Good Bones: A Crash Course

A few observations on why viewers have fallen head-over-heels for HGTV's home renovation series Good Bones — now in its seventh season.

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The Latest 'Good Bones' News

Get to Know the Boys of 'Good Bones' Sep 30, 2022

Tad, Cory, MJ and Austin are mainstays on the show, helping round out the Good Bones cast and doing a whole lot more. Here's every …

Mina Starsiak Uses This Trendy Trick to Warm Up Any Kitchen Aug 24, 2022

Here's where Good Bones host Mina Starsiak excels: She knows how to infuse hominess to any kitchen with butcher block countertops. …

Mina Starsiak Hawk Opens Up About Her 'Good Bones' Spinoff, 'Risky Business' Sep 26, 2022

The new series — which features just one house — shows a grittier, more in-depth look at the renovation processs. HGTV sits down w …

Mina Starsiak Gives Behind-the-Scene Details on 'Good Bones' Season 7 Aug 19, 2022

HGTV sat down with Mina to talk about the ups, the downs and everything in between — including an exciting Good Bones spinoff.

Mother-Daughter Team Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine Return for New Season of 'Good Bones' Jun 8, 2021

HGTV’s popular mother-daughter duo Mina Starsiak Hawk and Karen E Laine are back in a new season of HGTV’s hit series Good Bones, …

Mina Starsiak Hawk’s Most Inspirational Boss Moves May 15, 2019

We’re perpetually in awe of her ability to TCB like it’s NBD.

'Good Bones' Season Four Is Headed Your Way with 15 Brand New Episodes Apr 4, 2019

HGTV's fearless mother-daughter duo Mina and Karen are back for a fourth season of the hit series Good Bones, rescuing vintage but …

HGTV Exclusive! New Video of Mina Starsiak's Baby That You've Just Got to See May 15, 2020

Baby Jack, newly arrived member of the Good Bones family, is just irresistibly cute. Here's proof.

The 'Good Bones' Family Expands as Mina and Stephen Welcome New Baby May 15, 2020

The baby countdown is over! Mina Starsiak and husband Stephen Hawk announce the arrival of a brand new baby boy. Greetings, baby J …

Is Tad Starsiak the Best Little Brother on HGTV? May 15, 2020

Mina and Karen are obviously the brains and the muscle of the Good Bones operation, but Tad is perhaps equally important as the et …

Oh, Karen Sep 20, 2018

By: Jessica Galliart

A tub goes missing, an accent wall gets gone, treasure falls out of the ceiling ... this episode of Good Bones is an emotional rol …

This is the Worst House 'Good Bones' Has Ever Tackled May 15, 2020

Hoarded to the brim and so badly rotted out, even Mina and Karen couldn't save this Indy house filled with 'danger zones.'

Here's What You'll See on 'Good Bones' Season Three Sep 17, 2018

Bigger projects, bigger family news and more Tad! Can't wait for Karen and Mina to return to the screen on April 10? Tide yourself …

Mina Starsiak is Pregnant! May 15, 2020

By: Jessica Galliart

Watch the Good Bones star surprise her family with the news of expecting her first child this summer.

'Good Bones' Season 2 Finale: The Little House on Lexington May 15, 2020

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Mina, Karen and the Little Victorian That Could May 15, 2020

The ladies of Good Bones transform a tiny and sad Victorian home on the outskirts of downtown Indy into a stylish showplace brimmi …

Mina and Karen's Magical Cottage on the Hill Sep 15, 2018

The good ladies of Good Bones create a cottage charmer with a contemporary coastal vibe.

'Good Bones' and the Case of the Forgotten New-Build Home Sep 15, 2018

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Mina and Karen's Strategy for Conquering the World Sep 15, 2018

Well, maybe not the world, but Good Bones season two premieres Tuesday, May 30, and we've got updates.

Karen + Mina Are "Just a Couple of Likable Gingers" Sep 15, 2018

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Peak Mother-Daughter Moments Seen on 'Good Bones' Sep 17, 2018

Now that's what we call a constructive relationship. (Sorry. We couldn't help ourselves.)

'Good Bones' Season Two is Headed Your Way Apr 3, 2019

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4 of HGTV's Best Sibling Teams Dec 11, 2019

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Because what's more entertaining than a little sibling rivalry on Demo Day? 

Just In: Photos From Mina Starsiak’s Gorgeous Summer Wedding Aug 19, 2019

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The Good Bones star's dress will make you do a double-take. Plus, guess which Good Bones co-star and relative officiated.

Flea Market Flip: 8 Shopping Tips HGTV Experts Swear By Dec 11, 2019

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Good Vibes Are in Abundance on HGTV's 'Good Bones' May 15, 2020

A few observations about why viewers are falling head-over-heels for HGTV's new home renovation series Good Bones, now shooting it …

'Good Bones' Star Mina Just Got Married! Sneak a Peek at Her Gorgeous Wedding May 15, 2020

By: Liz Gray

Congratulations, Mina and Stephen! It was stunning — and there were so many doughnuts.

