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Kitchen Renovation: Before and After

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Nicole is giving her grandfather's house a new look that throws back to its midcentury roots. To start: The kitchen.

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Nicole & LeBron Team Up

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Take a look at how Nicole Curtis and basketball superstar LeBron James teamed up to renovate an old home in Akron, Ohio.

Tag Team

LeBron and Nicole put the finishing touches on a home renovation which they completed together for deserving family.

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Meet Mariah

Nicole and LeBron, along with countless volunteers and the LeBron James Foundation staff, renovated the entire home in just nine days for Mariah Riley and her family. Mariah is a participant in the Wheels for Education Program under the LeBron James Family Foundation Promise Project. She earned a total home makeover for meeting all her goals and working hard in school.

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Day One

Nicole, her son Ethan, and LeBron get ready to visit with Mariah's family. Nicole and LeBron spoke with the Riley family about their wishes in hopes of and turning their dreams into a reality.

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The Winning Family

Nicole, Ethan, and LeBron met with the Riley family for the first time to discuss the Riley's nine-day home renovation. Mariah's mom, Melanie and her brothers Ezekiel (left) and Xavier (right) were thrilled to learn of the good news.

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M.V.P.

LeBron looks like a natural helping Nicole paint Ezekiel's new room. Painting must a lot easier when you're 6' 8" tall.

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No Need for a Step Stool

LeBron paints the ceiling in the bathroom of the new Riley house under Nicole's close supervision.

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It Takes Two

Nicole and LeBron install a timeless chandelier in Mariah's new bedroom.

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One, Two, Three

LeBron and Nicole use their muscles to pull out a dated kitchen sink.

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Hold the Door

LeBron played a big role in the demolition and renovation of the Riley's new home. LeBron removes an old door from the entranceway.

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A Quick Learner

After watching Nicole, LeBron was ready to put on some gloves and go to work. LeBron demoed this rotted bathroom.

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Like Riding a Bike

Cleveland Cavaliers fans will probably be nervous just thinking of their franchise player driving an excavator. Do not worry Cavs fans, "The King" made it seem effortless with a few pointers from Nicole.

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I Can Take Over from Here

In the Riley's front yard, LeBron demoed an old retaining wall and stairs.

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Like Father, Like Son

LeBron's son LeBron, Jr. helps Nicole move scraps from the old retaining wall with the excavator.

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Just Kick It

LeBron uses his legs to muscle the old porch railing off as Nicole and his sons look on.

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Take a Break

Nicole Curtis sits down with NBA superstar LeBron James and his two children LeBron, Jr. and Bryce Maximus to catch their breath between jobs.

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Power Digging

Nicole Curtis operates a power post hole-digger in the Riley's yard.

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Saw Away

Nicole uses a table saw to cut down the hanger rod for the closet space in Melanie's room.

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Hurry Up

Nicole Curtis quickly works to compact the base for the new driveway before pouring the concrete. Extra volunteers aided in speeding up the process as weather forecasts predicted heavy rain.

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Give Me a Break

Nicole sits in the Riley's new bath tub while discussing the specs and size of the fixture.

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Doing What She Does Best

No one works on a deadline better than Nicole. Nicole and a contractor measure the porch dimensions before adding new wood.

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Sanding the Floor

Nicole removes carpet from the floor. What's her quick tip? Whenever you hire someone to fix something, work alongside them to learn their trade and expand your knowledge.

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Family Fun

Nicole works with the Riley's as they begin renovating Ezekiel's bedroom.

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Look Out

Nicole Curtis arrives at the house to help pour cement in the new driveway.

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Driveway Paving

Nicole works side-by-side with her crew to help spread the cement.

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An Extra Hand

The Riley family were on hand to help renovate the home. Ezekiel Riley works with the construction crew on the cement for the new driveway.

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Leave Your Mark

Nicole helps Mariah leave a handprint on the new driveway to their home.

