Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to feature Pella® products

Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to feature Pella® products

PELLA, IA – January 3, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — The Fri., Jan. 6, episode of ABC television network’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (EMHE) will include energy-efficient Pella windows and doors windows donated by Pella Windows & Doors. The episode will air at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central on ABC-TV.

The makeover on a farm outside West Union, Iowa, marks the 28th appearance of Pella products to help complete the new home construction for a deserving family featured in the series. The new home features energy-efficient Pella® windows and patio doors with a black EnduraClad® protective exterior finish, made in Carroll and Pella, Iowa. In addition, Pella ® fiberglass doors made in Fairfield, Ohio, are featured in the distinctive new farmhouse.

Pella Windows & Doors representatives from Waterloo and Cedar Falls, Iowa, assisted with the project.

“For the eighth consecutive year, Pella was pleased to again partner with ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to create better views for this deserving Northeast Iowa family,” said Kathy Krafka Harkema, Pella Corporation spokesperson. Pella proudly worked with the team from Larson Construction of Independence, Iowa, in creating the much-needed home that will help make life easier for the Iowa family.”

Each episode features a race against time on a project that would normally take at least four months to achieve, involving designers, contractors and several hundred workers who have just seven days to build an entire house plus the exterior and landscaping. Viewers see the transformation of the home and the reactions and emotions of the deserving homeowners.

Previous episodes

Pella products were included on 27 previous episodes of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” providing new or renovated homes for deserving families in Wichita, Kan.; Moorhead, Minn. /(Fargo, ND area); Maple Heights, Ohio; Woodlawn, Tenn.; Suffield, Ct.; Albert Lea, Minn.; Geneva, N.Y.; Fairmont, W. Va.; the California cities of Los Angeles, Martinez and Penngrove; and the New Jersey cities of Bergenfield and Irvington. In addition, Pella has provided windows and doors for homes featured on the show in Billings, Mont.; Alma, Ark.; near New Orleans, La.; St. Petersburg, Fla.; Clarksville, Tenn.; Bountiful, Utah; Purdy, Mo.; Biloxi, Miss.; Berry, Ky.; Minot, N.D.; Gladbrook, Iowa; Kansas City, Mo.; Las Vegas, Nev.; and Albany, N.Y.

About “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

The Emmy award winning reality program “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” in its eighth season, is produced by Endemol USA, a division of Endemol Holding. It’s executive-produced by Brady Connell and George Verschoor. David Goldberg is Chairman, Endemol North America. The show airs Fridays from 8-9 p.m. ET on ABC.

About Pella

 Pella Corporation is a leader in designing, testing, manufacturing and installing quality windows and doors for new construction, remodeling and replacement applications.

As a family-owned and professionally managed privately-held company, Pella is known for its 86-year history of making innovative products, providing quality service and delivering on customer satisfaction. Headquartered in Pella, Iowa, the company is committed to incorporating new technologies, increasing productivity, and practicing environmental stewardship to create satisfied customers.

Pella manufactures quality windows, patio doors and entry door systems sold through a Direct Sales Network operating Pella® Window & Door Showrooms across the United States and Canada. For more information, call 888-847-3552 or visit pella.com. Follow Pella on Twitter.com @Pella_News, on Facebook at facebook.com/pellawindowsanddoors, and on YouTube at youtube.com/pellawindowsanddoors.

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