NAHB-Produced Programs on DIY, Fine Living and HGTV
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: "Outdoor Shower"
• Aug. 9, 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 10, 1:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 10, 9:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 12, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
The stone guys, Dean and Derek, travel to Cape Cod, Mass. to create a distinctive outdoor shower with the help of guest expert Joe DiMare. Outdoor showers are an increasingly popular way to add style to the home and backyard. This one is created with easy-to-install river-rock tiles and glass blocks.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
• Aug. 13, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 14, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 14, 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
Joel Egan and Robert Humble aren't your average architects, and they have a wild idea for their latest project. They want to turn two 40-foot shipping containers into a modern, eco-friendly home. The crew constructs the home out of two metal boxes, then tries to maneuver 80-feet of prefabricated steel down a muddy goat trail in the rainy state of Washington.
"I Want That" on Fine Living
Episode: "Jeweled Glass Sink, Photo Tile Murals, Disposable Camcorder"
• Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 9, 6:30 a.m. ET/PT
Dress up your bathroom with a 29-carat diamond-encrusted sink. New tiles can be imprinted with your photos or artwork for custom murals. A one-time-use camcorder holds up to 20 minutes of video. Luxurious tiles feature real mother-of-pearl coatings. Plus, listen to your favorite tunes while doing the backstroke with a waterproof MP3 player.
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.
"International Consumer Electronics Show 2007"
• 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"
• 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.