The first rule of real estate is location, location, location, but what happens when a buyer’s only option in the right location is a house with dreadful design and a clunky layout? We say buy it — then fix it! “Fixer Upper” pairs renovation, design and real estate pros Chip and Joanna Gaines with Waco/Dallas, Texas-area buyers to renovate the wrong house that’s in the right location.
#2 – All-American Farmhouse
Season 5 – Episode 14
A wounded veteran and his girlfriend call on Chip and Jo to help them convert their house in Waco into a dreamy farmhouse. While the land is beautiful and majestic, the house is small and built inside an existing barn.
The episode was rated from 113 votes.
#3 – Chip and Jo’s Family Garden Project
Season 5 – Episode 12
Chip and Jo decide to build a large garden at the farm with their children; the garden will contain fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers as well as a chicken coop, a chicken run and a cottage-style garden shed.
The episode was rated from 107 votes.
#4 – A Veteran Home Makeover
Season 4 – Episode 5
Cleveland Browns quarterback and former Baylor Heisman winner, Robert Griffin III, reaches out to Chip and Joanna for help renovating the home of a veteran in the Waco community. When Robert’s Family of III Foundation learns that the home of Vietnam veteran Bill Graham and his wife is too small and not easily accessible, they want to help. Chip and Joanna are honored to be a part of the project, and with the help of RGIII, the US Army and the entire community, they’re able to transform the lives of this sweet couple by giving them the home of their dreams.
The episode was rated from 354 votes.
#5 – Island Family Seeks Space
Season 2 – Episode 12
Chip and Joanna Gaines help a family find a spacious fixer upper for lakeside fun.
The episode was rated from 88 votes.
#6 – Lackluster Fixer Changes to Contemporary Charm for Young Family
Season 3 – Episode 9
A young couple with a baby girl is looking for a family-sized house with 3-4 bedrooms and a playroom/home office. With Chip and Johanna, they tour three homes near Waco, TX, and take one from lackluster to charming.
The episode was rated from 214 votes.
#7 – Convenience and Character are on the Wish List for a House Hunting Waco Couple
Season 3 – Episode 5
The McKenzies want a new place close to their church, the kids’ schools and a grocery store. Chip and Joanna Gaines help them find a promising house with an open concept and plenty of room for their three kids to play.
The episode was rated from 184 votes.
#8 – Making New Family Memories in Rural Texas
Season 3 – Episode 7
Sterling and Casey inherited a 2,000-acre ranch with a house that has been abandoned for ten years. They hope Chip and Joanna can restore the house to its former glory.
The episode was rated from 240 votes.
#9 – Single Foster Mom Finds Fixer for Future Family
Season 3 – Episode 15
Chip and Jo create a charming, kid-friendly home for a single foster mom.
The episode was rated from 196 votes.
#10 – Austin Couple Finds Waco Charm
Season 5 – Episode 1
Matt and Samantha Hardy are looking to move from Austin to Waco, Texas and buy their first house together.
The episode was rated from 250 votes.