About the show

In each episode of Raising House , a different dream house is built from start to finish by an A-team of experts. Beginning with the vision, the architect and builder lay out the floor plan, select a construction approach and outline the unique features. Next, the groundbreaking sets the pace for the entire project as the construction team rolls with the punches and tries to stay on schedule. Meanwhile, the design team selects the interior elements from floors to doors and kitchen cabinets to fireplace facades. Once the house is three-quarters of the way done, excitement builds, tensions are high and it's time for a last look before adding the finishing touches. Finally, the finished product is revealed: a dream house you were there for every step of the way.
Season 1, Episode 1

Durham

Before an engaged couple in Durham, North Carolina, can move into the arts-and-crafts dream home that he designed himself they'll face obstacles in the earth, and setbacks from the sky.

Wednesday
Aug 19
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

San Antonio

A San Antonio couple hired his best friend to build the dream house she designed. But when the build runs into roadblocks, will the friendship survive? They'll go from an empty lot to a self-designed Texas hill country dream home.

Thursday
Aug 20
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

York

Before a couple in York, Pennsylvania, can move into their contemporary dream home, they'll battle Mother Nature, win over a dubious building inspector, and race against time. They'll go from muddy lot to ultra-modern loft living.

Friday
Aug 21
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Denver

To build their four-bedroom mid-century modern house, a Denver couple will have to solidify their soggy lot, and figure out how to make paper plans work in reality. They'll go from saturated soil to a three thousand square foot modern dream home.

Saturday
Aug 22
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

New Orleans

Building a home from the ground up may be the American dream, but it turned into a nightmare for Carrie Moore when Hurricane Katrina destroyed her house. Six years later, she's finally re-building and returning home. But to put her in a new house, the builder faces tight deadlines... and construction mishaps. They'll go from a vacant lot full of memories to a three-bedroom cottage and a long-awaited homecoming.

Sunday
Aug 23
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Salt Lake City

Before a young Salt Lake City couple can move into their three thousand-square foot modern home, they'll have to battle Mother Nature and race to finish on schedule... or lose out on a big tax credit. They'll go from an empty lot, to a hip, eco-friendly, three-bedroom home.

Monday
Aug 24
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Hinsdale

Before an Illinois woman can move into her seven-bedroom Nantucket mansion, she'll have to flatten the house that's on her lot, make her builder do some mid-build changes, and keep him from blowing a gasket. She'll go from neighborhood eyesore to coastal dream home.

Tuesday
Aug 25
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Austin

Before an Austin couple can move into their four-bedroom ranch home, they'll have to build it themselves, while three small children and unexpected problems push them to the edge. They'll go from a vacant lot to a self-built dream home.

Friday
Aug 28
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 2

Slaughter Beach

Ann McLean has always dreamed of a beachfront getaway, but can her builder get it done in time, without putting Ann in the poorhouse? She'll go from a sandy seaside plot to a cozy oceanfront cottage.

Monday
Aug 31
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Durham

Before an engaged couple in Durham, North Carolina, can move into the arts-and-crafts dream home that he designed himself they'll face obstacles in the earth, and setbacks from the sky.

Tuesday
Sep 1
4:30am | 3:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Multi-level seaside home in Manasquan, New Jersey

Neil and Robin Ducharme live on the Jersey Shore with twins Ava and Lily. Neil, who is also the builder, takes on the challenge of building the perfect dream home for his family. Since his family wants to stay on the Jersey Shore, Neil purchased an existing lot right next door to their current home to build the new house. He will battle Hurricane Sandy and his wife's design indecisions in order to get his family the seaside home they've always wanted.

Thursday
Jan 18
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Tuscan style dream home in Humble, Texas

Tim and Sonya Sloan have lived in the same home for ten years. As the family got bigger, they outgrew their home and have decided they want to build a much larger home. They have put their current home on the market and are hoping it will sell just as their new home gets completed. However, if their home sells beforehand, they will have a less than ideal scenario of moving into a rental. Builder Chris Erickson of Taylor Morrison Homes takes on the challenge of completing the Sloan's home on schedule and under budget.

Thursday
Jan 25
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 7

Low Country Style Home in Savannah, Georgia

Carole Calvert has just relocated from New Mexico to Georgia. She's building a low country style home on her son and daughter-in-laws property, but only has the money from the sale of her previous home to work with. She's hoping her antique finds will allow her to spend more money on her dream kitchen. She does not plan on moving again, and despite advice from her builder, she is set in her ways. Builder Scotty Snipes has 3 months to build Carole's home within budget and with a kitchen that fits her high standards, and he does just that.

Thursday
Feb 15
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 8

Unique rustic style country home in Newtown, Connecticut

Renee and Rob Kinne recently became empty nesters and own 11 acres of land in Newtown, Connecticut that they want to build their dream home on. The house will have a massive barn and other aesthetics of a picture perfect country home such as poplar bark siding. It is up to builder Jim Blansfield to turn the Kinne's dream into reality as he battles an unforgiving New England winter to get the house complete.

Thursday
Feb 22
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Low Country retirement home in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Robert and Diane English are leaving a large family house and building their retirement home in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. They want a home that is built to grow pleasantly old with. They have a small budget, a tight lot and a short timeline. Builder Todd Piper has just 3 months to build the English's home under budget with a design that is energy efficient and low maintenance.

Thursday
Mar 1
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 10

Mediterranean style home in Melbourne Beach, Florida

Jessica Wildman and Steve Pontones want to move on from their small apartment in Melbourne Beach, Florida and build their first home. They want energy efficient features such as a solar water heater and stained concrete floors. Doug Wildman, who is the builder and Jessie's father, will tackle manufacturing errors, budget concerns and unfamiliar building methods as he delivers his daughter Jessie and her boyfriend Steve their eco friendly custom Mediterranean style dream home.

Thursday
Mar 8
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 11

Contemporary style home in Dallas, Texas

Bob Plessinger and Brian Wilk decided to move to Dallas to build their first home. They want to incorporate green features such as bamboo floors and solar panels. However, they also have a trip planned to Africa in the middle of construction. Builder Scott Branan takes on the challenge of building the house on time and under budget to meet Bob and Brian's high expectations.

Thursday
Mar 15
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 12

Custom style lake house in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

After living in a small traditional home, Amanda and Joel Barber want to build a larger home on a 2 acre lot. They want to incorporate features such as a lanai, glass doors and an open floor plan. They want to get their dream home completed in 6 months, however, the unpredictable Myrtle Beach will bring sudden challenges to the build. Builder Eddie Friend navigates weather challenges and the homeowner's indecisions in order to give them their large custom style lake house.

Thursday
Mar 22
7am | 6c

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