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APPLY to be on Tough Love with Hilary Farr!

Have you recently had a major life event that has affected your living situation? Do you need help in making your home function more efficiently for your family?

HGTV’s hit show Tough Love with Hilary Farr wants to help you change your life for the better!


  • Must currently own a home in the greater Raleigh/Durham area
  • Are currently in need of design and construction help
  • Have a minimum reno and design budget of $100,000
  • Have 2-3 substantial living spaces in need of renovation (kitchens, bathrooms, main bedrooms, shared living areas)
  • Looking for energetic, outgoing homeowners who are ready to participate in the process on camera

Let’s get started with some information.

    Your Full Name: (Required)

    Contact Phone (Required)

    Your Email (required)

    You home's address (Required)

    When was the home purchased? How old is your home? (Required)

    Names and ages of family that will be living in the home? (Required)

    What rooms would you like renovated? Why? (required)

    What is the budget you have set aside for renovations & design? (required)

    What interesting or challenging things have happened to your family recently to make this renovation project more urgent?

    Were there any recent unexpected changes or impending long needed changes in your life that will require your home to function in a different way? (blended family, new addition to the family, health changes, or others)

    Why do you think you need Hilary's "Tough Love?"

    Please attach 1 family photo, 1 exterior photo of the front of your home. 3-4 interior photos of the spaces you would like help with. If you have any issues with uploading photos you can also email them to Please keep each photo below 2MB.

    All that's left is to double-check your information, and hit submit! Thanks!