of Our Favorite 

Bob Vila Quotes

of All Time

“The purpose of our series is to show you the many steps involved in taking an old house that’s fallen on really hard times and saving it, turning it back into a home the family can be proud of.”

“The wardrobe was kind of weird, the hair was kind of long, but it was real life.”

“My dad built the house  that we grew up in.”

“I got the community  together to help me.”

“I hate to say goodbye but it looks like we’ll be able to say hello again…”

“It’s always been important to me…to try to promote healthy lifestyles and good ideas, not just good design.”

“A job worth doing is a job worth doing right.”

“I like the idea of being remembered as the granddaddy of home improvement.”

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