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Dolores Catania Clarifies How Long Her House Renovation Actually Took
After a frustrating renovation process, The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member revealed how much time it took to finish her home upgrades.
On this season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Dolores Catania has been frustrated (to say the least) about her ex-husband Frank Catania's delayed progress on her home renovation.
"I'm furious with Frank that he couldn't get it together to finish the house on the move-in date we all agreed upon," Dolores said on the show's February 1 episode, explaining that she wanted the home completed by the time their son, Frankie, graduated from college and their daughter, Gabrielle, graduated from veterinary school. Later, she added, "Frank's priorities are a little off at this moment because he has a new girlfriend in Texas."
At the time, Dolores and Frank were nine months into the renovation process, and it seems it took a few more months to finish the home. On the February 22 episode of Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, the titular host shared that the renovation "took a full year to complete," which Dolores told fellow guest Michael Rapaport was "so frustrating." During a game based on the renovation timeline, Dolores also shared that the house "isn't totally done."
While Dolores was waiting for the home to be completed, she was living in a rental townhouse. As you can see in the exclusive Bravo Insider video above, the gorgeous home has its own elevator, a "bright and light" kitchen, and a "serene" sitting room. Although the townhouse was supposed to be a temporary arrangement, on the February 8 episode of RHONJ, Dolores admitted with a laugh, "I don't want to go back to my house."
Watch the video above for a full tour of Dolores' beautiful townhouse!
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