When Annalie Plaetz's parents decided to give their daughter their acres of farmland, she and husband Joe were overjoyed. But the farm meant Annalie and Joe had a daily commute of over 20 miles to farm the extra land. Building a new house was not an option with so many memories at the farmstead. So to eliminate the daily journey, they decided to move their house to the farm. They call in experienced house trucker Garvin Marcus, to lift and move their home and workshop, and take it across country to the new plot. Will both buildings survive the tricky trip unscathed?
After making his money in real estate on the mainland, Jeremy Henderson now lives on the North Shore of Oahu Island. He found the perfect house to live in - a beautiful architect-designed house built in around 1915. But there's a catch- at the moment it is at the wrong end of the island. So he calls in local house mover Mike Faye to move the house to his site. But the house is too large to shift in one piece and Mike has to take drastic action and cut the house into 8 pieces for the move. To make matters worse the crew can only move the home in the middle of the night to avoid blocking Honolulu's busiest highway- a huge challenge.
Dan and Mary Gill have given their sons Kyle and Keefer a fantastic start to life. And now they want to help elder son Kyle to buy his first home. So, when Dan discovered a perfect house for sale. But it is by the local airport, which is now expanding and sits right in the way of the new runway and is destined to be demolished. To save the house, Dan calls in house truckers Randy and Troy from Ehrlichmann Movers. Moving the super wide home is a huge challenge. They have to guide Kyle's dream home under high voltage cables, across rough terrain and over precarious river crossings. To make matters even more complicated the bitter Minnesota winter closes in on them.
Now that Trent and Mary Marr's two girls have flown the nest, they figured they have a change of lifestyle. Trent dreams of building up his new budding business ventures - dog training and quail hunting. And, he has found the perfect piece of land that will allow him to do just that. To help realize the dream Trent and Mary call in veteran house mover Donald Wayne and his team, to shift their cherished holiday cabin from its current site to the new plot of land. The 15-mile journey is fraught with obstacles. Donald will have to negotiate the cabin through thick forests and over narrow bridges. With the Marrs house and business dreams hanging in the balance will the move be a success?
In 2008 Chuck and Connie Turbeyville watched in horror as their town was flooded in a deluge of water, caused by Hurricane Ike. Their home for over 20 years, where their son Chuck Jr had taken his first steps, was ruined along with the rest of the town. Connie and Chuck never want to go through such a disaster again. So they take the risky decision to buy a new house and move it to a site outside the flood zone. They call in expert house mover, Joe Matyiko - one of America's most experienced movers - to undertake the huge challenge. Jo Matyiko has to guide the house around tight turns and under dangerous cables before finally tackling the steep hill up to the new site. All of which threaten the house almost as much as the river below.
Garry and Vicki Anderson built their ideal weekend getaway - a beautiful two-story wooden house - in the majestic Cascade Mountains along the banks of the raging Skagit River. But shortly after they completed their house, the river burst its banks and changed direction. Their dream home is now perilously close to falling into the river. To rescue it, they call in experienced house trucker Dell Davies, to lift and roll the house away from the brink of disaster. Will their dream home escape unscathed from a perilous journey through a dense forest?
A couple have 20 acres in Alberta, but they don't yet have a house, and for a year their family of six has been living in a trailer on the property. Meanwhile, lottery winner Len wants to get rid of his 1940s home to make room for a millionaire's mansion. It's a 35-mile journey through a treacherous bog and tree-lined trail, and it's up to Wade's House Movers to make it all happen.