Home Improvement Shows You Can Binge on Netflix Today (Updated for 2024)

Rose Morrison

Jun 5, 2024

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Summer is just around the corner, and everyone knows what fits the sunny weather — iced drinks, sunglasses, home renovations and Netflix binges alone or with friends. If you love a good design challenge or home renovation, you’re in luck. You can find many home improvement shows on Netflix that satisfy your fancy. Discover nine home improvement shows perfect for marathons and will give you plenty of time to plan for your next renovation.

1. The Great Interior Design Challenge

This British show, which began in 2014, displays interior designers working against time — and each other — to create ideal rooms for clients. Each episode features three interior designers striving to produce a homeowner’s desires, plus witty hosts who judge their work. Only one can be the final winner and compete in subsequent episodes.

2. Stay Here

Stay Here is a home improvement show that began in 2018. It features designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate professional Pete Lorimer as they teach short-term rental owners how to attract guests. Each episode transforms a struggling rental into a vacationer’s paradise. In the first season alone, they took on eight properties, including locations in Palm Springs, Seattle, New York and California.

3. The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes

Hosted by architect Piers Taylor and actress Caroline Quentin since 2017, this program delves into the most awe-inspiring houses in the world. Pretty self-explanatory, right? Explore breathtaking homes in India, Japan, Norway and more. With properties this lavish, you’ll find yourself itching to save up for a mansion of your own.

4. Tiny House Nation

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On Tiny House Nation, hosts John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin create small homes for families who want to downsize. This 2019 show reveals the joys and challenges of accommodating a small space. What if you want to own a tiny house, but your spouse refuses to part with their dachshund figurine collection? You’ll find the answer to questions like this — and more — in this program.

5. Amazing Interiors

Amazing Interiors, which began airing in 2018, looks at the most eccentric homes you’ve ever witnessed. You’ll find a collection of wonders in every residence — houses resembling circuses, auto shops, dollhouses and spooky mansions. You’ll discover how limitless interior design can be, and who knows? You might find inspiration for your next dwelling place.

6. Tidying Up With Marie Kondo

This Netflix home improvement show has become a worldwide favorite after its 2019 release. Watch as tidying expert Marie Kondo helps families introduce new storage solutions, remove old clutter and spark joy with cleaner, happier spaces. Kondo claims that you won’t miss the items you don’t need after you downsize. Try it for yourself and see how it transforms your home.

7. Selling Sunset

If you love Hollywood-esque drama and homes way out of your price range, this one’s for you. Selling Sunset, introduced in 2019, shows the lives of real estate brokers from The Oppenheim Group as they sell houses to wealthy buyers. Things change when a newcomer joins the agency — tensions buzz and friendships crumble. Who knew selling houses could be this intense?

8. Get Organized with The Home Edit

If you love keeping things in order at home, you’ll enjoy this Netflix show. Hosted by The Home Edit duo Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, Get Organized with The Home Edit shows how they tackle organizational challenges in the homes of celebrities, including Reese Witherspoon. Their values revolve around three values — form, function and fun. 

Get a glimpse of their signature rainbow method of home organization, whether revamping a closet or a pantry. If you love all things neutral, this powerful duo might make you think twice about loving a colorful yet aesthetically pleasing home.

9. Hoarders

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Hoarders, which debuted in 2009, depicts the real-life struggles of people who suffer from compulsive hoarding disorder. This show will make you realize how hoarding habits impact a property’s value and how professional organizations collaborate with therapists to solve cases that you might think are impossible to solve. Delve into why people hoard at such an alarming rate and how letting go is more than just getting rid of tangible items.

Each episode tackles one or two stories featuring hoarders, as well as mental health and organization professionals. Then, a crew of cleaners will perform the actual decluttering.

10. Dream Home Makeover

Have you ever felt like photos on Instagram and Pinterest don’t reflect reality? Let Dream Home Makeover make you realize that your dream interior design can come true. In this show, Studio McGee’s husband and wife Syd and Shea McGee team up to work on various renovation home projects. Watch how they can discuss, negotiate and work their magic to transform a property into a dream home that deserves thousands of double taps.

Here’s a glimpse into their magic — a statement-making living room that balances functionality and aesthetics.

11. Designing Miami

Watch how two of Miami’s most coveted interior designers compete against each other. The best thing about it is that they’re also husband and wife. Ray and Eilyn Jimenez elevate homes in different ways. Eilyn has a clean, minimal aesthetic flair, while Ray is more focused on maximalism. 

Observe how the couple juggles the demands of their high-paying clients and work with their staff of young designers. The competition is at an all-time high and yet this couple manages to show their quirky sides, making Designing Miami an easy yet amusing watching experience.

12. The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals

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How often have you scrolled on Airbnb, only to go “window shopping” for the world’s most stylish vacation homes? Ditch the scrolling and turn on the TV instead. The World’s Most Amazing Vacation Rentals features almost every dreamy vacation rental you wish you could afford, from villas to mansions. This 2021 American Netflix series features hosts Luis Ortiz, Jo Franco and Megan Batoon, who all share the best vacation rental after spending a few nights in.

They travel across the country and some spots in Japan, Bali, Mexico and other nations, searching for the best vacation rentals you can book at Airbnb and VRBO.

13. Stay Here Makeover Make Money

Whether you’re a renter or interested in renting your vacation home to short-term renters, Stay Here Makeover Make Money showcases how property owners can transform their homes into money-making rental properties. Hosted by designer Genevieve Gorder and Peter Lorimer, a real estate expert, you can get a handful of renovation, marketing and branding tips that can make you big profits in the long run.

14. Sparking Joy

Marie Kondo became a global organizing star when she wrote “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” and starred in the Netflix show Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. This second series features Kondo and her clients who want to achieve work-life balance. Watch how the professional home organizer helps people understand what sparks joy, folding tactics and how to organize sentimental items.

Peek Into the World of Homeowning With Netflix

Netflix is a treasure trove of home improvement shows. Fortunately, with this list, there’s no need to scroll through thousands of titles!

Which among these shows appeal to you? Create a list of your must-watch shows and enjoy the rollercoaster lifestyles of those in home improvement and organization industries. These shows will make you appreciate the simplicity of your abode while stowing away ideas for future plans.

Original Publish Date 1/5/2020 — Updated 6/5/2024

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