Family of Six

The Riley family each took turns leaving handprint in the driveway. Even their dog, Gizmo, got in on the action.

Making a Path

Nicole helps cut landscape bricks for the home's front walkway.

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Looking Good

Nicole determines a plan for the new front walkway leading to the house.

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Compacting the Brick

Nicole sweeps sand between the landscape bricks as the night approaches.

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Getting Late

Nicole uses a blower to clean up the landscape bricks after they settle.

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Pick a Plant

Nicole, her son Ethan, Mariah, and Xavier are at the garden center picking out plants to place around the Riley's yard.

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She is a Handful

Mariah and the project volunteers helped in unloading the truck full of new plants and flowers.

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Make Way for the King

LeBron James grabs a few plants to add on a little greenery outside.

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Group Shovel

Nicole's father Rod Curtis, son Ethan, and LeBron's mother Gloria James help Nicole and LeBron plant a new tree in front of the soon-to-be-ready house.

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Keep it Up

Nicole Curtis encourages volunteers in preparation for the hours of work ahead of them.

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First Aid

Nicole's motherly instincts kicked in as she rushed to help a volunteer bandage up a wound. The volunteer accidentally cut her finger while working.

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Puppy Power

Nicole introduces her puppy Lucy to Akron Police Officer Jones's bomb dog. The police were on location to guard the house during the renovation.

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Puppy Love

Nicole shares a tender moment with Lucy.

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Dog Fan

Nicole arrived on set with Lucy, who was met by a fan and his dog.

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False Alarm

Nicole has some fun with Akron Police Department Detective Joseph Wayne and a fellow officer. The house had 24-hour police protection. Nicole was appreciative of the officers for their work and dedication to this project.

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The Challenge

Nicole is always up for the challenge. She held her own in a push up competition with a project volunteer.

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Super Fan

Matt Reibs, an avid historic preservationist, was one of Nicole's first ever Facebook fans. Matt came all the way from Indiana to help renovate the home. Nicole has taken Matt under her wing and helped mentor him along the project.

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Friends with Pictures

Sarah Donovan, left, and Nicole Curtis select picture frames at a local Akron antique shop for the Riley home.

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All Work, Some Play

Sarah races Nicole on a furniture dolly down the street.

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Bunny Ears

Nicole's friend Sarah Donovan was a huge help during the project. They also have fun.

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A Few Extra Hands

Volunteers from the LeBron James Foundation staff take a break to talk with Nicole Curtis about the renovation plans. The group coordinated and planned the entire renovation from start to finish.

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Mom and Son

Nicole poses with her son Ethan for a photo during the "LeBron James Welcome Home" celebration.

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Star-Studded Event

Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar, left, shakes hands with Nicole as the stadium fills up.

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Welcome Home

Nicole prepares to enter the stage during the "LeBron James Welcome Home" celebration at InfoCision Stadium in Akron, Ohio.

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Make Some Noise

Cleveland Cavaliers in-house announcer Ahmad Crump, shares the stage with Nicole.

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The Whole Crew

Ethan and Nicole pose for a photo with Departure Films crew who videoed the entire nine-day renovation.

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Big Speech

Mariah Riley gives her acceptance speech on stage.

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I'm Coming Home

Singer-songwriter Skylar Grey performs her song "I'm Coming Home".

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The Main Event

The James family enters the stadium as fans roar and cameras flash.

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The King Leads

LeBron holds hands with his family as he leads them to the stage.

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Good to be Home

LeBron James takes in the moment during the "Welcome Home" celebration.

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I'm Back

The hometown hero excites thousands of Cleveland Cavaliers fans.

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The Reveal

Nicole Curtis, LeBron and wife Savannah James are ready to present the Riley family with a new home as fans look on during the final reveal.

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Take a Look

LeBron was eager to show off the hard work Nicole and countless volunteers had put in during nine straight days of hard work.

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Win Win

LeBron James and Nicole Curtis are pleased with the finished product.

