49 - HGTV Celebrity Designer Chip Wade's Tips for Fall Home Maintenance
Any homeowner knows that maintaining, improving and protecting your home is a year-round project that can bring stress and uncertainty. In fact, according to a new survey by Liberty Mutual Insurance, more than half of Americans are worried that an unexpected issue will arise in their house, and even planned home improvement projects bring lots of concerns.
In this interactive and visual segment, follow celebrity designer and contractor Chip Wade on a tour through his beautiful Atlanta home while learning how he’s used smart technology around the house to alleviate worries, and maintenance steps to take now to avoid bigger problems.
Whether you are tackling a big project or making small upgrades, there are certain tasks that are best completed by the fall, before the colder, rainier months set in.
About Chip Wade
Atlanta native Chip Wade has building in his blood. Coming from a long line of experienced carpenters and woodcraftsmen, Chip began working with his father at an early age – and over the years developed an interest in carpentry, landscaping and renovation. Chip transitioned into media in 2007, lending his carpentry skills to the Atlanta team of HGTV’s Designed to Sell. Since then Chiphas appeared on HGTV’s Curb Appeal: The Block, HGTV’s Showdown, HGTV’s Design Star, HGTV’s Ellen’s Design Challenge, Oprah, and CNN. As the host, designer and contractor on his upcoming series, Elbow Room, Chip is there from concept through construction to show HGTV and DIY viewers how to customize their spaces and transform houses into homes that perfectly suit their lifestyle