NAHB-Produced Programs on DIY, Fine Living and HGTV
The NAHB Production Group produces weekly television shows on DIY, Fine Living and HGTV for consumers. The following is the latest lineup:
"Rock Solid" on DIY
Episode: "Granite Facade"
• Nov. 7, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
• Nov. 8, 1:00 a.m. ET/PT
• Nov. 10, 11:30 a.m. ET/PT
Dean and Derek, the stone guys, give a home a facelift with dramatic results. Using Weymouth granite and bluestone accents, they show how to 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 a simple decorative solution is all that's needed to make a home stand out from the rest.
"Assembly Required" on DIY
Episode: "Timber Frame Home"
• Oct. 29, 10:30 p.m. ET/PT
• Oct. 30, 2:30 a.m. ET/PT
The centuries-old craft of timber framing goes prefab when one couple in Michigan decides to build their dream home. A tour of the factory shows how all the pieces are cut and assembled and why these new homes are so energy efficient. A crew in Virginia uses new and traditional technology to raise a timber frame house.
"I Want That" on Fine Living
Episode: "Glass Kitchens, Fun Sinks, Designer Dining Tables"
• Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. ET/PT
See how glass is used in the kitchen to stunning effect in countertops, appliances and range hoods. A new garden shed is so nice, some people use it for a home office. Fun bathroom sinks have kids standing in line to wash up. Dine in style on a colorful translucent table or a table with a fire pit in the center.
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.