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Don Vandervort
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Attended University of Washington
Lives in Southern California
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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See through walls with this amazing smart phone add-on camera http://buff.ly/1AL9vmN
Imagine plugging a pocket-sized camera device into your smart phone and then being able to see leaky pipes or ductwork inside walls. That's what the Seek Thermal™ camera does. Though thermal imaging previously required special gear costing thousands of dollars, the Seek Thermal™ camera sells for ...
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CEO and Founder, HomeTips.com
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  • HomeTips.com
    Founder & CEO, present
  • Home Magazine
    Senior Editor - Building & Architecture
  • Sunset Books
    Building Editor
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Southern California
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Seattle - SF Bay Area - Southern California
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Home improvement expert, author and founder of HomeTips.com
Introduction
Don Vandervort is a nationally recognized home improvement expert. His books, magazine articles, television appearances, and HomeTips web site have provided a solid foundation of information for millions of homeowners. He has written more than 20 books and 150 magazine articles.

Don's books include How Your House Works (Ballantine/Random House), The Home Problem Solver (Perseus), Lowe's Complete Home Improvement, Lowe's Complete Bathroom, Lowe's Complete Kitchen, and This Old House Complete Remodeling.

Don also wrote the following Sunset books: Curb Appeal, Patio Roofs & Gazebos, Screened Rooms, Kitchen Storage, Roofing & Siding, Basic Carpentry, Fences & Gates, How to Build Decks, Building Barbecues & Outdoor Kitchens, Insulation & Weatherstripping, Children's Furniture, Furniture You Can Make, Outdoor Furniture, How to Make Your Home Child Safe, and How to Make Bookshelves & Cabinets.

For three seasons, Don was segment host on the award-winning HGTV show The Fix, and 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. In addition, he has worked as a spokesperson for Proctor & Gamble and American Standard.

Don was Building Editor at Sunset Books, and Senior Editor / Building & Architecture at Home Magazine. In addition, as a freelancer, he has written articles for Bottom Line Magazine, Today's Homeowner, Home Mechanix, Bob Vila's American Home, Sunset Magazine, Home Magazine, American Homestyle & Gardening, Sports Illustrated, Maxim, HGTV Magazine, and more.

He was the featured "Ask the Expert" home improvement guru on MSN.com's House & Home and Home Advisor sites for several years.

In 2007, HomeTips was the winner of Google's AdSense Story Contest with their video, HomeTips: Growing with AdSense. HomeTips is a Google AdSense Case Study.
Bragging rights
HomeTips, launched in 1997, was one of the first home improvement sites on the Web. In 2000, Don's HGTV show, The Fix, won the Telly Award for Best How-To Program.
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  • University of Washington
    Communications
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