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Get Comfortable

Melanie English enjoys her new bedroom as LeBron props her feet up.

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In My Sleep

LeBron James and Nicole shoot a few hoops in Zeke’s new room during the reveal.

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My Turn

LeBron makes the basket slightly bigger for Nicole.

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Shoes, Shoes, Shoes

Nicole is presented with a gift from the LeBron James Family Foundation after the reveal. Nicole can always use a few extra pairs of sneakers.

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He Shoots, He Scores

LeBron prepares to shoot as his son Bryce Maximus looks on.

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Box Out

To celebrate the James, Curtis, and Riley families play basketball together on the brand new driveway turned basketball court.

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Before

Before the renovation, the house looked worned and tired. The yard needed attention and the driveway hadn't been paved in decades.

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After

The renovated exterior features new landscaping and hardscaping, and a front porch that is warm and welcoming. The newly paved driveway not only provides a place to park, but a place for the kids to shoot hoops and play.

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Before: Uninviting

Before Nicole and LeBron arrived, the front porch was weathered and the railing was wobbly and unsafe.

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After: A Welcoming Site

A fresh coat of paint on the door, steps and floor add charm to the porch. New railing and posts help support the space and keep it safe.

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Backyard Before

This yard was not exactly the ideal place for kids to play.

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After: All the Neighbor Kids Will Come

The new white picket fence, backyard seating area and basketball court make this the place where kids and adults can relax and have fun.

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Table and Patio

A covered dining table on the new brick patio makes a perfect spot for family gatherings and entertaining guests.

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Before: Living Room

This empty living room is a sad sight from the icky-looking carpet all the way up to the warped ceiling.

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After: Puts the Living in Room

Today the renovated living room features new windows that allow more light into the room. New furniture, family photos and a bright and cheery colol palette put the "living" back in this room.

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Before: Living Room

The corner of the living room was looking rough. Nicole had a bright vision for this underwhelming space and the finished product could not have turned out better.

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After: Warm and Inviting

Now this room is filled with plush leather furniture, a new pattern rug, family portraits and contemporary lighting.

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Before: Stairwell

The warped stairs look like a safety hazard as well as an eyesore.

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After: Stairs

The stairs have been refinished and treated with newly painted railing and banister. The antique mirror, new window treatments and furnishings add tons of charm.

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Before: Dining Room

The living room connects to the dining room through this space. Back when the home was built, this entryway was probably one of the home's best features.

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After: Seamless and Flowing

A refreshed entry, new flooring and furniture make the entry seamless and inviting.

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Before: Dining Room

The peeling wallpaper and dingy carpet made this dining room completely unappetizing.

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After: Table and Curtains

The family will enjoy everyday dinners and holiday meals around this large table for years to come. New windows let the light flow and help curtail energy costs. An antique dresser provides serving space, storage and a lot of style.

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Dining Room Credenza

Family portraits and photos taken during the renovation hang on the wall above the antique dresser in the dining room.

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Before: Kitchen

Who would even want to put food in those cabinets?

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After: Amazing

It's hard to believe this is the same space. The family is sure to cook up a lot of happy memories preparing meals together in their new kitchen.

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Before: Bathroom

It's large; that's about the only positive thing you can say about this room.

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After: Gorgeous

The new bathroom features new everything! Nicole and her crew did a great job of keeping the style of the bathroom in line with the period of the house.

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Before: Mom's Bedroom

Melanie's attic bedroom looked more like a dungeon than a place to rest.

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After: A Retreat for Mom

This attic is barely recognizable now. Refinished floors and all new furniture set in a serene color palette provide a relaxing place to chill out and snooze.

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After: Attic Bedroom

White furniture and light woods uncomplicate the space and keep it bright and cheerful. On the practical side, a new reinforced handrail was added to the stairwell.

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Before: Mariah's Room

The worn wallpaper, dingy carpet and mismatched window treatment do nothing to hightlight what could be a bright and sunny alcove.

