Million Dollar Contractor
Million Dollar Contractor, hosted by “Contractor to the Stars” Stephen Fanuka, gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most amazing spaces and construction of Manhattan’s high-end luxury homes. The series focuses on the details, the materials and the insane amount of money clients spend to allow Stephen to create million-dollar projects.
Despite the hefty price tag, many of the same on-site issues and problems also occur in the homes of everyday people. Throughout the series, Stephen shares tips and tricks of the trade that first-time DIYers and home improvement aficionados will appreciate.
Stephen Fanuka is hired to restore a huge, crumbling upper west side apartment to its original glory.
Fanuka teams up with an up and coming designer to give a downtown loft apartment a style upgrade.
Fanuka is presented with a unique challenge: combine a studio with the luxurious apartment next door.
Fanuka takes on two projects for charity, but when problems arise, it seems that no good deed goes unpunished. But with a little ingenuity and a lot of elbow grease, Fanuka pulls through.
Fanuka takes on a job downtown, where his client just bought an apartment in a brand new building. It’s a nice apartment, but lacking character, so it’s up to Fanuka to bring in new cabinets, paneling, and decorative touches to turn this cookie-cutter apartment into a home like no other.
Fanuka teams up with old friend George Oliphant on a charity project, renovating a small house for a needy upstate family. At first, it’s meant to be a cosmetic upgrade, but when the crew discovers structural problems, this facelift becomes open heart surgery.
Architect Gordon Kahn brings in Fanuka to reimagine a cramped Manhattan kitchen for an out of town client. The job goes smoothly, until the client changes the design at the last minute, and Fanuka is forced to rip out and redo his work. It’s a job so nice, he does it twice.
When their contractor abandons them mid-renovation, a couple calls in Fanuka to the rescue.
Fanuka gets right to work when an old client calls him to fix their kitchen.
Fanuka’s renovating a pier de terre on the upper east side.
Fanuka’s Park Avenue clients buy the apartment next door and it’s up to him to upgrade the space.
Fanuka and Supermodel Erin Heatherton team up to remodel her apartment
Stephen Fanuka renovates & restores a massive 1860s townhouse in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood.