NAHB Programs on HGTV & DIY This Week
NAHB-produced television shows for consumers on HGTV and DIY:
"I Want That" on HGTV
Episode: "Home Ice Cream Parlor"
• Oct. 26, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 27, 12:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 30, 12:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 30, 1:00 p.m. ET/PT
Serve up tasty frozen treats at home with a marble slab. A new type of deadbolt locks from the outside without a key. New recycled items for your home include doormats, trashcans and coasters.
"Dream Builders" on HGTV
Episode: "Craik-Patton House"
• Oct. 29, 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
See a home that looks like a century-old Victorian but is really a modern mix of art and architecture. An Oregon architect follows his instincts to design houses beyond imagination. Finally, visit a contemporary metalworker who turns pieces of iron into a stair railing of cat-tails, tadpoles and a dragonfly.
"Rock Solid" on DIY
Episode: "Fire Pit"
• Oct. 25, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 26, 1:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 30, 9:00 a.m. ET/PT
Derek and Dean 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 on site to ensure easy installation and a 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: "Geodesic Dome Home"
• Oct. 30, 2:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 30, 8:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 30, 11:30 p.m. ET/PT
One couple decides to build a geodesic dome home and enlists their family and friends to help put it together. The unique design is delivered as a precut and panelized kit that goes up with the guidance of a dome-raising expert. The dome structure also allows the family to make interior customizations to accommodate their personal lifestyle.
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.
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