Rev Run's Renovation

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  • 2014
  • 2 Seasons
  • 5.5  (27)

Rev Run's Renovation is a DIY Network show starring Joseph Simmons, also known as Rev Run from the musical group Run-DMC, and his wife Justine Simmons. The couple join forces to renovate their 9,000-square-foot New Jersey home which includes six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a pool, and a recording studio.

The show features the couple's journey through the renovation process as they face various challenges while trying to turn their home into a state-of-the-art modern mansion. The couple uses their love for music as inspiration in their designs and this is evident in the different rooms of their home which they name after musical terms such as "The Groove Room", "The Jam Room", "The Stage Room", and "The Mix Room".

Rev Run's Renovation showcases not just the final end results of each renovation process but also the hard work, creativity and teamwork that went into constructing each room. The show is full of unique ideas that can help viewers gain inspiration for their own renovation projects as well.

The show starts with the couple discussing their renovation plans with their architect and designer, Ty Pennington. It is apparent that they are going to spend a lot of time and money to achieve their dream renovation. The Simmonses' spares no expenses when it comes to remodeling their home, using high-end materials ranging from marble flooring, custom wallpaper, and beautiful chandeliers.

Throughout the episodes, the couple focuses on upgrading their kitchen and outdoor areas as they host a lot of events at their home. They also have to move out of their home temporarily to make room for the construction workers.

What makes Rev Run's Renovation an extraordinary show is the dynamic between Rev Run and Justine. They have a lot of fun throughout the show and it’s clear that they have an amazing relationship. They also have beautiful children who pop in and out of the show, adding humor to the storyline. The couple's personalities are infectious, and their love for each other is apparent in every episode.

Rev Run's Renovation showcases the Simmonses' personal styles and interests throughout the renovation process. Rev Run brings his love for music into the home with the recording studio and luxurious soundproof entertainment rooms. Meanwhile, Justine envisions a home that reflects their faith, complete with an outdoor prayer garden and a meditation room.

The show also demonstrates that even with good intentions, unexpected issues can arise during the renovation process. In the show, the couple faces unexpected problems like water leaks, design changes, and time constraints. Each challenge is met with resilience, and ultimately, the Simmonses' vision is achieved.

Rev Run's Renovation provides a personal connection between the Simmonses and viewers that is not often found in other renovation shows. This personal connection makes the show particularly intriguing and engaging. It is also entertaining to watch their children provide comedic relief and add to the show's charm.

In conclusion, Rev Run's Renovation is a DIY show that showcases the renovation process of a celebrity home. The show highlights the Simmonses' love for music and faith and demonstrates the creativity and teamwork that goes into constructing each room. The show is full of unique ideas that can inspire homeowners and provides a personal connection between the stars and the audience. Ultimately, Rev Run's Renovation is an unpredictable and engaging show that captivates the audience from start to finish.

Rev Run's Renovation is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (19 episodes). The series first aired on January 4, 2014.

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Garage Overhaul
9. Garage Overhaul
February 28, 2015
This is the season-two finale, and Rev Run and Justine decide their garage is in need of a makeover, but can they agree on what it should become?
Secret Cinema
8. Secret Cinema
February 21, 2015
With their basement movie theater largely going unused, Rev decides to give it new life in JoJo's old bedroom on the first floor. With any luck the Simmons will be hosting movie night for years to come.
Miley Branches Out
7. Miley Branches Out
February 14, 2015
The Simmons family has over 2 acres in Northern New Jersey, but they hardly use any of it. They form great plans to transform their backyard into an outdoor oasis.
Let there be light
6. Let there be light
February 7, 2015
Rev and Justine are ready to turn their dated dining room into something spectacular.
Beauty and the Beats
5. Beauty and the Beats
January 31, 2015
Rev and Justine are back in the basement creating his and hers personal spaces. Rev is in his recording studio giving it a proper 2015 makeover while Justine is turning a cluttered storage room into a salon.
Space Invaders
4. Space Invaders
January 24, 2015
Rev and Justine want to create a beautiful, modern living area where they can enjoy their yard and pool.
Just Keep Swimming
3. Just Keep Swimming
January 17, 2015
Rev and Justine decide their old pool is in major need of a filp. Broken coping, cracked tiles and a frog infestation make this renovation extra daunting, but a revamp and an outdoor kitchen will help this old pool.
Rev's First Impressions
2. Rev's First Impressions
January 10, 2015
Rev and Justine need to find room for their visitors. They're forced to turn their existing laundry room into a guest suite. Rev doesn't believe it can work, but Justine and his daughter Angela help to show him the way.
Rev Strikes Again
1. Rev Strikes Again
January 3, 2015
In the second season premiere, Rev and Justine have decided to transform their oversized, underused basement after years of neglect, no matter the amount of work.
Where to Watch Rev Run's Renovation
Rev Run's Renovation is available for streaming on the DIY Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Rev Run's Renovation on demand at Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 4, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (27)