NAHB-Produced Programs on HGTV and DIY
The NAHB Production Group produces weekly television shows on HGTV and DIY for consumers. The following is the latest lineup:
"Rock Solid" on DIY
Episode: "Fire Pit"
• July 12, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
• July 13, 1:00 a.m. ET/PT
• July 13, 9:00 a.m. ET/PT
• July 14, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
DIY's professsional stone-masons, Derek Stearns and Dean Marsico, build a stone fire pit with a crushed stone seating area in a backyard. They go to a local quarry to pick out a mixture of Connecticut green and New England fieldstone for the fire pit. They share tips on what stones to look for at the quarry and how to position and organize those stones onsite to ensure an easy installation and beautiful finished project. During the build, they explain ratio, mud mixing, chiseling and generally how to finesse the stone into place.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Backyard Prefab"
• July 16, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• July 17, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
• July 17, 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
In Sonoma County, Calif., Yvonne Mathieu and George Reed build a hooch shelter nestled high among the tree tops. And in Ojai, Calif., Leslie Davis and her family assemble their new T-House — a simple, open-air structure.
Specials on HGTV
"2007 International Builders' Show"
• Aug. 19, 5:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 21, 11:00 a.m. ET/PT
HGTV is on location with NAHB at the 2007 International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla. to give viewers an inside look at the latest innovations in building materials, techniques and styles.
"Hot Grills, Cool Patios"
• July 15, 5:00 p.m. ET/PT
HGTV takes viewers inside the 2007 Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Expo for a look at all the latest products and trends for the great outdoors — just in time for summer. Chi-Lan Lieu and John Sencio host.
"International Consumer Electronics Show 2007"
• Aug. 5, 5:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 9, 11:00 a.m. ET/PT
Get plugged in for a behind-the-scenes look at the newest, hottest electronic gadgets unveiled at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Our hosts take you right onto the convention center floor to test drive new MP3 players, check out home entertainment systems, play musical lamps and look at enormous LCD TVs.
"Outdoor Living Expo 2007"
• July 5, 11:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 24, 11:00 a.m. ET/PT
See the latest essentials in pool, spa and backyard living as HGTV scours the annual trade show and looks through the offerings of 800 companies to bring you the neatest new ways to splash, relax, steam and grill. The show tour features something for everyone who wants to maximize their outdoor lifestyle.
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 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.