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Before: Blah Bathroom

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Before: Boring Foyer

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Before: Blank Slate

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After: A Perfect Match

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Before: Humble Vanity

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After: Functional Additions

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Before: Pitiful Porch

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Before: Mystery Door

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Before: Neglected and In Need

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Before: Unfinished Idea

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After: Dreamy Attic Bedroom

After: Upcycled Heating

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After: Gorgeous Woodwork

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Before: Day One

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After: Outdoor Appeal

Before: Run-Down and Ragged

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After: Fit for a Queen

Before: Basic and Boring

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After: Visitors Welcome

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About the Host

Nicole Curtis

A self-taught home rehabber and designer with a passion for saving old houses, Nicole is also a mom and a master of salvage picking.
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About the Show

Nicole Curtis is saving historic houses, one broken-down fireplace at a time. Working in Detroit and Minneapolis, Nicole takes ramshackle homes from the wrecking ball to their original stunning glory. Whether it’s managing her rugged crew or wrangling city officials, this single mom wields her hammer with skill and returns condemned properties to their place as the pride of the neighborhood.
Season 4, Episode 14

Bungalow Brickwork

Working to restore a 1920's bungalow, Nicole must tackle a ton of brickwork, including the need to rebuild the front steps after years of water damage have pulled them away from the front of the house. The decorative planter boxes have fallen apart over the years and pretty much need to be rebuilt from scratch. The roof is also in desperate need of repair, as a giant hole has allowed water to damage the integrity of the interior walls.

Thursday
Oct 16
8pm | 7c
Season 5, Episode 3

In at the Deep End

Nicole cleans up the swimming pool and converts some garage space into a much needed changing room area. Tapping into the sewer line causes more mess than she bargained for while Nicole also finds some time to take some swimming lessons.

Thursday
Oct 16
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Living Room Revamp

Nicole repairs the hardwood floors in both living rooms of the Harriet Project and searches for replica tile to begin restoring a fireplace in the downstairs unit. With the crumbling plaster walls replaced, the front entryway is ready for a grand transformation. Nicole's son Ethan gets a babysitting job.

Thursday
Oct 30
6pm | 5c
Season 2, Episode 13

The Finished Product

With only a few weeks left to finish the Harriet Project, Nicole and the homeowners divide and conquer to complete the lower unit's living room and kitchen. Nicole visits a local high school shop class to work on a raditator cover for the living room. As the project nears completion, Nicole receives news on the Minnehaha house.

Thursday
Oct 30
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 3

In at the Deep End

Nicole cleans up the swimming pool and converts some garage space into a much needed changing room area. Tapping into the sewer line causes more mess than she bargained for while Nicole also finds some time to take some swimming lessons.

Friday
Dec 5
3am | 2c
Season 6, Episode 1

A Grand Exterior

Nicole makes a spur-of-the-moment bid and wins a house sight-unseen at auction. Will this Grand Boulevard tudor be a case of buyer's remorse? Nicole visits the 6-bedroom, 3-bath manor and falls in love with its historic details and rustic charm. With some new paint, a landscaping overhaul and custom woodwork, the former eyesore begins to look revitalized. By working with the home's original style, Nicole is able to enhance its curb appeal without losing any of its early-Twentieth Century grand beauty.

Friday
Jan 16
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Rebuild Below

A dark basement that could have easily been overlooked as an unsalvageable and unusable space is transformed into a gorgeous family room. Exposed brick and an amazing fireplace are too beautiful for Nicole to ignore, so she sets out to elevate the room from subterranean cellar to functional family room. Nicole sources local salvaged pine for the flooring and restores it to its former shine, while using cost-effective new trim, stained to match. Finally, a vintage art Deco bar is hauled down below to serve as a focal point for the new space. Using as much as she can from the original home and time period, Nicole rebuilds a basement beyond even its original potential.

Friday
Jan 30
12am | 11c
Season 6, Episode 7

Leaky Bedroom Disaster

Nicole is ready to tackle the 2nd floor of the house - but one rainy day proves just how damaged the 100 year old roof is. Severe leaks are threatening to destroy multiple rooms, so Nicole gets on top of the house to inspect the damage. Most people would tear up the original clay tile and do a complete replacement, but not Nicole Curtis! Despite the extra cost, new tile is blended with old to keep the original, unique look of the house. Once the roof is water tight, two upstairs bedrooms are ready to be restored. A fresh window seat, antique glass knobs, and a stairwell re-do get Nicole closer to finishing her Grand 2nd floor.

Thursday
Feb 19
9pm | 8c
Season 4, Episode 5

Back Yard on a Budget

Nicole doesn't have much to work with in the back yard, but she's making the best with what she's got. Lifting up the garage to pour a new foundation beats the cost of building a new one from scratch. This house also needs a new roof, which is a first for Nicole on a project. Nicole picks a unique color to help make the house stand out in the neighborhood.

Thursday
Mar 26
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Kitchen Overhaul

Nicole teams with basketball superstar LeBron James to renovate a special family's house in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. They tackle the dingy dilapidated kitchen first. The team guts the kitchen by ripping out the cabinets, a first for Nicole who typically likes to keep the original structure, and install solid wood cabinets, granite countertops and brand new appliances. They also create an outdoor patio and new driveway for the family to relax in and play - what else, basketball. Nicole's family, LeBron's family and the foundation all pitch in to overhaul this home in a week - can they finish?

