“You’re asking for hassle!” responds Jordan Knight when his brother Jonathan Knight publicizes his plan to relocate and renovate a household dwelling through the upcoming Wednesday night time episode of Farmhouse Fixer on HGTV. As it’s to be anticipated, some frustration and setbacks ensue, however the mission is in the end successful, and the episode culminates in a tearjerker scene the place they replicate on their 5 a long time as brothers and New Youngsters on the Block bandmates.
Jonathan, 53, took on the $350,000 mission throughout season two of his HGTV collection, which sees him restoring historic New England farmhouses with inside designer Kristina Crestin. Beneath governance by a Massachusetts conservation group, the Essex property the place the house was positioned (Jonathan bought the home from their mother, Marlene) is just allowed one residential constructing, whereas all different constructions should help farming. Jonathan—who at the moment lives on a neighboring farm—has lengthy been battling trustees for permission to construct a dream home for himself and his husband, Harley Rodriguez, on the land. When the possibilities of that appeared slim, he opted to shift the 110-year-old farmhouse to a different lot he owns throughout the road and renovate it for members of the family to get pleasure from as a rural escape
Jordan, their sister Sharon, her son Matthew, and Marlene make a particular cameo on the episode to supply up their opinions on the renovation. Jordan says the episode was an thrilling “bonding” expertise for the household, and having witnessed Jonathan’s struggles with anxiousness and public consideration all through the years, Jordan couldn’t be prouder to see his older brother internet hosting his personal collection.
“It’s been inspiring to see him step out and go for it,” Jordan, 52, tells AD. “That is one thing he’s all the time been enthusiastic about, so any fears in regards to the highlight haven’t held him again. His ardour for creating issues for others has overtaken that. He’s in his ingredient.” Along with Farmhouse Fixer, Jonathan is ready to look with Crestin on season 4 of HGTV’s Rock the Block.
Beneath, the brothers focus on working and renovating collectively. Plus, you’ll be able to try an early have a look at the upcoming episode.