HGTV has been the go-to resource for home decor, renovation makeovers, and DIY tips for years. Their TV shows have brought some of the best talents in the business and, over the years, they've helped give inspiration and home tips to audiences all over the world.
Here are the nine best HGTV shows, ranked.
9. Home Town
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TONIGHT! #HGTVHomeTown is back! Live tweet with me and Big while we watch the episode at 9|8 ct! This season it felt like we found our groove, I had my post-baby energy back, and this was the season of diversity. Diverse homes and homeowners from every walk and season of life who have made our little town better than it’s ever been by becoming part of its rebirth. Thank y’all for watching this show. It’s about so much more than renovation. It’s about the restoration of a community. And you’re part of it! ❤️ (photo by the amazing @larsenandtalbert)
Ben and Erin Napier work together to fix up homes around their home town of Laurel, Mississippi. Erin has a history of graphic design which she uses to help buyers with the plans and, combined with Ben's buildings skills, they help preserve the history of the old homes. By using found materials, they keep the homes full of character and ensure that the renovations are affordable for the buyers.
8. Good Bones
Mother-daughter duo Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak work together to bring life back to their Indianapolis neighborhood. They look for the diamond in the rough opportunities and use their other family members to help renovate them back to their former glory. One of the newer shows, first airing in 2016, Good Bones is full of heart and it's impossible not to love the family.
7. Love It or List It
David Visentin and Hilary Farr have the best onscreen love/hate relationship in this series where they work together to give families two options. David is the real estate agent who finds them a listing that fits all their needs, and Hilary fixes up their existing property in hopes that they will stay. Stakes are high, and the two love keeping score throughout the episode. It's always fun guessing what the families are going to choose and if Hilary can save the day with her design and renovation expertise.
6. Flip or Flop
Though viewers weren't sure what was going to happen after Tarek and Christina El Moussa divorced, they continued with their hit show where the couple flips California homes and re-sells them. Watching them fix up seemingly unlivable houses is addicting and Christina has some exciting designs up her sleeve.
5. Holmes on Homes
Host Mike Holmes is a general contractor who helps families who need help with their homes get it right. Not only does this show let you see things get fixed from start to finish, but you'll gain some valuable homeowner knowledge in the process. Holmes has some solid advice on what to look for at home when hiring a contractor for your own renovations.
4. House Hunters International
One of the many spin-offs of House Hunters (which quite frankly are more interesting than the original) International is so good because you get to see people move all over the world. Ever interested in what it takes to find somewhere to live in Thailand? There's easily multiple episodes on that.
3. Property Brothers
Twin brothers Jonathan and Drew have created a little HGTV empire for themselves. Their cheeky relationship paired with their real estate and renovation skills have led to multiple successful shows over the years, but nothing compares to the main show that introduced them to the world. Jonathan teasing Drew never gets old and neither does the finished product.
2. Fixer Upper
Everyone knows and loves Chip and Joanna Gaines and I'm still in mourning that Fixer Upper ended after five incredible seasons. Though there has been speculation over what actually happens behind the scenes, there's no denying that the Gaines family helps people all over the greater Waco, Texas are find their dream home within their tight budget. Watching Chip get giddy over demo day every episode doesn't get old either.
1. House Hunters Renovation
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Who doesn’t love before and after shots? All the messages of love and support from our hgtv episode have been so awesome. Watching the show, it made us take a look back and remember how crazy 2018 was for us. Cheers to a calm/peaceful 2019.... but if you know us well enough, we will be back to the craziness in no time
Another extension of House Hunters, Renovation really brings it home because it's one of the most realistic shows on the air. Not only do you get to follow a couple as they explore different houses on the market with their realtor, but you get to watch through the renovation period to see how the house looks like in the end. There's no staging (although it's definitely nice and clean for the cameras) and we get to see the happy couple living in their updated space.