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: "Granite Facade"
• Aug. 30, 10:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 31, 2:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Aug. 31, 10:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Sept. 1, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
Hosts Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns give a home a facelift with dramatic results. Using Weymouth granite and bluestone accents, they transform a home’s staid façade into an inviting entryway. The stone veneer is applied in a unique pattern to complement the design of the house Sometimes all you need is a simple decorative solution to make a home stand out from the rest.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Operation Home Delivery — 51 Frames"
• Sept. 17, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Sept. 18, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m. ET/PT
After Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, hundreds of thousands were left homeless. How does the rest of the country help those in need? Habitat for Humanity volunteers from across the country gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to build enough walls for 51 homes. It's called Operation Home Delivery. One of those homes is going to the Carrington family in Louisiana.
"I Want That" on Fine Living
Episode: "Instant Metallic Finishes, Funky Fans, Wonderful Water Closets"
• Aug. 30, 8:30 a.m. ET/PT
A new metal laminate lets you add metallic finishes such as stainless steel and copper to your old appliances. See the latest innovations in creating a breeze with unusual fans. Trick out your bathroom with the latest in toilet technology — including a fully automated model.
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.