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: "Concrete Vanity"
• Oct. 3, 9:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 3, 1:30 a.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 7, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
Hosts Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns and expert Dan Gobillot create a high-end concrete vanity top with decorative glass accents.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Modular Home — Prefab Options"
• Oct. 1, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 2, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
In this episode, two families realize just how fantastic custom prefab homes can be. Watch as the Papadapoulos family considers prefab home options for their Virginia vineyard. Also, meet the Surratt family, who used prefab technology to create a one-of-a kind modular home. Tour their home and find out the many upgrades that are available to modular home buyers.
"I Want That" on Fine Living
Episode: "Creative Computer Accessories, Urban Art, Flashy Clothes"
• Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
If you're tired of your computer accessories looking the same as everyone else's, check out some fun new takes on the USB drive. Next, art inspired by city streets and traffic will inject an urban feel into your home decor. Finally, LED lights aren't just functional anymore, now they can add a little tech fun to your wardrobe.
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.
Free NAHB Kit Gives Builders Back-to-Basics Tips in Navigate the Slowdown
What was once expected to be a relatively mild housing slump following three years of record new home construction and sales has given way to a significant downturn.
To help members navigate the uncharted waters of this slowdown, NAHB has compiled a comprehensive “Back to Basics” online toolkit — the best of the basics, the tried and true and the truly new. To access the toolkit, click here.
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.
For assistance, call the NAHB Member Service Center at 800-368-5242.