Garry and Vicki Anderson built their ideal weekend getaway - a beautiful two-story wooden house - in the majestic Cascade Mountains along the banks of the raging Skagit River. But shortly after they completed their house, the river burst its banks and changed direction. Their dream home is now perilously close to falling into the river. To rescue it, they call in experienced house trucker Dell Davies, to lift and roll the house away from the brink of disaster. Will their dream home escape unscathed from a perilous journey through a dense forest?
After making his money in real estate on the mainland, Jeremy Henderson now lives on the North Shore of Oahu Island. He found the perfect house to live in - a beautiful architect-designed house built in around 1915. But there's a catch- at the moment it is at the wrong end of the island. So he calls in local house mover Mike Faye to move the house to his site. But the house is too large to shift in one piece and Mike has to take drastic action and cut the house into 8 pieces for the move. To make matters worse the crew can only move the home in the middle of the night to avoid blocking Honolulu's busiest highway- a huge challenge.
Dan and Mary Gill have given their sons Kyle and Keefer a fantastic start to life. And now they want to help elder son Kyle to buy his first home. So, when Dan discovered a perfect house for sale. But it is by the local airport, which is now expanding and sits right in the way of the new runway and is destined to be demolished. To save the house, Dan calls in house truckers Randy and Troy from Ehrlichmann Movers. Moving the super wide home is a huge challenge. They have to guide Kyle's dream home under high voltage cables, across rough terrain and over precarious river crossings. To make matters even more complicated the bitter Minnesota winter closes in on them.
In 2008 Chuck and Connie Turbeyville watched in horror as their town was flooded in a deluge of water, caused by Hurricane Ike. Their home for over 20 years, where their son Chuck Jr had taken his first steps, was ruined along with the rest of the town. Connie and Chuck never want to go through such a disaster again. So they take the risky decision to buy a new house and move it to a site outside the flood zone. They call in expert house mover, Joe Matyiko - one of America's most experienced movers - to undertake the huge challenge. Jo Matyiko has to guide the house around tight turns and under dangerous cables before finally tackling the steep hill up to the new site. All of which threaten the house almost as much as the river below.
Now that Trent and Mary Marr's two girls have flown the nest, they figured they have a change of lifestyle. Trent dreams of building up his new budding business ventures - dog training and quail hunting. And, he has found the perfect piece of land that will allow him to do just that. To help realize the dream Trent and Mary call in veteran house mover Donald Wayne and his team, to shift their cherished holiday cabin from its current site to the new plot of land. The 15-mile journey is fraught with obstacles. Donald will have to negotiate the cabin through thick forests and over narrow bridges. With the Marrs house and business dreams hanging in the balance will the move be a success?
A couple recently purchased a two-story dream home in Medicine Hat, and the only problem with it is the location. It's precariously perched on a crumbling cliff above a network of collapsing mining tunnels. In a race against time, they call in a crew to move the house. But saving it from falling into the ravine is just the beginning since the couple's new plot is on the other side of town.
Since they met Graham and Sharon Harkley have shared a love for the Fraser River, enjoying a variety of water-based hobbies and the wildlife. They like it so much, they buy a river mooring and decide to build a giant floating home. A team of architects designs the family a three story aquatic mansion. Then a fearless tug man face the challenge of a lifetime - sail the house across the state to reach its new moorings. Will the floating house survive the river journey on it's epic odyssey?
When Annalie Plaetz's parents decided to give their daughter their acres of farmland, she and husband Joe were overjoyed. But the farm meant Annalie and Joe had a daily commute of over 20 miles to farm the extra land. Building a new house was not an option with so many memories at the farmstead. So to eliminate the daily journey, they decided to move their house to the farm. They call in experienced house trucker Garvin Marcus, to lift and move their home and workshop, and take it across country to the new plot. Will both buildings survive the tricky trip unscathed?
On the vacation of a lifetime in Antarctica, partners Doug McClelland and Tony Tucker received a phone call - it was their worst nightmare. Their beloved floating home, moored in an exclusive location in downtown Vancouver, had capsized during a freak snow storm. With cherished possessions ruined, and the house a wreck, Doug and Tony were not beaten, but decided to re-build. They enlist one of the world's best naval architects, Alfonso Sotres, to design an unsinkable new floating home. Once complete a team of marine engineers has to sail the house down the busy Fraser River and out into the Strait of Georgia to get it to the new moorings. Will the house float when launched? And can it survive a perilous sea journey to reach the moorings?
Vancouver Islanders Red and Barb Reuther need a bigger home for their big family gatherings. Rather than extend their existing home, they find a vacant second hand house but it's a 100 miles away ... by sea! So they call in a crew of house truckers to not only haul it but also sail it to their lot. Ron Nickel's team battle high tides and strong ocean currents to lift and load the house onto a barge for a unique sea journey. Will the home's huge glass windows survive intact on this epic ocean odyssey?
With their growing family, a couple's three-bedroom North Dakota home is bursting at the seams. In search of more space, they've found a sprawling rambler ranch. The only problem is that it sits 72 miles away on the flood-prone banks of the Red River so now it's up to a firm of Heavy Haulers to rescue their dream home from the river's perilous banks.
A family in Seattle has found the perfect starter home for their daughter. But the 90-year-old building is on the wrong side of the city and that means a huge headache for the haulers. With help from a tugboat crew, they sail the house around downtown's treacherous traffic. But back on dry land, disaster looms as the wheels threaten to come off the daughter's dream home.
With their grown up kids leaving the nest, a couple are ready for a fresh new start. They've got a secluded plot in Medicine Hat, Alberta. But the home they've found is clear across town. To repatriate their brand new digs, the couple calls in a crew of expert heavy haulers. But a successful delivery means navigating icy roads and risky railway crossings with a 50-tonne house in tow.
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