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HGTV & DIY Network Designers and Contractors

HGTV & DIY Network Designers and Contractors

HGTV, DIY Network, TLC and many other cable channels keep pumping out the next design stars, real estate mavens and building experts. Here are our favorites.

A House Blogger Puts the Real Back in “Reality” on HGTV’s House Hunters

A House Blogger Puts the Real Back in “Reality” on HGTV’s House Hunters

We get swept up in the drama of reality shows which are anything but real and for many of us we take the skepticism of what might not be “real” and tuck it away so we can revel in the joy of a good story that might not be totally […]

Chainsaws and Flooring: C&H Heads to NC for Husqvarna and Shaw Floors Events

Chainsaws and Flooring: C&H Heads to NC for Husqvarna and Shaw Floors Events

This week we’re covering two great events that we didn’t want to miss this week. I’m spending two days at the Husqvarna Research and Development facility in Charlotte, NC, learning about their latest products and testing chainsaws, trimmers, blowers and mowers. Katy is just down the road in Asheville, NC […]

All American Handyman Casting Call

All American Handyman Casting Call

Doesn’t look like Peter Wong will wear the All American Handyman crown for long as HGTV is already putting out a casting call for the second production of All American Handyman. Do you have what it takes to become the next All American Handyman? HGTV is seeking charismatic, energetic, non-professional […]

Peter Wong is the HGTV All American Handyman

Peter Wong is the HGTV All American Handyman

Congratulations to Peter Wong who has won the title of All American Handyman on HGTV. We’ve been watching this show closely and although we may be critical at times we feel it’s going to catch on and each episode improved. We interviewed Andrew Kowalyshyn who made the top six but […]

HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

You can go behind the scenes on the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway on HGTV Pro. Check out photos and video of the home that is currently being built near Stowe, Vermont. They are calling it “rustic meets modern”. They’ve been building all summer and its fun to check out their […]

HGTV All American Handyman Shuts the Door on Latest Competitor

HGTV All American Handyman Shuts the Door on Latest Competitor

HGTV’s All American Handyman made three cuts last week and now have their top five competitors, one of which will wear the crown of All-American Handyman. We caught up with the last Handyman voted off the show, Andrew Kowalyshyn. He made the top six but his door hanging abilities, or […]

An Urban Oasis Giveaway from HGTV

An Urban Oasis Giveaway from HGTV

Living in New York City is amazing but unless you’ve got the big bucks you’re typically relegated to less than desirable apartments. But if you win this Urban Oasis from HGTV you can live like a King or Queen. A new, contemporary residence with sweeping vistas of the New York […]

All American Handyman on HGTV

All American Handyman on HGTV

Tryouts are over and HGTV has selected 20 finalists to be their new show All American Handyman. 20 Americans from across the country have nailed the chance to be crowned the “handiest of them all” in the new HGTV series, All American Handyman, hosted by the talented Molly Culver. The […]

Blog Cabin on DIY Network

Blog Cabin on DIY Network

Blog cabin seems to be one of the most popular shows on the DIY Network and we receive a lot of inquiries from our community looking for more information about the show. Here’s the premise of Blog Cabin according to the DIY Network: Blog Cabin is the groundbreaking multimedia experience […]

Video Interview with HGTV Designer Libby Langdon

Video Interview with HGTV Designer Libby Langdon

Last week I had the opportunity to do an interview with HGTV designer Libby Langdon and home tech specialist David Gregg. I called in and could watch them answer my questions via a live feed on my computer. There was a slight delay but otherwise it was kinda cool. They […]

A Note about Home Buying Vision: Buying a Ruin in Italy

A Note about Home Buying Vision: Buying a Ruin in Italy

I thought my sister Michelle was crazy when she forked over her hard-earned savings for a pile of rubble in southern Italy. No, she wasn’t purchasing the property for its potential value as an archaeological dig site. This was going to be her vacation home, the place she spends summers […]

All American Handyman Tryouts at HGTV

All American Handyman Tryouts at HGTV

UPDATE HGTV has selected the top 20 All American Handyman and the show can be seen Sunday evenings at 9EST. All American Handyman Premieres on HGTV We’ve got an exclusive interview with Andrew Kowalyshyn, the last competitor to get the boot from the judges. HGTV Shuts the Door on All […]

Is Tool Time Back on the Air?

Is Tool Time Back on the Air?

So it’s a fictional show on a sitcom but the concept of Tool Time, which was slightly modified from This Old House, was always entertaining as Tim fumbled his way through home improvement projects with his “Norm” not far to save the day. The addition of Pam Anderson as the […]

Top 10 Christmas Towns

Top 10 Christmas Towns

We spent a great Christmas with family in Tucson, AZ and had the pleasure of visiting the Winterhaven Festival of Lights which has been illuminating Christmas in Tucson since 1949. The neighborhood is a unique blend of ranch style homes and the streets are lined with enormous allepo pines. This […]

New York City Welcomes This Old House

New York City Welcomes This Old House

You have until July 4th to submit your home to This Old House for consideration as the next TV house project to start filming in August and to air early 2009. The TV crew is hoping to find a dynamic family with a great old house in need of help, […]

Paint it Pretty!

Paint it Pretty!

It’s true. Changing the appearance of a space can be cost-effective. Don’t worry if new furnishings aren’t in the budget. A little paint will go a long way. Re-do those dull white or beige walls with a new shade that will add warmth or vibrancy. Not sure about choosing a […]

The Anti-DIY Duo

The Anti-DIY Duo

The backlash to the home decoration/renovation tv shows has begun and is being led by one of the leaders in this show category, HGTV. This network will launch two Canadian shows hosted by Colin McAllister and Justin Ryan called, How Not to Decorate and Home Heist. If these shows prove […]