NAHB-Produced Programs on HGTV and DIY This Week
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: "Schoolyard Bird Sanctuary"
• May 17, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
• May 18, 1:00 a.m. ET/PT
• May 18, 9:00 a.m. ET/PT
• May 19, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
DIY's stone-masons, Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns, pitch in to transform an elementary school lot into a bird sanctuary that includes a circular walkway and a sensory garden. They use high-end Copthorne pavers for the walkway and recycled cobblestones from the streets of Boston for the borders. With school kids helping out, Dean and Derek give something back to their community.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Post and Beam Challenges"
• May 14, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• May 15, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
• May 15, 10:30 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.
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.