10 Adorable Childhood Photos 'Good Bones' Star Mina Doesn't Want You to See Sep 15, 2018

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You won't believe the cuteness in these throwback photos mom and fellow Good Bones star Karen shared. 

8 Reasons Why We Can't Wait for 'Good Bones' Season 2 May 15, 2020

By: Liz Gray

Good news, fellow Good Bones fans: The show will return for a second season! Let us count the ways we love Mina, Karen and their c …

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About the Show

Mother and daughter duo Karen E Laine and Mina Starsiak are setting out to revitalize their hometown of Indianapolis one property at a time. They're buying up run down homes and transforming them into stunning urban remodels. With Mina's real estate know-how and Karen's no-nonsense legal background, these ladies are unstoppable in getting a property they want and enlisting their family's help with demo and construction. When it comes to exciting new homes in the city of Indianapolis, it all comes down to the ladies of Good Bones.

About the Hosts

Karen E Laine

Karen, a former attornery, brings legal expertise, community-mindfulness and spirited enthusiasm to the mother-daughter team of HGTV's Good Bones
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Mina Starsiak

With a keen real-estate acumen and strong sense of purpose, Mina Starsiak Hawk is dedicated to the art and the business of saving old homes ─ and to the Good Bones mission of revitalizing entire city neighborhoods, one house at a time.
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Season 3, Episode 10

Outdated Townhome Gets a Funky Facelift

Mina and Karen purchase and an old townhome in the popular Bates-Hendricks neighborhood. After encountering dry rot and termites, the unpredictable roadblocks put a giant dent in their budget and on their attitudes toward the project. But just when all hope seems lost, a rare and valuable "treasure" found during the ceiling demolition might have them changing their tune about this troublesome townhome.

Wednesday
Sep 28
4am | 3c
Season 3, Episode 11

The Shabbiest Townhouse

Mina and Karen are the new owners of a very outdated and bland townhouse in the heart of the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood. Despite the maroon carpeting, peach wallpaper and active bird's nests, the home has a lot of potential. The women get started designing a new layout after demolition but all work comes to a halt after they find a surprise in the attic and have to call the police. Once they are back on track, Karen and Mina pour their hearts and souls into finishing the home for friends of the family.

Wednesday
Sep 28
5am | 4c
Season 7, Episode 12

An Itty Bitty Beach Bungalow

Mina and Karen are back in Old Southside where they look to transform a small, two-bedroom home into a beautiful beach bungalow on a modest budget. If they make a decent profit, Mina plans to realize her dream of building a Two Chicks Headquarters.

Saturday
Oct 1
7am | 6c
Season 7, Episode 11

From Burned Out to Boho Nordic

Mina and Karen have bought one of the worst homes in Old Southside that has major fire damage. And with a tiny yard and a small footprint, they'll need to transform this burned-out ramshackle into a stunning two-story boho or it may be another bust.

Saturday
Oct 1
8am | 7c
Season 5, Episode 10

Tad's Tiny Home

Mina and Karen look to turn an old garage on one of their rental properties into a tiny home for Mina's brother, Tad. With foundation issues and a mysterious broken pipe, this tiny home has massive issues that must be resolved before Tad can move in.

Tuesday
Oct 4
5pm | 4c
Season 6, Episode 9

New Babies and New Neighborhoods

Mina and Karen's first house in the new Near Eastside neighborhood seems too good to be true, and shortly after demo, their renovation plans begin to crumble. With Mina's baby arriving soon, the pressure is on to keep this home from becoming a disaster.

Tuesday
Oct 4
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 2

Bringing in the Buyers

Mina and Karen have high hopes for turning their mostly demoed house on Palmer Street into a moody Cape Cod-style masterpiece. As the project develops, unforeseen problems begin to emerge that may make this family home a major catastrophe.

Tuesday
Oct 4
7pm | 6c
Season 7, Episode 2

Major Mansion Makeover

Mina is renovating the home of professional basketball player Justin Holiday and his family. In hopes of expanding her business into more client renovations, Mina's goal is to turn this outdated mansion into a modern oasis before Justin's season begins.

Tuesday
Oct 4
8pm | 7c
Season 6, Episode 13

Down to the Studs: Eclectic Artistry in Garfield Park

Featuring insider facts and behind-the-scenes footage, Mina and Karen get creative while transforming a home with nightmarish texture into an eclectic, art-filled dreamscape.

Tuesday
Oct 4
11:05pm | 10:05c
Season 6, Episode 13

Down to the Studs: Eclectic Artistry in Garfield Park

Featuring insider facts and behind-the-scenes footage, Mina and Karen get creative while transforming a home with nightmarish texture into an eclectic, art-filled dreamscape.

