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₹171 crore, not ₹45 crore, spent on Kejriwal house renovation, claims Maken

Congress leader Ajay Maken addressing the media in Delhi on Sunday. | Photo Credit: SUSHIL KUMAR VERMA Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken on Sunday alleged that the actual amount of money spent on the renovation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence was ₹171 crore and not ₹45 crore as the BJP was claiming. Addressing a press conference, Mr. Maken said that he would be writing to Lieutenant-Governor VK Saxena to take action as the renovation was a breach of privilege because the government had passed the budget without clarifying what it was meant for. He added that the renovation also…
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Tamra Judge’s Big Bear House Renovation: Bedroom Details, Update

Who knew Tamra Judge was so handy with a paint roller? The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member recently took to Instagram with a major update on her house in Big Bear. In her January 10 post, the real-estate buff shared a peek inside her mountain home. Keep scrolling to read about the progress she’s made in the bedroom—and to admire Tamra’s painting skills. Tamra Judge shows off the bedroom at her Big Bear home “Okay guys, I promised you I’d show you the finished paint job here,” the Orange County fitness enthusiast said, sharing a view of the…
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Pamela Anderson Says She Felt “Exploited” While Filming Her Home Renovation Show

Pamela Anderson is back with a second season of her HGTV home renovation show, Pamela’s Garden of Eden (streaming now on Hulu), but as she reflected on her time with the series, she explained how different the vibes were going into the show’s sophomore season than its first one. Pamela’s Garden of Eden focuses on sustainable design, setting it apart from other shows that showcase over-the-top home transformations and even normal ones that brush off the fact that a huge amount of waste comes along with just about every home renovation. Anderson said that during production for the first season,…
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Did an out-of-control Orlando home renovation lead to murder?

Editor’s note: In October 2023, David Tronnes was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison for the death of his wife, Shanti Cooper-Tronnes. “This house became more than just a project for David Tronnes. It was his life,” said Ryan Vescio, a former prosecutor with the Orlando State Attorney’s Office. Vescio led the investigation into the death of Shanti Cooper. “He’s obsessed with it… this house is the central point to the story.” Shanti Cooper and Dave Tronnes met on Match.com in March 2013. Shanti Cooper Dave Tronnes was living in Minnesota in 2013 when he met…
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Who Pays for the Renovations on ‘Fixer to Fabulous’? What Fans Need to Know

Dave and Jenny Marrs have the magic touch when it comes to home renovations, and, thanks to their series Fixer to Fabulous, they share their talents with fans on HGTV. If you’ve ever dreamed of having Dave and Jenny renovate your home, you’ve likely wondered who paid for the renovations on Fixer to Fabulous. According to the show’s official casting application, there are several rules to follow. The house must be within 30 miles of Bentonville, Arkansas, and not in Fayetteville due to permit restrictions. The application states that a renovation fund of at least $120,000 is required, and the…
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HGTV hits Breckenridge for “Battle on the Mountain” show

HGTV has a new Colorado-based show and the stakes are the highest yet – literally. “Battle on the Mountain,” premiering Monday, travels to the lofty elevations around Breckenridge, where three home renovation teams compete to make over mountainside dwellings. Teams are comprised of a married couple and an all-star coach from one of HGTV’s other shows, including Denver’s Rico León of “Rico to the Rescue,” Kim Myles of “Design Star: Next Gen,” and Kim Wolfe of “Why The Heck Did I Buy This House?” Each week the teams renovate a different part of their respective houses, starting with the kitchen…
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Contractor ordered to pay RM50,000 for failing to complete home renovation

A bank employee was looking forward to renovating his single-storey terrace house after staying there for over 20 years. Jamion Adha Abdullah, 47, was planning to expand his house in Taman Intan Jaya, Mersing, about 140km from Johor Baru, by adding an extended living area and kitchen. He engaged a contractor and the project began on Nov 16, 2021, with the expected completion date on April 30, 2022. “The cost of the project was RM120,000 as agreed in the contract,” Jamion said when met outside the Johor Baru Consumer Claims Tribunal. He said the scope of works included drawing and…
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Jigiwa LGAs to spend N540million on renovation of guest houses | The Guardian Nigeria News

Chairpersons of local government in Jigawa State intend to spend N540 million renovating their guest houses in the state capital. This was disclosed in the state 2024 budget. The 27 local governments collectively proposed N3.4 billion for security vehicles and guest house renovations. Each chairperson allocated a N106 million for two Toyota Hilux vehicles for “security operations,” totaling N2.9 billion for the entire state. In addition, each budgeted N20 million for renovations to guest houses in Dutse, the capital, bringing the total to N540 million. These expenditures are part of the N109 billion budget for local governments submitted to the…