As the renovation of the 14 Mile house winds down, Nicole tackles the exterior; after repairing damage from a car accident, Nicole has a chance to bring back original details the house lost decades ago.
Nicole begins construction in the kitchen of the 14 Mile house; working with a limited amount of space and no original details, Nicole is forced to attempt something she has never done before: an open kitchen.
Nicole Curtis ventures down into the creepy basement of her 14-Mile project; she's faced with a dilemma when an unforeseen turn of events threatens the entire project.
Nicole Curtis continues work on the den and powder room in the 1920s 14-Mile house, striving to make the mid-century additions match the turn-of-the-century feel of the rest of the home.
Nicole has almost completed the upstairs in her 14-Mile house; to get the look she wants in the master bedroom, Nicole knocks down some walls and opens up the ceiling to create a bigger and brighter room.
Nicole encounters difficulties turning a tiny bathroom into a master bath; she struggles to fit a soaking tub, shower and custom vanity into the space to give it stately, historic appeal.
Nicole tackles a 1920s house that used to be a rental and has small upstairs bedrooms; she plans to change the layout and add character, including removing a wall to make room for a new hallway and custom linen closet.
Nicole juggles two Detroit projects; while one house is in great shape, the other has been gutted; since both were built in 1928 and have similar floor plans, Nicole uses one house as the inspiration for renovations at the other house.
Nicole's crew races to finish the surprise renovation before Bobby, Karen and Tessa return home; Nicole tackles the laundry room and hallway, reconfiguring the layout, tearing down walls, moving plumbing, and adding lots of storage.
Nicole's carpenter, Bobby, and his wife, Karen, spend their time focusing on their daughter's cancer treatment, leaving them with unfinished home renovation projects; Nicole and her crew finish the projects they started two years ago.
Repairing and renewing her grandfather's red barn has become a very personal project for Nicole; improvements include Amish metal roof, skylights, new gutters, a coat of paint and rips out part of the loft to expose the cathedral ceiling.
Nicole helps her 85-year-old neighbor, Art, a military veteran, repair his home, sealing the leaky roof, installing low-pile carpets and repainting the dining room, living room and bedroom.
As the renovation of her grandparents' home winds down, Nicole takes on its exterior, redoing it in stucco, restoring its original brick front porch, adding gutters, installing a new driveway, and transforming the landscaping.
Nicole tackles a basement bathroom, improving its layout and adding a custom vanity; Nicole adds an egress window to the basement and builds out a charming guest suite.
Nicole tackles the basement in her grandparents' house; she battles water, structural problems, poorly placed duct work, and damaged windows, reclaiming the space to turn it into a much-needed recreation room.
Nicole tackles all of the original bedrooms in the home built by her grandparents; she is faced with a challenge because the previous owners ruined the original windows and design.
Nicole Curtis tackles the living room and the dining room in her grandparents' home; fixing the original fireplace presents an easy, if messy, challenge; finding and replacing the dining room's iconic chandelier may prove to be impossible.
Nicole renovates an apartment located on her grandparents' five-acre parcel, using fresh paint, refinished hardwood floors and wallpaper to make fun changes.
Nicole saves the mid-century bathroom in her grandparents' house by preserving critical elements while updating tired design choices; Nicole saves the bathroom's original blue tile and bases her design around it.
Nicole designs a retro family room that pays homage to her grandfather's original plans, turning it into a modern yet rustic haven with re-purposed hunting-themed paneling.
Nicole refurbishes her grandfather's indoor pool, overhauling the pool's safety and mechanical systems to meet modern standards and replacing the original doors with glass garage doors.
Nicole tackles her grandparents' kitchen to restore its mid-century modern charm, which was eliminated by a renovation that took place in the 1990s.
An old shack needs loving restoration, and Nicole and her family turn the unlivable space into a cozy new home.
Nicole must update a neglected garage, and sets out to salvage tile and wood for the project; a porch is added off the solarium.
Nicole tackles the attic which once served as servants' quarters, turning it into a master suite with a sitting room, dressing room and master bedroom.
In order to turn the third floor into a master suite, Nicole must start with a new, customized bathroom.
Nicole transforms a Jack and Jill bathroom without sacrificing the antique integrity by utilizing the mint condition 1920's porcelain sink.
Nicole wants to make the first floor solarium a bright, welcoming entryway into her estate, while maintaining the antique-feel.
Severe leaks in the roof threaten to destroy multiple rooms on the second floor; two bedrooms are ready for restoration.
Nicole develops a layout for the kitchen that will allow modern appliances to fit in with important design elements to maintain the room's former charm.
Although the living room is one hundred years old, Nicole tries to use as many of the original details as she can when she does the restoration.
A dark basement is transformed into a family room, using salvaged pine for the flooring and installing an art Deco bar.
Nicole uses custom leaded glass and modern oak flooring to cover up items that were stolen from the estate.
Nicole avoids the impulse to demolish a high-traffic powder room, and sets out to restore existing elements.
Nicole wins a house at an auction, falling in love with the historic details and rustic charm of the place.
The children get their own bedrooms, and they get to pick the colors themselves; volunteers offer help.
Nicole wants to create a master bedroom in the attic with innovative storage in the awkward space for Melanie.
The house exterior is updated; the front steps are removed while the yard is regraded; a design challenge causes a late night.
The rehab team turns their attention to gutting the bathroom, while Nicole restores a built-in cabinet.
