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TrustedPros January 27, 2014: HGTV's Too-Great Expectations

HGTV's Too-Great Expectations


How HGTV's home improvement shows create unrealistic expectations for homeowners.

We've all seen it. Turn on HGTV, and before long you'll run across a family in distress after a home improvement project gone wrong. They've apparently been wronged at the hands of an "evil" contractor who took their money and ran, leaving behind a half-finished master bath or floor tile that began to come up the moment they began walking on it.