Backyard Builds

Time Schedule

Mon 19:30 | Tue 22:30 | Wed 11:30 | Thu 15:30 | Sat 10:30 | Sun 09:00


When indoor space isn’t enough, Backyard Builds showcases the endless opportunities outdoor areas can provide. The series stars contractor and designer Brian McCourt and design expert Sarah Keenleyside who work with homeowners to maximize their backyard’s potential by creating tailored, one-of-a-kind structures. Whether it’s a converted shipping container, cake studio, treehouse village, or outdoor theatre, this contractor and designer duo can extend any living space.

21 – 27 Oct: Episode 4 – Tammy & Sam: Tropical Family Resort

Brian and Sarah bring Tammy and Sam’s backyard back to life with a new dining and lounge area, and a functional pool house.

Episode 5 – Andrea & David: Farm-to-Table

Brian and Sarah transform Andrea and David’s basic yard, complete with a veggie garden, dining room, BBQ zone, and a kids’ play space.

Episode 6 – Nicole & Charles: Neighbourhood Party House

Brian and Sarah add an entertaining space for Nicole and Charles.

Episode 7 – Melissa & Lee: Mom Retreat

Brian and Sarah transform an underused backyard into a sports court, a lounge space, and a mom’s retreat.

Episode 8 – Jenn & Josh: Craft Studio

Brian and Sarah build a lounging space and a multipurpose space for Jenn and Josh.

Episode 9 – Marlow & Phil: Outdoor Kitchen

Brian and Sarah transform Marlow and Phil’s yard into a space for cooking, entertaining, and playing.

Episode 10 – Lynna: Greenhouse Bliss

Brian and Sarah build a three-season hangout, a greenhouse, and put in new landscaping for a single mother of three.

Episode 11 – Renee & Tasos: Multi-Purpose Cabana

Brian and Sarah create a honeymoon-ready backyard, complete with a sun deck, outdoor dining area, and a Grecian-inspired garage conversion.

Episode 12 – H & Emma: Communal Gathering Space

Brian and Sarah help landlord H and her tenant Emma by adding storage space, and a backyard common lounge space.

Episode 13 – Matt & Mary: Hillside Playhouse

Brian and Sarah create a backyard for entertaining and playing.

Episode 14  – Cheryl & Gavin: Modern Woodshop

Brian and Sarah build a custom wood shop and a new living space in an urban backyard.