Keefe Family Military Makeover – Episode 3

Military Makeover for 1st Lt. Robert Keefe, Jr. and Family

There are families across this country that look just like any other in America, but there is something different. In each case, there is a loved one who has made the commitment to defend the United States of America. Join R. Lee Ermey and a battalion of good folks from around the country in a project to change the lives of one more military family. Meet Bianca and Robert Keefe, and their three children. Marine 1st Lt. Robert Keefe’s Humvee hit an Improvised Explosive Device during deployment, causing severe spine injuries and rendering him unable to continue military service. Designing

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Transforming A Room On A Budget

Bringing that personalized touch of design to the Keefe home.

To bring that personalized touch of design to the Keefe home, Military Makeover brought in David Cipperman, Creative Director at Croscill Home, a long established name in traditional bedding and fashion bath collections. After surveying the home, David explains to Art, “We are going into the areas that are our specialty; the master bedroom, the bathroom and the living room. It’s one thing to go in and spend a fortune on new towels, drapes, pillows or bedding, but my goal is to show the viewers of Designing Spaces that it can be done without spending a fortune, and you can

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Implementing The Growing Technology Of Home Security

Innovations in Security for Today’s Homeowners

They have over 26 years in the home and commercial security business, and are always adopting new technology for better systems. Michael gives a guided tour of what Protection 1 has done for the Robert Keefe home. The system is wireless and cellular, has image motion sensors, door locks, video cameras and installed is a sleek color touchscreen keypad to control their security system. Your smart phone acts like a remote control for the entire house! With our home security app, Bianca can check up on the kids as they arrive home from school, or the family can check in

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Educating Veterans on the Benefits of VA Loans

Find a lender specializing in VA loans.

Whenever a veteran is looking to re-finance or purchase a new home, there are a lot of home mortgage products available. Finding the right lender who specializes in VA home loans can make all the difference. To find out more about VA home loan lending, Art Edmonds sits down with Geno McEwen from North American Savings Bank, who served 4 and a half years in the US Marine Corp. Geno explains the difference between a VA loan and other loan programs. Art and Geno discuss several important aspects of buying a home, including advice to help a home buyer have

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Organizing the Garage

A Garage Makeover for Robert Keefe and Family

Joining forces with Military Makeover is Karl Champley, Home Improvement Expert, and Official Gladiator Brand Spokesperson. The mission: A garage makeover for the Keefe family. The garage is one of the most over-looked spaces in your home, yet has the potential to be a major hub for all kinds of activity that happens in a household. Karl explains to Art that homeowners purpose their garage in two different ways; a place for the cars, with storage space on the walls and surround, or they convert it into a workshop or recreational area. Whichever way you go, there are Gladiator storage

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Keefe Family Military Makeover – Episode 2

Military Makeover for 1st Lt. Robert Keefe, Jr. and Family

There are families across this country that look just like any other in America, but there is something different. In each case, there is a loved one who has made the commitment to defend the United States of America. Join R. Lee Ermey and a battalion of good folks from around the country in a project to change the lives of one more military family. Meet Bianca and Robert Keefe, and their three children. Marine 1st Lt. Robert Keefe’s Humvee hit an Improvised Explosive Device during deployment, causing severe spine injuries and rendering him unable to continue military service. Designing

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Creating Curb Appeal with Amarr Garage Doors

Selecting a new garage door that is right for you.

Curb Appeal with Amarr Garage Doors As part of our Military Makeover, Robert Keefe and his family are getting a brand new garage door! Joining Art Edmonds is Greg Ferris, South Region Sales Manager for Entrematic, to teach us about garage doors. Greg points out how newer designs have several attributes beyond improving the exterior appearance of a house. Safety and quality has improved over the years, so a new door will provide those added benefits, such as working better as part of a home’s energy envelope. It’s important for a homeowner to look at the options that fit their

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Discussing Life Insurance For Military Families

Term Life Insurance for Military Families

Military Makeover is once again joined by the Military Benefit Association to review the kinds of ops a Military Family should engage in for the security provided by life insurance. Art welcomes Roy Gibson, President of Military Benefit Association, here again to talk life insurance for military families. The discussion centers on Term Life Insurance for members of the military, but also mentioned are other services offered by the Military Benefit Association including financial planning, career planning, health and wellness, education and training, estate resolution services and will preparation. And on the R&R side of things, to be more cheerful,

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Furnishing The Outdoor Space with Macy’s Patio Furniture

A Visit to Macy's Furniture Gallery

Macy’s Patio Furniture for the Keefe Family Once again this May, Macy’s is kicking off a summer celebration of American icons—a patriotic salute to people, places, and things that make America great. As part of American icons, Macy’s is honoring America’s veterans with an in-store give-back program to support, Got Your 6. Also, Macy’s is joining Military Makeover by providing wounded Marine Robert Keefe and his family with a beautiful outdoor patio set for enjoying dining and relaxing out on their patio. Robert and Bianca shop at Macy’s Furniture Gallery, where they are able to choose the furnishings that best

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Measure Twice, Cut Once with BOSCH Digital Tape Measure

BOSCH Digital Tape Measure

Art Edmonds checks out the new BOSCH GLM 15 Laser Measure, a replacement for a tape measure that can be used in many different DIY and home improvement applications. Brian Vranek from Robert Bosch Tool Company explains how Bosch is always innovating, and the laser measure is one of their latest. This “digital tape measure” eliminates fumbling with awkward metal tapes on traditional tape measures. It can quickly become one of your most indispensable tools in your tool box. And for Robert Keefe, the BOSCH GLM 15, along with some nice Bosch power tools, are gifted to him by the

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