Julie and Joe needed another bedroom in anticipation of adopting a second child. The high-pitched roof on their new suburban home seemed to have a large enough attic space to accommodate an extra room.
A string of bad luck leads Mike to the front door of a homeowner named Franca. Her home sustained major damage from an electrical fire.
With Mike and the team in full swing repairing the shoddy fire damage remediation work left behind by the last contractor, Mike discovers an old oil storage tank buried in the backyard.
Debbie and Ross hired a contractor to build a new open concept staircase. They ended up with an unwieldy staircase made of particleboard and cheap spindles. Mike demolishes the eyesore and installs a beautiful new staircase with nice railings.
Featured on The Big Flip in 2008 - installation of new stairs and railings.