Eric and Lindsey tackle harsh conditions when renovating a desert home that has been boarded up for good reason. Issues that have turned away potential buyers include spray-painted walls, a sewage-filled tub, an unbearable stench and a blustery backyard.
Eric and Lindsey take on a Tuscan villa with a gutted kitchen, an in-ground pool that's plagued with pests, and overgrown landscaping. During the renovation, they deal with costly mistakes and supply shortages, which lead to unwanted frustration and a ballooning budget.
Dilapidated homes in Palm Springs are renovated by married Wisconsin transplants in this series, which premieres with the team discovering squatters and scorpions after Eric and Lindsey buy a property sight unseen. To make a profit, it's decided they should add a boccie court and casita to their design plans.