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After: Young Again

Mariah's new room is perfect for any young girl. Bright colors, new furniture, refinished floors and a pretty crystal chandelier make the room sparkle.

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Before: Xavier's Room

The mattress had no frame, the ceiling fan and light did not work, and the wallpaper was barely on the wall.

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After: Handsome

Xavier's new room has a classic look that he'll feel comfortable in for years to come.

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Before: Zeke's Room

The waves in the carpet cause a dangerous trip hazard and the lime-green wall color left a sour taste.

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After: Red, Blue, and Basketball

Now the space is sweet and cheerful.

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Family Photo Wrap

The Riley family poses for a photo with Nicole Curtis and LeBron James during a tour of the finished house. It was the perfect shot to wrap up an eventful nine-day remodel.

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Rehab Projects: Landscaping and Outdoors

Renovation Begins Outside

Nicole begins renovating a century-old house by focusing on the exterior.

MEET 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 3, Episode 8

Total Transformation

All that's left to finish on the Dollar House is the exterior. The whole house needs the cedar shakes repaired and the fascia covered in aluminum for protection. As Nicole looks to the neighboring houses for inspiration as she finishes the front porch, she must also make a decision on what color to paint the house.

Thursday
May 7
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 4

A Mantle to Remember

Restoring the first floor of the Dollar House continues as host and interior designer Nicole Curtis uncovers hardwood floors throughout the living and dining room areas. The dining room hutch is still intact, but there's a whole new fireplace mantle to build. Nicole also takes on a DIY project to prove that a pile of scrap wood can become a thing of beauty.

Thursday
Jul 23
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

A Yellow and Brown Mess

Working in St. Paul for the first time, Nicole finds another house in an up and coming neighborhood that needs her attention. Fighting the onset of colder weather, she must first tackle an exterior makeover, figuring out how to clean up the front yard and replace the icky yellow and brown paint job. Inside, she begins the difficult task of cleaning out all the left over junk so the plumbers and electrician can get started.

Thursday
Aug 20
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 3

A Bright, Open Living Room

Turning a duplex back into a single-family home isn't always easy, but that's just what Nicole wants to do. Working to return the living and dining rooms to their original layout, she must first figure out where doorways have been closed off and ceilings dropped. Plus, there's a gorgeous stained glass window at the front of the house that will completely change people's perception of the property once it's fixed.

Wednesday
Sep 23
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 8

Solarium Refresh

Once a boarded-up eyesore, Nicole's first-floor solarium has the potential to be the best room in the house. With the help of her dad and a yard-sale crockpot, Nicole starts with an often overlooked detail, window hardware. Boiling the hardware removes years of paint and leaves them shiny and new, a great first step in making the solarium a bright and welcoming entryway to her Grand Blvd. estate. Some antique mirrors and light fixtures go a long way to make the room feel cozy and fresh, while maintaining the antique feel of the 100-year old home. Nicole takes a much needed break with her son to celebrate a Thanksgiving parade in her home city, Detroit.

Thursday
Oct 1
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 10

Exterior Miracles

Tired of the house being an eyesore in the neighborhood, Nicole must remove all the debris left over from demolishing the burnt out house on the lot next door. Nicole tackles the exterior fire damaged areas by replacing the shakes siding and painting it to match the original color. The whole neighborhood comes out to help Nicole with clearing nearby lots of garbage and overgrown weeds.

Wednesday
Nov 11
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 3

Grand Dining Room

What do you do when thieves have stolen priceless windows and hardwood flooring from your twentieth-century estate? If you're Nicole Curtis, you adapt and recreate! As Nicole tackles the spacious dining room of her tudor home, she must use custom leaded glass and modern oak flooring to mask the missing details. In order to restore her formal dining room to its former grandness, Nicole makes sure that the new elements blend seamlessly with the original style of the home. A combination of antique and reproduction furniture, glass, and flooring leave the space stately and polished.

