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Craftsman Launches ‘The DOWN and DIRTY with Frank Fontana’ on BlogTalkRadio

CAPTION: Frank: Master Craftsman brings interior solutions to BTR.

Frank: Master Craftsman offers interior solutions.

The do-it-yourself craze just got ratcheted up a notch, and it’s happening right here on BlogTalkRadio.

Beginning today at 12 p.m. ET, Frank Fontana brings his trademark brand of budget-savvy design to the web with The DOWN and DIRTY.

The twice-weekly, hour-long program, brought to you by the Craftsman World of DIY Network, will be broadcast from a brand-new social media studio in downtown Chicago, the Craftsman Experience.

Frank’s goal? To deliver creative, affordable solutions for helping Americans build and manage their space at home.

His maiden guest will be former McDonald’s CEO Ed Rensi, who also served as chairman and CEO of Team Rensi Motorsports—his entry into the world of NASCAR auto racing. What’s more, Ed’s car now lives in the Craftsman Experience.

Plus, Chicago Custom Percussion owner Tony Gulli, and hot segments like Carpenter Confessions and DIY Disasters.

The Windy City's new social wonder.

The Windy City's new social media wonder.

“He is a talented designer and provides his clients with innovative, out-of-the-box solutions to suit their design needs, similar to Craftsman,” says Craftsman vice president and general manager Kris Malkoski of Frank, who’s best known as host of HGTV’s Design on a Dime, which features one-day room makeovers on a budget of $1,000 or less.

“We value our customers and look forward to providing them with new ideas to renovate their homes by giving them the essential tools to get the job done right. ”

Click here to tune in to The DOWN and DIRTY with Frank Fontana.

Click here to learn more about the Craftsman Experience.