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Designing Spaces Military Makeover: Kyle Family

Designing Spaces Military Makeover: Kyle Family


We’re back for the final phase
of Designing Spaces Military Makeover operation the Kyle
Family. This is what we all live for. Today’s the big payoff. We
get to turn the keys over to the Kyle Family today – YES! Our
only payment is the smiles on their faces. You know they’ll be
here in 16:30 Art. I want this place so spotless, spic and span
clean, and squared away that they can eat off the deck. You
got it? I got it Gunman, you got it. Gunman? Gunny! IT’S Gunny
ART! Sorry. All I want from you is a list of stuff that needs to
get done. Well, in a word Gunny – we rock this makeover. And
that means we did really really well. Art, I know what rock
means. Make yourself useful – go away. Generation gap. Time for
us to show our appreciation and give back to those who have
sacrificed. This is Designing Spaces Military Makeover.
Today’s Military Makeover is presented by Other World
Computing. Upgrading the world for over 25 years. It’s the last
day of the Kyle Family makeover. The big reveal and the clock is
ticking. ART!! Yeh, Gunny, what’s up? What is the story on
the cabinets Art? I’ll go do some recon and find out. And by
the way, this whole new you, old you thing, it’s really not
working out for me. OK? My mother loves me Art. Jason,
thanks for being here. Tell us a little bit about Choice Cabinets
for those who may not know. Our cabinets are all wood. What that
means is that we don’t use particleboard. We don’t use any
materials that you have to worry about falling apart after a few
years, because they are being used in the kitchen. Tell me
about the finish on this. It’s it’s sort of an antique white.
It’s not a straight up white, right? It’s an off-white,
antique, painted finish. Within that is caramel glazing and it
gives that a very, you know, rustic, authentic, traditional
look. And Joanna wanted this specific, sort of, finish to it,
right? She fell in love with the look of it. And then, you know,
we also designed the cabinets a little lower for her. Another
thing that set Choice Cabinets apart is the concierge design
service, correct? Absolutely. And that’s not really an extra
expense. That’s just part of the service you offer. Absolutely,
it’s all included with, you know, the cost of the cabinets.
Fantastic. Hey, say hi to your dad for me, alright? Will do.
Alright, good job. The pro movers from North American Van
Lines are returning right on time with the Kyles’ belongings.
We’re back and now we’re getting ready to move it all back in and
blend it in with all the new items that have been donated to
the family as well. You guys are pro movers. You don’t mess
around. We are certified pro movers by AMSA, which is
American Moving & Storage Association. We have license,
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from top to bottom. When you think about the stress that
comes along with a move in any phase of your life. To take that
one thing out of it and make it not so stressful. I’m sure it
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JET SOUNDS Well, we’ve reached a high
point for those of us working on this makeover. The
final pieces are coming together. The mattresses from
Mattress Firm, that Devin and Joanna picked out for themselves
and Raelynn are finally here. So it’s very important to find a
mattress for your child and you want something that’s gonna help
them to fall asleep quickly. Every parent’s dream, right? You
know, Raelynn being 3, very important she has something that
will help her to grow very healthily over the next 10 years
or so. Raelynn’s mattress should result in sweet dreams for years
to come. And, Cort Furniture has arrived with furniture for every
room in the house. Adam, thank you so much for being back here
again. Art, you know, we love getting involved in these
projects. We really found the Kyle Family particularly
appealing because it’s a young family, lots of excitement in
their world and we wanted to be a part of that excitement. They
need a home that reflects their own style, their own
personality, and we really worked to try to give them that
feel. So when you saw the blank canvas, did you say, you know,
what colors are gonna work with other colors, and what types of
fabrics and furnitures you’re gonna use? Do you get ideas
right away? Right, we have to work with the home gives us and
also we wanted to understand what Devin and Joanna, what what
they wanted to see in their home. So after spending some
time getting to know their tastes, we reached into our
collections and tried to pull furniture and accessories that
really went well with the home but also met their needs. Well,
you got a lot of work to do. Yes we do. You’ve got blank spaces
everywhere here. And Gunny is breathing down my neck, so I’m
gonna let you get to work Adam. We’ll get on it. I’ll check back
with you later in the makeover. Sounds good. Alright see you
then. So we’re back to continue our discussion with Leslie about
the Sage Security System and home automation. I’m looking at
the outside in the backyard and we’re inside. That’s pretty
cool. That’s right. We can watch Raelynn playing, for example,
right here. Or change over to a screen of what’s goin on in the
front porch. Go back to the other screen cause I wanna walk
through the thermostat setting. Oh, OK great. Either going
through the user interface here or on your Sage mobile app IOS
or Android, or the remote control. You can hop straight to
thermostat and decide to change heat, cool, whatever you want
your settings to be. Ah, what’s this whole thing about rules?
