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[03/13/19 - 11:21 AM]
New DIY Network Series "Big Texas Fix" Showcases Major Restoration of Historic Galveston Island Homes
"Galveston is an island that's literally trapped in time," said Ashley Cordray. "All of these homes have character and their own story, but they're being torn down all over town."

[via press release from DIY Network]

NEW DIY NETWORK SERIES 'BIG TEXAS FIX' SHOWCASES MAJOR RESTORATION OF HISTORIC GALVESTON ISLAND HOMES

New York [March 13, 2019] The island of Galveston, Texas, is filled with centuries-old homes that have fallen into deep disrepair. In the new DIY Network series, Big Texas Fix, premiering Saturday, April 6, at 9 p.m. ET, house restoration experts Michael and Ashley Cordray won't let these architectural gems get wiped off the map. The husband/wife team have a passion for preserving the island's history and revitalizing the once-stately coastal houses. Whether the homes are slated for demolition or have been deteriorating for decades, the duo strive to revive the old properties by restoring the original wall-to-wall historic charm and adding modern amenities.

"Galveston is an island that's literally trapped in time," said Ashley. "All of these homes have character and their own story, but they're being torn down all over town."

"After we save and renovate these homes, they'll be ready to live on another 100 years," added Michael.

In the premiere episode, Michael and Ashley gamble on a ramshackle duplex set for demolition and riddled with 100 years' worth of damage. To bring this turn-of-the-century home up to modern standards, they reimagine the choppy floor plan, overhaul the crumbling interior and add a smart parking solution that will appeal to buyers. The pair also retains the original character by creating artwork from salvaged materials found in the home and installing one-of-a-kind reclaimed wood floors.

Fans can visit the Big Texas Fix show page on diynetwork.com to find articles and photo galleries from the season and can interact on social media using #BigTexasFix.

ABOUT DIY NETWORK

Currently in more than 53 million U.S. households, DIY Network is the go-to destination for wall-breaking, roof-ripping, house-hauling, yard-crashing series. The network's award-winning website, DIYNetwork.com, consistently ranks among America's top home and garden destinations for entertaining videos, home improvement advice and step-by-step instructions. Fans can interact with other home improvement enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. DIY Network is owned by Discovery, Inc., a global leader in real life entertainment spanning 220 countries and territories, whose portfolio also includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.





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