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Restore an Outdated Bathroom

This 1922 Neo-Georgian bathroom has some unfortunate 1970s era problems. Find out how one couple gives their outdated bathroom a new makeover.

Restoration Realities visits Fort Worth, Texas, and the home of Randy and Lin Parham. The couple bought a large 1920s Neo-Georgian home. One room in the house that is almost completely original is an upstairs bathroom. It had a modern toilet and light fixture added in 1977. Our host, Bill Click, and carpenter sidekick, Chris Babcock, join the homeowners to help them restore this very special original 1922 bathroom.

Complete a stylish restoration.

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $250 - $500

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate to Hard

How to Replace an Outdated Commode

This outdated bathroom has some unfortunate 1970s era problems. Find out how one couple gives their outdated bathroom a new period commode.

  • Time

    Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How to Remove a Linen Cloth Wall Covering from Plaster Walls

Find out how one couple removes a linen cloth wall covering from a plaster wall with these step-by-step instructions.

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Easy/Moderate

    Moderate

How to Replace Mismatched Tile Grout

This bathroom has some unfortunate and dated problems. Learn how to easily replace mismatched tile grout.

  • Time

    30 Minutes

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Replace an Outdated Light Fixture

This outdated light fixture is in need of an update. Find out how to easily replace a light fixture.

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