When a renovation is too much to handle, when there isn’t enough time to finish a project or when a big surprise needs to be pulled off with the perfect design, it’s time to call in the cousins. Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri (Kitchen Cousins) are the cousins and best friends behind Brunelleschi Construction, and this spring they’re getting out of the kitchen and taking on bigger projects with tighter timelines and higher stakes in the new series Cousins on Call, premiering Monday April 22 at 10pm ET/PT onHGTV Canada.
The hunky designer-contractor duo are exceeding all expectations in every episode of Cousins on Call. Watch as they create a luxurious outdoor living space, an impressive multi-use extension, and even renovate a beachfront penthouse apartment for a family friend in Mexico. Some of the projects have them rubbing shoulders with celebrities as they help Khloe Kardashian Odom surprise her husband Lamar with a state-of-the-art theatre, and join forces with Ellen DeGeneres to give a deserving couple a new home. In the storylines closest to their hearts, the cousins also revive homes ravaged by Hurricane Sandy in their native New Jersey.
Episode 1: A Stacked Deck
Monday April 22 at 10pm ET/PT
Growing up, all Marlene knew was apartment living with lots of congestion and zero green space. Now her family home has a barren backyard that is difficult to access. Her husband Mark has a few tricks up his sleeves and teams up with the Cousins to give her the surprise of her life. The result is more than a deck; it’s a complete home extension giving Marlene an outdoor experience beyond what she has always dreamed about.
Episode 2: In Too Deep
Monday April 22 at 10:30pm ET/PT
Newlyweds Sarah and Joe can’t catch a break. From the thunderstorm that soaked Joe’s proposal, to the foghorn that blew during their wedding ceremony, Sarah and Joe joke that they couldn’t have imagined a rockier start to their marriage. That is until they took on a DIY project that is way over their heads. They call in the Cousins to rescue what remains of their house and their honeymoon period. Anthony and John offer a design solution for every room in the house.