TV Host and DIY Star Shares Innovative and Affordable Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Winter
Fall is the perfect time for homeowners to tackle all those home improvement projects, getting ready for winter or the holidays. Before the weather changes, there’s still time to assess, repair and make upgrades to your home. In fact, creating a beautiful and comfortable living space has become a national obsession while sheltering in place, according to Chip Wade, the Emmy-winning host of Elbow Room, Curb Appeal: The Block and several other HGTV shows, which are fan favorites. Just in time to start those much-needed renovations and repairs, this HGTV Original is available to show your viewers some affordable DIY improvement ideas and products to create or upgrade their home.
You don’t want to be stuck inside all winter looking at unsightly walls, whether it’s a hole from moving furniture or doorknob damage. I recently found the new DAP Eclipse Rapid Wall Repair Patch. It will change the way you look at repairing walls. DAP Eclipse is a specially-formulated, all-in-one drywall repair solution that requires no spackling, sanding or additional tools for a completely mess-free repair – simply patch the damage and it’s ready to paint immediately, allowing projects to be finished in minutes.  It can even withstand repeated impact, such as from a doorknob, which is an important feature for a smooth and long-lasting repair. DAP Eclipse can be found at The Home Depot–available in 2-inch, 4-inch and 6-inch sizes or check out Eclipse at

One of my favorite stores is Batteries Plus Bulbs, because every time I visit I get so many great ideas and see so many unique home products. My new favorite is the Batteries Plus Bulbs’ Smart Home collection. It’s made up of Wi-Fi connected products that can amp up your home’s style, increase security and make your life easier. The product line includes color changing strip lights and bulbs, smart plugs, a video doorbell, cameras and more. You can purchase the products at your local Batteries Plus Bulbs store or on