Dream House

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  • 2008
  • 18 Seasons

Dream House was a popular home improvement show on DIY Network that aired from 2000 to 2005. The show was hosted by Jose Marrero, a talented interior designer and home renovation expert. Marrero helped homeowners turn their outdated and drab living spaces into modern, stylish and functional areas that suited their needs and preferences.

Each episode of Dream House followed a similar format. Marrero visited a family or couple who had a specific renovation or redecoration project in mind. This could be anything from a bathroom or kitchen remodel to a complete home renovation.

Marrero then sat down with the homeowners to discuss their preferences, style and budget. He listened carefully to their needs and offered practical and creative solutions to help them achieve their goals. Marrero was renowned for his ability to incorporate the unique personalities and tastes of his clients into his designs, creating truly personalized and beautiful living spaces.

Once he had a clear understanding of the homeowners' requirements, Marrero got to work. He scouted for the best materials and products, shopped for furniture and decor, and coordinated with contractors to execute the construction work. Throughout the process, he kept the homeowners informed and involved, seeking their input and feedback at every stage of the project.

One of the standout features of Dream House was Marrero's attention to detail. He would often use innovative techniques and materials to add style and character to a room, such as installing textured wallpaper or creating custom-made furniture. Marrero's creativity and expertise in interior design were evident in every room he touched, and he was known for his ability to turn even the most mundane living spaces into beautiful and functional ones.

The show also featured a segment called "Design Challenge," which was a competition between two designers tasked with transforming a room under a tight deadline and budget. The audience would then vote on the winning design, and the designer would receive a prize.

Dream House was more than just a home improvement show. It was a source of inspiration for homeowners, showcasing the latest trends in interior design and highlighting the potential of even the most neglected of living spaces. Marrero's infectious enthusiasm for his work, coupled with his exceptional talent, made the show a must-watch for anyone looking to improve their home.

Overall, Dream House was a highly entertaining and informative show that provided viewers with practical tips and ideas for improving their living spaces. It remains a beloved classic among DIY and home improvement enthusiasts, and it's no surprise given Marrero's passion, creativity and expertise.

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Is the End in Sight?
8. Is the End in Sight?
November 1, 2009
The three college friends and investors in a beach house reno are splitting up. Things are awkward as the dream is almost finished after a year of renovation. Now it's time to stucco the side of the house as they borrow more.
Money Pit
6. Money Pit
October 25, 2009
After 5 months of sweat equity and hard work, the addition is finally framed up. Mike, Todd and Alec have put their hearts and all their money into this dream beach home. But, the budget didn't allow for the problems that arise.
Trouble With Trenches
3. Trouble With Trenches
October 18, 2009
The dream's in jeopardy four weeks after the demolition and digging is done. The college friends discover that the trenches they dug for the addition's foundation were a problem. Mike's father, a mason, has a week to help.
Experience Required
2. Experience Required
October 11, 2009
Mike, Todd and Alec tap into friends and family who are contractors for expert advise. They work to get the back patio removed in time for the window that Mike's dad has to lay the foundation.
  • Premiere Date
    October 5, 2008