It's time for a living space transformation!

WCIU, The U and hosts Rob North and Monica Pedersen are back for another 'Home With U' special to help get your digs ready for the fall! This hour-long broadcast will feature pro-tips on everything from painting to gutter control to repurposing, while also shedding light on family-friendly DIY tricks to transform your home from a Halloween scare to a Thanksgiving delight!

Catch two encore presentations of 'Home with U' Sunday, October 8 and Sunday October 15 at 2 PM on The U Too.

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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.
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    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.