Thursday
Jun 25
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 2

Kitchen Cabinets Remade

Turning her attention to the kitchen, Nicole must get creative and figure out how to update and reuse stock cabinets that were in the house, turn old doors into new countertops, and repair the pine sub-floor that she's obsessed with keeping. She must also part with a previous project after it's sold to a new owner.

Thursday
Aug 20
9:30am | 8:30c
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Thursday
Oct 1
9am | 8c
Season 5, Episode 11

A Bathroom Fit for King James

Downstairs is done at the Akron, Ohio house Nicole is rehabbing with LeBron and his foundation and now attention turns to the bathroom. This bathroom is a gut-job but the saving grace for Nicole is a beautiful, old built in cabinet which she and her army of volunteers restore. Leaving her tilers for an hour or two Nicole gets dressed up and heads to a huge stadium event to welcome the basketball superstar back to Akron.

Thursday
Oct 22
8am | 7c
Season 7, Episode 3

All About Family

Nicole Curtis tackles the family room of her family's home! Off the pool lies a dated family room, covered in wood paneling and boasting a large mechanical room for the pool equipment. Nicole sees opportunity for a beautiful bathroom, and an updated, retro family room that pays homage to her Grandfather's original plans. It wouldn't be Nicole if some gorgeous wood, and not-so-gorgeous hunting themed paneling, is lovingly re purposed to update the room into a modern yet rustic haven.

Sunday
Jul 31
11am | 10c
Season 7, Episode 4

Mid-Century Bathroom Remade

Nicole Curtis saves the original Mid-Century bathroom in her Grandparents' house in her classic style; by preserving critical elements while updating tired design choices. The original blue tile, hand laid by her Grandfather, is saved, but working with the original tile color poses some challenges for Nicole. Rather than hiding from the blue tile Nicole embraces it wholeheartedly and bases her entire design around it. Finally Nicole removes a tacky 80s seashell vanity and replaces it with a much needed double-sink.

Sunday
Jul 31
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

All About Family

Nicole Curtis tackles the family room of her family's home! Off the pool lies a dated family room, covered in wood paneling and boasting a large mechanical room for the pool equipment. Nicole sees opportunity for a beautiful bathroom, and an updated, retro family room that pays homage to her Grandfather's original plans. It wouldn't be Nicole if some gorgeous wood, and not-so-gorgeous hunting themed paneling, is lovingly re purposed to update the room into a modern yet rustic haven.

Wednesday
Aug 24
9am | 8c
Season 7, Episode 4

Mid-Century Bathroom Remade

Nicole Curtis saves the original Mid-Century bathroom in her Grandparents' house in her classic style; by preserving critical elements while updating tired design choices. The original blue tile, hand laid by her Grandfather, is saved, but working with the original tile color poses some challenges for Nicole. Rather than hiding from the blue tile Nicole embraces it wholeheartedly and bases her entire design around it. Finally Nicole removes a tacky 80s seashell vanity and replaces it with a much needed double-sink.

Wednesday
Aug 24
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 5, Episode 8

Too Close For Comfort

Nicole rushes to her Minnesota home from a family vacation to find burst pipes and a flooded house due to the extreme cold. She and her crew tear through the house and create 20 massive holes before they discover all of the leaks. They get to work replacing all of the water lines, radiators and boiler. Nicole takes a break from the stress of the house by skydiving from 13,000 feet to the start line of a 10K run in Florida before returning to replace all of the water lines and patch the holes in her home.

Wednesday
Aug 24
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 9

Kitchen Overhaul

Nicole teams with basketball superstar LeBron James to renovate a special family's house in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. They tackle the dingy dilapidated kitchen first. The team guts the kitchen by ripping out the cabinets, a first for Nicole who typically likes to keep the original structure, and install solid wood cabinets, granite countertops and brand new appliances. They also create an outdoor patio and new driveway for the family to relax in and play - what else, basketball. Nicole's family, LeBron's family and the foundation all pitch in to overhaul this home in a week - can they finish?

Wednesday
Aug 24
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 10

Hardwood Floors to the Rescue

Nicole continues work on the Akron, Ohio, project with Lebron James. It's time to tackle the rest of the first floor, the living room and dining room. Once the nasty old carpet is removed to reveal beautiful old pine floors, Nicole can start to see her vision for a comfortable, functional and very stylish living space. It's all about making this dilapidated space feel grand once again. Even while busy in Akron, Nicole never stops salvaging & designs these spaces around new photos of the family using old windows saved from a dumpster.

Wednesday
Aug 24
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 11

A Bathroom Fit for King James

Downstairs is done at the Akron, Ohio house Nicole is rehabbing with LeBron and his foundation and now attention turns to the bathroom. This bathroom is a gut-job but the saving grace for Nicole is a beautiful, old built in cabinet which she and her army of volunteers restore. Leaving her tilers for an hour or two Nicole gets dressed up and heads to a huge stadium event to welcome the basketball superstar back to Akron.

Wednesday
Aug 24
11:30am | 10:30c

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