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20 Signs You Should Host an HGTV Show

August 08, 2022

How many of these design scenarios can you relate to? Five or more, and it may time for a career switch.

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Do you have what it takes to become an HGTV host?

Does your heart flutter when you hear the words, “light, bright and airy?" Do you talk about the furniture in your house as though it's your own child? Are you addicted to redecorating your living room once every few months? Do you find yourself yelling in frustration when the designer on TV chooses the wrong shade of granite? Consider these and other signs of HGTV host potential. Ahead: major signs design stardom may be in your future.

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Photo: Courtesy of the blogger. From: HGTV Magazine.

You have strong feelings about The Pillow-Plumping Chop.

If you’re a serious interior design buff, you’ve either made a habit of — or decided you hate — giving cushions a Chuck-Norris-esque whack to fluff them up. No pillow aficionado can be neutral about The Chop.

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Your projects have their own playlists.

As anyone who’s demolished an old kitchen counter while listening to AC/DC knows, a proper soundtrack is everything. The tunes you cue up to take care of business are already your theme music; now all you need are opening credits.

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Photo: Gilles Mingasson/Getty Images. From: Rock The Block.

You’re not afraid to grab power tools and dive into demo and construction yourself.

A great host can design and execute. If you're always ready to get down and dirty in the trenches during a home reno — whether it's a simple task like painting your fireplace surround or as complicated as demolishing old kitchen cabinets it might be your time to shine.

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