Wednesday
Oct 5
2:05am | 1:05c
Season 7, Episode 2

Major Mansion Makeover

Mina is renovating the home of professional basketball player Justin Holiday and his family. In hopes of expanding her business into more client renovations, Mina's goal is to turn this outdated mansion into a modern oasis before Justin's season begins.

Wednesday
Oct 5
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 12

A Stately Home Full of Slithering Surprises

Karen and Mina team up with their friend Josh on a high-stakes property in Fountain Square. What looks promising at first glance quickly turns when during their initial walk-through they find some of the previous owner's pet snakes still slithering throughout the house. The news only goes downhill from there when half the foundation suddenly disappears, but once finished this Fountain Square beauty is worth all the trouble.

Wednesday
Oct 5
4am | 3c
Season 3, Episode 13

Budget-Busting Victorian

Mina and Karen purchase a home near the Northside neighborhood that's full of historical features. They do their best to design an open floor plan while preserving as many elements as possible, but structural slow-downs and permitting nightmares threaten their schedule and budget.

Wednesday
Oct 5
5am | 4c
Season 6, Episode 14

Down to the Studs: From Warehouse to Storefront

Featuring insider facts and behind-the-scenes footage, Mina and Karen have returned to the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood to turn a rundown warehouse into their first retail store.

Tuesday
Oct 11
11:01pm | 10:01c
Season 6, Episode 14

Down to the Studs: From Warehouse to Storefront

Featuring insider facts and behind-the-scenes footage, Mina and Karen have returned to the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood to turn a rundown warehouse into their first retail store.

Wednesday
Oct 12
2:01am | 1:01c
Season 4, Episode 1

A Stately House on Sanders

Mina and Karen are taking on a sprawling, 2,800-square-foot home with four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a bonus space upstairs. While the three-story home is structurally sound, it needs a lot of work to make it ready to sell, and Mina and Karen have a whopping $275,000 renovation budget. The home has beautiful woodwork, paneling and a majestic staircase, but tensions flare as the women have differing opinions on how to approach its design and style.

Wednesday
Oct 12
4am | 3c
Season 4, Episode 2

New House, Old Spirit

Mina and Karen venture just east of downtown Indianapolis to take on a two-story, worn-down home that's as risky as it is disgusting. The block hasn't been revitalized yet and between the massive sinkhole, caved-in roof and decomposing animals throughout, their walkthrough is almost impossible. The house has almost no sustainable foundation so the women get busy rebuilding from the ground up all while adding features that make it feel like the home has been on the block for decades.

Wednesday
Oct 12
5am | 4c
Season 5, Episode 11

The Gloriously Glam Home

Mina and Karen purchase a vacant lot and what begins as a new construction to sell on the market quickly turns into a build for Mina's friends. However, a lingering pipe issue may add time and a hefty price tag to the project.

Tuesday
Oct 18
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 14

The Greenwich Village Townhome

Mina and Karen return to Old Southside to renovate the right side of their duplex townhome using a Greenwich Village design. Karen shares a major announcement about her position in the company, and the ramifications of that change quickly come to light.

Tuesday
Oct 18
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 10

Claire's Crooked Cottage

A mother has called on Mina and Karen to help fix up a home that she purchased for her daughter. While the cottage is in better condition than most of the duo's projects, they're hoping to add more living space and straighten out its crooked exterior.

Tuesday
Oct 18
4pm | 3c
Season 6, Episode 3

A Charred Charmer for Cory

Mina and Karen are tackling a 100-year-old home that's endured a severe fire and foundational damage. Cory loves its potential and is interested in making this his permanent home, but the costly list of extreme challenges may cause him to get burned.

Tuesday
Oct 18
5pm | 4c
Season 7, Episode 6

Near Eastside Americana Cottage

In Near Eastside, Mina and Karen hope a two-story addition with an Americana cottage design will turn a heftier profit than the area's last project. After finding a series of mysterious holes, the team worries the home will become an actual money pit.

Tuesday
Oct 18
6pm | 5c
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Oct 18
9pm | 8c
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Wednesday
Oct 19
12am | 11c
Season 4, Episode 3

Little Pink House on Palmer

Mina and Karen buy a tiny duplex in a neighborhood south of downtown that has potential to be a big risk. The area is still in transition, and there are already tenants on one side, leaving the women only a small space to work with. Mina's sister-in-law is the intended resident, so they use her as inspiration while transforming it into a cute pink cottage with a few special touches. The big reveal is an emotional moment where the flowing tears confirm the house is, indeed, perfect.

Wednesday
Oct 19
4am | 3c
Season 4, Episode 4

The Brickyard Brick House

Mina and Karen revamp a historic brick house in a rising area of south Indianapolis. The house is in bad shape. Luckily, they have a healthy budget of $200,000 and they are going to need every dime. The ladies plan to increase the square footage with a two-story addition and create a whole new layout with three bedrooms and two-and-a-half baths.

Wednesday
Oct 19
5am | 4c

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