- 8 Seasons
If you are a do-it-yourself type of person, you will find Sweat Equity a very appealing television program. No matter what type of remodeling project you may be thinking of undertaking, you can get helpful hints and do's and don't tips from each episode. The program begins with letting us in on the project that the owner of the home wants to do. They might want to remodel a kitchen for a lot less money than hiring the entire project out to professionals. This way they save thousands of dollars, which builds equity in their home when they decide to sell. They may however, choose to hire some of the jobs out, such as spray painting the kitchen cabinets. Someone to help you install concrete countertops might be wise if you've never done anything like it before. Just having a professional around when you try difficult projects can help you from making mistakes that might cost thousands of dollars to undo. When you receive tips from professionals on Sweat Equity you can count on the advice. Tips like making small changes to your home can create more equity than taking on major projects. Don't put too much personal touch into a project because it won't pay off. The goal is to remodel as if to please the average home buyer. You wouldn't want to put up a red brick wall if red brick walls were not in style for that particular decade. They advise that bathrooms and kitchen remodeling projects usually bring the most equity to your home. Every episode gives different educational tips. Then the project begins! You get to watch the owners do the project themselves. They initially start out with a budget in mind. Sometimes projects end up costing a bit more than they planned. The Sweat Equity crew help them out as they need it and everything turns out perfect. The home owners end up with equity in the house, since they saved so much money doing the remodeling project themselves, with the help of Sweat Equity.