ABOUT 

About Mina & Karen

Karen E Laine (Mom) and Mina Starsiak Hawk (Daughter) are the co-founders of Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc. They began rehabbing homes in 2007 when Mina bought a house that needed a lot of love. She had just graduated from Indiana University. All her friends had grown up jobs, and with a need to also feel like a grown up she purchased her first home with the help of her mom, Karen. The two were not only able to renovate the house but also discovered a passion for home renovation. They were bitten by the renovation bug and Two Chicks and a Hammer was born. Mina and Karen would work on 2-3 houses a year when they had downtime between their day jobs as a lawyer and waitress.

About  Two Chicks

Two Chicks and a Hammer now focuses on renovating homes in Fountain Square, Bates Hendricks, and the surrounding areas. Throughout their work in Indianapolis, Two Chicks and a Hammer found that they could do well by doing good in their neighborhood! This drives the business and mission statement for Two Chicks and a Hammer, to 'Revitalize Indianapolis One Property at a Time'.

 

In 2014, the company was found by High Noon Entertainment, who filmed a pilot for HGTV. The pilot aired in May 2015 under the name “Two Chicks and a Hammer” on HGTV. In July of 2015, we began filming the first season of the show now known as “Good Bones”.

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With Karen retiring from the business in 2019, Mina now works on renovating homes full time and is able to complete around 14 houses a year! They are now in the process of filming the fifth season of Good Bones which will be on HGTV in early 2020.

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P.O. BOX 

33130 INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46203