Thursday
Jan 21
2am | 1c
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
Jan 28
4pm | 3c
Season 2, Episode 5

Tile Terrors

Turning her attention to Adam and Rachael's bathroom, Nicole deals with the many problems that creep up while working with tile in an old house. When she hits a snag, Nicole must think on her feet and figure out a way to make her fixtures fit in the small space. As her deadline approaches and working hours get longer, Nicole begins feeling guilty for not spending more time with her son Ethan.

Sunday
Feb 7
8am | 7c
Season 7, Episode 2

Pool Room Refresher

For Nicole's next project, it's gonna be sink or swim! The indoor pool that Nicole's grandfather built by hand is getting a much-needed refresher. First up, the safety and mechanical systems of the pool need to be overhauled to meet modern standards. The beautiful cedar ceiling and aquamarine walls are original so there is no way Nicole will change those, they just need a good wash and some new paint. In the biggest design challenge of the entire project, Nicole boldly replaces the original doors, which had been ruined with age, with giant glass garage doors to let in light and views of the surrounding countryside.

Wednesday
Feb 10
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 9

Jack and Jill Suite

What's Nicole Curtis' favorite kind of bathroom to renovate? One with almost entirely original fixtures! With the help of a 1920's mint condition porcelain sink, Nicole is able to transform the Jack and Jill bathroom in her Grand Blvd. home without sacrificing its antique integrity. Two bedrooms, one girl's, one boy's, lay on either side. After stripping the wallpaper, restoring the original oak floors and adding some new paint, the rooms are almost move-in ready. All that's left is for her son to stage the room with personal touches, and clean the unique Inglenook that provides a centerpiece for the boy's room.

Saturday
Feb 27
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 12

Lower Level Living Room

Nicole works to finish up the lower level apartment by ripping up the stinky old carpet in the living and dining rooms, exposing hardwood floors she knows she can easily repair. After a visit to a local preservation group, Nicole meets up with an expert who helps her repair the original lead glass windows.

Sunday
Mar 27
12pm | 11c
Season 4, Episode 12

Lower Level Living Room

Nicole works to finish up the lower level apartment by ripping up the stinky old carpet in the living and dining rooms, exposing hardwood floors she knows she can easily repair. After a visit to a local preservation group, Nicole meets up with an expert who helps her repair the original lead glass windows.

Wednesday
Jul 13
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 1

Shoebox Bathroom

Having sold her Minnehaha house, Nicole is ready for her next big property. After discovering a house she can purchase for $1 in an historic neighborhood in desperate need of help, she sets out on her most ambitious project yet. While waiting to cut through the red tape on the Dollar House Project, Nicole tackles her friend's horribly small bathroom.

Wednesday
Dec 14
5pm | 4c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 14
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Powder Room With a Flair

Nicole knows that a ground floor powder room will see a ton of guests, so what will she do with a broken window, paint-covered floor tile, and an out-of-commission toilet? Avoiding the impulse to demolish and replace everything, Nicole restores the tile and sink fixture with elbow grease and an all-nighter. She adds dramatic wall color for flair, as well as a toilet and original glass that matches the classic style of the home. Nicole proves that when it comes to restoration, it's better to leave it, clean it, and make it functional again.

Wednesday
Dec 14
6pm | 5c
Season 6, Episode 3

Grand Dining Room

What do you do when thieves have stolen priceless windows and hardwood flooring from your twentieth-century estate? If you're Nicole Curtis, you adapt and recreate! As Nicole tackles the spacious dining room of her tudor home, she must use custom leaded glass and modern oak flooring to mask the missing details. In order to restore her formal dining room to its former grandness, Nicole makes sure that the new elements blend seamlessly with the original style of the home. A combination of antique and reproduction furniture, glass, and flooring leave the space stately and polished.

