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Rehab Addict

Rehab Addict

  • Premiered: 
    October 14, 2010
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  • Network: DIY
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Reality
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Tags: home improvement

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  • Season 1
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Plot Synopsis

Nicole Curtis finds historic homes that need to be renovated so she can restore them to their original glory. She must wrangle with city officials over permits and find the best contractors -- which sometimes means she uses her own two hands with the help of her brother and cousin, who are carpenters -- while dealing with the usual headaches of a complete and authentic home makeover. In the first three episodes of this series, Nicole transformed a 1902 Victorian-style home (3713 Lyndale Ave S; Minneapolis, MN 55409), where she endured a contractor who walked off the job, found an investor when she ran short on cash, and discovered a bathroom vanity and kitchen cabinets at an estate sale and at the salvage yard. Season 3 premiered on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 10pm ET/PT, featuring a house at 381 Case Ave. in St Paul, MN that she purchased for one dollar. This time, she had no clients and no partners as she rehabbed this fixer-upper, where she kept as many of the house's unique features, like the kitchen cabinets, stained glass windows, and wood stairs, while modernizing the home's electrical, mechanical and plumbing systems. REHAB ADDICT returned for its fourth season on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 10pm ET/PT on DIY Network. In Season 4, Nicole bought a house on 2914 4th Street in Minneapolis. Originally built as a single-family home but recently used as a duplex, the city had voted for the house to be demolished after the boarded-up home was condemned. Now, Nicole takes a dilapidated house with a basement full of structural issues, from rotten support beams to a crumbling concrete floor, and transforms it into a beautifully restored home. Season 7 of REHAB ADDICT premiered on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT on DIY Network, immediately following a six-hour marathon (3-9pm) of encore episodes. The season opener, "Kitschy Kitchen," chronicles 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.
On Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9pm ET/PT, DIY Network premiered the Season 7 finale of REHAB ADDICT, immediately following a seven-hour marathon (2-9pm) of encore episodes. In the season ender, "A Surprise for Tessa Part 2," Tessa and her family are coming home soon, and Nicole needs to finish their surprise home renovation before they do. She tackles the laundry room and hallway in the back addition of Bobby and Karen's house. Nicole reconfigures the layout, tearing down walls, moving plumbing, and adding lots of storage make the space more functional and practical. She also adds more shelving in the garage to organize the clutter. Thing get down to the wire as Nicole, Tessa's extended family, and her crew race to the finish.

Other Titles

  • Previously known as The Nicole Curtis Project

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Magnetic Productions (formerly Edelman Productions)