My Floating Home

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  • 2016
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.5  (27)

My Floating Home is a captivating television series that premiered on fyi in 2016. The show is a fascinating exploration of some of the most innovative and unique floating homes in the world. Michael Daingerfield, a charismatic and engaging host, guides viewers on a tour of each floating home, sharing the stories of the homeowners, the challenges they faced during the building process, and the incredible features of each unique dwelling.

Over the course of the series, viewers are taken on a journey around the world to discover floating homes that range from luxury mansions to tiny houses. Some of the episodes take place in Europe, where viewers get to explore the canals of Amsterdam, the River Thames in London, and the beautiful waterways of rural France. Other episodes take place in North America, where viewers get to discover floating homes in stunning locations like Seattle, Miami, and British Columbia.

What sets My Floating Home apart from other home renovation shows is the sheer creativity and ingenuity of the floating homes it features. While some of the homes are massive and fully equipped with all the amenities, others are tiny houses that are cleverly designed to make the most of limited space. Some of the homes are built on barges or houseboats, while others are unique structures that are engineered to float and designed to withstand harsh weather conditions.

In each episode, Michael Daingerfield meets with the homeowners and takes a tour of their floating home. He asks them about their inspiration for the design, any challenges they faced during the building process, and what it's like to live on the water. Some of the homeowners are retirees who have downsized their lives and decided to take to the water, while others are young families who are seeking a more sustainable and adventurous way of life.

One of the most impressive things about My Floating Home is the level of detail and care that goes into the design and construction of these floating homes. Some of the homes feature cutting-edge technology and energy-efficient systems, while others are crafted with natural materials and artisanal craftsmanship. From the solar-powered houseboats of Amsterdam to the futuristic floating homes of the Pacific Northwest, each dwelling is a work of art that is designed to be both functional and beautiful.

Another thing that makes My Floating Home so appealing is the sense of travel and adventure that it offers. Each episode takes viewers to a different part of the world and immerses them in the local culture and history. Whether it's exploring the medieval architecture of Bruges in Belgium or taking a boat ride through the Everglades in Florida, each episode is a journey of discovery that leaves viewers awestruck and inspired.

Throughout the series, Michael Daingerfield is an excellent host who brings a sense of energy and enthusiasm to each episode. He is knowledgeable about the building process and is always keen to learn more about the unique features of each floating home. He also has a warm and friendly personality that makes him a pleasure to watch on screen.

Overall, My Floating Home is an extraordinary show that is sure to appeal to anyone who is interested in innovative design, sustainable living, and travel. With beautiful cinematography, engaging storytelling, and impressive feats of engineering, the series is a true gem and a must-watch for anyone who loves beautiful homes and adventure on the water.

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13. Floating Summer House
September 13, 2018
Arizonian action duo, Jan and Don, decide to design and build the ultimate floating summer house on the Willamette River in Oregon, complete with vast outdoor decking, a custom built staircase, wood burning stove and an open plan living space. However, building this supersized summer house will not be easy. The build team faces delays as the harsh Oregon winter takes hold and a weight imbalance threatens to capsize the floating foundation.
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12. Floating Tiny Home
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Laurence's dream is to move into an upgraded floating pad that's big enough for his grandson to visit but small enough to fit in his own marina.
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11. Wild View Cottage
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Linda’s dream is to build a floating home and moor it at Maple Bay Marina on Vancouver Island, positioned so it overlooks her favorite nature reserve
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10. Million Dollar Mansion
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Now that their six children have finally all fled the nest, Allen and Jill want to create a new home -- and one that floats on the Annacis Channel, just south of Vancouver, Canada.
Handbuilt First Home
9. Handbuilt First Home
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Adventurous young professionals, Ani and Charles are taking on the project of a lifetime -- they've bought a busted old oil barge that they want to turn into their rustic first home.
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8. Luxury Water Homes
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A boat lover creates a micro riverpod in Kent. In Portland, Oregon, Jan and Don design a floating summer house with an open-plan living space
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7. Futuristic Floating Home
December 28, 2017
After 30 years living on River Itchen in Southampton, Gerald sets out to design and build an extraordinary new home--a futuristic fiberglass house, made on his "doorstep" at Shamrock Quay Marina, designed and built by his 27 year old son, Aidan. The home is made from scratch by carefully building up layers of fiberglass to create two hollow hull sections. Gerald visits the job site often, adding details to the design and keeping the pressure on his son. From underfloor heating to music speakers in his shower, Gerald wants his new home to be full of luxurious fixtures, causing delays to the build schedule. By winter, Gerald ends up the proud owner of a unique modern home, with stunning interiors and space to entertain, and a very proud father, acknowledging what his son Aidan has achieved.
Idyllic River Home
6. Idyllic River Home
December 21, 2017
Fed up with her cramped city apartment, sportswear manager Marsha sets out to build a spacious two story floating home on the idyllic Multnomah Channel near Portland, Oregon with an open living space and unobscured views of the river. Father and daughter build team, Ryan and Aime have never built a floating house before, and are doubly challenged when they’re hit by an onslaught of snow, ice and epic flooding. Despite severe delays due to the weather and last minute changes, the dramatic ten month long build is worth the effort
Family River House
5. Family River House
December 14, 2017
A houseboat is built on a England's Grand Union Canal in Colne Valley.
City Water Living
4. City Water Living
December 7, 2017
A couple convert an old barge into a three-tiered contemporary floating apartment, but are met with the challenge of moving their new finished home back to London.
High-tech River House
3. High-tech River House
December 7, 2017
A steel hull boat is revamped into a two-story floating house on the River Medway near Rochester, England.
Waterside Family Home
2. Waterside Family Home
November 30, 2017
The Baris family live in the Netherlands, in the heart of canal country with dreams of building a floating home on the local waterways. Their ambitious design includes floor to ceiling windows along the length of the first level, and a fun underwater space on the ground level with a den and bedrooms for the kids. Narrow locks, shallow water and low bridges threaten the new build every step of the way, but the home finally makes it to its' new mooring site and the family begin a new idyllic life on the water.
Wild View Cottage
1. Wild View Cottage
November 30, 2017
Linda's dream is to build a floating home and moor it at Maple Bay Marina on Vancouver Island, positioned so it overlooks her favorite nature reserve--Chisolm Island. When the extra weight of the glass requires complex engineering to stop the walls from collapsing, the building process proves to be more complicated that she had originally expected. In the end, her spectacular floating home nests on the emerald waters of the bay, offering 360 degree views of the surrounding nature.
  • Premiere Date
    May 14, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (27)