These allow you to take all of your different devices and make
them work together. Maybe when you unlock the door, a light
comes on in the house. You walk in and it’s beautifully lit for
you. Take a look at that recent activity that tells you the
exact day and time that something was triggered, right?
Yep. Something came in front of the camera. And there’s a full
screen to show you all of that action so you can check in
previous instances what’s been going on. And then in our
cameras area, you can actually look at previous recordings as
well. Oh wow. To see maybe who showed up at the door. Who
delivered your package. Or if there was an unfortunate
incident and you wanted to go back and play this for the
authorities. You’ve got it all. It’s right there and actually
you can get through the web app and make a little recording to
give to the authorities. Wow, that is fantastic. Leslie, what
an amazing amazing thing that you’re providing the family.
This Sage system is just fantastic. Thanks so much for
being here. Our pleasure. Richard List is back to tell us
the basics on the VA home loan program. The first couple of
steps in working with a veteran is really education. We wanna
educate the buyer on the process itself. What’s involved and what
is it gonna take. And then next, lead them into the pre-approval
process or the pre-qualification process. Showing them what they
can qualify for. A lot of times they may qualify for a certain
amount but that payment might be outside their budget. To start
the loan process, there’s 3 things that we generally like to
do. The first thing is to call one of our loan specialists.
Number 2, we usually like to order your certificate of
eligibility, just to make sure that there’s no issues with
that, and that you have a clean eligibility, moving forward on
your VA loan. The third point is pre-qualification. That process
is very simple and really is not very time consuming at all. Our
loan specialists are gonna work with the veteran to find the
best type of scenario for that person. That’s really what sets
us apart as a mortgage company from our competitors. You’ll
have somebody there from start to finish. From application to
closing who will be with you every step of the way. At Cherry
Creek Mortgage, we’re here to make the American dream come
true for all veterans. On any Military Makeover that we do, we
generate a ton of debris. And cleanup detail just got a whole
lot easier thanks to your product, Iron Hold. Kelly, tell
me about it. So, Iron Hold heavy-duty contractor trash bags
are the perfect solution for any contractor or DIY project like
this. Iron Hold heavy-duty contractor bags are big, thick
trash bags. They’re gonna allow to put a lot of debris in them
without them breaking open when you’re taking them to the
dumpster or your construction debris pile. And they hold up to
a lot of the, sort of, construction debris like nails
and screws and sharp pieces of wood and drywall, right?
Absolutely. These are 3 mils thick, meaning that it’s a big,
thick, heavy trash bag. It’s gonna withstand either weight or
pressure from the items inside of it. So what are the top 2 or
3 things that somebody should look for when they want a good
contractor bag? For the first thing to look for is the mil
thickness. You wanna make sure that you’re getting a 3 mil
thick product. The other thing is the size, either a 42 gallon
or a 55 gallon is probably gonna work for most applications. And
then third is the count. You wanna make sure that you’re
getting enough to finish the job. Cool Kelly, thanks a lot.
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JET SOUNDS (MUSIC OVER VIDEO) It’s easy.
See, I told you. JET SOUNDS
We’re coming back to Cort Furniture’s Adam Howard. Cort is
transforming every room in the Kyle home. Adam, you’ve really
really gone overboard and provided so many great things.
Tell us what you’re bringing in. Right, so we’ve got the Beaumont
dining set here. We put some really nice accessories that
make the colors in the room pop, that also make it feel a little
bit more personalized, and like home. What we really enjoyed in
this room, is we put the banana rug, which is a nice vibrant
colorful rug that I think speaks to the energy that the Kyle
Family has. Yeh, it’s a little hip, it’s a little funky, it’s
not, you know, too traditional. The Kyle Family happens to fit
that that profile. The young, active, vibrant. But a lot of
our customers also prefer a more reserved and and traditional
look which we’re happy to accommodate as well. It’s really
what works best for the individual. So moving on to the
family room. Obviously it’s the center of the home. The
television’s in there, the fireplace. Working with some of
their existing furniture, like the couch, you really brought
the room to life. We wanted them to see something that they
already knew so that it did feel like home. So we added a nice
rug with lots of color to it. Some really great accessories
and artwork that would pull the room together. So moving on to
the master bedroom. It feels so comfortable and like a retreat.
Right, we tried to create a sanctuary for Devin and Joanna
where they could escape, where they could enjoy some peace and
quiet, and in a more luxurious setting. The bedding is what we
call our Hotel Collection. It’s nice, fresh, clean lines, very
comfortable bedding. And we added some accessories to really
make it pop. So we had a really great opportunity in this house
to have a guest room that, you know, we didn’t wanna put
another bed in, to make it more functional. So you had a
solution for us. Right. Functionality was the key for
that room because it needed to serve as a guest bedroom and
also Raelynn’s playroom. So we put furniture in that would
accommodate both needs. Instead of putting a bed in there we
decided to put in a sleeper sofa that has a full bed pullout.
