Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) January 19, 2008
"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (tune in Sundays 8/7c on ABC) is filming on site at the Martinez Family home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The project is going as planned with the entire demolition and reconstruction set to be completed within one week!
On Day Three Ty, the design team, and the Atreus team of builders had their work cut out for them with the absolute necessity of covering the recently completed framing with drywall. Walls were definitely the name of the game for Day Three, but by the end of the day…there were walls!
Visitors to the site keep the teams spirits high. The community's involvement is always a big part of the show and Albuquerque is no exception. To keep up the morale of the crew and the volunteers alike Rusty Wallace, NASCAR legend, is visiting the site on Day 4 in the Atreus No. 66 Dodge! His involvement with the lead home builder has left him interested in the project and its progress. Visitors are welcome to come meet and talk to Rusty!
For up to date photos of construction progress on site visit: http://extremeatreus.com or drop by in person 24/7 to see just exactly what's going on!
Tentative Day Four Construction Schedule:
- Work on New Mexico's first Extreme Makeover house moves inside Saturday, as trim workers, cabinets and other specialty trades begin to work their magic.
- Legendary NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace is scheduled to visit the site today to watch the project and visit with volunteers and workers helping to build the Martinez family house and help their ministry. Media wishing to interview Wallace should contact Darren Drevik in advance of his scheduled arrival at 3pm Saturday.
Spectators are encouraged to visit the site during the build and cheer on the builders and design team. Spectators should park at the Fairgrounds parking lot (pick up a free-parking ticket across the street) and a shuttle service will take them to the set. The shuttle service will run from 7am to 7pm starting Thursday. Be aware there will be temporary rest rooms, but no food or water will be available on site.
ABOUT EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition has won back-to-back Emmy Awards as the Best Reality Program (non-competitive), the Peoples' Choice Award for Favorite Reality Show/Makeover, The Family Television Award for Best Alternative/Reality Program and is in its fifth season on ABC. The program is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. Denise Cramsey is the executive producer and David Goldberg is the president of Endemol USA. Tune in Sundays 8/7c on ABC.
ABOUT ATREUS HOMES & COMMUNITIES
Atreus Homes & Communities, formerly HomeLife Communities, is a third-generation family-run homebuilder headquartered in Atlanta that is currently selling new homes in more than 100 neighborhoods nationwide. The company currently builds in Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte, Phoenix and Albuquerque, with prices ranging from townhomes in $80's to detached homes from the $120's to high $200's. The company is the only homebuilder to offer the Customer Satisfaction PlusTM buyback guarantee on every home it builds. For more information on Atreus Homes, visit http://www.AtreusHomes.com.
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Jonathan.Hogan @ abc.com
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