NAHB-Produced Programs on DIY, Fine Living and HGTV
The NAHB Production Group produces weekly television shows on DIY, Fine Living and HGTV for consumers. The following is the latest lineup:
"Rock Solid" on DIY
Episode: "Chicago Brick Front Entrance"
• Nov. 14, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Nov. 15, 1:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
Hosts Dean and Derek install reclaimed old Chicago brick on the front steps and landing of a Spanish style house in Orlando. Using a newly introduced product, Euro Grout, they turn a time-consuming process into a time saver. This flexible, trouble-free process makes any stone or brick installation effortless.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Post and Beam Challenges"
• Nov. 12, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Nov. 13, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
In this, the first of two episodes, a New England crew battles the elements while erecting a post and beam kit, one family decides if prefab is the way to go for their Vermont home and builders who specialize in post and beam construction explain how they overcome challenges to stay on schedule.
"I Want That" on Fine Living
Episode: "Artistic Cabinet Pulls, Great Sinks, Baby Spoons"
• Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
It's easy to add some style to cabinets with artistic knobs. Next, discover some of the latest advances in alarm-clock technology that feature new ways to wake you up. Then, see a kitchen sink that makes cleaning large pots less of a chore, plus a cute new infant spoon that promises to make meal-time fun for babies.
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.
Free NAHB Kit Gives Builders Back-to-Basics Tips in Navigate the Slowdown
What was once expected to be a relatively mild housing slump following three years of record new home construction and sales has given way to a significant downturn.
To help members navigate the uncharted waters of this slowdown, NAHB has compiled a comprehensive “Back to Basics” online toolkit — the best of the basics, the tried and true and the truly new. To access the toolkit, click here.
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.
For assistance, call the NAHB Member Service Center at 800-368-5242.