Ready Set Reno

Time Schedule

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


Design and construction power-couple Michael and Carlene are scouring all corners of Australia in search of the best home renovations, whilst simultaneously trying to finish their own renovation that has been six years in the making. So, learn a thing or two and meet some of the best designers Australia has to offer, teaming up with real Australians battling to achieve their dream home.

12 – 18 Aug: Episode 4 – Master Bathroom recall

As Michael and Carlene begin to tackle their own bathroom, they get in touch with Tony and his team at Crystal bathrooms for some inspiration.  In the outer suburbs of Sydney it’s a story of the typical Aussie family, with a home that was built in the 80’s and has a bathroom that’s falling to pieces. With no design experience and no vision for the final reveal, it’s left in the hands of Crystal bathrooms along with Michael and Carlene to go above and beyond for this relatable family.  At home, things are starting to take shape as slabs are being poured and some of the main features are being implemented, however, they have to outrun the impending Tropical storm headed their way.

Episode 5 – Contemporary Masterpiece

World Renowned Architect Shaun Lockyer invites Michael and Carlene to his upcoming masterpiece in Brisbane. Having created so many incredible homes the bar is set extremely high for Shaun to create the perfect family home. This is the second home that Shaun is designing for the owners, on the same street! With their preferences in mind, the key word is Timber.
The storms have finally landed on the Gold Coast, for such a big week including Roofing, Windows and an impressive Solar set up. The rain isn’t good news.

Episode 6 – South Yarra Opera House

Good mate and licensed builder on “The Block” “Gordo”, invites Michael and Carlene down to one of the homes he’s working on in the prestigious South Yarra, Melbourne. With one of the most difficult sites imaginable and a crazy design thought up by architect Leon Moulton the work is definitely cut out for the Urban Blu boys. Lucky Gordo’s got Michael and a few familiar faces to help out.  On the Gold Coast the home is one with nature, as the bones are completed signs of the design are coming through.

Episode 7 – Go with the Flow

It’s Michael and Carlene’s first visit to Perth as renowned Hamptons designer Natalee Bowen from Indah Island has an amazing Heritage project in Subiaco. After meeting Michael and Carlene Natalee has a brainwave about her own home.  Back on the Gold Coast Rain Hail or Shine the show must go on, with so much still to finish will the sun shine through?

Episode 8 – The Family Home

Sam Dixon is a good friend of Michael and Carlene and often gets them to see his work. This job in Brisbane, however, is nothing ordinary, and neither are the clients!  Getting ready to start a family Chris and Lou have specific ideas of what they do and do not want, including excessive TV’s and a specialised sewing room. To make their dream home, he must listen to their dream.  On the Gold coast it’s a power day, with Plasterers, Tilers and Brickies all on site.
Also on site is Category four, Cyclone Debbie.

Episode 9 – Exceptional Hamptons

Michael and Carlene head back to Perth for a master class in Hamptons design as Natalee shows off some of her best tips and tricks to making the ultimate Hamptons styled home.  On the Gold coast Michael and Carlene are in a mad rush to finish in time, Carlene is in her element as internal finishes are starting to take shape.  Whilst Michael is hard at work trying to accomplish the difficult task Dave Franklin has set for their landscaping.

Episode 10 – The Dream Home

The penultimate day before the reveal has all the stress imaginable involved, working into early hours of the morning on minimal sleep is a challenge for the best of us.  After all the hard work the day has finally come for Michael and Carlene to reveal their Dream Home to the world.  With the architects and builders from throughout the season making their way to the Gold Coast, will they love what they see? Either way It’s judgement day.