After removing old carpet, beautiful pine floors are revealed; using windows salvaged from a dumpster.
A dilapidated kitchen is gutted, and an outdoor patio and new driveway is added to a house in Akron, Ohio.
Nicole finds burst pipes and a flooded house caused by the cold; Nicole skydives to the start line of a 10K run in Florida.
Putting a modern twist on the 1904 Summit Mansion in St. Paul, Minn., by installing an elevator in the middle of the home.
The natural beauty of the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom is covered up with old wallpaper and fixtures.
The Summit mansion needs to be repainted and the wood railings and details need to be replaced; Nicole builds new columns.
Restoring a living room and study; polishing original woodworking details; staining damaged floors; Nicole attends a charity event.
The swimming pool is cleaned and garage space is converted into a changing room area; Nicole takes swimming lessons.
Taking pink and gold kitsch out of a formal dining room in order to take it from the 1970s to its original 1904 look.
Nicole's next project is restoring a historic mansion in the Summit district of St. Paul; Nicole creates a brand new room with a 1904 feel.
Nicole has to finish up projects in the living room and bathroom before the house can go on the market.
An unattended roof leak in the bungalow has caused water damage to the walls in the kitchen.
Nicole tackles the previously unfinished master suite in her 1920s bungalow.
Nicole tackles a ton of brickwork, including the water damaged front steps; the roof is in need of repair.
Nicole is on the home stretch to finish up the upstairs apartment; the community comes together to build an urban garden.
Nicole works to finish up the lower level apartment; repairing the original leaded glass windows.
Nicole begins work on the fire-damaged second floor.
Nicole tackles the fire damaged exterior of a neighborhood eyesore.
Work continues on the 1920's duplex; Nicole comes up with a plan for the interior.
A 1920's home that has been vacant since a fire in the house next door left it severely damaged.
Nicole tries to use as much scrap wood and materials as possible as she works on a basement renovation.
Nicole continues working on the exterior of the 4th Street house and builds a fence to add some curb appeal to the residence.
Nicole pours a new foundation and selects a unique roof color to make a home stand out in its neighborhood.
Nicole tries to figure out a way to incorporate an old kitchen pantry into a new master bathroom.
Nicole must figure out how to turn a duplex back into a single-family home.
Nicole turns her attention to the kitchen where she gets creative by repurposing items.
Nicole takes on a boarded up and previously condemned home from the late 1880s.
Nicole needs to figure out a functional layout for a cramped kitchen.
Nicole tackles the bedrooms and bathroom on the second floor.
The dark entryway gets a bright makeover.
Nicole begins the arduous task of reclaiming the woodwork and pocket doors from layers of paint.
Nicole begins work on the exterior of a house in an up and coming neighborhood.
Nicole looks to the neighboring houses for inspiration as she finishes up the exterior of the Dollar House.
The backyard begins to come together using salvaged materials and some creative discarded items.
Nicole works in the bedrooms of the Dollar House.
Nicole tackles the second floor bathroom.
Designer Nicole Curtis uncovers hardwood floors throughout the living room and dining room of the Dollar House.
The interior of the Dollar House holds some nasty surprises.
Designer Nicole Curtis gets the green-light to begin work on the Dollar House.
Designer Nicole Curtis discovers a house that she can purchase for one dollar.
With just a few weeks left to complete the Harriet Project, Nicole and the homeowners rush to complete the living room and kitchen.
The hardwood floors in both living rooms are repaired; the search is on for replica tile for a fireplace restoration.
Nicole begins work on the upper unit kitchen and researches information about the property from the historical society.
With the exterior of the Harriet project completed, the crew begins inside demolition to prepare for plumbing and electrical work.
Nicole works on the exterior and landscaping of a hundred-year-old Victorian home.
A women, preparing to sell her home, needs to un-clutter her basement while keeping it unfinished.
Nicole gives her garage a last-minute makeover in preparation for selling her house.
Nicole needs to finish Adam and Rachael's kitchen before they return from their honeymoon.
Nicole hits a snag while working on a tile project in small bathroom.
Nicole is ready to tackle Adam and Rachael's living room; an unusual way to expand a small bedroom.
Nicole scrambles to fully restore a 1920s house in a month.
Nicole starts from the ground up for a sea-themed bathroom renovation.
Nicole struggles to redesign a cluttered and compact kitchen on a very tight deadline.
It's a cathartic time as Nicole Curtis works her way through an endless punch list.
The only problem with Nicole Curtis' sunroom is a rotting wood floor and a temporary plywood and plastic door.
Going on year two, Nicole Curtis tackles the most important room in the house.
Nicole gets to work stripping, staining and restoring every inch of the dining room.
Nicole Curtis indulges her most glamorous fantasy in the master suite.
Every old house has its quirks, and for Nicole Curtis' grand Minneapolis mansion, it's the garage.
For a year and half, Nicole Curtis has been painstakingly restoring a 1916 mansion.
With a little creativity, ingenuity, and a lot of elbow grease, Nicole makes her turn-of-the-century bathrooms shine like new.
Nicole Curtis turns her attention to the interior of the Minnehaha House, where massive plumbing and electrical problems lurk behind the walls.
Brick-lined walkways; trimming trees; flowerbeds; window boxes.
Creating new cabinets from old, salvaged cabinets.
Working miracles with salvaged wood to repair a rotting entryway floor.
Transforming a bathroom including tile flooring and constructing a vanity.