Recent Home Improvement and Design Casting Calls

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Even if you’re DIY-minded, you can’t always get what you want done. Time, money and abilities have a funny way of sidetracking our plans to redo that kitchen, update that bathroom or upgrade a living room. But fear not! For the low, low price of your dignity privacy, you could get some of those renos you need done for free. Here are two television casting calls we came across. Please note that we have NOTHING to do with these TV shows or casting decisions. We’re just the messengers, people.

HGTV is casting “Bang for your Buck” in specific cities in the US. Here are the deets:

Bang for Your Buck
BANG FOR YOUR BUCK is looking for fun and enthusiastic homeowners who have recently completed room renovations in the following cities:

Austin – Kitchens
San Antonio – Great Rooms
Salt Lake City – Master Bathrooms
Charleston – Kitchens
Savannah/Myrtle Beach – Vacation Rentals
Las Vegas – Master Suites
St. Petersburgh – Kitchens
Tampa – Outdoor Living
Phoenix – Outdoor Living
Tucson – Master Suites
St Thomas – Vacation Rentals
Little Rock – Additions
San Diego – Great Rooms
Seattle – Master Bathrooms
Memphis – Kitchens (Bbq/Great Grilling)
Louisville – Master Bathrooms
Lexington – Rec Rooms/Entertainment
Spokane – Major House Renos
Sausalito – Great Rooms (Houseboats/Water Front)
Sacramento – Master Suites
Madison – Basements
N. Virgina/Williamsburg – Major House Reno (Historic)
Dc Or Dover, De – Kitchens (Gourmet)
Boston – Major House Reno (Apartment Living/Lofts)
Cape Cod – Great Rooms
Anchorage – Great Rooms (Alaska Wild/Log Homes)

Each episode tours three similar remodels at similar price points in the same city. We’ll bring in our design expert and real estate expert to determine how the renovation impacts each home’s value. We’ll also provide viewers with expert advice, answers on remodeling values, and inspiring ideas for design.

Taping will begin shortly. Please apply immediately!

Send before and after photos along with information about yourself and your renovation to:

Another show that’s available is for Los Angeles residents only and it’s just for wannabe chefs looking for an improved kitchen. Check it out:

Now Casting Kitchen Design Show!


Do you have a friend or loved one who has a real passion for cooking but is trapped in an outdated, nonfunctional or just plain ugly kitchen? Now’s your chance to nominate him/her to receive a kitchen worthy of a gourmet chef! We are currently casting dynamic homeowners who love to cook but are in desperate need of a completely new kitchen. We’re also looking for you…our accomplice in this mission. If selected, you would help our team install a state-of-the-art kitchen for your frustrated foodie.

If you’re interested in nominating a cook and being a part of our exciting new show, please email us the following information:
Your name, address, phone number, occupation, age and relationship to nominee
Your nominee’s name, address, occupation and age
Photo of you (2 pictures max)
Photo of nominee (2 pictures max)
Photos of the nominee’s kitchen (3 pictures max)
Tell us why you are nominating this person. We want to hear about his/her love of cooking – favorite type of food to cook, favorite restaurants, favorite chefs – and what she/he doesn’t like about their current kitchen. The more personality/detail the better!

Only emailed submissions including all of the above will be considered. Please send to Please put the name of your city in the subject line and where you saw this posting.

ACT NOW. We’re casting the series IMMEDIATELY!

PLEASE NOTE: Although all of the materials and labor for the kitchen makeover are given to the Nominee free of charge, we are required by law to notify the IRS of the transaction. As a result, the Nominee will be responsible to pay taxes on the total cost of the makeover.

Exciting stuff and good luck to anyone applying! It’s best to presume that deadlines are ASAP as casting for reality shows tends to happen pretty quickly. If you’ve ever been on a TV show for home improvement, design or decor, let us know how your experience went!

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About Jen

Jen (but never “Jenn”) Byck, aka the Fix'n Vixen, is a Toronto-based freelance writer and communication consultant who is undoubtedly home fixated (she is also TV fixated, really bad TV fixated and donut fixated). Her approach to home improvement has been rather trial and error, the latter of which is evidenced by the amount of spackle she buys on an annual basis.

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2 thoughts on “Recent Home Improvement and Design Casting Calls”

  1. So do you know of any shows that redo old Rvs? LOL I live on just my disability check each month and its hard for me to do any repairs myself and things are starting to go wrong. My kitchen sink has been leaking for over 2 years now and the pipes broke the floor is getting ruined and other problems but its still livable and I really like it here.


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