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Beyond Just Renovating: 'Rehab Addict' is Back on DIY

Rehab Addict addicts get ready. Nicole Curtis and crew are back with a new season on DIY Network. And, with two major home restorations underway simultaneously, things are certain to get interesting — and fast.

'Rehab Addict' Video Collections

Browse our library of 'Rehab Addict' videos -- broken out by seasons, renovations and topic.
Season 6 Video Highlights
Season 6 Video Highlights

The Grand Blvd. Tudor 10 Videos

Season 5 Highlights
Season 4 Highlights, Pt. 1
Season 4 Highlights, Pt. 1

The 4th Street Project 19 Videos

Season 4 Highlights, Pt. 2
Season 3 Highlights
Season 2 Highlights
Renovation Topics
Renovation Topics
Renovation Topics

Nicole's Video Highlights

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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. 

All About Nicole

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 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.

Saturday
Nov 23
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

Powder Room Predicament

Nicole's next project is restoring an historic mansion in the Summit district of St. Paul. Unfortunately some key rooms have been completely ripped apart and her first task is to rebuild the gutted powder room from scratch. With the original materials no longer available Nicole gets creative with custom paneling and salvaged tile and creates a brand new room with a 1904 feel.

Sunday
Dec 1
3pm | 2c
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 she also finds some time to take some swimming lessons.

Sunday
Dec 1
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 5, Episode 4

Living Room Cover Up

Nicole takes on the living room and study, restoring the rooms to their former 1904 glory by polishing up the original woodworking details in the rooms. She stains the damaged floors in the living room to cover up years of neglect and discovers a shocking surprise in the study. In the midst of renovation, Nicole finds the time to swap out her boots for high heels for a women's health charity event.

Sunday
Dec 1
4pm | 3c
Season 5, Episode 5

Brick by Brick Restoration

The Summit mansion hasn't been painted since 1972 and needs a major face lift. After years of damage, all of the outdoor wood railing and detail are rotting and need to be replaced. Nicole rips out the rotting wood and repaints them to match the original color of the brick. To complete the look of the historic home, Nicole builds new brick columns with brick on the deck. Nicole's son Ethan learns some of her renovation tricks when he pitches in and replaces some of the original beams and runs errands around town.

Sunday
Dec 1
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 5, Episode 6

Brightening the Bedrooms

Nicole tackles the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom which have had their natural beauty covered in old wallpaper and fixtures. She brings out the beauty of the original birdseye maple woodwork in the bedroom, restores the two bedroom's fireplaces and removes the tacky kitsch from the bathroom. At another house, people line up to see Nicole's work and raise money for a fallen soldier.

Sunday
Dec 1
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 7

Up and Away

Nicole puts a modern twist on the 1904 Summit Mansion in St. Paul when she installs an elevator in the middle of the home. A first for Nicole, she has to get the measurements exactly right throughout all three floors, or else she's just created a massive non-functioning hole in the middle of the historic home.

Sunday
Dec 1
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Sunday
Dec 1
6pm | 5c
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. Unfortunately, nothing original is left in this kitchen-so it's up to Nicole to come up with a design using new solid wood cabinets and stone countertops that will blend in with the original character of this home. Nicole's family joins Lebron's family and foundation members to get this house done in just one week.

Sunday
Dec 1
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 9, Episode 1

14-Mile House

Nicole Curtis juggles two projects in Detroit, and since both were built in 1928, she uses one house as inspiration for the other's renovations. When a car crashes into the house next door, she makes an unexpected discovery that lets her bring back original details of the house.

Thursday
Dec 5
6pm | 5c
Season 9, Episode 8

25th Street Project

Nicole Curtis works to restore a 1920s bungalow and must tackle a ton of brickwork. Then, she transforms the unfinished attic into a one-of-a-kind master suite and restores the kitchen cabinets to create one of the home's most dazzling features.

Thursday
Dec 5
7pm | 6c
Season 9, Episode 6

Campbell Street Project

Nicole Curtis returns to her hometown of Detroit to save a 1920s home that suffered severe damage from a fire next door. She breathes new life into the old duplex by preserving the plaster work, modernizing the kitchens and transforming an unusable room into a unique home office.

Thursday
Dec 5
8pm | 7c
Season 9, Episode 6

Campbell Street Project

Nicole Curtis returns to her hometown of Detroit to save a 1920s home that suffered severe damage from a fire next door. She breathes new life into the old duplex by preserving the plaster work, modernizing the kitchens and transforming an unusable room into a unique home office.

Friday
Dec 6
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 4

Minnehaha House

Nicole Curtis tackles a 1916 mansion in Minneapolis and builds out its dingy, old cellar by creating a new living space that adds nearly 1,000 square feet to the home. Then, Nicole indulges her most glamorous fantasy in the master suite and comes up with a perfect layout for the challenging kitchen.

Thursday
Dec 12
8pm | 7c
Season 9, Episode 4

Minnehaha House

Nicole Curtis tackles a 1916 mansion in Minneapolis and builds out its dingy, old cellar by creating a new living space that adds nearly 1,000 square feet to the home. Then, Nicole indulges her most glamorous fantasy in the master suite and comes up with a perfect layout for the challenging kitchen.

Friday
Dec 13
3am | 2c
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
Dec 14
12pm | 11c
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.

Saturday
Dec 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
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."

Saturday
Dec 14
1pm | 12c
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.

Saturday
Dec 14
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

Kitschy Kitchen

This is one of the largest kitchens Nicole has ever tackled, and it's her grandparents' kitchen. Built in 1956, the kitchen itself has been around for over half a century, but was unfortunately redone in the '90s, eliminating it's mid-century modern charm. Nicole wants to restore the ugly kitchen to how it looked when she was a child. New hardwood floors replace linoleum and Nicole designs custom, vintage-inspired cabinets to provide a nostalgic feel to the treasured room. Right down to a salvaged green phone, the kitchen begins to be reborn as it was in Nicole's childhood memories.

Saturday
Dec 14
2pm | 1c
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.

Saturday
Dec 14
2:30pm | 1:30c
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.

Saturday
Dec 14
3pm | 2c
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.

Saturday
Dec 14
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 7, Episode 5

Apartment Refresh

Nicole's grandparents house sits on a sprawling five-acre parcel. This apartment has a lot of sentimental value to the family, over the years pretty much everyone has lived there at one point or another, including Nicole! Taking a break from the main house renovation, Nicole tackles the apartment with a series of fun, chic changes that don't cost a fortune. Fresh paint, refinished hardwood floors and wallpaper all contribute to bringing this neglected space up to date.

Saturday
Dec 14
4pm | 3c
Season 7, Episode 6

The Hearts of the Home

Nicole Curtis tackles the heart of her grandparents' home: the living room and dining room. The most photographed rooms in the house, these projects present Nicole with a very clear visual template to work from. Fixing the original fireplace and its plaster moulding presents a relatively easy, if messy, challenge. Sourcing and replacing the iconic chandelier in the dining room with an exact match may prove an impossible task.

Saturday
Dec 14
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 7, Episode 7

Mid-Century Bedroom Revival

Nicole Curtis tackles one of her biggest challenges yet, all of the original bedrooms in the home built by her grandparents. Nicole is faced with a dilemma, the previous owners trashed the original windows and design, now it's up to her to fix their mistakes. Will Nicole be able to infuse life, design and personality into these ruined spaces?

Saturday
Dec 14
5pm | 4c

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