School of Hard Drips E02 - A Contractor's Perspective


While at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Jared Petrie and Jesse Dickert had the opportunity to interview Skip Bedell – a licensed home-improvement contractor, brand expert, and television personality. He is the co-host of Spike’s hit TV show, Catch A Contractor, and you can see him regularly on FOX News Network’s FOX & Friends, giving home-improvement tips and product advice. In this segment (Episode 2), you get first-hand perspective from a leading contractor on why and how Guardian can benefit professionals in the construction, renovation, and restoration industries.

With over 14,000 water damage claims filed daily in the U.S. and the average claim costing between $6,000 and $15,000 after your home insurance premium is paid, smart water damage prevention systems, like Guardian by Elexa, are the best security systems to create the biggest impact when it comes to saving your home, time, and money.


Episode: A Contractor’s Perspective
Time: 13 min 12 sec
Release: 3/11/19



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About Skip Bedell

Skip Bedell is an authentic, well-known, engaging television personality and a licensed home improvement contractor. He represents several national brands as a spokesperson and runs his own home improvement business, Big Dog Building and Remodeling, Inc., specializing in all aspects of interior and exterior home remodeling. Skip dedicates his career to helping people create the home of their dreams and sharing his vast knowledge of brands and products that can improve your life.

Skip’s knowledgeable and friendly persona landed him roles in local television commercials for building products and e-learning modules, and in 2008, Skip began making television appearances, first on NBC’s The Today Show, giving hands-on tooltips. In 2013, Skip became co-host of Catch a Contractor on Viacom’s Spike TV, with Adam Corolla.  The show ran for three successful seasons and is currently being aired globally, with an extensive worldwide fan base.  In 2015, Skip began as a regular contributor on the #1 rated cable morning news show, FOX News Network’s FOX & Friends, and appeared on over 50 segments in the last three years.  A fan-favorite, he continues to appear more than any other home improvement / lifestyle contributor on the program. Presently, he is in production on two new separate cable network television shows.  Skip presents nationwide at home and builder shows with engaging presentations including “How to Find a Contractor and Avoid Getting Scammed”, “How to Renovate a Kitchen with Minimal DIY Knowledge”, and “Easy Tips To Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal”.  He has been interviewed on a number of network television shows as well as included in numerous online and print features.

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