NAHB-Produced Programs on HGTV & DIY This Week
The NAHB Production Group produces three weekly television shows on HGTV and DIY for consumers. The following is the latest lineup:
"I Want That" on HGTV
Episode: "Pet Spa"
• Dec. 22, 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Dec. 23, 3:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Dec. 24, 2:00 p.m. ET/PT
Pamper your pets with a relaxing, massaging jet spa and then take them out on the town in their stylish eyewear. Check out a hot new way to pop your popcorn and a better way to build the perfect burger. Plus, cardboard box speakers, glass flooring and a year-round indoor herb garden.
"Rock Solid" on DIY
Episode: "Slate Floor"
• Dec. 21, 5:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Dec. 24, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
The stone guys, Derek Stearns and Dean Marsico, take advantage of the slate expertise of expert Tom Nigro from Capitol Tile and Marble in Rockville, Md. to create a one-of-a-kind slate floor in a Washington metropolitan area home. They give insider tips on varying color schemes and tile size to create a finished project that uses this old-fashioned product in a distinctly modern way. Dean and Derek go inside Tom's shop to find out what's selling, ways to vary the project and, most importantly, how to maintain a slate floor so it lasts for a hundred years.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Yurt Home"
• Dec. 20, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Dec. 21, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Dec. 24, noon ET/PT
• Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m. ET/PT
Seattle residents, Marian and Betsy, design and build a prefab yurt weekend retreat on Whidbey Island. Check out the factory in Oregon, where a team of experts precut, stain and insulate the couple's kit to be ready for assembly. Follow the twists and turns as Marian, Betsy and several of their friends build their yurt in only a week's time. Also, tour a finished yurt home to find out how it all came together.
HGTV Seeking ‘Dream Home’ Builder/Architect Teams
HGTV is seeking developers, builders and architects to create the 2008 and 2009 dream homes for the network’s Dream Home Sweepstakes. To learn more, click here.
About the NAHB Production Group
The NAHB Production Group is a full-service, self-contained, media production unit creating programming for cable television, broadcast television, non-profit, museum and corporate clients. Productions range from magazine format shows for general audiences to museum-installation videos for specialized use.
The production group includes award winning journalists, writers and photographers with experience in broadcast, documentary and corporate television.
NAHB Kit Gives Builders Back-to-Basics Tips in Cooling Market
With the current cooling of the nation’s housing market expected to persist into the middle of next year, NAHB has developed a comprehensive online toolkit geared to providing association members with information that will help them prosper in today’s changing business environment.
To access the “Back to Basics” toolkit, you must be an NAHB member and have a login to www.nahb.org. To create a login, go to www.nahb.org/login or click on the log-in button on the main menu bar of the NAHB Web site.
For assistance, call the NAHB Member Service Center at 800-368-5242.