Perfect. Which would allow the family to to accommodate any
guest that comes to town. But most of the time, Raelynn’s
gonna playing in there so we’ve given her some nice modular
pieces that she can adjust to help with seating. And we’ve
given her great storage cabinets where she can tuck her toys away
when guests are in town, and pull em out when it’s time to
play. Alright, so for little Raelynn’s beautiful little
mermaid room. The biggest thing we did in there was give her
some really nice accent chests that would allow her to maximize
the space, put some of her stuff away. But also keep the room
nice and clean. I think that anybody that’s looking for
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Well, we’re getting close to our reveal and incredibly everything
including the new patio with this amazing hot tub, are coming
together. Pete, this is amazing. Look at how great this is. The
water’s nice and warm. It’s fully setup and I see the
control panel there, so walk us through some of the features.
Absolutely. The Kyle Family will be able to retreat and relax in
this model. This is our 110 All In Retreat Spa. It offers
seating for 5. It has his and her bucket seats. I see that.
And a large barrier free bench over here. Beautiful beautiful.
So you could have the whole family in this. Absolutely. This
tub is perfect for an individual or couples, or the whole family.
Excellent excellent. So turn on the jets. Let’s see what we got
going. Ahhh look at that. So Pete, tell me about this
whirlpool feature. A lot of spa manufacturers don’t do that
anymore. Absolutely. A lot of other spa manufacturers have
forgotten about the benefits of that circular whirlpool motion.
Whirlpool therapy that whirling water over muscle regions
relaxes the muscles allows the lactic acid to dissipate,
reducing swelling and so it’s helping to heal the body. That
is really great and you know the Kyles are gonna love this.
Devin, especially after, like we said, his stock car racing and
all of his therapy that he’s been through. He can come out
here and relax. And you’ve got targeted jets as well. I see the
foot jet down there. That’s a great feature. Great benefit. We
have 2 foot jets in this particular model. We have
targeted jets on shoulders, the lower back, mid back, plus that
whirlpool therapy again. And you put that all together and you’ve
got a spa experience that is unbelievable. Pete, thanks for
being here man. Thank you. Appreciate it. Nordic’s Retreat
Spa is sharing the stage on the beautifully updated patio, with
a fabulous KitchenAid grill. And anyone using a great grill like
this should do it safely. Jim, welcome back. So we talked about
all the great features before. Now talk about the safety issues
because there are safety concerns with any grill, right?
Absolutely. So first thing you wanna do is make sure the grill
is in a good position on your patio or deck. We wanna be 24
inches from any combustible material. So a deck railing, or
the house. You don’t wanna be near the siding. Once we’re in
position, always gotta remind everyone, first thing you do,
left the lid before you turn on any gas. And the reason for that
is you don’t want the gas to accumulate in there. Exactly
exactly. All the knobs should be in the off position when
starting to grill. You start your tank. A lot of people leave
their knobs on and don’t realize when they do that, when they
open their tank gas comes out too fast and the tank will
automatically decrease the gas output. So you will not get the
optimal heat for your fire vise. I did not know that. So we’re
gonna leave the knobs in the off position, turn the tank on, and
then turn each knob on, one by one. OK? Another key thing we
wanna do, we gotta beautiful backyard here. This makeover’s
gorgeous. We wanna make sure that young children are not
running around the area. Good point. OK? Obviously, this is
heat. We don’t want some kid come over and touching it. So we
don’t wanna grill unattended if there’s children in the area.
Anyone trained on a grill, young adult and older adolescent,
could definitely cook. I know both my kids have been cooking
since they were 10. Yeh. It’s always great to have the kids
over and all of a sudden they wanna throw a burger on. Well
I’m gonna let you get to work here cause you gotta cook for
all of us and we appreciate you being here again. Thank you Jim.
Thanks Art. Top Notch is racing to the finish with this
fantastic backyard makeover. Our amazing partners have rocked
their deliveries and installs. And what about that race car?
Stay tuned for the big reveal. JET SOUNDS
Here come the Kyles. Family, friends, veterans
groups, even the mayor, they’ve all turned out. Gunny, it’s
time to reveal this Military Makeover. (Visitors clapping and
cheering.) Hey. Well look how pretty you look today. Follow
me, come on. Oh my gosh. Oh my gosh. I love it. Oh my gosh. I
love this carpet. Look at this, huh. Oh my gosh. Devin, take a
look at this grill. It’s so much better than the one I had. Jim,
from NexGrill provided the grill for you. Thank you. I know one
other thing that I really – it’s pretty damn important. Guys, why
don’t you come with me. Your beloved stock car has been
completely completely remodeled with decals and logos. Ralph
made this whole thing happen. I’m at a loss for words. I had
no idea. Well Gunny, another Military Makeover is in the
books. We did it. I claim victory. And you heard it,
Gunny said it, we did it. Thanks for joining us. Take a
veteran to lunch. Look after the troops. Today’s Military
Makeover is presented by Other World Computing. Upgrading the
world for over 25 years. MUSIC


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