WCIU, The U and home improvement stars Rob North and Monica Pedersen are back with encore broadcasts of Home With U, airing Saturday, April 14 and Saturday, April 21 at 11:00AM on The U Too and Saturday, April 28 at 10AM on The U.

Designed to assist Chicago property owners in sprucing up their homes with the help of experts, the program includes a slate of local business owners ready to tackle topics such as home remodeling, window treatments, custom furniture pieces and high-end appliance shopping.

The U: April 28 at 10AM

The U Too: April 14 & 21 at 11:00AM

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  • Monica Pedersen

    Monica Pedersen is a successful designer and television host with an obsession for eye-catching textiles and beautiful fabrics. A former host on HGTV’s ‘Designed to Sell,’ Monica has appeared on several of the network’s programs, including ‘Bang for Your Buck’ as a design critic for home renovations and as co-host of the 2012 HGTV Dream Home Giveaway. A trusted expert for homeowners looking to maximize meager budgets while adding creative flare to their space, Monica has gained attention from national programs such as ‘Live with Regis and Kelly’ and ‘The Today Show.’ In addition to her work on television, Pedersen also released her first book, titled Make It Beautiful: Designs and Ideas for Entertaining at Home.
  • Reena Calm

    Rob North

    Rob North is a Journeyman Carpenter best known for his seven-season run as host of HGTV’s ‘Designed to Sell.’ A Chicago native and US Marine veteran, Rob grew up the south side of the city and graduated from Percy Julian High School. As a master craftsman, Rob’s passion for working with his hands has ultimately lead to a successful transition into TV, where his projects center on budget-friendly do-it-yourself home repairs and improvements. Most recently, he signed on as co-host of The CW’s ‘SAVE our SHELTER,’ where he works to renovate struggling animal shelters across the United States and Canada. Rob has served as a spokesman for Craftsman Tools for the past six years.