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: "Mosaic Tile: Elvis Lives!"
• Aug. 16, 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 17, 2:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 17, 10:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 18, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
Stone masons and hosts Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns turn an average pool into an Elvis pool with this do-it-yourself mosaic tile made from natural stone.
"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: "Making Music, Solar Backpack, Pet Products"
• Aug. 16, 8:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 16, 6:30 a.m. ET/PT
Home studio musicians won't be able to wait to get their hands on a new guitar that streamlines music directly into a computer through a USB connection. For gadget gurus on-the-go, a new solar panel backpack lets you charge small electronic devices wherever you roam. A new take on the traditional pet crate will have you saying goodbye to those bulky crates that don't fit your home decor. Plus, when Fido is roaming free in your house, a new cord covering will help deter him from chewing on electrical cords.
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.
"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.