Holmes and National Chief Shawn Atleo have developed a pilot project to improve living conditions for First Nations people. Atleo says First nations face a housing crisis across the country. It’s something he has experienced firsthand. Just like many other communities, his hometown of Ahousat, north of Tofino, is plagued by black mold. Unsafe drinking water is another of the many problems.
The pilot project will retrofit existing homes and build new homes in First Nations communities while incorporating green technologies and clean energy. Holmes says the projects will be LEED certified. But the million dollar questions: Who will pay for the pilot project?
“I’m going tob e giving a lot of my life and my company into this because it’s for the right reasons,” says Mike Holmes.
Falling Flat. A photographer’s backyard studio is plagued with a leaking flat roof after a prolonged build. The Contractor Doesn’t take responsibility. That’s where Mike comes in.
Mike Holmes fixes up a townhome with noise issues using QuietRock.Holmes on Homes show deals with soundproofing that works. It’s just one of the ways to effectively soundproof a wall.
Bargain Basement – Mike and crew discover major flaws in a remodeled basement, tear it all out, and make it right. Some of the basement may have been saved, but why take the chance and pay for it later.
Mike gets some exposure from Ellen. Mike helps out a couple in California from disaster. The Contractor is still doing work in the same Neighborhood. What’s wrong with this picture?
This couple really gets hammered by the Contractor and an Inspector.Mike comes through once again. This is a must watch. So many problems are revealed and you can really learn so much from this great video.
This pool was supposed to be a dream come true but ended up being a nightmare. Take a look at what Mike uncovers on this recent home-improvement.
Mike comes to the rescue of a family that had a small basement renovation done. Even the smallest jobs can turn out to be the most costly if everything goes wrong.From a solid estimate with a promised deadline to more money and a year later.
Rocky Reno…The crew travel to Canmore, Alberta to fix a front porch and entranceway that was part of an addition. The homeowners became wary of the original contractor after their product started to substantially differ from the plans, and the contractor demanded the completion payment well before the job was complete.
Gut Ache – The Crew arrive to help a homeowner with a kitchen renovation. The previous renovators had specialized in finishing work (such as cabinets), but had not addressed any of the underlying problems at all.You can’t make Hamburger look like a Filet Mignon.
House Arrest – A planned 3-month renovation becomes a year-and-a-half nightmare. Promises are made and broken time after time. Mike and crew come to the rescue.
Even the best laid plans can go wrong. Sometimes a person can do all the right things while planning and executing their Home- Renovation and still end up with a rats nest. Holmes on Homes comes in and makes it right. Mike goes the extra mile to see if everyone involved will take some responsibility to come up with answers.
Mike Holmes and Charlie Major (Country Music Legend) have a great time together at the awards.
Mike makes an impact in New Orleans.
Mike Holmes visited the World Trade Center construction site on November 22nd 2010
“I was privileged to be invited into the WTC building site to pay my respects. I am truly humbled by the honour.” – Mike Holmes
A home inspection is very important. Finding a good inspector is the hard part. Mike uncovers more blunders from home inspectors that supposedly know their job. Hmmm
Behind the Scenes – In this special episode, the crew (both construction and production) reveal the behind the scenes work during the filming from the seventh season, including the process from viewer submission to filming, how three or four episodes are produced at the same time, and the logistical issues with having a camera crew and a construction crew trying to work over each other. The episode includes behind-the-scenes footage from Additional Grief, Country Kitchen, Paradise Island, Lien on Me, and an upcoming episode titled Blind Faith, as well as a Maxwell House commercial and Mike’s interview on 20/20. It also explores the origins of the series and how the HoImes Foundation was founded, as well as providing some insight into the HoImes family (all three of Mike’s children work on the show in some capacity).
Roof Goof – After struggling with leak after leak, a couple calls in Mike and his team to fix a poorly done flat roof. Mike and his guys tear it off and start from scratch.
Pane in the Glass – The homeowners call in the Crew to fix a bay window. The original contractor’s work, involving replacing a regular window with a bay window without supporting structure, were captured on tape by a neighbor’s home security system cameras.
So you think your job was done poorly.Wait until you see this remodel. Mike has to gut the whole basement and make things right for the home-owner. Wiring, tiling, plumbing and framing gone wrong.
This Bathroom remodel gets some extra help from Mike Holmes. Find out how to lay tile like a Pro. This will last longer than you.
I’ve never seen anything like this before.95% of this job is total trash and then the home-owner must go through threats of legal action. You won’t believe this.
Here is a nice blog that has some extra videos and some interesting pictures of Mike Holmes. I highly recommend it. Have a peek Right Here.
How About These Episodes? This first episode will lead to some others. Enjoy.