Our Family Company
In 1996, Don Vandervort—then an author of many DIY home improvement books—started HomeTips in a tree house office. Now
Books & Magazines
Don Vandervort wrote his first home improvement book in the early 1970s. Since then, Don and HomeTips have authored, edited, or produced more than 30 books, including The Home Problem Solver (Perseus Books), Home Magazine’s How Your House Works (Ballantine/Random House) and This Old House Complete Remodeling (Sunset).
Don and the HomeTips team are available to write and fully produce books for custom clients. Contact us!
Nationally recognized as a home improvement authority, Don was segment host on the Telly-award-winning HGTV show “The Fix” for three seasons.
Don has been featured as a home-improvement expert on Dan Rather’s 48 Hours (CBS News), many segments of ABC Television’s HOME show, and the HGTV shows “Help at Home” and “Working from Home.”
If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor or development partner for television or video programming, please contact us!
Spokesperson & Custom Content
Don Vandervort was the home improvement guru on MSN.com for several years and has worked as a spokesperson for Proctor & Gamble and American Standard.
We have fun too!
We’ve enjoyed hanging out with other experts in our industry, such as Vanilla Ice, Ty Pennington, Bob Vila, and Ask The Builder’s Tim Carter.
The HomeTips crew has had many great, meaningful times building Habitat for Humanity houses in the Mississippi Delta.
V.P. Christian Vandervort is also a recreational pilot and accomplished photographer, with experience in travel photography and 360º Panoramic virtual tours.