Television Work

One of the Catskill’s best home contractors is now nationally known and widely respected for his exceptional home design and building skills. Over the past few years, John Whritner and his crews have travelled the country, creating the renovations behind TV shows such as HGTV’s Cousins Undercover, Vacation House for Free, and the upcoming Kitchen Disasters.

Cousins Under Cover

Whritner Builders served as the construction crew for the entire Season 2 of the very popular Cousins Under Cover, building and renovating homes across the nation under the tightest imaginable deadlines. Watch here as Ellen Degeneres introduces a home that Whritner Builders built in Virginia for a well-deserving wounded warrior. John & Crew get plenty of air time.

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Vacation House for Free

Vacation House for Free is a show on HGTV wherein contractor and real estate expert Matt Blashaw helps couples own a vacation home mortgage free. Whritner Builders were called in as the construction crew for the “Catskil Mountain Home” episode during Season 2, doing a beautiful renovation of a cabin in Hunter, NY, over the course of just a few days.

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Vacation House for Free

America’s Most Desperate Kitchens

In the spring of 2016, Whritner Builders filmed an episode of America’s Most Desperate Kitchens, a new series on HGTV set to air later in 2016. The show gave John & Crew a chance to show off kitchen renovation skills honed over the last 25 year. We will post here when the show is aired — stay tuned!

America's Most Desperate Kitchens