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The television show called "Holmes on Homes" appears on HGTV every week. We get Mike Holmes' opinion on various homes. When a homeowners decides to time to do renovation to their home, it's a "buyer beware" world as there are many shady or lazy contractors in this world. These professionals will comes take short-cuts or put a band-aid on the problem, and it often costs the homeowner a lot of hassles. As you can imagine, the homeowner often loses a lot of money when the contractor does not do the job right. Mike Holmes, on the other hand, will tell you how it is.

When Holmes goes to renovate a house, he is looking for professionals who have done a poor job the first time the house was renovated. His show has now become popular in many counties throughout the world. Holmes is known for being honest with his opinions, and so homeowners should not seek his advice unless they want an honest opinion of what is going on. Mike's job is to restore the house to a good condition after it has fallen into severe disrepair. Mike has discovered many problems through the years.

Some of these problems include but are not limited to: carpentry issues, electrical issues, roofing issues, and plumbing issues, and much more. When he catches a problem, he shows the audience how the job should have gotten done. In addition to fixing the problem, Mike will help the homeowner make a better decision in the future on who to trust when it comes to renovation work.

The nice thing about this show is that it tells the story of true people who got ripped off and ways not to see ripped off the future. Mike's information is extremely helpful to any homeowner who needs to do work on their home. If you decided to watch this show, you would probably enjoy it!

Sundays at 9:00 pm on HGTV
5 Seasons, 54 Episodes - Canceled
January 8, 2016
Reality, Home & Garden
8.6/10
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Holmes On Homes Full Episode Guide

  • A look at what goes into the filming of Holmes on Homes.

  • The Holmes Crew address a custom-built home, whose brand-new components are beginning to show signs of deterioration. Footage from this episode was also featured on CBC Marketplace in 2009, where two other homes built by the same builder were investigated.

  • Mike has to fix a problem in a kitchen.

  • Mike and the crew examine an attic that fills with snow during the winter.

  • Mike fixes brick work that needs a lot of help.

  • The team has to renovate an island cottage.

  • Mike steps in and fixes things the right way.

  • A couple thinks they do everything right for their bathroom renovation, yet things turned out very wrong.

  • In the shadow the Rocky Mountains is the home of Yvonne and Tadashi. They had an addition added that included a covered front porch and entranceway. During construction, they began to get worried when the renovation in progress didn't exactly match the building plans. When the contractor began asking for the substantial completion payment before the job was finished, they refused and offered to have a lawyer hold the payment in trust until the work was done. The contractor walked off the job, and they called Mike Holmes to come to Canmore Alberta, and "˜Make it Rightâ„¢'.

  • Mike travels to Saint John, New Brunswick, to meet Marlene after her second story deck falls, seriously injuring herself and three friends. He discovers that this tragic accident was caused by incompetent workmanship. A year later, the ladies are still traumatized, both physically and emotionally. But they get a boost on their road to recovery as Mike rebuilds a rock solid deck and gives the historic home a fresh look.

  • Nancie and Woody moved into a 25-year-old townhouse that required some updating- particularly the floors and the "tiny" kitchen space. As renovations got underway, Woody was unexpectedly hospitalized. The contractors were left virtually unsupervised while Nancie tried to manage her job, visit Woody and take care of their daughter. All of the contractors were very sympathetic to her stating, "don't worry about the renovations- you are in good hands." What they left behind was simply one big mistake- one that Mike and the team will correct, with the help of a Country singing guest star.

  • Jane, a single mom, lives in a typical new home development with her two kids. Since the day they moved into the brand new home, they have been plagued with repeated plumbing and heating issues. During a recent winter cold spell, the porch ceiling caved in, exposing questionable minimum building code practices and building materials- luckily, Mike and his team have the right answers

  • Jennifer and Abraham, expecting their first child, decided to remodel their bungalow to make room for their growing family. The contractor they hired seemed to have everything in hand, but 4 months later Jennifer and Abraham found they had paid 90% of the contract but only about 30% of the work was complete.Left with a contractor on the run, a huge new mortgage, construction bills piling up, and a worthless empty shell of a house, the sun seemed to have set on their dream home, let alone home ownership of any kind. They needed a miracle……And they got one when Mike appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and Ellen introduced him to Jennifer and Abraham, asking if he could help. Determined to do just that, Mike and a legion of contractors team up to answer the call…Pasadena 911.

  • Jennifer and Abraham, expecting their first child, decided to remodel their bungalow to make room for their growing family. The contractor they hired seemed to have everything in hand, but 4 months later Jennifer and Abraham found they had paid 90% of the contract but only about 30% of the work was complete.Left with a contractor on the run, a huge new mortgage, construction bills piling up, and a worthless empty shell of a house, the sun seemed to have set on their dream home, let alone home ownership of any kind. They needed a miracle……And they got one when Mike appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and Ellen introduced him to Jennifer and Abraham, asking if he could help. Determined to do just that, Mike and a legion of contractors team up to answer the call…Pasadena 911.

  • As her retirement investment, Lisa rented out a second house to a young couple eager to rent a home in a quiet, upscale neighborhood. They seemed to be perfect tenants, until the police contacted Lisa months later and informed her that the house had just been busted as a Marijuana Grow Op.The damage was extensive--every part of the house had been affected and her retirement investment was essentially destroyed. Faced with a massive repair that will cost as much as the house was currently worth, Mike makes this right, and discovers just how extensive the damage can be from an illegal Grow-Operation.

  • Kristine and Terry needed more living space for their expanding family. They decided to add a second story addition over the garage in order to add a bedroom and bathroom. When the contractor demanded full payment before the job was completed, the homeowners refused to pay. The contractor placed a Lien on their home stating that the renovation was 99 percent complete. Mike and the team finish the job and demonstrate just how incomplete the job really was.

  • When Jeff and Lorrie discover that their newly built house has a crumbling concrete foundation with one third of the minimum strength required by code, he calls Mike Holmes to save their home. Mike and the HOH team build a new custom foundation within walls of the existing foundation and devise a plan to protect the weakened exterior from further damage.

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