Reno vs. Relocate
RENO vs. RELOCATE is an all-new series that pits property against renovation as homeowners tackle the expensive and life-changing question ‘Do I renovate? Or relocate?’
Style-savvy designer Robin Lewis works to persuade homeowner’s to stay using state-of-the-art graphics to simulate their dream reno, while expert realtor Vanessa Roman tries to convince them to move by showing a property that perfectly matches their wish list & budget.
Episode 1 – Too Close For Comfort
Georgette and Mark love family time, but when Mark needs to get work done without an actual office, things can get a little too close for comfort. Grandma will be moving in soon and space will be even tighter. Georgette wants to move, while Mark wants to stay and renovate.
Episode 2 – Duplex Dilemma
Converting a rooming house to a single family home seemed like a good project for Rechna and John, but since having a son, the deficiencies in the home are weighing on Rechna. She wants a fresh start in an updated home, while John thinks they should finish what they started and stay.
Episode 3 – Game On
With three boys and a dog, Stacia likes to run a tight ship, but with an outdated and unsafe kitchen, things have come unhinged…literally. Her husband Simon believes a renovation will restore order, while Stacia is not convinced and wants to move.
Episode 4 – Basement Blues
Eileen and Kevin’s stately and once spacious home has become a cramped and disorganized daycare since the arrival of their spirited son. Eileen wants more space in a new home, while Kevin is determined to renovate their way back to order.
Episode 5 – Starter home
After 15 years the walls of Barb and John’s small starter home are starting to close in ever since John began a new work from –home-routine. With John’s ‘office’ invading every floor Barb has had it and is looking to move to a bigger place, while John thinks a simple renovation will solve their issues.
Episode 6 – That 70’s Kitchen!
Lenore and Kevin’s move into Kevin’s childhood home seemed like a good idea in the beginning, until they tried to cram their blended ‘Brady Bunch’ family of 7 around the tiny kitchen table for family dinners. That’s when they realized that something had to change fast. Lenore thinks that they should move to a bigger home that can accommodate everyone, while Kevin feels a renovation will breath new life into his old family home.
Episode 7 – Nothin’ in the Attic
Michelle & Todd’s three bedroom urban home seemed like the perfect fit for this family of 4 until baby Chase arrived and they found themselves one bedroom short. After weeks with baby in the master and no sleep this couple realized something had to change! Todd thinks the answer is to relocate, while Michelle is determined to renovate their way back to sweet dreams.
Episode 8 – Chef’s Kitchen
Loretta and Allan’s dilapidated kitchen has never been great, but they managed to make it work. Along comes baby and the kitchen’s deficiencies have become more apparent. Loretta thinks a renovation will rejuvenate the space, while Allan wants to move into a modern, spacious home.
Episode 9 – Master Mayhem
Greg is outnumbered and outmaneuvered as his three daughters have taken over the second floor washroom, and wife Taylor has claimed ownership of their bedroom’s limited closet space. Surprisingly, it’s Taylor who wants to check out of this situation and move, while Greg prefers to flex some renovation solutions at home.
Episode 10 – Daycare Dilemma
Stephanie, Joe, and their children’s daycare program are all vying for space on the main floor of their home, and the kids are winning. Stephanie wants to expand the search for more room into the unfinished basement, while Joe thinks a move is in order.
Episode 11 – Who Needs Nanny?
Things have gotten overcrowded at Lindsay and Andrew’s home. Their nanny shares space with the family on the main floor making lack of privacy an urgent issue. Lindsay sees a nanny suite in their unfinished basement’s future, while Andrew thinks a move will be the best solution
Episode 12 – Boys Will be Boys
With a partially finished basement not working as a hang out space for Lisa and David’s two teenage boys, the testosterone is encroaching on the adult space upstairs. David believes a move is necessary, while emotionally attached Lisa wants to renovate their way to peace.
Episode 13 – Family Home
Trying to fit a growing family into a tiny galley kitchen is becoming an increasingly daunting task for new parents Nick and Rachel. Nick sees renovation as the answer, while Rachel wants to move. As her maternity leave draws to a close a decision must be made soon.