Meet Candis and Andy Meredith, Couple from Magnolia Network Controversy

  • Candis and Andy Meredith make up the heartbeat of the “Home Work” controversy.
  • Since 2013, the Utah couple has been renovating their homes together.
  • After homeowners claimed they had ruined their homes, Chip and Joanna Gaines pulled their show from Magnolia Network.

Andy and Candis Meredith have become household names in recent days, though they were already on their way to fame before they were embroiled in a reality television scandal.

Andy and Candis currently live in Utah, in a school that covers 20,000 square feet, which they renovated with their seven children. They documented the project for Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Network. “Home Work.”

But “Home Work”It was removed from the network’s programming just days after the cable launch of January 5, when homeowners who appeared on the series said that the Merediths had ruined their homes. The Merediths refute the claims but the show is currently unavailable for viewing due to the network’s internal investigation.

Despite their renewed popularity, the Merediths are still very popular in the home-improvement world. 

Candis and Andy Meredith work in the home since years.

According to The Merediths, the couple began working as a team on renovation projects after they got married in 2013. People. The couple document their projects via social media. They mainly focus on renovating older homes. As the publication reported

After Candis and Andy appeared in a limited HGTV show, their popularity grew in interior-design. “Old Home Love,”They renovated an 1890 house in 2015 and it was sold. According to the HGTV website

Andy and Candis Meredith pose on the Shortys red carpet in 2018.

They have been renovating their homes together since 2013.

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They also created the Facebook show. “Win This House”According to the, they renovated a house that viewers could win in 2017. Show more. The winner also received $50,000

The Merediths also renovated their home in 2018 The Bucket List Family. They have over 2,000,000 Instagram followers.

They captured the family’s renovation of their Hawaii bungalow in photographs. YouTube series titled Traveling home.

In 2019, the Merediths began filming a Magnolia Network show.

Joanna Gaines and Chip Gaines have announced that Magnolia Network will be launched in 2019, with a full slate of original shows. According to a Discovery+ Press Release.

According to PeopleIn 2018, the Merediths began discussing the possibility for a new Magnolia Network program. According to the publication, the Merediths were planning to renovate their schoolhouse of 20,000 square feet. 

Joanna Gaines

The Merediths started filming “Home Work”After discussions with Magnolia Network, in 2019,

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It was a great show. “Home Work,”They transformed the school into a home for their families and renovated local homes in Utah. People reports that the Merediths were able to find homeowners and began renovations in 2019. 

After delays caused by COVID-19 on Magnolia Network’s launch on January 5, 2022 the cable premiere was set for the show.

Clients of ‘Home Work” claimed that Candis and Andy Meredith had destroyed their homes 

Aubry Bennion and Teisha and Jeff Hawley and Vienna and Rob Goates spoke out about their respective experiences. “Home Work”As Insider previously reported, you can experience the last week’s Instagram experience.

Utah homeowners claimed that the Merediths spent tens to thousands more than they budgeted on their renovations. Makeovers that should have taken weeks turned into months. Bennion claimed that she was forced to pay thousands of dollars to repair the damages caused by Merediths’ renovation of her home.

Insider was told by the homeowners that they tried to reach Magnolia Network for help but were unsuccessful. “brushed off”As the Goateses said it.

“I want Magnolia to be accountable,”Insider was informed by Bennion. “It’s mind-blowing to me that they would put Magnolia’s name and reputation on the line or that they would allow these people to represent them without any sort of oversight or mentoring.”

“People with ‘celebrity’ status can’t have power over others just because they feel like they can,”Hawley agreed, adding that “the Magnolia name (as well as Chip and Jo’s)”These were their gifts “a sense of safety and security”Working with the Merediths.

Magnolia Network president Allison Page confirmed to Insider Friday that the network was pulling. “Home Work”It removed the Merediths’ names from its list and said that it was looking into the claims.

“Magnolia Network is aware that certain homeowners have expressed concerns about renovation projects undertaken by Candis and Andy Meredith,”Page’s statement. “Within the last day, we have learned additional information about the scope of these issues, and we have decided to remove ‘Home Work’ from the Magnolia Network line up pending a review of the claims that have been made.”

The Merediths deny the allegations

Andy and Candis Merededith denied the homeowner’s allegations against them in a statement that they made to Insider on Wednesday. Instagram sharedThis series consists of eight posts.

Candis and Andy acknowledged in their statement that renovations on the show took longer than expected. However, they considered the delays to be a normal part of the construction industry.

Insider also learned that the couple were hired to be consultants for these projects while local licensed general contractors completed the actual work. Andy said that meant he and Candis acted as the go-between for clients and the contractors, so they took the brunt of people’s frustrations when issues came up — even if they couldn’t control things like contractors’ schedules.

“I think a lot of the anger and the hurt was focused on us personally because we were the ones in the middle trying to make everybody happy,”Andy said.

Andy and Candis shared this post (@andyandcandis).

Merediths stated that they believed all issues that were raised during renovations had been resolved. They also found the public statements of their clients shocking.

“Although we acknowledge how difficult things have been for homeowners, we have always been available to discuss, and we would’ve been more than open to hearing how they were feeling to come to some kind of agreement,”Candis. “We were always willing to try to make something better for them. And ultimately we genuinely just wanted them to love their homes.”

Andy “it’s obvious”They were made to answer charges. “prepared and launched at us at a time to hurt us the most personally and not in a way to fix or to address the actual issues,”Adding that they were intended “to take us down.”

Get in touch with Insider to learn more about Candis Meredith and Andy. “Home Work,” email [email protected]

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