In the show, the presenter visits a family's house to find out what they need to raise money for. They then explore the house and its surroundings, finding antiques and valuing them, with the help of experts. The family then goes to auction with the aim of making their financial target. The auction never takes place on the same day as the rummage; often it can take place several weeks later.
A couple raise 600 pounds for a Ruby wedding anniversary trip on the Orient Express.
A grandmother tries to raise some cash to help her grandsons' band afford new equipment.