Wednesday
Dec 14
6:30pm | 5:30c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 14
7pm | 6c
Season 6, Episode 5

A Grand Living Room

Nicole's newest home is 100 years old, and unsurprisingly the living room needs work from top to bottom. Despite major setbacks, Nicole is up for the challenge. The outdated textured ceiling is ripped down for electrical and water line repair while the ugly green walls are given a fresh update. Nicole sees the beauty in the original hardwood flooring by polishing and staining the existing oak. By utilizing as many of the original details as possible, the living room begins to finally take shape as a classic example of restoration done right.

Wednesday
Dec 14
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

Kitchen Overhaul

When it comes to restoring kitchens, Nicole Curtis' rule is that it should look old and work like new! In her Grand Blvd. home, she has to work with a large kitchen that offers little wall space. After a couple of re-designs and some custom woodwork, she finally settles on a layout that allows for new, modern appliances while maintaining important design elements, such as the original upper cabinets. Despite some setbacks, including a literal hole in the wall, Nicole combines the old with the new to create a gorgeous kitchen that maintains its original charm while offering the comforts of the 21st century.

Wednesday
Dec 14
8pm | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 14
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 6, Episode 8

Solarium Refresh

Once a boarded-up eyesore, Nicole's first-floor solarium has the potential to be the best room in the house. With the help of her dad and a yard-sale crockpot, Nicole starts with an often overlooked detail, window hardware. Boiling the hardware removes years of paint and leaves them shiny and new, a great first step in making the solarium a bright and welcoming entryway to her Grand Blvd. estate. Some antique mirrors and light fixtures go a long way to make the room feel cozy and fresh, while maintaining the antique feel of the 100-year old home. Nicole takes a much needed break with her son to celebrate a Thanksgiving parade in her home city, Detroit.

Wednesday
Dec 14
9pm | 8c
Season 6, Episode 9

Jack and Jill Suite

What's Nicole Curtis' favorite kind of bathroom to renovate? One with almost entirely original fixtures! With the help of a 1920's mint condition porcelain sink, Nicole is able to transform the Jack and Jill bathroom in her Grand Blvd. home without sacrificing its antique integrity. Two bedrooms, one girl's, one boy's, lay on either side. After stripping the wallpaper, restoring the original oak floors and adding some new paint, the rooms are almost move-in ready. All that's left is for her son to stage the room with personal touches, and clean the unique Inglenook that provides a centerpiece for the boy's room.

Wednesday
Dec 14
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 6, Episode 10

Master Bath Overhaul

If Nicole is going to turn the entire third floor of her Grand Blvd. estate into a master suite, a custom new bathroom will have to be the first step. She starts with an overcrowded, neglected bath that doesn't fit her grandiose plans. By knocking down a wall and changing some angles, the floorplan is expanded to include a double vanity, claw-foot tub and walk-in shower. Despite a small plumbing mishap, Nicole's new bathroom is shaping up to be one of the most original and inviting spaces in her 1913 auction home.

Wednesday
Dec 14
10pm | 9c
Season 6, Episode 11

Rehab Attic

Nicole's 1913 mansion in the heart of Detroit is topped with an old, dusty attic that was once servant's quarters. Though some homeowners might have just seen room for storage, Nicole sees the opposite: a master suite! A sitting room, dressing room and gorgeous master bedroom take form, thanks to a little salvaging and a lot of hard work. Nicole never wastes original fixtures, even if it's an ancient broken mirror or a period chandelier from a local commercial building. From gross to gorgeous, Nicole makes her master suite a million dollar space on a "Detroit budget."

Wednesday
Dec 14
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 6, Episode 12

Grand Garage

The century-old Tudor house is one thing, but Nicole Curtis also wants to make sure the garage is up to par. Over the years, the structure has been neglected so there's a long road ahead: roof repair takes a lot of time, but Nicole is able to salvage some important tile and wood. By re-using original ceramic roof tile and finding new replicas, the look and feel is restored rather than forgotten. A restored porch is added off the solarium, as Nicole gets started on making the laundry room a warm and inviting space.

Wednesday
Dec 14
11pm | 10c

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