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The Best Home Improvement TV Shows

Updated October 16, 2020 4.8k votes 1.1k voters 105.7k views55 items

List RulesShows near the top must be only the best Home Improvement TV series.

The very best home improvement shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest home improvement shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular home improvement TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining home improvement show of all time is. Don't let your favorite home improvement television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of home improvement television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Examples of shows on this list: Forever Summer with Nigella, Bath Crashers and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best home improvement show of all time?" and "What are the greatest home improvement shows?"
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  • 1
    This Old House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    This Old House

    Bob Vila, Norm Abram

    Premiered1979

    This Old House is an American home improvement media brand with television shows, a magazine... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 2
    Fixer Upper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    55

    Fixer Upper

    Chip Gaines, Joanna Gaines

    Premiered2013

    Fixer Upper (HGTV, 2013) is an American reality television series. Chip and Joanna Gaines work... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 3
    Ask This Old House is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Ask This Old House

    Norm Abram, Kevin O'Connor

    Premiered2002

    Ask This Old House is a tv program nominated in the 2014 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding...amazon buy button
  • 4
    Holmes on Homes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    77

    Holmes on Homes

    Mike Holmes, Frank Cozzolino

    Premiered2001

    Holmes on Homes is a Canadian television series featuring general contractor Mike Holmes... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 5
    The New Yankee Workshop is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    56

    The New Yankee Workshop

    Norm Abram, Bill Wallick

    Premiered1989

    The New Yankee Workshop is a woodworking program produced by WGBH Boston, which aired on PBS.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 6
    Property Brothers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Property Brothers

    Drew Scott, Jonathan Silver Scott

    Premiered2011

    Property Brothers is a Canadian reality television series that is produced by Cineflix. It... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 7
    Rehab Addict is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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  • 8
    Hometime is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Hometime

    Judd Nelson, Dean Johnson

    Premiered1986

    Hometime is a PBS home improvement television show produced by Hometime Video Publishing of... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 9
    Love It or List It is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Love It or List It

    Hilary Farr, David Visentin

    Premiered2007

    Love It or List It is a Canadian home design TV show currently airing on the W Network and on... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 10
    Yard Crashers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Yard Crashers

    Roger Craig Smith, Ahmed Hassan

    Premiered2008

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  • 11
    Curb Appeal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
    Curb Appeal is a half-hour TV series that has aired on HGTV in the United States from 2002 to... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 12
    DIY SOS is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    DIY SOS

    Nick Knowles, Lowri Turner

    Premiered1999

    DIY SOS is a British DIY television series made for the BBC and presented by Nick Knowles. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 13
    Grand Designs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Grand Designs

    Grand Designs is a British television series produced by Boundless Productions and broadcast... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 14
    Divine Design is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Divine Design

    Divine Design was a Canadian interior design show which airs on W Network in Canada and HGTV... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 15
    Design on a Dime is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Design on a Dime

    Kristan Cunningham

    Premiered2003

    Design on a Dime is a decorating television series on HGTV. It features people who want their... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 16
    Trading Spaces is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Trading Spaces

    Genevieve Gorder, Ty Pennington

    Premiered2000

    Trading Spaces is an hour-long American television reality program that aired from 2000 to... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 17
    Flip or Flop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Flip or Flop

    Tarek El Moussa, Christina El Moussa
    Flip or Flop (HGTV, 2013) is a reality television series. Real estate agents Tarek and... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 18
    The Vanilla Ice Project is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    The Vanilla Ice Project

    Vanilla Ice

    Premiered2010

    The Vanilla Ice Project is an American reality television series on the DIY Network. It is... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
  • 19
    Desperate Landscapes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Desperate Landscapes

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  • 20
    Desert Flippers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Desert Flippers

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  • 21
    House Crashers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    House Crashers

    Roger Craig Smith, Josh Temple

    Premiered2009

    HGTV and DIY Network build on the success of the hit show Yard Crashers by taking this series...amazon buy button
  • 22
    Blog Cabin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Blog Cabin

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  • 23
    Renovation Realities is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
    38
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    Renovation Realities

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  • 24
    Bath Crashers is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    4

    Bath Crashers

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  • 25
    Restored by the Fords is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Home Improvement TV Shows
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    Restored by the Fords

    Leanne Ford, Steve Ford
    Restored by the Fords (HGTV, 2016) is a reality television series. Brother and sister Steve...amazon buy button
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