Joe Looney Is the Secret Star of 'Fixer to Fabulous'

Katie Garrity - Author

Apr. 5 2022, Updated 1:42 p.m. ET

It seems like every single DIY or home improvement television channel has a plethora of Fixer Upper–type shows. House flipping has been a source of income for many over the past decade, but ever since Chip and Joanna Gaines came onto the scene via HGTV, the formula they made famous has truly taken off. While Chip and Jo may have moved on to bigger and better things, HGTV is certainly trying to fill the void left by the beloved duo with shows like Fixer to Fabulous.

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The series follows husband-and-wife team Dave and Jenny Marrs as they renovate homes in northwest Arkansas. Like Fixer Upper, it features a go-to carpenter who takes on special projects for Dave and Jenny to help make their homes that much more special. For the Marrses, that man is Chase Looney, who is occasionally accompanied by his dad, Joe Looney.

chase looney and his dad joe
Source: HGTV
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Joe Looney is a firefighter as well as an expert carpenter.

The more prominently featured builder and carpenter on Fixer to Fabulous is Chase Looney, Joe’s son. Chase, who truly followed in his father’s footsteps, wrote a touching tribute to Joe and credits him