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The Kuppersmith Project is a 13-part TV series airing on Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford that follows the extensive renovation of a 1926 Tudor style home. Danny's "remaking" of this classic American home will show homeowners how to create a modern, low-maintenance home that incorporates practical green principles.


The Kuppersmith Project 1: Planning

The Kuppersmith Project 1: Planning

In the first of our series on The Kuppersmith Project, I’ll take you on a tour of the 1926, Tudor style home before our extensive renovation begins, and show you the plans we have in store to turn it into a house any family would love to call home.

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The Kuppersmith Project 2: Foundation

The Kuppersmith Project 2: Foundation

We’re tackling the demolition work along with building a solid foundation in our extensive renovation of a 1926 home. After our remodeling is complete, the house will have been transformed into a beautiful and practical home.

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The Kuppersmith Project 3: Exterior

The Kuppersmith Project 3: Exterior

With the demolition and foundation work out of the way on the Kuppersmith Project, we’re finally ready to start building the addition and renovating the existing exterior to turn our 1926 house into a practical home any family would love to own.

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The Kuppersmith Project 4: Roughing-In

The Kuppersmith Project 4: Roughing-In

With the additions to our 1926 Kuppersmith Project house framed up and the roofing on, the next big step was roughing in all the plumbing, wiring, and ductwork so we can get started installing the insulation and drywall in the house.

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The Kuppersmith Project 5: Insulation & Painting

The Kuppersmith Project 5: Insulation & Painting

Next up in our extensive renovation of the 1926 Kuppersmith Project house, we installed foam insulation in the walls and attic, hung drywall, painted the exterior, and began installing the kitchen cabinets. Read on to find out more.

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The Kuppersmith Project 6: Interior Trim & Floors

The Kuppersmith Project 6: Interior Trim & Floors

The interior of the Kuppersmith Project house is taking shape as the cabinetry, moldings, and heart pine flooring are installed. Plus, we take sneak peak at the finished décor from designer Joe Boehm of Better Homes & Gardens magazine.

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The Kuppersmith Project 7: Yard & Countertops

The Kuppersmith Project 7: Yard & Countertops

We’re grading the lot and preparing for the driveway on the outside of the Kuppersmith Project house renovation. Meanwhile on the inside, we’re focused on installing the granite and quartz countertops in the kitchen and master bath.

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The Kuppersmith Project 8: Screens & Driveway

The Kuppersmith Project 8: Screens & Driveway

We’re tackling a number of projects outside on the Kuppersmith Project, including installing motorized retractable screens and pouring a colored concrete driveway. Inside we’re putting in a shower surround and putting down a tile floor in the bathroom.

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The Kuppersmith Project 9: Floor & Patio

The Kuppersmith Project 9: Floor & Patio

Work on the Kuppersmith Project – my extensive renovation of a 1926 Tudor style home – kicked into high gear with the sanding and finishing of the antique heart pine floors and installation of a beautiful paver patio.

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The Kuppersmith Project 10: Lattice & Garage

The Kuppersmith Project 10: Lattice & Garage

From lattice to lawn irrigation and stove hoods to garage storage, there are lots of details that have to be addressed when tackling a major renovation like the Kuppersmith Project house. Read on to find out how we handled these projects and more.

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The Kuppersmith Project 11: Plumbing & Wiring

The Kuppersmith Project 11: Plumbing & Wiring

My extensive renovation of the 1926 Kuppersmith Project home entered the home stretch with all the plumbing and electrical fixtures being installed. Outside, landscaping the yard of the historic home was underway.

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The Kuppersmith Project 12: Landscape & Garage

The Kuppersmith Project 12: Landscape & Garage

The final touches are underway on the Kuppersmith Project before the decorators arrive. From landscaping and outdoor lighting to finishing the garage and installing door locks, my renovation of this historic 1926 home is almost complete.

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The Kuppersmith Project 13: Grand Tour

The Kuppersmith Project 13: Grand Tour

After 200 days of renovation and remodeling, followed by two weeks of decorating from the design team at Better Homes & Gardens and Renovation Style magazines, the Kuppersmith Project house is finally finished, and it’s time to take the grand tour!

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