalakítás  »

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Some neighborhoods the new homes were built in were in communities where property taxes were based on an averaged out value of the homes there, and since later on in the series many older homes were replaced with houses that were significantly larger, and thus more valuable (even in a bad neighborhood), this caused others living there to see higher property tax bills. See more »

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Ty Pennington: Bus driver, move that bus!
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Spoofed in Kim Possible: Cap'n Drakken (2007) See more »

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This show should be on every ones TV's every day!
12 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I know there are lots of comments with 10/10 as the vote, but my vote i do truly mean. This show really helps people out there that need help and actually would do anything get it. Whilst me and my family are watching it, we look around our house and think look at that finished house! And look at ours! But those less fortunate extraordinary one of a kind people living in the United states work hard and kindly with all of there warm hearts to go on a fantastic holiday, appear on TV and most importantly receive gratefully a big safe home for them to live in. I know i am going over the top but it really is a good show and recommend it to all ages. I would like to thank Ty Pendington for all of his hard work. Obviously he will never hear thanks, but he does work hard to build a huge warm home for them. Watch it! Please!!!!!!!!


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